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    Learn How to Interview Like a Politician

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    It doesn’t matter what questions they are asked. When debating, politicians come prepared to speak about certain key points that they want to get across to the audience.

    These topics are well rehearsed and serve no other point than to make that person appear more likable, intelligent, relatable, competent (i.e., they are meant to paint …

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    Posted in Career Development, Interview, Job Search, Personal Branding

    Regaining Efficiency and Focus in Today’s Digital World

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    There’s an irony to digital connectivity. On one hand, we need our phones and internet connection to work and remain productive.

    On the other, repeated studies have shown that continued digital access impairs our focus, promotes procrastination, damages memory, increases anxiety and hinders ability to complete complex tasks.

    In essence, what was meant to increase …

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    Posted in Career Development, Recruitment, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    Is Recruiting Your Competitors’ Sales Employees Profitable?

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    With relative frequency, our recruiters come across organizations that believe it to be an advantageous strategy to recruit from their competition. This is understandable. On the surface, the strategy appears to carry merit. Employers assume that those who have experience in a field will need less ramp-up time, less handholding from management and will have …

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    Posted in Career Resources, Employer Branding, Recruitment, Success Strategies

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Recruiter Communication

    Many job seekers discuss networking as being a critical component to a successful job search. While the majority recognize the importance of building the right relationships, few know how to establish a rapport with a key group…headhunters.

    The ability to form on-going relationships with influential recruiters can prove more critical to your career success than …

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    Why You’re Not Getting Job Offers

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    Everybody wants a better job.  Not everyone knows how to go about getting that position.  One of the biggest factors preventing many people from success is making very common, yet hurtful interviewing mistakes.  These missteps act as barriers to obtaining great jobs, so they are worth assessing and avoiding.

    Three interview mistakes you’re probably making:…

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Job Search, Recruitment

    Common Leadership Mistakes Managers Make With Entry-Level Employees

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    According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, companies plan to increase their recent graduate hiring by 11% in 2016. To many hiring managers and recruiters, significant benefits come from recruiting fresh blood.

    Paying lower salaries, off-setting pending retirements, diversifying the age range within the office and the allure of molding new talent into …

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    Posted in management, Recruitment, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    6 Ways to Increase Efficiency and Focus

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    Business moves at supersonic speed. While technology has facilitated easier communication and information gathering, it has also ushered in a new economy in which the common worker can be more readily replaced by technological advancements than ever before.

    The option to utilize advanced algorithms, data visualization and robotics as opposed to human assistance has become …

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    Posted in Career Development, Skill Development, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    The Foundation of Charismatic Interviewing

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    The most effective interviewees know how to engage a hiring manager or recruiter with candid, interesting conversation. There is a charisma and confidence to them that draws others into their way of thinking.

    Their influential abilities resonate throughout both their professional and personal life. This includes those with whom they interview.

    Specifically, charismatic interviewees are …

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    15 Questions Every Sales Professional Should Be Prepared To Answer

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    Each year, more sales professionals lose potential employment opportunities because they are ill prepared for the interview than they do for any other reason – that includes being unqualified, unintelligent or incapable.

    As a sales candidate, chances are that you have great ideas and a clear vision. Unfortunately, if you can’t convey that vision in …

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    Posted in Interview, Job Search, Success Strategies

    3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail as Managers

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    Let’s face it, most entrepreneurs are inept managers.  For the majority of small business owners (especially those who have spent little to no time in a formal corporate environment), management is a paramount challenge that prevents them from achieving company growth.   

    In many instances, consistently poor employee management leads to the eventual demise of the …

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