Make Yourself Memorable in 2018: Advanced Networking Tips

Are you ready to hit the networking scene hard in 2018? Are you ready to give your personal brand everything you have, find the perfect job, and leverage that job into a perfect career? If you plan to make 2018 the best year ever and give your professional trajectory a serious boost, keep these tips […]

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Find the Perfect Candidate With These Recruitment Strategies

These tested and proven recruitment strategies can help you sift through a vast field of almost-perfect matches to find the best possible candidate for the job. By the time you’ve completed the sourcing process and the first few rounds of resume reviews, you’ll be facing a pool of interview-ready candidates who probably want the job, […]

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How to Tell Your Recruiter Really Cares About Your Career

You need the help and support of a recruiter as you launch your job search and move your career forward, but you’d prefer to work with a recruiter who genuinely cares about the details of your search, your ideal job, and the particulars of your career ambitions. How can you find a recruiter who will […]

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Boring Job Descriptions Lead to Inferior Candidates

As an employer or hiring manager seeking a qualified candidate ASAP, you recognize the dangers of a weak job description. A job description that doesn’t fit the bill might be misleading, filled with meaningless word salad, vague, forbidding, rude, or just plain incorrect. Of course, you’re not interested in posting a job description that gives […]

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A Complete LinkedIn Profile Sends Strong Signals to Recruiters

You may not spend a very large percentage of your day on LinkedIn, even when you’re engaged in an active job search. But here’s some news: Recruiters and hiring managers do. Recruiters tend to rely on the site to conduct candidate searches and sift through profile matches, and if your profile happens to be complete, […]

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How Can Recruiters Help Hiring Managers Build a Relationship with the Candidate?

As an experienced manager, you know that candidate relationships matter. You’ve learned (sometimes the hard way) that showing respect and interest in your candidates can pay off in the long run, even if you don’t end up hiring every candidate with whom you interact. And if you neglect this key detail, your top candidates are […]

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Ask the Right Questions Before a Job Offer

After a long grueling job search — or a short and easy job search — you’ve reached an important milestone. You’ve received an offer! After you briefly pat yourself on the back for your stellar resume and spot-on personal presentation, it’s time to consider your next move. Should you say yes or no? Actually, assuming […]

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Job Hopping: It’s Not Just for Millennials

HR teams and hiring managers are often taken in by a common assumption: Unlike their older counterparts, millennials don’t stay put, and keeping them onboard for more than two years may require a significant investment in retention programs. While part of this may be true — younger workers do switch jobs after an average of […]

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Knowing Your Fears Can Help You Meet Your Goals

As professionals, experts, managers, and leaders, most of us are exposed to the same general themes by coaches and advisors. We’re told to make lists, organize our time, and above all: set goals. Proper goal setting is often framed as a magical solution to all problems, even the ones we haven’t encountered yet. If we […]

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Building Your Company Brand Lands Top Talent

As you set your sites on the best candidates in the marketplace, you know you need to take steps to attract their attention and respect. You must offer a competitive salary, great benefits, and opportunities for any given candidate to advance their specific career. You need to work hard to cultivate your company culture, and […]

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