Be a Better Manager With This Strategy

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Good managers are also good coaches. They’re able to identify ways to help staff improve, then offer ways to help them learn and grow. A key in this process is the use of constructive criticism—understanding what it is and how to use it effectively. What is it? Constructive criticism is open, honest feedback an employee… Read more »

Build a Better Relationship With Your Recruiter

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If you’re looking for a job, a recruiter is a valuable partner. As an expert in the job search process, your recruiter can make it much easier and faster to find a job than looking on your own. How to work with your recruiter—five best practices To move the process along smoothly, you can take… Read more »

Spring Cleaning: Revamp a Bland Resume

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Your resume is an important document in your job search. But from time to time, it gets outdated. We get busy in our day-to-day work lives and things change, but we run out of time to document those developments. This spring, you may be planning to spring clean your home, your garage … even your… Read more »

How to Handle Job Rejection (And Use It to Your Advantage)

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It’s never fun to get bad news after an interview. You worked hard to prepare, and you put in time and energy to do your best. So if you find out you didn’t get the job, it can hurt. But sometimes rejection is simply a tool you can use to get even better at your… Read more »

Use Your Experience: It’s Time to Rebrand

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It’s important to stay ahead of your competition. This is especially helpful as you work to remain relevant in a job market that’s constantly changing. You, too, need to evolve! There’s good news if you’ve been in the working world a bit—you’ve built up the experience you need to rebrand. This is helpful because you… Read more »

Post-Interview Analysis

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Interviews are a learning experience. They give you a chance to test your skills, decide if a job is right for you, and gain knowledge about the job market in your industry. So how can you get the most from your interview, even if you don’t get the job? Question-and-answer review It’s good to think… Read more »

Does Your Online Presence Represent You Well?

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These days, you need an online presence to stay relevant and marketable. Employers, recruiters and hiring managers harness the convenience of the internet when in search of new talent. A lack of online presence makes it difficult for hiring managers to locate you, plus it may seem as if you’ve got something to hide. While… Read more »

How to Hire When Recruiting is a Challenge

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Staffing can be difficult. It takes time to find the right talent to match well with your unique business needs and company culture. But it’s important to find the right employees because the quality of your hiring choices makes or breaks the success of your business. So, what can you do to hire the best-matched… Read more »

How to Write About Your Work History

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So, what have you been up to in your career? The work history section of your resume is where you show potential employers what you’ve accomplished—which helps set up the conversation about what you can do for them! When you’re writing this part of your resume, it’s good to keep a few key points in… Read more »