How to Address, or Move Past, a Candidate’s Career Gap

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As human resource practitioners and managers, it’s become much more common to receive candidates who have gaps of unemployment on their resumes. This is as a result of the poor economy that most of the nation experienced for several years, and some areas that are still catching up. However, one must not ignore these gaps…. Read more »

5 Traits All Employees Need to Excel in the New Year

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The world of work is changing and it is up to professionals to adapt their behavior and work habits to keep with current and future trend. Consider that, just a couple of years ago no one would ever think of bringing their mobile phones to their office in order to stay connected to their peers…. Read more »

Use These Tactics to Set Yourself Apart from Other Candidates

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As a job seeker, have you ever felt like another cog in the wheel? Like there are hundreds of other job seekers just like you, making it difficult to stand out and get noticed? This is a common concern, especially with so much competition for top jobs. The good news is that you can find… Read more »

Don’t Sabotage Your Relationship With a Recruiter!

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When it comes to working with recruiters, most candidates have a “love hate” relationship. Either you love the support that a recruiter can provide during a focused job search, or you hate the long delays and frustration of allowing someone else to advise you on your career options. However, a professional recruiter can be your… Read more »

Job Searching Doesn’t Have to Be a Chore

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No one said it would be easy finding a new job. It takes plenty of effort and a positive attitude. Some experts advise that the job search should be treated like a nine-to-five job, with a regular schedule of certain tasks to be completed each day. This is the most productive ways to find work…. Read more »

Two Great Candidates? How Do You Decide Which One to Hire!?

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Nearly every hiring manager has faced the conundrum of trying to decide between two great candidates for one job. It can be heartbreaking. Yet, time is precious, so one of the candidates needs to move forward while the other is rejected. How can a recruiter make the right decision? If you are faced with this… Read more »

Is Your Workforce Committed? (Can You Tell?)

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When you walk around your workplace, you probably see a lot of happy hardworking people, right? Wrong. A recent story published by CBS network revealed a state worker who had published over 5,000 comments to a newspaper over the span of a year. This averaged out to 25 posts written per day by this particular… Read more »

5 Interviews Questions to NEVER Ask!

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Preparing for a job interview can help you impress the interviewer and increase your chances of being brought back for a second round – or even offered the job. It is important that you know the difference between what is ok to ask an interviewer and what questions you should never ask. We will present… Read more »

Phrases You Need to Leave Off Your Resume

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Does your resume need some spring cleaning? Do you need to write a brand-new resume? Have you never written a resume? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then this post will help you revamp or create your resume – while avoiding words and phrases that should never be included. Read on to… Read more »

What Light Industrial Workers Expect from Employers

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Light industrial workers have certain expectations in terms of compensation and benefits. This is a job that requires a lot of skill and training, so workers will want to be fairly compensated for their efforts. Sometimes, employers miss the mark, which results in poor recruitment and retention results. Here, we will discuss what it is light industrial… Read more »