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When you attend a job interview, that interview process shouldn’t be the end of your communication with the hiring manager. In fact, what you do next could have a major impact on whether you actually get hired. That’s because you need to send appropriate follow-up emails after a job interview. Five emails you may need… Read more »

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When you’re hiring someone for your organization, you will likely come across candidates currently working but pursuing other opportunities. Chances are good you’ll also encounter candidates who are unemployed. While some employers are reluctant to hire candidates who aren’t working – especially if they have been out of the workforce for a while – there… Read more »

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Whether you’re looking for a promotion or simply hope to ensure you’ll keep your job over the long term, it helps to be seen as a valuable employee. When your manager and the company really appreciate you, your career can advance at a rapid pace and you can do more of the things you’re good… Read more »

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When you go to a job interview, it’s important to prepare in advance. One way to prepare involves getting ready to answer some common interview questions – especially if those questions may be tricky. Some of the questions you should be ready for include: Can you tell me a little about yourself? The answer to… Read more »

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When you are interviewing a candidate for a job at your company, obviously you want to find out as much as possible about the candidate. However, doing so can be tricky because there are certain questions you don’t want to ask lest you create a negative impression with the candidate – or worse, put your… Read more »

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Using keywords in your resume can help employers find you online and make it easy for hiring managers to quickly scan your info to see if you’re a good fit. Of course, you do not want your resume to just be full of a bunch of jargon, so it is important you don’t overload it… Read more »

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It’s imperative your hiring process helps you find top talent and bring skilled candidates on board. Unfortunately, problems in this process could do long-term damage to your company that makes it impossible for you to continue to grow and thrive. Some of the key ways that a bad hiring process can hurt your business include:… Read more »

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When you go to an interview, it is not just an opportunity for the interviewer to get to know you. It’s also a chance for you to get to know the organization you are interviewing with. Asking questions at an interview is important to make certain the job is a good fit for you and… Read more »

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When you’re applying for a job, you and many other candidates may have similar technical skills and industry experience. This is because job ads outline basic qualifications every applicant should have, so it’s natural you’d be competing with people of similar backgrounds. The key in these situations is to take steps to ensure you stand… Read more »

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A job interview provides you with a great chance to make a positive impression on a potential employer — but it could also jeopardize your chances at being hired if you say the wrong thing. While it can be hard to know what you should and shouldn’t talk about during a job interview, here are… Read more »