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    How to Answer ‘Why Should I Hire You?’

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    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

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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

    How to Run a Successful Internship Program

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    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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    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

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

    How to Write a Great Job Ad

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    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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    Posted in People, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Sound Branding

    The Most In Demand Employers in North America

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    LinkedIn recently released the list of North America’s 100 Most in Demand Employers of 2015. The ranking was based on company awareness on LinkedIn. LinkedIn looked at how many people viewed employees’ profiles, how many users followed the company pages within last year, and the level of member interest in job ads of each company …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Reputation Management

    5 Hiring Mistakes That Kill Recruiting Efficiency

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    Hiring great employees is as is crucial as it is complex. Nothing matters more in winning than getting the right people in the right places.

    For this reason, organizations all over the world spend countless money, time and energy pursuing top candidates. While some consistently get ahead and recruit those who have passion, audacity and …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Recruitment, Success Strategies

    Warning Signs of a Bad Candidate

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    Hiring the wrong candidate can cost the employer time, energy and money. Therefore, employers should be careful when assessing the candidates for the job. As an employer, you should not only look if the candidate’s skills and experience is a good fit for the job but also watch out his/her manners during the interview. If …

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    Posted in Interview, People, Personal Branding, Recruitment

    4 Things Recruiters Say and How to Interpret Them

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    If you haven’t had the pleasure of working with a recruiter yet, there’s no doubt you will at some point in your job search. Recruiters help organizations find top talent and, if you’re lucky, help put in you in position to land a job.

    In other words, they can be great resources during your job …

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