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    Best and Worst Resume Keywords


    Recruiters do not always look for candidates for a single position. They generally try to hire for several positions at the same. Therefore, they may not always know the details of every position as much as the hiring manager does. Instead, they only know the basics and use certain keywords to look for candidates. As …

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    Posted in Job Search, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Success Strategies

    Regaining Efficiency and Focus in Today’s Digital World


    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

    Why Your Staff All Hate HR (and what to do about it)


    The perfect medium between a company and its employees, an entire department dedicated to keeping your employees engaged, or the secret henchmen of the boss, there to do all the dirty work for the guys at the top.

    So, which is it?

    The truth is, in a business world where leaders and managers are increasingly …

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    Posted in Career Development, Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, entrepreneurship, management, Recruitment

    Is Recruiting Your Competitors’ Sales Employees Profitable?


    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

    How to Answer ‘Why Should I Hire You?’


    It’s one of the most popular questions in interviews, and also one of the most understandable. Why not hear why your future employee is right for the role straight from the horse’s mouth?

    Why then, does it fill us with so much trepidation? Partly because there’s no way of tricking this question, you’ve just got …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Recruitment

    Why You’re Not Getting Job Offers


    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

    How to Run a Successful Internship Program


    At their best, internships provide students with invaluable experience working alongside professionals in a “real” business. Yet they remain the butt of many jokes and the bane of many managers’ existence.

    If the thought of some snot-nosed 20-year-old cramming your office, needing something to do to stay busy is annoying – well, I have the …

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    Posted in Career Development, Recruitment

    Common Leadership Mistakes Managers Make With Entry-Level Employees


    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

    The Foundation of Charismatic Interviewing


    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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    How to Write a Great Job Ad


    Job ads are your first communication tool with a candidate and if you want the best ones, you should treat job ads as a marketing item. A well written job ad not only gives you a pool of great candidates but also saves your time and budget. Therefore, consider the below points when writing your …

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