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Get Clear On Your Long-Term Career Vision with 9 Tips

Get Clear On Your Long-Term Career Vision with 9 Tips

What is one tip to define your purpose and get clear on a long-term career vision?  To help you define your purpose and get clear on your long-term career vision, we asked business professionals and leaders this question for their insights. From establishing...

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“Tell me about yourself.”

“Tell me about yourself.”

The most standard of interview questions, “tell me about yourself.” The more often than not answer that trip so many people up. You either are making a great first impression or the hiring manager is wondering how quickly can the interview be finished.  Do you answer...

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Recruiters

8 Cost-Effective Recruiting Strategies for Small Business

8 Cost-Effective Recruiting Strategies for Small Business

In light of the current pandemic, many small businesses are adjusting their budgets weekly. They can cut out frivolities, but companies are looking for creative ways to stretch their money. Eight business leaders explain how their business is executing a cost-effective recruiting strategy.

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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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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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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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12 Tips for Combating Cognitive Overload at Work

12 Tips for Combating Cognitive Overload at Work

Sometimes, there is simply too much information to process at once. Whether it be customer data, inventory, revenue or even keeping up with the constantly changing economy, handling everything is a feat for business owners and employees alike.

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In Living Color

In Living Color

Being that we live in “real time,” social media and virtual interviewing has sped up the process of interacting with potential hiring managers like never before. It’s perplexing why candidates opt to use outdated photos of themselves on LinkedIn and other sites that require an image.

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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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