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Job Opportunities!

Posted on March 12, 2012 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (4)

Position 1 Part Time Administrative Position inWarminster Pa.


We have an immediate need for an experienced admin assistantto work in the Human Resources office of one of our clients.

Client is located off of Street road in Warminster, BucksCounty.

You must be available to work 3 days a week from 8:30 until4 and possibly a 4th day could be added later this year.

Good communication and computer skills are necessary.

Must be dependable and mature.

Former experience working in a Human Resource department isa strong plus.

Great company and wonderful manager. Salary depends onexperience.


Position 2 Part TimeReceptionist position in NE Philly.

Wecurrently have a Part-Time position with one of our long term clients inNortheast Philly. The shifts are Tuesday from 12-7PM and Friday from 1PMto 7PM.  The position involves general office work and receptionistduties. Our client is located near Academy and Red Lion Rd in NortheastPhiladelphia. 

Theatmosphere is a casual work environment.  Ideal Candidate will haveexperience in customer service or as a receptionist. Must be comfortable on thephone.  The position starts at $11.50 an hour.

Position3  Senior Administrative Assistant


Weare looking for a highly organized, multitasking, detail-oriented leader with10+ years of experience to join our small, very successful entrepreneurialcompany in the Central Bucks, PA area.


Youwill work directly with the senior management team and our internationalcorporate members who are involved in the wireless communications industry.


Thisposition requires the ability to deftly handle a fast-paced, ever-evolvingenvironment through project management, excellent phone, administrative, oraland written communication skills, as well as database management.  Youwill work cooperatively with the COO and Technical Director.  This rolewill grow and develop into a larger leadership position within the company asyou demonstrate your abilities to take on more responsibilities.


Thisis essentially an office-based role with the ability to travel (valid passportis required).  Knowledge of Word, Outlook and Excel is a must.  ACTdatabase management and QuickBooks are a plus.


Position 4 iPhone App Developer

Full Time IT position in Langhorne, PaWe are currently seeking an individual with abackground developing applications ( Apps) for IPhones and other mobile devices. Positionwill work for one of our HealthCare clients. The candidate must have experience developing applications forIPhones. Minimum of 6 months of experience.Our client is a rapidly growing company serving the Healthcare space. Startingsalary $62,000 with excellent benefits. Casual work environment with exposureto senior level management and ownership on a daily basis


Email resumes to



What to Say When You're Out of Work

Posted on October 17, 2011 at 2:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Losing a job or being out of work can be devastating. It's difficult to know what to say when asked about your work life. Plus, in this hyper-connected world, there's the question of how to address your status on networking sites such as LinkedIn. Click the link below to read more on how to handle this sensitive subject.  Leave a comment and let us know what you think!

Where the Jobs Are

Posted on September 9, 2011 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (0)

According to the Wall Street Journal, there are still good jobs available in this tough economy. But you have to know where to look. Read on for more by clicking the link below.

America's Tough Jobs are Getting Even Tougher to Fill

Posted on August 31, 2011 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Despite high unemployment, numerous positions remain difficult to fill, according to this article by John Zappe. Click the link below to read more and let us know what you think!

Recruiters Utilizing Twitter for Job Postings

Posted on August 3, 2011 at 4:58 PM Comments comments (0)

Below is an article we came across, highlighting the advantages of using Twitter to post job openings.

When you post your job openings to twitter, Google instantly indexes them

and allows jobseekers to find your jobs. It helps increase your applicant

rates and makes you look progressive as an employer.

In today's social recruiting landscape, you need more than just a job board.

You need a recruiting tool where you can converse with local prospects,

distribute your jobs to social networks, search the open web for resumes,

and build your brand on Twitter. That's where can help. is a high-volume regional job board (not a recruiting firm)

for employers in the Mid-Atlantic region:

- In business since 1998

- Focused only on Mid-Atlantic states (NJ, PA, DE, NY, MD, VA and DC)

- 1.4 million local candidates

- 2K+ candidate job applies per day

- 300K+ unique website visitors monthly

- Voted as one of the TOP 30 Job boards in 2011 by Weddles

Our pricing is simple. One price, all access. Every membership includes:

- Unlimited job postings

- Unlimited resume searching & viewing

- Unlimited Openweb Internet resume search

- Unlimited resume search agent notifications

- Built-in mini ATS & daily resume reports

- Twitter Job Posting account for your company

- Social Network enabled job listing software for your corporate web site

- Mass distribution of your jobs to 25+ job boards & web sites

- Corporate web site job scrape (for 50+ jobs)

We serve hundreds of clients like Genesis Healthcare, David's Bridal, Aqua,

Discover, QVC, Scotts, Aflac, and more. We'd like to serve you too.

If you're a first-time user, we're offering some aggressive

pricing to convince you to give us a try.


Posted on August 2, 2011 at 5:43 PM Comments comments (0)

Here is a neat article I found about turning negatives into positives. Enjoy, stay positive and to quote Earl Nightingale author of a timeless classic about self improvement; The Strangest Secret, YOU BECOME WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT.



Here is the link, Enjoy.


10 useless vs. 10 eye-catching resume words

Posted on July 19, 2011 at 12:42 PM Comments comments (0)

"Generic hyperbole belongs on cereal boxes, not on résumés," says Duncan Mathison, a career consultant and co-author of "Unlock the Hidden Job Market: 6 Steps to a Successful Job Search When Times Are Tough." "If it does not pass the 'So what, anybody can make that claim' test, leave it off."

Instead of being another candidate professing to be a "hard worker," revitalize your application with a little seek-and-replace exercise. Scan your résumé for empty, overused words such as the following:

1. Outstanding

2. Effective

3. Strong

4. Exceptional

5. Good

6. Excellent

7. Driven

8. Motivated

9. Seasoned

10. Energetic

"Watch out for words that are unsupported claims of greatness," Mathison says. Adds David Couper, a career coach and author of "Outsiders on the Inside: How to Create a Winning Career ... Even When You Don't Fit In," "If you call yourself an 'excellent manager,' how do we know?"

The nouns following those subjective adjectives can be equally meaningless. Anyone who has ever had a co-worker can claim to be a "team player."

A better route to take is describing accomplishments and letting the hirer make his own judgment. Give specific, and preferably quantifiable, accounts of what you've done that makes you an "outstanding salesperson." Likewise, peruse your performance reviews for quotable material from supervisors that demonstrates why they consider you a "strong leader." Listing awards or other forms of recognition also can be used as support.

Some words should be avoided because they convey traits that employers consider standard for anybody who wants to be hired. "You're motivated? Hope so. A good worker? So happy to hear that; I didn't want to hire a bad worker," Couper says. Don't take up precious résumé space with unnecessary items.

Also on the "don't" side: words that seek to overcome what you might think are your shortcomings. "Using 'seasoned' for 'over 50' or 'energetic' for 'inexperienced' looks like spin and smells like spin," Mathison says. Keep the focus on what makes you right for the job.

On the flip side, certain words can make hiring managers do a double take. Light up their eyes with these 10 words and phrases:

1. Created

2. Increased

3. Reduced

4. Improved

5. Developed

6. Researched

7. Accomplished

8. Won

9. on time

10. Under budget

"We suggest that résumé writers include action words to describe their jobs," says Susan Ach, a career counselor at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City. Verbs project the image of someone who has the background and initiative to get things done. Employers can clearly comprehend what you've accomplished and can use that as a basis for envisioning future success with their company. Think about it: If you were hiring, would you rather take on someone who calls himself a "productive manager" or somebody who states that at his last job he "increased company profit by 3 percent," "reduced employee turnover in his department to the best level in five years" and "improved brand awareness by implementing a new social media strategy"?

Lastly, it can be beneficial to use verbs and nouns that are common to your specific industry. This shows your familiarity with the language of your field and optimizes the chances of getting past an automatic scan for keywords. But remember, too, that all companies tend to speak a universal language: money.

"Terms such as 'on time' and 'under budget' are often good. Hiring managers want to know you can get things done with minimum fuss," Mathison says. Tell them what makes you the most profitable choice for the job and employers will tell you the best word of all: "hired."

Beth Braccio Hering researches and writes about job search strategy, career management, hiring trends and workplace issues for CareerBuilder. Follow @Careerbuilder on Twitter.

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Reinventing Your Career at 50 Part 1 VIDEO!

Posted on June 16, 2011 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

On Wednesday June 15th Dave spoke at Delaware Valley College as a part of a career expo.  Dave frequently speaks at seminars about various topics.  Yesterday's talk was entitled "Reinventing Your Career at 50."

Here you can find a link to the video on YouTube for the first 10 minutes of the presentation.  The following 4 videos will be uploaded shortly.  Please watch and enjoy this first installment of the presentation. Feel free to like the video, comment on it and share it with anyone you may feel will benefit from it.

Here is the link:

Cameraman-Jim Malatesta

Time Effectiveness

Posted on June 15, 2011 at 12:48 PM Comments comments (0)

Each week The Bontempo Group will be putting an article in our blog that we feel is beneficial to our readers.

The article chosen this week by Mary Fran Bontempo, is entitled Why Successful People Leave Work Early. 

The article deals with time effectiveness, putting your efforts in the right places and concentrating on the task at hand by utilizing short energetic bursts to get the job done.

The article also references one of Dave Sr.'s favorite books, The 4 Hour Work Week, that he commonly refers to in his talks and public speaking engagements.

The link to the article is

Also please be sure to check our Job Postings page as we have added new positions, updated positions that have been filled and refined others.

Check back each week as we are going to be posting 2-5 new positions in the next few weeks.

The economy is picking up and we are ready. Are you?

Summertime Change in Weather/ Change your Life!

Posted on June 7, 2011 at 4:11 PM Comments comments (0)

At the Bontempo Group we are proud to serve both Client Companies as well as enthusiastic candidates looking for a new position, a career change or just some assistance with preparing a resume. 

For Client Companies, who are looking to fill a position within their company, read our testimonials and see that our team of qualified individuals brings both knowledge as well as a never settle for 2nd place work ethic to EVERY projectwe take part in.  We actively and aggressively interview and pre-screenall our candidates before we send them to you.  Dave’s motto of; “We interview all the wrong people so you don’t have to,” rings true now more than ever. As the economy is turning around and picking up don’t waste your time with the grueling process of interviewing under qualified candidates who are not a fit for your company.  Let us do what we do best and screen all candidates, and provide you with a handful of people who will not only match and surpass your job descriptions but in fact be your ideal candidate.  When working with The Bontempo Group, the only tough part on your end is picking the right candidate out of the ideal jobseekers we present to you. We take great pride in getting to know our candidates and only presenting individuals to you that will be that final puzzle piece to take your organization to the next level.  We pride ourselves in developing an ongoing relationship with ALL of our client companies and we are confident if you choose The Bontempo Group for 1 search you will be so satisfied with our work ethic and professionalism that you will come back to us when it is time for your next search.

For JobSeekers: Let us help point you in the right direction with both career coaching as well as resume writing and refining.  Our team will work with you to help you take that next step in your career in which you will embark on a new and fulfilling opportunity.  Contact David Jr. at for discounted rates on resume writing as well as career coaching.  No matter where you are in your career,(entry level or seasoned veteran), let The Bontempo Group help you with your job search and resume.  We are confident in our ability to provide you with a resume that is second to none and will guarantee you a leg up on the competition. Email David at the above email address.  Don’t spend hundreds of dollars with a big firm who will churn and burn you out.  At The Bontempo Group we pride ourselves in developing a relationship with our candidates in which we strive to find the perfect fit for you in the next step of your career. 

Check our website weekly for updates on job postings and openings.

You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter. We look forward to working with you and assure you that our team of qualified individuals will provide a service to you and your company that will be the beginning of an on going win/win professional relationship.