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Working with a Recruiter 101: Your First Interview

Turning to a recruiting agency to find a job is nothing to frown at, which is why millions of people searching for work do so each year. It can be scary to work with a recruiting firm to find a job, especially if you have never done so in the past. If you have chosen… Read More »

Hiring for a Position, or Hiring for Potential?

When jobs open up at companies, department managers and human resource personnel have very difficult decisions to make. When hundreds, sometimes thousands, of applications get submitted, these professionals have to carefully sift through them to find candidates who fit the mold of the company. They also have a major decision to make; should they hire… Read More »

Working with a Recruiter 101: The Cost of a Staffing Company

As a job seeker, working with a staffing company does not have to be the last resort. It should be the first thing you do when leaving school or being laid off from a job. You can even work with a staffing company while employed and looking for a job that is further up the… Read More »

Are You Protected? Four Must-Have Workplace Policies

Working in a human resources department can be very challenging, even in the smallest of companies. In order to protect the company and the HR department, we are going to discuss four must-have workplace policies in effect. These policies should deal with social media, data protection, confidentiality, and wages.   Social Media Regulations Every company… Read More »

Following Up After an Interview: The Dos and Don’ts

Job seekers are eager to receive an interview, especially when out of work for quite some time or trying to acquire a first job out of school. Just because a job seeker is excited about an interview, it does not mean that he or she should do anything out of the ordinary when following up… Read More »

Maintaining a Professional Online Presence

One of the most important things a job candidate needs to know and understand is the need for maintaining a professional online presence. Candidates should follow the tips outlined in this article if they want to keep their presence on the internet as professional as possible.   Social Media Actually Helps Even though social media… Read More »

Four Traits of Top Employers: What Candidates Want

We all know what employers are looking for in candidates when trying to fill open positions. Do we really know what some of the top employers out there are offering candidates? What do candidates want from employers? We provide four traits of employers that candidates are looking for when applying for open jobs.   An… Read More »

Turning Contract Assignments into Permanent Positions

As someone who is looking for a new job, you might want to consider taking on temporary jobs to keep the money flowing into your bank account. Not all temporary jobs will turn into full-time positions, but the possibility of this occurring can become greater if you follow the tips outlined in this post.  … Read More »

The Staggering Cost of a Bad Hire

What many companies don’t realize is that a bad hire can cost more than just money. A bad hire can cost a company an estimated $25,000, with some companies claiming that it can cost closer to $50,000. Outside of just money, 69 percent of employers told CareerBuilder in a survey that bad hires even lowered… Read More »

Five Interview Questions You Should Prepare For

Preparing for an interview can be stressful, especially if it is for your dream job. Having nerves while in an interview is normal, but make sure your nerves do not get the best of you. Being too nervous will show in your demeanor and maybe even in your answers. The only way to beat this… Read More »