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Meet the new Owner of Car People

As a dedicated Placement Counselor with Car People Agency for over 20 years, Dave DeMontigny is now the proud owner of the company effective September 1, 2017. The retirement of founder and previous owner Brad Engelbrecht provided Dave with a tremendous opportunity – to take over management and ownership of a company he has worked…
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Interviewing A Potential Candidate

An interview is not a dialogue. The whole point of the interview is to get the applicant to tell you his or her history and give you information. Limit your own remarks to a few pleasantries to break the ice. Let them do the talking. To avoid dead-end questions; ask questions that require more of an…
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Questions To Ask The Employer

General Topics What is the financial stability of this company? What future changes do you see for this company? What direction do you see your company going in the future? Who are your competitors? How successful have you been with marketing your company’s products? What plans does the company have for becoming more competitive in…
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Automotive Associations

Automotive Associations In the Pacific NW AAA of Washington 1745 114th Ave. SE Bellevue WA 98004 Phone (425) 462-2222 Toll free 800-562-2582 Fax (425) 646-2169 E-mail: info@aaawa.com Contact: Customer Service WEB site www.aaawa.com ASA-Washington 7403 Lakeview Drive West Unit #3 Tacoma, WA 98467 Phone (253)-473-6970 Fax (253)-473-6940 E-mail: Jeff@asawa.com WEB Page: www.asawa.com Contacts: Jeff Lovell, President jeff@asawa.com Dave Burnett, VP…
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Northwest Area Links

Washington Auburn Seattle.net Seattle Chamber of Commerce Tacoma City of Bellevue Everett Wenatchee Yakima Bellingham Bremerton Kennewick Kent Kirkland Kelso/Longview Mount Vernon Olympia Pasco Poulsbo Port Angeles Puyallup Idaho Boise Cour d’Alene Caldwell Moscow Nampa Pocatello Post Falls Twin Falls Oregon Portland Portland Alliance Bend Eugene Klamath La Grande Medford Pendelton Roseburg Salem Montana Bozeman…
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Commonly Asked Questions

Every interview that you attend will be different. Most people find that the more interviews they have, the more confident they become. This is often because they are less likely to be asked a new question. To have a successful interview, not only do you need to be enthusiastic and positive, you need to have…
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Interview Tips

“Luck comes from being prepared when opportunity comes your way” Some days you are simply “Lucky” and you can do no wrong even if you try. But, for most of us, it comes after a lot of careful planning and work in preparation.   The job search process has five steps: Focus Focus on the…
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Power Words

When composing your resume or cover letter look for appropriate words to describe what you do. These “Power Words” emphasize and sell what you have to offer to a prospective company. Don’t over use them. Just enough to hi-light key selling points. Management Skills administered analyzed assigned attained chaired contracted consolidated coordinated delegated developed directed evaluated…
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Resume Tips

Do I need one? The answer is always YES! Why? It’s your calling card. It’s a tool to use in your job search that, if properly prepared, will paint a favorable picture of you to any prospective employer. The Rules Keep it simple. Too much or not enough information can make the difference. With a…
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