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A lot of words and phrases tend to get tossed around when it comes to defining company culture. Shared values and goals. The environment. The ethos. The characteristics and personality of the place … And they’re all accurate. But what it all comes down to as you decide if an organization is the right place… Read more »

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The outfit you choose for your interview is like the bow on top of a carefully selected gift: It pulls it all together into the perfect package as you meet an employer or hiring manager. So, just like all the other effort you’ve put into your job search, it’s important to get it right. Keep… Read more »

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Today, October 5th, also known as National Do Something Nice Day is one of the first holidays of the month that reminds us to be kind to one another. Although typically, good deeds derive from a selfless mindset, being an inherently generous person can be difficult especially if no one else seems to be returning… Read more »

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September, the beautiful month that marks the beginning of autumn. As temperatures start to drop, leaves change, and begin to fall, the month of September, also known as “self-improvement month”, encourages us to take advice from the trees and shed things in our own lives that no longer serve us. It is time to reflect,… Read more »

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When you first make contact with a candidate, remember: when it comes to working with a recruiter, this may be their first rodeo. Follow the time-tested adage and assume nothing. The experience may not come naturally to them; they may have no idea what questions to ask or what expectations to have. Do your candidate… Read more »

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When you interview for a job, you may be asked the question “What sets you apart from all our other candidates?” Or not. Either way, you need to be prepared to answer it. In fact, this is what your entire hiring process boils down to. How can you distinguish yourself from the competition and leave… Read more »

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Whether it’s life in general or your job search specifically, it’s critically important to make smart social media choices. Laugh all you want about all that insane number of Jell-O shots you downed on your last vacation, but seriously. Think twice, or three times or 73 times, before blasting photos of them into the ether… Read more »

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Since the global pandemic, job seekers have changed the way they perceive work, and life in general. But one thing that hasn’t changed is: employers need to understand and meet candidates’ expectations in order to have a shot at hiring desired talent. In today’s post-Covid world, competition for the best candidates is tougher than ever… Read more »

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It can be tough working as a recruiter in today’s environment. The challenges are significant, with many employers desperate for new hires and candidates on the opposite side of the equation: picking and choosing down to minute details where they want their next job to be. And you’re right in the middle of it all…. Read more »

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Time is an irreplaceable asset. Once you lose it, you can never get it back again. During your first days at a new job, one of the best ways to get started on the right foot is to brush up on your time management skills. Time management is a process. It involves planning, prioritizing, and… Read more »