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Quiz: What Kind of Employee Are You?

Every office has a plethora of personality types. There’s the goody-two-shoes who’s always trying to impress the boss, the Millenial who just wants their job to feel like home, and the Big Thinker who’s trying to change the world. Take the quiz below to find out what kind of employee you are! And what that […]

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Step into a Bright a Future with SunPower by Venture Solar

Located In Greenpoint Brooklyn, SunPower by Venture Solar is fast-growing Solar Panel Installation Company. The business began 3 years ago, but has since grown its team to over 100 employees and are, like many others in the Merlin Employer Network, planning to hire many more employees this month! After meeting the SunPower team, it’s clear […]

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Le Botaniste – Where Passionate, Open-Minded, Uplifting Staff Thrive

Step into either of the two Le Botaniste restaurants in NYC and become refreshed by the ambiance and happiness amongst its team members. The kitchen is open, the ingredients are fresh, and the dishes are organic and of the highest quality. Le Botaniste was launched in NYC three years ago by, Alain Coumont to share food that […]

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The Merlin Promise

We believe jobs matter a lot.     Jobs matter because they not only shape our economy, but they shape our daily realities. We spend over 20% of our life at work. Jobs matter because people are what make or break a company. Jobs matter because we put our sweat, tears, and heart into them. Jobs […]

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administration Job Seekers

The Complete Guide to Succeeding as a Receptionist

Contrary to cliché, being a receptionist isn’t simply about sitting at a desk and looking pretty. (Ok, the sitting at a desk and smiling bit is true). In fact this role is a vital — and busy — part of the company. The receptionist wears many hats and handles significant information, people, and tasks, and […]

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Job Seekers retail

7 Simple Ways to Ease Foot Pain When You’re at Work

For many in the service industry, being on your feet all day is just part of the job. But when you’re standing anywhere between 8 to 10 hours a day, every day, it can take a toll on not only your feet, but your overall health. From sore feet and swelling in the legs to […]

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Job Seekers restaurants

The Complete Guide to Succeeding as a Waiter

Some people may think of a waitstaff job as simply taking orders and carrying plates from the kitchen to the table. But there’s a world of difference between a mediocre server and a fantastic one, and it actually takes a lot of finesse, interpersonal skill, and hard work to be a truly top-notch waiter or […]

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Featured Employer: Brooklyn Motors

In the heart of Coney Island you’ll find Brooklyn Motors, a full-service auto repair shop that specializes in exotic and luxury vehicles. Family owned since 1988, the state-of-the-art shop has been a respected leader in the community, with a reputation for quality repairs and superior customer service. But that’s not all…   Treated Like Family […]

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Featured Employer: Consolidated Staffing

For many of us, working with a staffing agency may bring to mind a less-than-ideal experience with low-quality career opportunities and little room for growth. It’s an open secret that the staffing industry, as a whole, tends to primarily cater to and serve the employer side versus associates seeking placement. This is where Consolidated Staffing […]