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There is no “right way” to write a resume. Since you are unique so is your resume.  Make sure your resume is a reflection of what you bring to the position. Use your resume to obtain an interview, not to get the job. Be clear and concise but there is no need to go into… Read more »

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Recruiting candidates changes widely from one open position to the next. Sometimes a position needs to be filled fast, and candidate qualifications are flexible. Sometimes only one qualification matters, and the identification of a candidate with this unique skill set can be considered a home run, even if the process takes six months. Sometimes strong recruiting requires… Read more »

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In this extended period of economic growth, the unemployment rate has continued to steadily drop. There are a number of ways to look at the amount of people who are unemployed as it gets classified into a number of categories. In August 2015, high school graduates with no college experience have a 5.5 percent unemployment… Read more »

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If you have recently received a job offer, congratulations! You likely faced stiff competition and stood out as a top candidate. But before you agree to anything, it’s important that you scrutinize the offer carefully and understand exactly what is (and is not) included. Below are nine features to look out for: Basic Info –… Read more »

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Thanks to advancements in technology, video interviewing is more feasible than it has ever been before. And as employers search for ways to make the recruiting process faster, easier, cheaper, and more effective, they are increasingly utilizing video interviews. For that reason, you need to be prepared to take part in one – no matter… Read more »

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Any competent job seeker will go into a job interview polished, prepared, and professional. In everything they do, they will strive to put their best face forward. But as the hiring manager, it is your responsibility to honestly evaluate a candidate’s credentials and fit, and when everyone is trying so hard to impress you, that… Read more »

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For any single vacancy, a hiring manager will usually receive hundreds of resumes. In order to work through that stack of paper, they will spend less than one minute scanning each one, and create a small pool of candidates who move on to the next round. That means you have a very short period of… Read more »

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It’s impossible to accurately measure the impact your top employees have on your company. But it’s safe to say their value is probably underestimated, and their influence spreads wider than you expect. A single employee can be the engine that drives productivity, efficiency, innovation, morale, and culture. And losing that employee can prove catastrophic. For… Read more »

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What is the one thing that hiring managers are looking for in every candidate they hire? Professionals who can add value to the company. They don’t want to hire people who will give them the minimum effort and be content holding place. They want to hire people who will take what’s already there and make… Read more »

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Instituting policy changes can be one of the hardest parts of an administrator’s job. People are naturally averse to change, and no matter how minor or reasonable the changes you want to make may be, they will likely be viewed with suspicion, apprehension, and even hostility. If you are preparing to make changes, use three… Read more »