Job Search Mistakes You Might Be Making

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Finding the right position when you’re unemployed takes a ton of hard work. Each day is filled with applications, resume edits, cover letters, and references. You can apply to dozens of jobs as you look for the right fit, but it may take a while to land the right role. At the end of the… Read more »

How to Attract Millennials to Your Company

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Embrace this generation of young minds; they’ll soon make up more than half of the American workforce. It’s essential any good leader leverage advantages that competitors may not. Be prepared, because if you’re serious about bringing in millennial talent, it will take more than adjusting your job description. A review of your company’s hiring practices… Read more »

Why You Must Have Good Relationships With Co-Workers

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In a typical week, you spend almost as much time with your co-workers as you do with friends and family members.  It’s wonderful if you like your co-workers, but its stressful if you have different personalities that don’t always mix well. While you don’t have to be friends with everyone at work, it’s beneficial for… Read more »

New Ways to Look for a Job When You’ve Tried Everything

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Exasperated with aimless job searches and few responses from potential employers? Feel like you’ve done everything to get a position that suits your interests and abilities? Don’t despair, because you may be missing some viable options to hunt down your dream job. Time to think outside the box, with the help of some expert advice… Read more »

How to Be Memorable to a Recruiter

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Many businesses use recruiting agencies in order to fill open permanent and temporary positions. This often means that in order to get the job you want, you need to learn how to work with a recruiter. Follow these tips to become memorable to a recruiter in order to land your dream job. Include Your Contact… Read more »

Are You Targeting Millennial Talent?

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As the baby boomers retire, millennials are taking their place. Millennials currently comprise 27 percent of the adult population and two-thirds of the workforce. Millennials have revolutionized workplace culture and require different recruitment strategies. Are you using hiring practices specifically aimed at attracting top millennial talent? Calling for a Revolution Back in the 70s, baby… Read more »

What to Listen for When You Ask “Why Should We Hire You?”

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As a hiring manager, one of the most important questions to ask is “Why should we hire you?” It allows you to find out what a candidate thinks they bring to the table and if the job seeker will fit into your organization. Here are some things to listen for as candidates answer this question…. Read more »

Please Don’t Go! When to Make a Counteroffer

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Employee retention is an important aspect of reducing company overhead. It takes a lot of money to find and train new employees, and you may consider some of your employees to be irreplaceable. If one of your top employees tells you they are leaving for another position, do you make them a counteroffer? Counteroffers are… Read more »

Create a Perfect Introduction to Maximize Your First Impression

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You need to create a good first impression to have a successful job interview. From the moment you step through the door to the final handshake, every gesture you make and every question you answer will be analyzed. Use body language and a well-prepared elevator speech to create a perfect introduction in order to maximize… Read more »

New Hiring Methods to Implement in 2015

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There is no better time than the New Year to look back on what hiring practices have worked well and consider new practices to implement in the coming year. Hiring is one area where there is always room to improve and try new techniques that to increase your ability to find the best candidates. Consider… Read more »