Tips for Using LinkedIn to Showcase Your Industry Expertise

Known as a go-to social media network for professionals, LinkedIn can help you stay connected to co-workers and contacts as your career moves you into one company and out of another. It can also help you stay up-to-date with the latest news and developments in your industry, the advancements of your colleagues and the professional […]

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Five Questions to Ask to End Your Interview on a High Note

During the last minutes of a job interview, most hiring managers like to turn the tables and give the candidate a chance to ask a few questions about the position and the company. Choosing the right questions can help you appear smart and capable in the eyes of your interviewer. More importantly, focused questions let […]

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Use Your Smartphone to Improve Your Interview Skills

At this stage in your job search, you’ve been called in for several interviews but you haven’t yet landed an offer. You’ve been well-dressed and on time for every session, but for some reason, you just aren’t beating out the competition. The fact that you are getting in the door is positive news, since it […]

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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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Slow, Outdated, Unfriendly: Changing the Candidate Experience Will Improve Your Success Rate

When unemployment rates are high and the job market tilts the table in favor of employers, companies can get away with a slightly weak or unpleasant candidate experience. If the selection process takes weeks (or months) and the process doesn’t leave a welcoming impression, it won’t deter a candidate with few other options. But when […]

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Can You “Become” a Passive Job Candidate?

At this moment, you aren’t actively looking for a job. In order to change your status to “looking,” even privately, you risk having your current employers find out about your search, which you’d rather avoid. When you start actively searching, you also send out a subtle message to your colleagues and contacts, and once that […]

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