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New Year’s Resolution: Find a New Boss
If you’re miserable in your current job, chances are you’re already looking for something new. But what if you’re not
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Finding Fit: How to Go Beyond Skillset
Assessing soft skills might be the toughest part for a hiring manager to master. But the reality is that making
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Online Resumes: 6 Tips and Tricks
The standard mistakes that cost you a chance at a job have been written so often I can just remind
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Hiring for Productivity
An article by the Harvard Business Review smartly argues that hiring well is important for your organization, since losing the
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Video Interviews: 5 Tips for Candidates
I’ve posted before on how to prepare for your next phone interview. Just as with in-person interviews, a well-prepared candidate
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10 Inexpensive Perks to Offer Candidates
When hiring managers and human resources call me to find them candidates for a job opening, we talk about the
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Secrets to Jacksonville job searches
I’ve been recruiting and staffing for a long time. And I’ve compiled several tips for  finding work in marketing, public
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Online portfolios: how and where?
Online portfolios are all but mandatory for creative professionals in marketing, public relations, and advertising. To get work, you have
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Interview Checklist
Checklist for your next interview: Have you researched the company? Thoroughly? Do you know where you’re going so you can
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Answering salary questions
How do you answer salary questions? Many candidates panic when they hear a recruiter ask what their current salary is.
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Interviews as presentations
I speak frequently to local business groups about recruiting and staffing issues. And in preparing for my most recent talk,
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Job-seeking apps
Many of our job-seeking affiliates do their job hunting via smartphone, so I polled them to offer a list of
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Translating recruiter-speak
Mashable picked up a post by a medical recruiting firm about the communication challenges faced by recruiters and job seekers.
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5 signs you should quit your job
Is it time to quit your job? Many of us reevaluate our jobs and decide to change roles or employers
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Micromanaging the hiring process
A FastCompany interview with CEO Ted Karkus of ProPhase Labs highlights his conscious decision to be involved in every aspect
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The Death of Resumes
I’ve heard rumblings in the tech community about how psychographic information will replace resumes. Companies, some argue, want to include
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Never Hire These 7 Candidate Types
My clients are usually experienced hiring managers. They know what skills they need from a candidate and believe they can
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Learning from the Hiring Process at Google
The trends in marketing, advertising, and public relations often set the tone for other industries. But increasingly, we’re mirroring what
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Old Resume Advice to Avoid
Rethink Old Resume Advice There are several posts on this site about how your resume should look and what you
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Hiring Trends: Millennial Edition
In Monster.com’s annual post about trends in hiring, they point out what we’ve seen coming for literally decades: as Baby
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