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    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

    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

    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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    Posted in People, Personal Branding, Recruitment, Sound Branding

    The Most In Demand Employers in North America

    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

    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

    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

    The Right and Wrong Way to Renegotiate Your Salary

    Successful salary renegotiation is a complex, multistep process that takes time.  Just like anything else, there is a right and wrong way to approach it.  Employees who walk into their boss’ office and ask for more money leave the meeting empty-handed and afraid of losing their job.

    Roughly 70% of the job seekers whom I …

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    Posted in Career Development, Career Resources, Job Search

    Recruiting Employees Who Win

    In business, the companies that hire the best employees are the companies that win. This concept sounds simple, executing on it is an entirely different story. Despite more efficient job ad targeting and increased usage of social recruiting, hiring “difference makers” is – and always has been – a tall sales order.

    It’s basic recruiting …

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    Posted in Corporate Branding, Employer Branding, Recruitment, Success Strategies

    Why Networking is an Overrated Career Tool

    Critical thinkers are a dying breed and logic is becoming a lost art. Ironically, we have more access to information than any generation. Whether it be at the gym, office or on the couch, we can readily access information, however we question the validity of what we read and hear less and less.

    If I …

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    Posted in Career Development, Networking, Success Strategies

    Job Search During Holidays

    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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    Posted in Job Search, Networking, Personal Branding, Recruitment
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