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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 »

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by Lenore Holditch, The UndercoverRecruiter Nerves—they affect the best of us. Even politicians, big-shot business professionals and other world leaders have experienced some form of anxiety and stress in their life time; so don’t beat yourself up too much if you feel extremely nervous before or during a job interview. It’s completely normal. But that… Read more »

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by Indeed Blog As a business owner growing a team of employees or an HR leader trying to attract the best talent, it can be difficult to settle on the right sourcing strategy for your business. How can you be sure you’re investing in the right recruitment channels? And how do you know you’re reaching… Read more »

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by Lily Zhang, Mashable Despite the fact that hiring managers now ask for a variety of application materials, resumes are still an extremely important part of the process. And because they’re so important, people usually feel the need to use old-fashioned, stilted, and even cliché language when writing them. While this might not sound like… Read more »

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by Jeff Fermin, SmartRecruiters Blog In a recent poll, 20% of HR departments felt that attracting and retaining diverse talent, was one of the main hurdles that their organization is faced. It’s not that surprising that it would be a legitimate concern, considering the different benefits of having a diverse workforce. Diversity and inclusion have… Read more »