archives Tag: Candidates

New Year, New Hires – Are You Ready for the Busiest Hiring Season?

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It’s that time of year again. Time to regret your holiday calorie intake and to ignore your credit card bill as long as possible. It’s also time to get ready for the New Year’s hiring rush.   Are you ready? Unfortunately, we can’t help your waistline or your finances. But we can give you some advice for the busiest hiring season.  Traditionally, January and February represent the most […]

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4 Tips to Reconnect With Old Professional Contacts

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Almost any career development begins with one inescapable strategy: networking. However, it takes work to maintain relationships. Sometimes, more work than we can handle…especially when things get busy. As a result, connections get lost and we fall out of contact. Then, when you need the help to grab a new opportunity, you don’t have network you need.  But don’t worry. Just because you […]

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Tired of Bad Hires Knocking You Off Course?

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Nothing disrupts business momentum like a bad hire. It takes you into a team-building cul-de-sac. Adding an unproductive employee disrupts with team chemistry and forces an expensive re-recruitment process.   Tired of bad hires knocking you off course? Here are some considerations to keep in mind so that you can prevent them in the future:  Cold Hard Cash As touched […]

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Video Interview Tips That Will Get You Hired

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The COVID-19 outbreak has set off a series of dramatic social changes. Face masks have become unexpected fashion items. The simple act of eating in a restaurant has become a nostalgic luxury. Families have started to get to know each other much, much better.  The coronavirus has also changed our daily vocabulary. Terms like “social distancing” and “pandemic” […]

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5 Steps to Get Back in the Game After Losing a Job

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The coronavirus outbreak led to a wave of mass layoffs. Millions of Americans suddenly lost their jobs. If you were one of these, it can represent a traumatic experience. However, there are ways to quickly get back in the game after losing a job, even in difficult economic times.  First of all, remember: you’re not alone. As of mid-June, about 30 million people were […]

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How Can You Create an Unbiased Interview Process

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When you’re hiring, you want the best person for the job. Bias, whether conscious or unconscious, can prevent this from happening. That dynamic makes conducting an unbiased interview a crucial aspect of building the best possible team.  The process can be more difficult than most people think. Bias isn’t always obvious, and it isn’t always insidious. It can take many […]

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Signs You Are a Micromanager

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Nobody wants to be “that” parent, or “that” spouse. Along the same lines, no manager wants to be “that” boss, the kind that hovers over every decision and halts progress by participating in every tiny, routine matter. No one wants to see themselves as a micromanager. But what if you are?  While few bosses self-identify […]

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Will the Workforce Be Changed Forever After COVID-19?

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In the wake of tragedy, the world often seems permanently altered. However, not all of these post-crisis adjustments end up lasting. As the COVID-19 outbreak overwhelms the economy, the workforce might seem changed forever. But how much of the transformation will stick?  Each generation has an event that defines how they perceive the world. From Pearl Harbor to the Kennedy Assassination to 9/11, […]

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