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by Jason Buss A company’s corporate career site provides a great opportunity to showcase the true value proposition of an employer and can provide compelling reasons for both active and passive candidates to learn more and eventually express an interest in working for the company. Words, pictures, tweets and videos all play a role in… Read more »

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By: Sophie Deering   Resumes are tricky to get absolutely right and although there are no hard rules about what should and shouldn’t be included in it, there are a few things that can affect how your prospective employers perceive you negatively. In such a competitive job market one slip up can be all it… Read more »

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by Liz Ryan   I have sympathy and compassion for every living creature but my patience is wearing thin with the plaint “It’s so hard to find good employees”! It isn’t hard. There are tremendous people everywhere. We make recruiting ten times harder than it needs to be. I ran a Fortune 500 HR team…. Read more »

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By: Irene McConnell   Having reviewed and written thousands of resumes over the years, first as a recruiter and now as a professional brand builder, I’ve noticed a significant gap between what most management resumes include, and what recruiters and hiring managers actually want to see.   With competition for top posts higher than ever,… Read more »

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by Tom Gimbel   Job, noun \ˈjäb\ : the work that a person does regularly in order to earn money Career, noun \kə-ˈrir\ : a field for or pursuit of consecutive progressive achievement especially in public, professional, or business life There’s a difference between a job and a career, in definition and in reality. Yet… Read more »

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By: LILY ZHANG   Seemingly out of nowhere, strange interview questions like, “If you were an animal, which one would you want to be?” or “Tell me about your most awkward moment,” have become surprisingly popular with hiring managers. As if the interview process wasn’t stressful enough. So, what can you do when an interviewer… Read more »

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by LIA, Everyday Interview Tips “You will never get a second chance to make a first impression.” – Will Rogers We have all heard this phrase a million times and nowhere is it more important to make a good first impression than during a job interview. Why is it so important? After all, you have… Read more »

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by Linda Singer, SmartRecruiters One way to build a more productive and engaged workforce is to offer flexible jobs as part of your recruiting strategy. Flexible jobs are agreements between you and your employees to have alternatives to the regular nine to five job and these types of work arrangements are continuing to gain more and… Read more »

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by Don Goodman, CAREEREALISM A good thank you note will not change your qualifications for the job, but it can tip the scale in your favor if it’s down to you and another candidate. If used properly, it can also improve your standing from how you performed during the interview. The best thank you notes don’t… Read more »

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Indeed Blog What makes a great employee? When you’re looking through your applicants, you might first be drawn to their experience, trying to understand if they’d be the right fit based on what they’ve done in the past. For growing businesses, though, the answer might not always lie in experience. Instead, you need to identify… Read more »