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    How To Use Headhunters For Your Job Search

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    Recruitment agencies and headhunters are third-party HR employees. When companies try but cannot find the right person for a job opening, they go to these agencies and outsource their recruiting efforts to them so these agencies can find that specific candidate. Working with a headhunter can be an effective way to speed up your job …

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    Is Recruiting Sales Employees From Your Competitors Sound HR?

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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 Recruitment, Skill Development, Success Strategies

    Job Search During Holidays

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    Many job seekers stop job hunting during holidays. But no, you should never stop searching for a job even if it is the holiday season. You may feel like no one is hiring during the holidays. However, you are missing out one point. Companies don’t stop recruiting and in fact they hire more people in …

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    How to Win Friends in Corporate America

    Corporate America, especially in a down economy is a very difficult place to get ahead. In some corporate cultures, people are out to get each other as much as they are out to win business from prospective clients.

    Politically speaking, you have to be highly savvy to get ahead. By savvy, I am referring to …

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    Do’s and Don’ts of Cover Letters

    You should use a cover letter whenever you apply for a job. Usually, companies ask you to also send a cover letter in addition to your resume so they can have a better idea about your personal brand, skills and experience as well as what you are looking for and what values you can bring …

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    How to Evaluate and Negotiate a New Job Offer

    You finally got the offer you have been waiting for! However, the salary is below what you are expecting. Now what? Should you accept the offer or reject it? How are you going to evaluate it? Read below and find the answers.

    First of all, you should not evaluate the offer based only on salary …

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    6 Reasons Employers Are Going to Pay You More

    When employers come to us, they all have broad requirements as to the traits they are seeking in the sales or marketing rep whom they are looking to hire.

    Some have overly stringent background requirements. Others may just want someone who is intelligent, ambitious and fits in well with the company culture. Regardless, in an …

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    Posted in Career Development, Interview, Job Search, Recruitment

    Why You Should Attend A Career Fair?

    Career fairs are like “one stop shops” at the mall. Attending one of them will give you the opportunity to see the current openings on the market and meet with many company representatives face-to-face. 

    A career fair is a job fair. It’s a fair for employers to meet and identify potential job seekers. In this …

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

    How to Get Your Recruiter to Love You

    Job seekers and recruiters may have a love/hate relationship but if it’s handled right, it can be fruitful for both sides.

    Entry level job candidates may not find using a recruiter that successful, but for more senior level people it can mean the difference between landing a dream job and an OK one. That’s not …

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    The Optimistic vs Pessimistic Job Applicant

    There are two ways to look at life, one’s job search and the inevitable interviewing rejection each job seeker incurs. The first is to imagine the worst and be prone to depression when we encounter each roadblock. The second is to look at interviewing rejection as a temporary setback and to leverage that disappointment into …

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