4 Ways to Actually Achieve Your Career Goals This Year

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‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions and Goals for the Year. Have you made yours yet? If you haven’t, what are you waiting for? Even if you have, setting goals should be just the start of your process, especially if your goals are career-related. To achieve major career objectives in 2019, take control over… Read more »

What’s an Elevator Pitch and Why Should You Use One?

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Whether you want to make contacts at a networking event or you’re being asked to introduce yourself in a job interview, a good elevator pitch can set you up to achieve your career goals. An elevator pitch is a little speech about yourself as a professional that lasts about as long as an elevator ride,… Read more »

Are You Wasting Your Time With These Old Recruiting Methods?

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Advancements in technology have given job seekers more power than ever in the labor market. Considering this, employers can’t just bury their head in the sand and keep using their same old recruitment methods. They must adapt or risk losing top talent to the competition. Recruiting methods become outdated when they become highly inefficient. For… Read more »

If You Can’t Find Quality Talent, You’re Not Looking in the Right Places

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With the current U.S. unemployment level near record lows, companies are having a harder time than ever sourcing quality talent. To make matters worse, many industries are seeing a higher-than-average turnover rate. The combination of high turnover and a scarcity of talent is putting immense pressure on hiring personnel to locate quality talent. Many hiring… Read more »

How to React When You’re Passed Over for a Promotion

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So, you’ve put in a lot of hard work and played by the rules only to get passed over for a promotion. What now? It’s perfectly normal to feel angry and hurt; however, you don’t want to let bad feelings get the better of you. Don’t lash out at supervisors, your co-workers or the company…. Read more »

Don’t Apply to a Call Center Job Without These Skills

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Almost all large businesses use call centers to provide customer service and sell products or services. These call centers might be on location or halfway around the world These businesses want to keep their call center staffed with superb representatives. For people seeking these jobs, it’s good to understand precisely what employers look for in… Read more »

Resolve to Get Along Better with Your Co-Workers Next Year!

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You most likely spend more time with people at work than with anyone else, including your spouse and your friends. When you have a solid relationship with your coworkers, it makes the workday. If you’re looking to get along better with your coworkers to improve your daily life at work, consider these suggestions. Empathize with… Read more »

How to Convince Hiring Managers That You Are Their Number 1 Choice!

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How to Convince Hiring Managers That You Are Their Number 1 Choice!

When a candidate walks in for an interview, the hiring manager has one big question on their mind: “Why should I hire this person?” As the interviewee, you must explain why you’re a good fit for the position by talking about your skills, experience and ability to fit into the company culture. It also helps… Read more »

How to Work with Parents During Back-to-School Season

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How to Work with Parents During Back-to-School Season

During the summer, parents are busy shuffling their kids to and from activities, shipping them off to summer camp or loading the family into the car and heading to the beach. After Labor Day, the chaos and fun of summer gives way to the stress and structure of school. The stress that students feel during… Read more »

How to Identify a Lie on a Candidate’s Resume

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From intentional omissions to outright falsehoods, there are many ways applicants lie on their resumes. While you shouldn’t be expected to pick out every single lie, you wouldn’t be doing your job if you didn’t at least know some common lies and how to spot them. Here are a few telltale signs you should be… Read more »