Important Questions You Should Be Asking at the End of an Interview

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Because a job interview is a two-way street, you need to ask the interviewer at least two questions during your discussion. Just as the interviewer wants to learn more about you, you need to learn more about the company. Here are 10 examples of important questions you should be asking at the end of an… Read more »

Five Reasons Why Your Resume Is Being Ignored

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Searching for a job can be frustrating. If you’re applying for positions with multiple companies and not hearing anything back, your resume may need work. Because it’s your first introduction to an employer, you need to ensure your resume clearly shows why you’re the most qualified candidate for the position. Here are five potential reasons… Read more »

The Importance of a Background Screening on Candidates

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With the job market being so competitive, candidates do whatever they can to show they’re best suited for a position. This may include embellishing information on resumes or hoping companies don’t uncover certain aspects about candidates’ personal lives. Therefore, as an employer, it’s important you perform due diligence when recruiting employees. Here are some reasons… Read more »

5 Habits That Scream Unprofessionalism

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When looking for a job, you want to appear as professional as possible. Exhibiting the image a hiring manager is looking for brings you closer to securing an interview. Therefore, it’s in your best interest to avoid displaying habits that scream unprofessionalism.   Not Proofreading Your Resume or Cover Letter Because hiring managers are looking… Read more »

Important Resume Do’s and Don’ts

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The information you should and shouldn’t include on your resume often changes. It can be a challenge knowing what to add and what to leave out when applying for positions. Here are some do’s and don’ts for sending your resume to employers in 2017.   Customize a Template Start with a resume template and customize… Read more »

3 Ways To Write Effective Job Postings

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When recruiting new employees, the quality of your job posts will affect the quality of your candidates. Because your posts often provide a first impression of your company, you need to make a positive impact and encourage candidates to apply for work. However, it can be challenging including relevant information while remaining concise. Follow these… Read more »

3 Ways to Explain Gaps in Your Work History

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If you have gaps on your resume, they’ll be brought up in an interview. The interviewer will want to know why you took time away from employment and what you did during that period. Although discussing unemployment can be stressful, there are ways you can turn it into a positive experience. Here are some suggestions… Read more »

Does a Great Company Culture Attract Great Candidates?

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Company culture is a popular topic among professionals. It’s often a deciding factor in whether a candidate decides to work for your company and whether they remain there a long time. Therefore, it’s important you have a culture that encourages the right type of workers to join your organization. Here are some ways having a… Read more »

5 Tips to Improve Recruiting For Your Company

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Recruiting is a lifeblood for your business. You want to hire the best employees, but you may be unsure of the most effective ways to encourage candidates to work for you. Here are five tips to improve recruiting for your company. Hire Referrals Because your best employees have personal and professional relationships with other top… Read more »

6 Reasons Why Temp Work Is Right for You

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If you’re frustrated finding a full-time job, or you don’t want to commit to a permanent position, you’re not alone. More people are looking for flexible work options than ever before. Fortunately, because many employers offer temp positions to meet their needs, you have many alternatives to working a traditional 40-hour week. If you answer… Read more »