You’ve got less than 10 seconds…

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We’ve all heard that an applicant’s resume is only viewed for 6-10 seconds before they’re either contacted or their resume is “round filed.” That’s not a long time. Quite frankly, employers don’t have much more time than that. Any single job ad attracts hundreds to thousands of applications and employers often have several jobs advertised […]

5 Ways to Spot a Toxic Culture

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In today’s social media driven, global community, the inner workings of any organization are front and center for all to see. Anyone can visit websites like Glassdoor or LinkedIn to get informed on anything from salary info and the hiring process to worker grievances and company culture. A great culture yields engaged employees, higher productivity […]

How Social Media Changed Pre-employment Checks

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Growing up, my mother always spoke about the importance of being on my best behavior and carrying myself well in public. She’d often say things like, “you never know who’s watching you.” This is something that stuck with me. It drilled in me the importance of a positive public presentation. It taught me about reputation […]

So… Tell me about yourself?

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“Tell me about yourself,” is undoubtedly one of the most commonly asked interview questions. Its right up there with “Walk me through your resume,” and “Talk to me a little bit about your experience or background.” They all seem so simple and yet strike fear in the hearts of so many simply because there is […]

Why Employee Appreciation Day is good for business

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It’s March 4th – Happy Employee Appreciation Day! Many don’t even know this day exists and if they do, they allow it to pass as if it is one of those cute holidays like National Chocolate Cake Day, however ignoring this day could be bad for business. How could this one day, if not acknowledged […]