Thought Leadership

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There’s no time to be anything but professional at your interview. You’ve spent countless hours networking, job searching and preparing—so you owe it to yourself to be on your toes and ready to roll come interview time. Still, some may unconsciously make mistakes that will kill their best intentions when meeting with a hiring manager…. Read more »

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Do you know how to help your recruiter help you? After all, she will be representing you to a client. The more your recruiter knows about you, the better the employment match she’ll be able to make. So when you meet, you need to be prepared with specific information and answers to common interview questions…. Read more »

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In short, maybe. It depends on the skill you lack and how quickly and easily you can obtain it. If you are considering applying for a position where you don’t quite have all of the listed requirements, be sure to carefully consider if this is truly a good opportunity for you. You never want to… Read more »

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Interviews are a type of sales meeting. That’s because the companies with the most talented workers achieve the greatest results, and all employers are in competition with each other to find and hire these top-notch employees. After all, companies with the most talented workers crank out the most marketable products, have the most satisfied customers… Read more »

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If you could take one easy step to improve your business and your budget, wouldn’t you do it? One of the best ways to hold onto your employees—and prevent the costs associated with replacing them—is to figure out why they’re leaving. And you can do this by conducting exit interviews. The exit interview can be… Read more »

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If you work in retail, it happens from October through January. In health insurance, it usually happens as open enrollment season inches closer—usually from August through December. But whatever your industry, you may experience a season of the year when the workload is significantly heavier, if only for a limited time. During this period, you’ll… Read more »

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If you’re in search of a new job, one of your best options is to work with a recruiter. Why? Trying to find a job on your own can be time-consuming and stressful. A recruiter will work with you as a job coach, as well as a reliable source for great job leads. This can… Read more »

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In short, yes. An overqualified candidate may very well aspire to new levels in your company—beyond the position for which he or she has applied. But in reality, the quality of the talent you have on board is an investment in the success and future of your company. So when you’re considering someone who is… Read more »

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With the Internet and social media, candidates have access to a wide library of information about potential employers. And when it comes to top talent, they’re interviewing you just as much as you’re interviewing them. To catch the eye of high-caliber workers as they shop job ads and scour Google for potential job leads, you’ll… Read more »

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If you were let go from a past position, it’s bound to come up during a job interview. That’s OK — it’s not a shot against you and your work ethic, it’s simply part of the screening process. So when you’re asked this question, don’t go into a panic. Remain cool, calm and collected by… Read more »