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Questions to Stand Out at Every Stage of an Interview

Have you ever felt like you prepared tirelessly for an interview, only to not seal the deal in the end? Prepping for an interview can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. After you've done your research, and prepped for answers, the last thing to do is compile a list of smart questions to ask.  This part of the interview is more crucial than you might think.  Asking questions not only demonstrates your interest in the company, it shows you’ve given thought to whether the position will be a good match. Remember, interviews are not a one-way street; they're a mutual exchange of information. There are many different types of questions to ask, and depending on ( . . . . . . . . )

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Hiring Today: The Importance of Transparency & Timing

It's no secret that Millennials, now the largest class of working Americans, are accelerating change in today's workforce. From working conditions to cultural changes, companies looking to attract and retain new talent are evolving their practices for the better. This doesn’t end with company's daily operations, it trickles down to the hiring process. Hiring and retaining top talent continues to be a top challenge for employers so why not take the time to review your current process?  When it comes to job hunting, today's talent is ( . . . . . . . . )

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4 Steps to Finding the Perfect Mentor

No matter what career stage you're in, everyone needs a mentor. Many successful people in business cite finding a mentor as the key factor to their success, but finding the right one can be tricky. The right mentor should be someone you can trust to give you honest feedback, help you refine a skill, or offer you advice to push you outside of your comfort zone. From career advice, to just some daily moti ( . . . . . . . . )

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The 5 Most Common Interview Types (and How to Ace Them!)

You can find plenty of information on how to prepare for the traditional one-on-one job interview, but these days it's not the only way employees are getting to know candidates. Different settings, tactics and new technologies are being used more frequently to help hiring mangers compare candidates. In the end, they all serve the purpose of evaluating your skills, experience and personality to determine if you will be a fit for the position.  Before going on your interview, be sure you know which type will be conducted. All interviews require the same basic elements for success, but each type requires you to prepare slightly differently. Below are 5 common types of job interviews, and how to succeed in them.Read More

Quick Tips to Ace the Interview + A Helpful Cheat Sheet

Preparing for an interview doesn’t have to be an overwhelming process, but to truly show your best self and have a stress-free experience, it's best to do a little bit of prepping. Making a great first impression is important—those who can showcase they have knowledge on the company, the role, and know exactly how to convey they're the perfect fit for the job are the ones rise to the top.  Follow these ti ( . . . . . . . . )

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Starting a New Job? Pay Attention to These 4 Things

Starting out at a new job can be overwhelming – you're in an unfamiliar environment and there's a short window of opportunity to either adapt to the culture or risk slipping through the cracks. Talented people can fail in a new role from several reasons: perhaps the organization failed to explain the cultural rules, or maybe new hires are too focused on the job that they overlook environmental cues. If you want t ( . . . . . . . . )

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An Introverts Guide to Acing the Interview

Anyone seeking employment knows, job searching can be a job in and of itself. And just like a typical job, some aspects are more enjoyable than others. There's the administrative side of researching positions, polishing your resume, and applying. Then there are social activities such as job fairs, networking events, and finally the interview. Extroverts tend to find the administrative tasks draining but shine in front of others. Introverts will likely excel at the administrative side but find themselves fear-struck when it comes to an interview. The reality is, no ma ( . . . . . . . . )

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Why Your Failures Will Lead to Your Success

When you think of the word "failure," what comes to mind? Probably a dark gloomy cloud, something you try to avoid, or perhaps a memory from your past saying, "failure is not an option." The truth is, epic failure happens to most successful people. How can you know where to improve if you n ( . . . . . . . . )

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Behind the Scenes: Recruiter Myths Debunked

If you're searching for a new job and have never used a staffing firm before, you're in for a surprise. The myths you've heard about working with a recruiter couldn't be farther from the truth. Working with a recruiter can be a great benefit in your job hunt and ( . . . . . . . . )

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Why Teamwork Helps You Stand Out in the Workplace

Employers expect their employees to be team players; it’s a requirement for almost every industry. Even if you feel you work better independently, try using teamwork to better yourself and your career. What can working together do for you? Here are four ways teamwork ( . . . . . . . . )

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