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14 Tips For Working From Home
If you do it right, working from home can be a positive and rewarding experience for you, your family, and your employer. Follow these tips to get the most out of working from home: 1. Understand Your Employer’s Expectations Will your job requirements and duties be the same at home as in an office environment? How much support will you receive as a home office worker? Some companies have v... Read the full article
5 Hiring Process Myths You Need To Know
We’ve all heard hiring process myths, but how do you know what’s bologna and what’s fact? Let me dispel a few myths job seekers should be aware of. Hiring Process Myths Here are five myths you should know about: Myth #1: All Job Openings Are Posted On Job Boards This is definitely not true! In fact, a lot of hiring managers and recruiters are hesitant to post an opening on a job board ... Read the full article
The #1 Secret To Getting An Employer’s Attention
Employers are inundated with quality candidates these days, whether through online job postings, submissions through their corporate websites, or unsolicited contacts from prospective employees. So, what’s the best way to cut through the clutter and grab a company’s attention? Their employee referral program. According to a recent New York Times article “big companies are increasingly usi... Read the full article
Is It Ever OK To ‘Diss’ A Former Employer?
    One of the most-asked questions we get is, “What should I say about my former employer?” It can be difficult to rein in your emotions if you left your former employer on bad terms. Or even if your old boss left your former company on bad terms. But is it ever OK to ‘diss’ a former employer? Absolutely not. Related: How To Interview A Potential Employer R... Read the full article
How Hiring Managers Make Decisions
Every day, millions of job seekers find themselves struggling to understand one big question: What does it take to actually get a job offer? Interviews come and go but no job offers. What gives? The whole job search process has changed up so much in the past few years but at the end of the day, there is one thing that has not changed at all – you can only get a job offer as a result of your p... Read the full article
10 Things Recruiters Won’t Tell You (But I Will!)
Recruiters have one job: find the right person for the position           Recruiters have one job: Find the right person for the position.   Their performance is evaluated on how efficiently and effectively they match top talent to job requirements.   Ironically, in the current economy, recruiters are finding their jobs harder than ever. I... Read the full article
Would I Hire Me If I Were You?
  As an HR professional, I cannot tell you how many resumes I have received from candidates that were so unqualified, so out of reach, so uninteresting to me as a hiring managerthat I had to look twice to see if I was putting them in the right pile for the right job.   Introspection is a critical part of your job search. Before you send your resume to every opening you... Read the full article
10 Lies You Must Tell Recruiters
    Lies are not an uncommon route for a job interview but for some people, it is a necessity! It becomes essential because too many candidates simply shoot themselves in the foot with very blunt mistakes.Like telling the interviewer your real emotion about your previous boss when what he really cares about is your future relationship with him. Nobody here is telling you to get a f... Read the full article