Immediately Grab a Recruiter’s Attention With These Resume Tips

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It’s always exciting to come across a posting for a job you’re really interested in. The only problem is, if the job caught your eye, it’s probably on the radar of dozens — maybe even hundreds — of other candidates. This means your resume really needs to stand out from the crowd. Recruiters only have… Read more »

How You Can Spot a Top Performer in a Job Interview

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When hiring a new employee for your team, you want to find a top performer, but this is often easier said than done. Seasoned candidates know the right way to answer common interview questions, so you have to switch things up. Digging deep and posing unexpected performance-related questions can help you find the best fit…. Read more »

Tips For Interviewing Entry-Level Candidates

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Filling an entry-level role at your company can be a challenge. When a candidate has spent little to no time in the professional world, it’s always a bit of a gamble. However, if you choose the right person, they might turn out to be the best employee you’ve ever had. When meeting with entry-level candidates,… Read more »

Different Types of Candidates You’ll Interview and How to Handle Them

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Finding the right person for the job is a process. After sorting through dozens — maybe even hundreds — of resumes, you’ll create a shortlist of candidates to interview. Generally speaking, these people will have at least somewhat similar skills and experience, but you’ll find yourself face to face with a multitude of personalities. Effectively… Read more »

How to Create a Personal Brand While Looking for a Job

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Branding is no longer a feature exclusive to companies. These days, job seekers are expected to have a strong personal brand that tells potential employers who they are and highlights the unique qualities they have to offer. If you’ve already launched your job search or are getting ready to do so, it’s time to get… Read more »

Tips For Making Sure Your New Employee’s First Day is a Success

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You just hired a new employee you’re really excited about. Right now, you’re thrilled the hiring process has finally come to an end and eager to get this new person on board. Their first day is soon, so it’s time to start preparing for their arrival. First impressions hold a lot of weight, and that… Read more »

Important Keywords to Include in Your Resume

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By now, you already know the importance of customizing your resume for every job opportunity, but you might not understand the value of keywords. The terms and phrases used in your resume can profoundly impact your chances of scoring an interview. One of the main reasons for this is keyword scanning tools. The best jobs… Read more »

How to Know If You’ve Made a Bad Hire

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Choosing the wrong person for a job is a frustrating mistake. The vast majority of employers — 74 percent — admit they’ve hired the wrong person, according to a 2017 CareerBuilder survey. Not only does this cause headaches, it’s also costly. According to those surveyed, companies lost an average of $14,900 on every bad hire… Read more »

How to Turn Entry-Level Employees Into Rock Stars

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They might not have much professional experience under their belts, but that doesn’t mean entry-level employees can’t quickly climb the ranks. New hires who are a bit ‘green,’ are filled with raw talent you get to shape. Since you don’t have to waste time breaking bad habits instilled by previous employers, you can start turning… Read more »

Tips For Overcoming Your Fear of Job Interviews

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Job interviews can be anxiety inducing for even the most confident of candidates. You’re being judged and evaluated by a person in power, and your career may even hang in the balance. So it’s natural to have some fear. Fortunately, this is something you can overcome by following these tips. Prepare You can eliminate a… Read more »