Turning Your Duties into Resume Accomplishments

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Putting together a resume is about selling yourself. Too often, resumes read more like a list of duties than a list of accomplishments. The difference between the two is big. “Planning events,” is a duty. “Managing all aspects of a large thousand-person charity benefit dinner,” is an accomplishment. Duties only show prospective employers what you… Read more »

3 Questions to ask During an Exit Interview

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Exit interviews can sometimes seem like an uncomfortable requirement for employees heading out the door. Getting useful information out of exit interviews can be difficult as people about to leave may not care or may not want to burn bridges by giving honest feedback. But when done right, exit interviews can yield valuable information that… Read more »

How to use social media to screen and recruit

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LinkedIn is (in many cases) a recruiter’s best friend for both recruiting and screening.  But LinkedIn is not the only social networking site that can be (or should be) leveraged during the hunt for the best possible employee. Facebook is also a viable option. Recruiting Recruiters who use Facebook generally focus on the site when… Read more »