How Can You Evaluate If a Candidate Is Reliable?

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Every employer wants reliable candidates. You need a worker who will show up on time for shifts and work to the best of their ability. It’s just good business sense to hire people who will help your business achieve its goals. Reliable candidates are easier on you, but also easier on the rest of your… Read more »

How to Ace a Phone Interview

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If you’re applying to a job in another state, or if your potential employer uses a multi-step hiring process, you might need to take a phone interview. If you feel nervous or unsure of what to expect—don’t worry! You can take steps to prepare for—and deliver—a killer phone interview. Here’s what you need to know…. Read more »

What Makes You the Best Actuarial Candidate?

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Actuaries analyze statistics to calculate insurance risks and premiums—and they’re in high demand! In fact, the demand for actuary professionals exceeds the supply. So if you’ve decided to enter this field, you may have an easier time finding a job than candidates in other, more densely populated fields. Still, what type of actuarial job would… Read more »

The Benefits of Hiring for Empathy

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A valuable soft skill, empathy is the ability to recognize the way a co-worker is feeling and understand what they are going through. This skill allows your employees to work well together through respect for each other’s work methods. Why is this important? Everyone is a little different in the way they approach assignments, problem… Read more »

Don’t Walk Into an Interview Unprepared

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You’ve worked hard to land your interview. Through countless hours writing and updating your resume, maintaining your LinkedIn profile and scouring the internet for job opportunities, you realize what a big endeavor it is to find a new job. So now is not the time to relax—it’s important to take steps to prepare to dazzle… Read more »

Planning a New Performance Review Strategy

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Are your employees meeting company goals? How productive are they, and what is their overall performance? These are important questions to answer, since the quality of employee output impacts your ability to meet clients’ needs. It’s critical to build a performance review strategy, which helps you understand how well employees are delivering on their goals,… Read more »

How Temporary Experience Makes You Attractive to Employers

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Are you considering temp employment, but are on the fence? Temporary work offers several advantages to you in your career. It can help you build up your resume, making you a top choice for potential employers. If you’re not sure whether to try a temp job, here’s what you need to consider before you make… Read more »

Can I Turn a Temporary Assignment Into a Full-Time Position?

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It’s a great feeling to love your job! Your recruiter has worked with you to find a temp placement that matches your career needs. And if you like your current assignment, co-workers and company culture, you may not want to leave. So what do you if you’d like to stick around a little longer… or… Read more »

Interview Like a Pro: Prepare Outstanding Answers to the Most Common Questions

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You know they’re gonna be asked—and you want to prepare your answers to common interview questions to help set you apart from the pack. Plus, if you’re feeling nervous for your interview, getting your answers ready can help calm your nerves. These are two major reasons to practice common interview questions. It’s part of being… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Stress About Being Inexperienced

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If you’re looking for a new job, you may find lists of job requirements intimidating. But beyond having the right education (because this is usually not a compromise), there are certain qualifications employers may not worry much about. Why? Because sometimes being inexperienced for a position is an advantage to an employer. Here’s why. You’re… Read more »