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Candidate interview questions hiring managers should ask

Candidate interview questions hiring managers should ask

In order to ensure that you are hiring the right candidate, you need to do an excellent job recruiting, vetting candidates and of course, conducting in-depth interviews. In fact, some companies are known for putting their candidates through rigorous interviews with several employees to make sure they are the perfect fit for the position.

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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

One of the biggest painstaking tasks when searching for a job for job seekers is having to submit multiple online applications. What was meant to be an easy process has become so daunting that candidates are burnt out on the redundancy. It’s an insane process. Here’s...

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Survivor’s Guilt

Survivor’s Guilt

Survivor’s Guilt pertains to how an employee may feel after a massive layoff has occurred. With all of the transitioning that has been caused by the pandemic, I wanted to provide a few scenarios and tips of how to help those move forward after colleagues have been left behind.

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Recruiters

Go Ahead: Thank Your Worst, Most Terrible Boss.

Go Ahead: Thank Your Worst, Most Terrible Boss.

No one wants to make mistakes – they can be humiliating, frightening and even paralyzing. How we respond to our mistakes, and the reactions from others can be the difference between “waking up” and learning and “shutting down” and carrying a burden for a long time.

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Are Counter Offers a Good Thing

Are Counter Offers a Good Thing

The road to finding a new career opportunity is often riddled with twists and turns. It is not unusual to enter into conversations with an employer for a new job, only to find out they “moved in a different direction” and left you without substantive feedback on what your candidacy was lacking.

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How to Turn Exits into Entrances

How to Turn Exits into Entrances

I’ve been working in various aspects of the HR field for more than 25 years. During that time, I’ve sourced, recruited, hired, trained, mentored, coached and helped to exit more amazing people than I can count. Over the last several years, my focus has shifted from doing this work inside organizations to helping executives execute on people processes in their own unique firms.

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Employers

13 Great Personal Development Goals for Work

13 Great Personal Development Goals for Work

It can be difficult to think beyond the bounds of your everyday duties on the job, but there is a huge benefit to setting and executing personal development goals with regard to work. The more you invest in yourself as a professional, the greater your chances of advancing your career through your newfound skills or knowledge.

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Diversity Series Part 1: What’s Your Favorite Food?

Diversity Series Part 1: What’s Your Favorite Food?

With everything that has happened over the last few weeks, I thought about the above concept, as colleagues and media outlets contacted me to gain perspective on the diversity conversation. They wanted to know how hiring practices would be affected as we move forward from the ash and rumble of the riots.

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