4 Ways to Impress a Hiring Manager and Earn a Second Interview!

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Anyone who is job hunting is looking to make a good impression on the interviewer with the hope of being invited for a second interview. Of course, you need to be impressive enough to earn the initial meeting, so your resume and cover letter need to stand out from an often-crowded field of candidates. Here… Read more »

3 Ways to Get Your Team to Take Cybersecurity Threats Seriously

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It doesn’t matter what type or size business you run, cybersecurity is critical and must be up to today’s standards. But even if you have taken all the steps to make your business secure, unless your workers are taking the threat seriously, you’ll never be able to guarantee its safety. Too many organizations discount the… Read more »

How to Keep Your Job Search a Secret from Your Employer

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Keep Your Job Search a Secret

If you’re in the middle of a job search and still employed full-time, it can be tricky. Of course, you don’t want your current boss to find out you’re looking for another job, but you have to schedule interviews and perhaps take phone calls or respond to emails and texts from prospective employers during working… Read more »

How to Recruit When Employment Rates are High

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A high employment rate is welcome news for everyone. Well, just about everyone. If you’re an employer looking for good workers when unemployment is low, you’re likely to experience a shortage of applicants. And with the national unemployment rate at 4.1% for the last several months, there will be plenty of competition for the dwindling… Read more »

How to Quantify the Achievements on Your Resume When You Don’t Work with Numbers

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Those of you who work with numbers are probably well aware that you should use those numbers in your resume to create a greater impact on recruiters. Numbers help to measure your achievements in the eyes of a potential employer and, quite honestly, they can make you sound much more impressive. Look at the following… Read more »

Uh Oh! You May Have Made a Bad Hire…What Now?

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You need the right employees to keep your business heading in the right direction. It’s a simple formula: Hire good people and get good results. There’s just one thing … despite all time, effort, and money you spend to get the very best people, you’re still going to end up with some bad hires. Some… Read more »

Why Happier Job Seekers are More Successful Job Seekers

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Happy Job Seekers

Looking for a job will probably be stressful for you. Why? Because you’re already unhappy with your situation (you’re either unemployed or working at a job you dislike). You can’t do anything about the other applicants who want the same job as you, or the grouchy hiring manager, but the good news is you are… Read more »

Has “Ageism” Crept Into Your Hiring Pattern?

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Can a person be too old to work in IT? Obviously, some people doing the hiring in the tech industry would seem to think so. A quick perusal of IT job postings will reveal blatant partialities for “new” or “recent” graduates or, in some cases, a preference for a certain year of graduation. Age discrimination… Read more »

5 Easy Ways to Improve Communication in Your Office

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All successful relationships revolve around good communication. Without it, they just won’t work properly. And that’s especially true in the office, where weak communication among team members and managers can be harmful and keep your organization from being successful. If your goal is to keep your people engaged and satisfied in the workplace, follow these… Read more »

Here’s What You Can Leave Off Your Call Center Resume

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It’s tempting to try to include everything from your professional background on your resume. While it is important to list your experiences, skills and achievements, you don’t have to pack your resume with all the details of your work history. As you’ve probably heard, sometimes less is more. This advice might sound contrary to conventional… Read more »