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  • Two Way Street

    In last month's newsletter, we discussed the differences between “active” and “passive” candidates and how their motivations and attitudes vary.  As you will recall, active candidates are coming to you in search of a new position.  Passive candidates, on the other hand, are not actively looking but are willing to consider a new opportunity if there is a compelling reason to do so. The differences between these two candidates necessitate different interview styles.  Obviously with ...

    Posted at March 21, 2016 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | Comments Off on Two Way Street
  • 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
  • It’s not about me, it’s about you…the 20 questions you need to ask in a job interview

    One of the most important, but often overlooked parts of the interview process are the questions a candidate should be prepared to ask a potential employer. In this article, Marc Cenedella does a great job of highlighting some key questions you should considering asking when moving through the interview process. Not all of them will fit in every situation, but they are a good starting point. The key is to show your potential employer that ...

    Posted at December 7, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Interview,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • When is the best time to start looking for a new job?

    Love this article. I think Luke is right on here. It never hurts to keep your eyes and options open. If nothing else, you have the opportunity to build another connection, dialogue on current issues facing your industry and potentially get inside the walls of your competition from a product and a business plan perspective. I do a lot of work in the employee benefit arena and making these types of connections early is parallel ...

    Posted at October 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News,Job Search | 0 Comment
  • 8 Most Common Interview Questions – With 8 Best Answers

    The following is a nice article that highlights some of the questions you might be asked through the interview process. The questions are rather generic but I like that because they are often asked in a variety of ways and the generality used here should help spur thoughts about other ways they might come up. Just make sure to practice your responses to each. You get one shot…nailing the answers to these questions could really ...

    Posted at October 6, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview | 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
  • What Does Your Online Reputation Say About You

    What does your online reputation say about you? Have you “Googled®” yourself lately? Perhaps there was a time you did a search for someone that you were or have been close to.  Were you shocked at some of the information you turned up? The internet is an amazing source of information, but the internet also doesn’t forget much.  It’s like that saying, “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” unless it was put on Facebook®, Twitter®, YouTube®, etc.  Nothing at all ...

    Posted at July 30, 2011 | By : | Categories : Career 1 Source News | 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
  • We can’t all be Robin Williams

    Robin Williams turns 60 on Thursday and I nearly died laughing watching the five minutes of his segment on "Inside the Actor's Studio" — all before James Lipton got a chance to ask his first question: Click below to watch the segment: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evq8wnvTC3M&feature=player_detailpage#t=96sfirst I've written before about the importance of smiling on the phone, or psyching yourself up before an interview, or getting a mirror so you have someone to smile back at you ...

    Posted at July 19, 2011 | By : | Categories : Interview | 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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