What Can Your Company Do to Attract Diverse Talent?

Experienced managers recognize that greater diversity often leads to greater team strength. Having a team consisting of employees from diverse backgrounds – both personally and professionally – ensures you’ll have a talented team who can approach problems from different perspectives and arrive at the best solution possible. Taking the steps below and maintaining a continual […]

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How to Determine if a Great Interviewee is Really a Great Candidate

Your candidate seems to be hitting this interview right out of the park. They’re engaging, quick on their feet, and they have a perfect answer for everything you throw their way. When you ask a philosophical question (like, “Why do you want this job?”), their responses are thoughtful and articulate. When you give them a […]

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Emotional Intelligence Helps Interviewers Find Better Candidates

Can you use emotional intelligence to advance your interviewing skills and attract more talented and well-aligned candidates? As with almost every other aspect of the interviewing and selection process, a few controlled studies can go a long way toward answering the question and finding evidence-based models that actually bring results. And as it happens, applying […]

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How Effective Design Ties to Business Success

Your company has no fear of technology, and that’s certainly commendable. You embrace digital solutions and you apply them whenever possible to overcome obstacles and improve communication. On the one hand, you should feel proud; after all, technology isn’t going anywhere, and you can’t compete if you can’t keep up. But on the other hand, […]

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Leadership Traits that Stand Out in the Interview

Most employers are highly attracted (or claim to be) to two distinct social traits in potential candidates: leadership and teamwork. On the surface, both traits are believed to be obvious during interviews. Leaders, for example, sit up straight and tell stories about how they’ve rallied struggling teams to victory or kicked game-winning goals. Team players […]

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Showing Results in the Interview: You Only Need to Impress the Hiring Manager

You’re great at your job. Or at least, you’re pretty good. You’re good enough. You certainly earn the approval of your boss and the dollars in your paycheck. Here’s a conundrum that, for many job applicants, becomes a common interview mistake: How can you take your hard-earned skills and hard-won knowledge and show them off […]

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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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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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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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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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