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    4 Ways to Win at Salary Negotiation

    Everyone wants to get paid more. Often, that means learning how to win at salary negotiation.

    It pays to be savvy at salary negotiation. Depending on experience level, a job seeker who can effectively negotiate salary will make roughly $100 – $500 more weekly than their counterparts.

    Below, you’ll find four winning salary negotiation strategies …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Job Search, Success Strategies

    The Do’s and Don’ts of Working With Recruiters

    In order to work effectively with a recruiter, you need to know how to communicate with them.

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

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

    Three Things to Consider Before Saying Yes

    Before you say yes and sign on the dotted line think about these three things

    It’s the end of the year and for some companies it’s hiring season.

    And yes … the smart companies do use this time to seek out great people. And, smart candidates use this time to seek enlightened companies.

    Both the …

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    Posted in Career Development, Job Search, Personal Branding

    Ask Yourself These 10 Questions Before Jumping On a Job Offer

    When you’ve sent out dozens of resumes and interviewed almost as many times, finally receiving a job offer feels like the ultimate reward. But just because someone offers you a job doesn’t necessarily mean that you should take it.

    An interview not only helps your potential employer get to know you, it’s also an opportunity …

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    How to Choose Between Two Outstanding Candidates

    The need to choose between two outstanding candidates is an interesting and a desirable dilemma for employers. However, as an employer, you need to act fast and decide which one to hire. If you don’t know how to decide between the two, below you can find some ideas.

    Try to Find Out Who is More…
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    Posted in Interview, Job Search, People, Recruitment

    When To Use The ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ Pitch

    Job seekers often ask a question about when to use the tell-me-about-yourself pitch—like in an interview—and when to use the elevator pitch: like in a networking situation. The confusion arises because some people don’t understand the purpose or objective of each of the two pitches.

    How to properly answer when asked, “Tell me about yourself.”…

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    7 Things to Consider Before Relocating for a Job

    Everyone ends up in an intense job hunt at some point in their life, no matter what their career path is. Jobs come and go, so looking for the right one can take some time. You’ve got to think about how much money you’ll earn, what you’ll be doing and if the position will be …

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    Why You Need to Think Like an Interviewer

    To start with, I must make an important disclaimer. I am not a psychologist but a career coach. I don’t find it surprising that there is much in common between the two professions, and I have lots of stories to prove it. If you happen to be in transition, you may want to understand the …

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    Do Personality Tests Lead to Better Hiring Decisions?

    It’s not a new phenomenon. Psychological tests have been used in employee selection processes since World War I.

    Determining how to reduce turnover, increase productivity and more accurately predict employee performance has been and remains a goal of nearly every organization.

    Due to its importance, predicting the future success of an applicant is a difficult, …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, Job Search, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    9 Questions to Ask Before Sending Your Resume

    Finding a job is tough. It takes time and effort. You need to pay attention to tiny details, especially in your resume, and make sure everything is flawless. StandOut CV has recently put together a great infographic for candidates searching for a job. As a candidate if you want to look professional and get noticed …

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    Posted in Job Search, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Skill Development
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