How to Rehearse for Your Next Job Interview

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It’s a fact – job interviews are stressful. Even the most qualified candidates who graduated top of their classes in school experience some degree of sweaty palms and nervous tremors at the prospect of going to a job interview. One way to quell those nerves and dry your palms is to rehearse for your next […]

How to Create a Fair and Appropriate Social Media Policy

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The days of wondering if social media is going to become an issue in the work place are far behind you. If you don’t take swift action now to establish a social media policy that’s fair to all, your company could face some serious social media blowback. This isn’t a problem that’s limited to big […]

Value Attitude Over Job Skills

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Knowing what type of questions to ask a potential job candidate is often the most frustrating part of the recruitment process. While many employers continue to ask the same types of interview questions, the answers given don’t provide you enough information about the employee’s attitude. According to Mark Murphy, as written in his book, Hiring […]

What You Should Know About the NLRB

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Any government agency that uses a set of initials in place of its name makes most ordinary citizens a bit nervous. They can spell bad news for people who don’t tow the line and follow the rules they set forth. The same holds true with the National Labor Relations Board, otherwise known as the NLRB. […]

How to Have a Winning Employment History

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Having a winning employment history will help you to land your next job. Your employment history, you may be thinking, is anything but winning. It may be sorted, hectic and lack enthusiasm. You may even call it a lackluster description of the past few years. If you want to land that big job, though, you’ll […]

Do’s and Don’ts of a Company’s Social Media Page

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Social media is all the rage these days – for many reasons. Businesses, of all shapes and sizes, need to incorporate social media into their business plans. With that in mind, however, there are certain things you should and should not do with your social media efforts. This is especially true if you plan to […]

Ways to Explain Resume Gaps to an Interviewer

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Resume gaps happen. Stuff happens in life. That’s all there is to it. You must deal with it in order to move forward. How you deal with it, however, can make all the difference in the world when you’re trying to land the job you want in this economy. While you may have been taught […]

Importance of Hiring a Social Candidate – Not Just Someone Who Looks Good On Paper

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A social candidate is a professional who is able to interact within many social networks properly. A person who can work well with others is often times more valuable than the individual who has all of the technical skills, but lacks the ability to communicate his thoughts, needs and ideas with others. From the overpowering […]

Best Ways to Use Twitter for Your Job Search

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You’ve probably heard about all the off-the-wall things that using Twitter has accomplished in the last couple of years. It’s helped free a kid from jail in Egypt, told stories about places where cameras couldn’t go, and been instrumental in keeping everyone apprised on the hot acts to see on American Idol for the past […]

Happiness is the Ultimate Productivity Booster

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As an HR manager, it’s important to know what really motivates workers to be their most productive. In fact, managing productivity is one of the more important roles you play within your organization. You know it’s important to keep them happy. You understand that employees are generally more productive when they are happy. But, do […]