How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Build a Talent Pool

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When using LinkedIn to search for job candidates, your goal should be to find the best people the people not looking for you the people your competition has not found yet. Most recruiters understand the basics of sourcing people via LinkedIn –  a good mix of candidates, ability to validate information, the ability to quickly… Read more »

How to Quantify Results on your Resume

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Many job seekers believe that their accomplishments are not quantifiable.  This is not the case.  Quantifying your achievements help you highlight how you enhanced profits and/or saved time and money.  Most (if not all) companies value workers who do one or the other. Numbers Rule… One of the best ways to quantify an achievement is… Read more »

Denver Ranked 10th Best Market in the U.S.

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Denver ranked as the 10th best U.S. market in the On Numbers Economic Index for the month of October. This index, which was published on Thursday October 24th, is designed to be a monthly snapshot of the economic performance of 102 large U.S. metro areas.   G. Scott Thomas, who covers demographic trends in his On Numbers blog for… Read more »

Interview Questions to Prep For and How to Answer Them the Right Way

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What kind of Top interview questions Top 10 interview questions and answers Top interview questions and answers 2012 Above are some of the well-worn Google search phrases that job seekers use in their attempt to find the magic answer to anticipated interview questions. The Internet is littered with many of them…some of them very odd…. Read more »

How to Format a Resume – Free Resume Template

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A well-known, eye-tracking study, done by TheLadders.com, discovered that recruiters only spend about 6 seconds reviewing a resume before making an initial decision on a candidate. Therefore, how you format your resume can either help or hinder you in this process. Here are 5 tips and tricks you should keep in mind while you create… Read more »

Creating a Career Development Plan – How- To’s

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If you’re pondering how to get where you want to be – career-wise- you need a career development plan.  Many people do not put this plan together because it requires some thinking and some self-analysis. So, to make this process as easy and painless as possible, follow these three steps: Step 1: Figure Out Your Goal… Read more »

2013 Colorado Job Growth Forecast

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As a Colorado based company, we are happy to see continued growth in our state. Colorado continues to add a variety of jobs in 2013 across all business sectors, following an extremely positive years in 2011 and 2012.  In December, a forecast conducted by the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business called for… Read more »

Ways to Build Your Reputation Online

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We have all seen them – those social media stars who have a huge number of fans/followers.  They are influential, authentic, consistent, engaging and create useful content; their online reputation is stellar.  When they tweet or post, people listen – and respond.  They are seen as the “go-to” experts in their field. They have successfully… Read more »

How to Tell Your LinkedIn Job Search is Working

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It’s easy to invest a lot of time and effort into online networking.  Literally hours of your day can be spent trolling through LinkedIn for contacts and fine-tuning your profile. But, like everything life, this time spent comes with a cost.  Is the time you are spending on LinkedIn worth it?  How can you tell if… Read more »

Is Your Résumé Recruiter Ready?

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Can you send me a copy of your résumé?  Employed or unemployed… if you have received a call/email right out of the blue from a recruiter, you want to explore any/all possible career opportunities. What do you do if your résumé is so old it doesn’t even include your current job (or the one before… Read more »