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As a hiring manager, you are likely inundated with a variety of tools to help you find new talent for your open positions. These tools range from affordable to cost prohibitive, and yet you’re expected to use every tool available to source top candidates. But what if you knew of a completely free way to… Read more »

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If you’ve spent any time in the job market over the last few years you’ve probably heard the phrase “transferable skills” thrown around. But what does that mean and how does it differ from any other kind of skill? If you want to take your career to the next level, it’s important that you examine… Read more »

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It isn’t just haunted houses and horror movies making you want to hide under your covers this season. For an introvert, interviews can be scarier than Halloween. While your first instinct might be to clam up and not share your innermost thoughts with the person across the desk, it is pretty clear an interview requires… Read more »

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It is the season for monsters and ghouls and things that go bump in the night. But what really keeps your employees up at night? It’s probably not the horror movie marathon they’ve been watching into the wee hours of the morning. Career-based fears can be a real motivation killer, even for your best employees…. Read more »

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Job seekers aren’t the only ones taught to prepare for upcoming interviews. Employers also have experts in their ears telling them how to properly question a candidate to get the most important information. They want to hire the best possible person for the job, so one of the current trends in interviewing tries to get… Read more »

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What is the most important investment your company will make? If you said your employees, you’re absolutely right. More than any other equipment or strategy, hiring the best employees and keeping them happy and engaged will increase your bottom line and provide quality services or goods to your customers and clients. So, how do you… Read more »

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There is a big trend in the workplace right now, centering on the idea of working with a company, and people, who possess shared values. Employment experts from all across the country encourage job seekers to determine whether or not a company matches their personal goals before accepting an open position. But, could this idea… Read more »

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There was a time when private offices were the workplace trend. In the 1990s, offices gave way to cubicles which changed the very fabric of U.S. businesses. Over the last few years, a completely different trend has reemerged: Open offices. What does this mean? Open offices had been the way of the workplace for many… Read more »

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You may not pay specific attention to your LinkedIn profile, but it really is one of the best free professional assets you’ll access in your career. You can make your LinkedIn profile sing to get your next, and ideal, customer service job. So, how can you use LinkedIn to your professional advantage? Here are a… Read more »