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“Can You Hear Me Now?” Phone Interview Etiquette to Follow

“Can You Hear Me Now?” Phone Interview Etiquette to Follow

Phone interviews are becoming more common lately, and if most of your experience has been with in-person interviews, you may find it more challenging to prepare for an interview over the phone. But the great news is that you just need a few things for a successful phone interview, and they’re all easy to acquire. ...

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Time for Social Media Spring Cleaning!

Time for Social Media Spring Cleaning!

Your online presence is an important part of your job search, and spring is the perfect time to freshen it up. Different social media channels have different personalities, which means that you must apply different strategies to each to make sure that you’re putting your best foot forward. Here are some dos and don’ts for ...

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Healthy Employees are Good for Business

Healthy Employees are Good for Business

Does your company encourage your employees to have healthy habits? If you’ve been looking for a way to invest in your workers, setting up a wellness program is one of the best ways you can get a return on your investment. Not only are you promoting health, but you can also improve employee morale, overall ...

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Why You Need to Google Your Candidates

Why You Need to Google Your Candidates

Do you research your job candidates online before calling them in for an interview? While the exact numbers vary from survey to survey, most agree on the fact that a majority of companies are using Google to help screen their candidates. Are you? Here’s how to get started: What to search for. If you’re researching ...

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How Long is Too Long? The right amount of time to stay at one company.

How Long is Too Long? The right amount of time to stay at one company.

We live in an age where people hold more jobs over their lifetimes than ever before. Gone are the days of staying with one company for your entire career. Currently, the average length of time in one job is about three years for people in their twenties just entering the workforce, and about ten for ...

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Four Spring Job Search Strategies to Follow

Four Spring Job Search Strategies to Follow

March is the month for spring cleaning, and while that traditionally applies to getting your home in order, why not apply it to your job search this year? Here are four things to do while the weather starts to warm up: 1. Clean your workspace. Where do you search for jobs? Is in on your ...

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To Be Or Not to Be… A Fun Boss?

To Be Or Not to Be… A Fun Boss?

If you’re leading a workforce, you’ve probably put some thought into what kind of boss you want to be. Maybe you feel like you’ve been too stuffy in the office and you’d like to be more of a fun boss, but at the same time you don’t want to sacrifice the productivity of your company. If ...

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Talent Scouting: How to Spot a Talented Candidate

Talent Scouting: How to Spot a Talented Candidate

When you partner with a recruiting firm, you work with them to hone in on what type of candidate would be the best fit for your position. You hash out what qualifications and skills are essential, as well as identify what type of candidate would fit in with your company’s culture. Your recruiting team uses ...

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Annoying Workplace Habits: Things To Avoid, and How to Cope With Fellow Coworkers

Annoying Workplace Habits: Things To Avoid, and How to Cope With Fellow Coworkers

Given the amount of time you spend with your coworkers–at least eight hours a day, five days a week–it’s natural to get on each others’ nerves at some point. That’s why it’s best to stay on everyone’s good side by avoiding the most annoying workplace habits: Being loud. Whether it’s drumming your fingernails on your ...

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How to Make Sure Your Resume Gets Read

How to Make Sure Your Resume Gets Read

You’ve probably spent a lot of time thinking about the content of your resume, from job descriptions to what keywords to use to help catch a recruiter’s eye. But have you thought about how all of your details will look on the page? A well-designed resume doesn’t just look good, it is also readable, which ...

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