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Attending a career fair is a great way to meet several employers at once, but remember, the hundreds of other attendees have the same goal. By the end of the day, it’s inevitable that many job seekers will blend together in recruiters’ minds, so make yourself memorable. Use these five tips to position yourself as… Read more »

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You have big dreams for your career — and you’re ready to take the next step. Starting a job search is exciting, but it can quickly take a discouraging turn when you realize you don’t have the required skills needed for the jobs you want. Applying anyway can be tempting, but it’s just a waste… Read more »

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When applying for jobs, you have plenty of options. Hiring managers want to know exactly what interests you about their opening. At first glance, “Why do you want the job?” seems like a relatively simple question, but putting your reasons for applying into an impressive response can be more challenging than you realize. Despite its… Read more »

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When interviewing candidates, hiring managers take more than each person’s skills and experience into consideration. You might be the candidate most qualified for the job, but if you don’t seem enthused about the work, you won’t get hired. Simply put, skills can be learned, but a passion for the work is innate. Hiring managers think… Read more »

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Some temporary jobs have a clear end date in sight, but others have the opportunity to extend as far into the future as you can see. If you’re hoping to be offered a full-time job at the end of your temporary assignment, there’s a very real possibility you can make this happen. If you want… Read more »

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Social media use is no longer limited to millennials and teens. These days, it seems like everyone is active on popular platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn. In total, an overwhelming 74 percent of adults who use the Internet have a presence on social networking sites, according to a January 2014 study conducted… Read more »

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Every time you improve a process, you boost your company’s bottom line. Shortening your hiring lifecycle is no exception. It creates a better candidate experience, enhances your employer brand, and helps ensure that you land the best person for every job opening – before you lose them to your competition. The potential dollar loss associated… Read more »

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It’s your job to inspire your team and drive its productivity, every single day. You can’t force it, but it is up to you to maximize team output and efficiency. It’s like a fire. You need to start by lighting it, and then keep fanning the flames. Otherwise, it will burn out and everything will… Read more »

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When preparing for a job interview, you already know the importance of practicing responses to common inquiries, but that’s only half of it. Interviewers also expect you to ask questions with substance, so be sure to prepare a list of them to make a great impression and learn key information about the company. 5 Great… Read more »

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When applying for a job you really want, it might be tempting to do a little seemingly harmless padding to your resume, so you can present yourself in the best-possible manner. The only problem is, cheaters never come out on top. If you’ve ever embellished your resume, you’re certainly not alone. A whopping 58 percent… Read more »