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Caution needs to be applied when researching candidates through their online social media. It is still in many ways a legal gray area to use this personal information in regards to a hiring decision. However, some argue that because the profiles are public they are acceptable ways to review candidates prior to hiring. Here are… Read more »

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Okay, with summer on the way out and winter coming before you know it is time to shake the dust out of your current job search and try some new ideas. It is easy to become frustrated while looking for a job. Sending your resume into a black hole and never hearing back from your… Read more »

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There are so many aspects to consider about a position before you even think about salary. Is the job a good fit? Can I see myself working with this team? Is there long term growth? However, it is also important to keep your salary requirements in mind so you can know how to negotiate or… Read more »

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Hiring is often treated as an impulse purchase with decisions being made on the spot. Many hiring managers subscribe to the line of thinking that they’ll “know it when they see it.” You may meet a candidate who fits all of the qualifications and gives all of the right answers and you feel like you… Read more »

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Temporary staffing is a leading indicator of the job market and right now the industry is pretty robust. So how do you go about making sure you’ve hired the best possible temporary employees for your short term needs? Besides partnering with a local staffing company that can understand your requirements, here are some additional things… Read more »

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If you’ve been searching for a new job for quite some time you can easily feel depressed and angry about the situation. However, there are productive ways to direct your energy and to figure out what things are causing the roadblocks rather than remaining negative. If you’re landing the interview but not getting the job… Read more »

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As a job seeker you may be looking for expert advice for your next interview. What if we told you that the formula was pretty simple? There are five key things you need to know before your next meeting with a potential employer. Research. As soon as you get off the phone with the person… Read more »

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It is so easy to fall into habits to coach employees only when there are errors or failures. What about making sure that your employees continue to grow within their current roles? What about seeing their promise and making sure they receive training in aspects of the business that doesn’t apply to their current role… Read more »

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A job description and a job post are often mistaken for the same thing. When you’re advertising your positions on line it is easy to copy the corporate job description word for word and expect qualified people to send their resumes. However, it is very important to re-evaluate the way we craft job descriptions to… Read more »

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Social media is ever-present in our culture today and is used by job seekers to find new positions and recruiters to find new candidates. Blog posts, photographs, videos, and participation in forums are always searchable, even if the original source was deleted. Because there is no way to eliminate negative information on the internet, job… Read more »