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  • 9 Things That Make Good Employees Leave

    In today’s competitive workplace, a considerable amount of time and effort is spent finding ways to attract top talent.  While that is incredibly important, another critical, and maybe more impactful part of the equation is keeping the talent you already have. A recent article by Dr. Travis Bradberry, “9 Things that Make Good Employees Leave” does an excellent job of highlighting some mistakes managers often make to the detriment of their team and the ...

    Posted at January 12, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on 9 Things That Make Good Employees Leave
  • 8 Interview Clichés to Avoid

    Really like this piece because it is great advice for both an interview and a resumé. Make sure to ask yourself “so what?” related to any information you share. The key is to make an impact. The more specific you can be, the better off you are and the better impression you will make. Good luck and happy hunting! --David Weaver 8 Interview Clichés to Avoid Article from Doostang.com The point of an interview is ...

    Posted at March 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • 4 Ways to Avoid Asking Bad Questions in a Job Interview

    I like this article because it does a great job of summarizing a couple of key interview aspects that are often overlooked – pre interview planning and in interview questions. To me, the most important aspect is the connection that is made between the candidate and the interviewer. Taking the time to do your research in advance of the interview and being prepared to ask insightful questions when you actually have the opportunity to make ...

    Posted at March 6, 2013 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • An Employer Of Choice – These Are The 10 Commandments That Set The Great Apart

    We, as recruiters, spend a ton of time evaluating talent and making sure that the right person gets into the right position at the right time.  Unfortunately, employers often drop the ball once the hire has been made.  This article does a good job of highlighting what many great organizations do to make sure that the talent they are hiring continues to contribute on a long term basis.  Not a be all, end all summary, ...

    Posted at March 20, 2012 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Interview Cheat Sheet

    Interview prep is one of the most overlooked steps in the job search process.  Why?  I do not know. Unfortunately, a candidate that does not adequately prepare will often come up short when it matters most.  This article does a pretty good job of summarizing those things that are most important.  Take a look and if you have questions or need more depth on any or all of the concepts, don’t hesitate to let me ...

    Posted at February 16, 2012 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 0 Comment
  • Words to Avoid and Include in Your resumé

    Came across this article today…..great thoughts related to the information you include within a resumé. Make sure each word you use has meaning and purpose. Flowery, non-quantifiable adjectives are a quick way to elevate the BS meter for those that review your resumé and that is something you certainly don’t want. Don’t be afraid to toot your own horn but make sure you can back it up and make sure those reviewing the resumé have ...

    Posted at September 22, 2011 | By : | Categories : Resume | 0 Comment
  • 7 Assumptions that Stall Your Job Search

    By Alesia Benedict, CPRW, JCTC GetInterviews.com What old assumptions about resumés and job searches are holding you back in your job search? Many job seekers fall into the trap of thinking about resumés in ways that are no longer standard practice. Approaching today's job search with old-style strategies is not going to drive your resumés to the top of the "must-call" list. Take a few minutes to review your resumé and update your approach ...

    Posted at August 26, 2011 | By : | Categories : Resume | 0 Comment
  • Don’t Let Today’s Job Interview Catch You Off Guard!

    By Alesia Benedict, CPRW, JCTC GetInterviews.com Typically interviews occur in phases, often starting with a phone interview, and progressing along to a first and, hopefully, a second interview. However, for many different reasons, not all companies will follow that traditional approach. By preparing yourself for more complex questions about the company and your work experience, as well as for the use of new interviewing approaches and technologies, you will stand out from the competition during ...

    Posted at August 17, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • Your Resumé Shouldn’t Play Games

    Why unconventional resumés drive hiring managers and recruiters nuts. By Lisa Vaas Steve Silberberg is into a lot of things: certified Wilderness First Responder; published in scientific journals; and, according to his database-driven, configurable, searchable online resumé, maintains a collection of over 2,100 air sickness bags. Everybody hates this resumé. Only about five hiring managers over the years have refrained from requesting a standard Word resumé, “even though I wrote an RTF generator that allows ...

    Posted at July 20, 2011 | By : | Categories : Resume | 0 Comment
  • Do You Need More Training?

    If you feel as if you've looked at every job posting on earth and you still can't find one your skills match up with, then it's time to develop some new skills. This may be the perfect opportunity to go back to school, or at least add some challenging night classes. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough we must do. - Goethe   Building career skills: Look internally first. Are ...

    Posted at April 19, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Interview,Resume,Staying Current | 0 Comment
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