Entries for 2016

7 Signs You Should Leave Your Job (Sooner Rather Than Later)

We all get content at times, especially at a job that pays decently well and comes with a good group of co-workers. Maybe your job isn’t what you really want to do for the rest of your life, but you start convincing yourself, “This is fine—it’s not m...

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13 things you should do after a job interview

We already know that the 15 minutes before a job interview can be crucial, and there's a lot we should and shouldn't do during the interview to make the best impression. But what exactly should you be doing during those moments after a job interview,...

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LAND A JOB DURING THE HOLIDAYS

There is a general attitude among the job searching community that year-end or fourth quarter is one of the worst times to try to land a job opportunity. While in some industries, this is true or companies only hire for seasonal roles, the good news ...

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Why Recruiters Have a Bad Rap — and What We can Do to Fix It

Posted in: Industry News

I was perusing my LinkedIn feed when a post caught my eye: “It’s time to stop using recruitment agencies.” was the title. This post is my response to that.What ticks people off about recruiters? Here are some common complaints:Ill-prepared about the ...

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WHAT TO DO WHEN A RECRUITER COMES CALLING

While some presently employed careerists erect a wall when a recruiter calls, others realize that a recruiter relationship offers potential for a longer-term career partnership and future gains.Like most people you encounter, each recruiter who comes...

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9 Extremely Good Reasons You Should Never Be Late Again

Think about the last meeting you attended or the last appointment you had. Did you arrive right on time, or even early? Or were you--just a little bit--late? For all of us who've let sloppiness about time turn into a daily or weekly habit, it's time...

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The letter to write when you don’t get the job

Don’t get mad; get gracious. A follow-up letter after you don’t get the job is so rare, you will stand out and it may lead to future recommendations or another job.

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DOES MY RECRUITER HATE ME? 5 MISTAKES EASILY AVOIDED

You’ve expressed your interest in an open position by submitting your resume or having an initial conversation with the recruiter. And then, you wait. After hours, days or maybe weeks of anticipating a return call, you start to feel discouraged and b...

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THE BENEFITS OF USING A RECRUITER

The Internet era has ushered in a host of choices for the job seeker that can be both beneficial and confusing. Thousands of online recruitment sites, an infinite number of job posting boards and dozens of networking sites, may give the active candid...

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6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them

Let’s boil things down to a short list of sound, timeless job searching tips that’ll help you fine-tune your strategy so that you may sail through the process (or at least cut out some of the unnecessary time and frustration).

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