Avoid These Common Job Search Mistakes and End Your Dry Spell

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Looking for jobs can take a toll on any jobseeker. You scour job boards, fine-tune your resume, write a stunning cover letter, speak with someone at the company and alas, no offer. You’re following all the expert to-dos about how to job search like a pro, and it isn’t enough. Perhaps it’s time to look… Read more »

How to Manage Employees Who Get Under Your Skin

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Have you personally liked and admired every person you have worked with and for? Chances are, you haven’t! It’s perfectly natural. We’re all unique, and our personalities will conflict with colleagues and managers throughout our whole careers. However, it poses a unique challenge when you manage someone you don’t like. How can you lead, coach,… Read more »

5 Reasons Procrastination is Your Nemesis (and 3 Ways to Quit)

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Procrastination is a productivity killer. You may have seen the articles that cite procrastination as a motivating factor for those who work well under pressure but the fact is and that the problems associated with procrastination far outweigh any perceived benefits. Use the following tips to quit procrastinating and start excelling in your career. Procrastination… Read more »

Why Toughness Matters in Collections and How to Thicken Your Skin

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Are you emotionally and mentally tough? Within the business climate of 2016, being empathic is welcomed but it’s important to keep a tough outer shell. This is particularly true for debt collectors. In this industry – as with any public-facing role – empathy is often manipulated when we are too soft. You want to be… Read more »

What to Say to the Customer Service Candidate You Didn’t Choose

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As you wrap up the interview process and your top customer service candidate accepts your offer, there is one final step to take in the interview process. If you’ve done your job well in the resume screening process, you should only have interviewed a handful of great candidates. Those candidates that weren’t chosen deserve to… Read more »

Five Pro Tips for an Entry-Level Resume That Stands Out

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As an entry-level candidate you do not have years of experience and dozens of references to speak towards your skills. This is why it is imperative to create the perfect entry-level resume based on the experiences that you do have. An entry-level resume with all of the key components that recruiters look for can easily… Read more »

Is Your Candidate Waving These Six Red Flags?

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The cost of a bad hire can quickly cripple a young company and slowly deteriorate an old one. Taking a hit of upwards of 30% of a bad employee’s first year earning potential may not seem like much, but think of it this way – If you have a handful of bad hires each year… Read more »

Eight Recruitment Trends That Are Changing the Game in 2016

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The job search has changed: Surely by now you’ve realized the recruitment process has gone digital. However, if your company is simply posting your ad online and assuming you’ve done enough – you’re attracting 2008’s job seekers. This is 2016. Below, we’ve outlined the biggest and most actionable recruitment trends in 2016 so far. Keep… Read more »

Prevent Your Top Financial Candidate from Turning Down Your Offer: Here’s How!

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Job seekers are often misperceived. We see any person looking for a job as someone who is eager, if not desperate, to be chosen above his or her competitors. In truth, many of today’s financial job seekers are employed and will take ample time to choose the exact-right next move for their careers. The good… Read more »

Revamping Your Resume? What to Cut and What to Keep

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Have you given your resume a proper revamp in 2016? It may be time you did. Improve your resume by keeping it up-to-date with your most recent experiences, certifications and projects. The job market is tough and hiring managers are continually looking for ways to weed out candidates. One of the biggest factors that can… Read more »