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    The Best Way to Find and Protect Your Job

    There are many types of insurance that we are paying on a regular basis and we don’t typically reflect too much on that since it has become routine.  Some types of insurance are deducted automatically from the paycheck.  These are mandatory expenses while others are elective.  Insurance is a payment we pay to get protection …

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    12 Skills Veterans Have That Help Them Excel in Business

    There are certain kinds of people who excel in the business world, and veterans are one of them. Thanks to their military training, veterans excel in intangible assets, making them valuable to any organization. With a variety of experiences, prior training and leadership skills, they may be the best hire you can make.

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    6 Rules for Addressing a Cover Letter

    While perusing the job advertisements of your favorite career site, you’ve just found a position that seems tailor-made for you. That’s a common scenario, but unfortunately, one that often strikes fear into the hearts of even the most seasoned job seekers. After all, there are a lot of steps to go through between locating a …

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    Skills, Passion and Execution – Tips for Hiring Managers

    Hire for Smarts.

    Dig for Passion.

    Look for proof of Execution.

    When hiring someone … or looking for a job yourself … these are three things you should be aware of and using to insure you find the right fit or are the right fit.

    These are especially true whether you are freelancing, consulting or …

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    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Reputation Management

    Warning Signs of a Bad Candidate

    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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    Advantages of Diversity in the Workplace

    The development of technology makes the world more connected than ever. Nowadays, you can do business anytime and from anywhere you want. This means that you can also have clients, vendors or business partners from anywhere around the world. Since businesses are dealing with a more diverse marketplace, your staff should also reflect this diversity. …

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    4 Key Principles to Hiring The Right Candidate

    Hiring the wrong candidate gets costly. From costs incurred by drops in productivity, to reputation costs, hiring the wrong candidates can set your business back in deep and lasting ways.

    Being in the staffing industry for 13 years now in the high volume clerical and light industrial sectors, I’ve seen my fair share of right …

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    Posted in Employer Branding, Interview, Job Search, management

    How and When Do Companies Generally Hire

    Corporations hire in many different ways. The most traditional way of hiring is posting an ad for an open position to multiple different places, such as career websites or newspapers and screening the candidates who apply for this position. When a candidate’s skills match a company’s desired job profile, the candidate is invited for an …

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    What we can learn from 40 years of SNL

    40 years of anything is a long time.

    It’s 5 years older than the oldest Millennial

    Can you imagine doing anything for 40 years?

    Saturday Night Live Just Turned 40

    What can we learn from SNL turning 40? Plenty!

    “The show doesn’t go on because it’s ready; it goes on because it’s 11:30.” ~ Lorne …

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    Capitalizing on The War for Talent

    There is a hot conversation going on in a lot of businesses.

    Most every business is facing a challenge related to hiring, retaining and training employees.

    And, if they don’t feel the pain now they will in a few years. It is estimated that by 2020 there will be shortfall of 18 million people to …

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