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    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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    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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    Job Searching During the 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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    What Really Affects Your Ability to Make Money

    Each quarter, our recruiting firm receives upwards of 33,000 resumes from all levels of sales and marketing job seekers from all over the U.S.  Nearly every income bracket, education level and age is consistently represented.

    Over the course of the past decade, I’ve spent time analyzing why some individuals can sustain on-going monetary success.

    For …

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    Are You Going to Accept the Wrong Job Offer?

    Good decisions are the foundation of a successful career. One of the most important career decisions you will make (or are currently making) is what company to accept a job offer from.

    When you work for a top-rate company, you enjoy the following benefits:

    A happier career. A higher class of co-worker. More money. More…
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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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    50 Great Questions to Ask on a Sales Interview

    Without exception, when recruiting sales job seekers, companies want the interviewee to ask intelligent, thoughtful questions. Though, all too often, the applicant does not come prepared with inquiries.

    Regardless of how well the answers the individual gave were, if they don’t have pertinent questions, the meeting is left in an “up in the air” state.…

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    Key Salary Negotiation Tips

    Salary negotiation is a tricky thing. Pushing to see what you can get is human nature, but an inexpert maneuver on your end could potentially sour your employment relationship before it’s even begun.

    Here are four tried-and-true tactics to help you get closer to the salary you want without touching any employer sore spots:

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