Bosses: Let Your Employees Take Vacation

October 18, 2011

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By Suzanne Lucas I’m on vacation right now.  I know, it’s hard to tell the difference between my work days and my vacation days since blog posts come up on the same schedule regardless of whether I’m slaving over a hot computer (seriously, it’s a laptop and it heats up something fierce) or lounging around the […]

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Important Interviewing Skills to Ease Nervousness for Employers

October 17, 2011

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Interviewing does not need to be a nerve-wracking situation. Sometimes, managers will have to do many interviews before they find the right person for their available position. They will need to do a lot of background checking and resume checking before they are even able to set up an interview. When you have become an […]

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Common Sense Interviewing — Tips to Getting the Job You Want

October 8, 2011

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Your Background Check Is Now with Facebook

October 3, 2011

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By Jennifer Waters The next time you apply for a job, don’t be surprised if you have to agree to a social-media background check. Many U.S. companies and recruiters are now looking at your Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and other accounts and blogs — even YouTube — to paint a clearer picture of who you are. […]

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How to Create a Job Search Elevator Pitch

September 28, 2011

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BY CANDACE DAVIES You may have come across the term ‘elevator pitch’ recently during your job search. Basically, this term refers to the brief sixty-second speech that people use to describe the product or service they offer to others. And while this speech may not be part of your regular discourse, it must be delivered […]

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How to See a Shining Candidate Through a Lousy Resume

September 20, 2011

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by Tim Giehll, CEO eEmpACT Software and Executive at Bond Talent Software I’m not prone to feel sorry for people who don’t put together a good resume and complain about not finding a job, just like I don’t feel sorry for recruiters who complain about bad applicant tracking software but who never took the time research such a […]

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You Think You Aced the Interview? Chances Are, You Should Keep Looking…

September 15, 2011

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Posted by Adam Bogren on August 31, 2011 at 1:05pm View Blog So you have been looking for a new gig for a while and finally you find one that is worth checking out.  You get on LinkedIn and see if you know anyone in your network working there now or even in the past.  You find […]

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