archives Tag: Candidates

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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Interview Advice: Telling an Effective Story

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Delivering information in the form of a narrative increases your ability to communicate. A commonly quoted statistic shows that a listener is 22 times more likely to remember something when it’s presented as a story. Keep this in mind for your next job interview. Framing your interview answers in the form of stories can improve your chances […]

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6 Soft Skills Every IT Pro Needs to Succeed

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Careers within the Information Technology (IT) sector may seem to rely on some of the hardest of hard skills. IT is an insular field, dependent on very specific knowledge. However, like any industry, you won’t get ahead with just the baseline knowledge required to do your day-to-day job. You’ll need to cultivate soft skills in […]

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Attracting Generation Z

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Millennials and Generation Z individuals make up a large portion of the job market, and it’s becoming increasingly important to attract and retain these candidates in any company. The two groups often get lumped together but they are quite distinct. Generation Z or Post-Millennials are individuals born in 1995 or later, and they’re expected to […]

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