Overwhelmed with Applications? How to Adjust

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Every recruiter and hiring manager can share stories of application nightmares. This was especially true during the height of the recession as thousands of candidates responded to one job posting and most of them weren’t remotely qualified. If you are finding yourself drowning in a sea of applications, here are some tips and tricks to… Read more »

Move Fast in a Candidate Driven Market

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For years employers felt like they had the upper hand in employment negotiations. The market was saturated with qualified individuals looking for new positions after downsizing or layoff situations. However, the tables have started to turn and because of a phenomenon known as “the skills gap,” many hiring managers are actually finding fewer candidates for… Read more »

Passing the Phone Interview Screening

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Many hiring managers are making use of the pre-interview phone screen. It can help them narrow down a large field of qualified candidates before setting up face to face meetings with a select few. Passing the phone interview stage is important to get to the next step in the interviewing process. Here are a few… Read more »

The Cost of a Bad Hire and How to Avoid it

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Making a poor hiring choice can cost your company a lot of money. It is a much better investment to concentrate on hiring the right candidate the first time. There are some tips and tricks to know before beginning your interviewing process that can help you determine the very best candidate for your open job…. Read more »

4 Ways to Clean Your Personal Brand

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Everyone knows that personal branding is important in today’s market. Not only are companies leveraging their brand and their profile on social media but more and more job seekers are as well. In today’s digital age you already have an online brand whether you’ve developed it or not. Employers can easily access your public profiles… Read more »