Resignations – When & How

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So you’ve landed the new job. The offer and benefits are good, company is great, and it’s a solid move for your career. When are resignations best delivered? And how should you go about doing it? Background Checks Background checks are getting more and more stringent. With prior employer and date verifications, education checks, reference… Read more »

Control the Information Coming Out of Your Company

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In business, your image is everything — especially when you’re trying to attract top talent. The best candidates have their choice of companies, so you need to do everything in your power to show them that your organization is a great place to work. Before deciding whether or not to apply for a job at… Read more »

Multitasking Hurts More Than it Helps

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Multitasking has been long believed to represent the ultimate in productivity. After all, isn’t it better to do three things at once, instead of one? If you answered “yes” to this question, you’ll be shocked to hear that this practice is actually the opposite of productive. Stanford University researchers conducted a study on multitasking and… Read more »

Why Do I Need to Disclose My Salary?

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Money isn’t everything, but it certainly makes a difference. If you’re like many people, the promise of a pay increase is probably one of the things that excites you most about getting a new job. Unfortunately, in most cases the sizeable salary bump you’re hoping for isn’t typically a reality.  I have the not-so-fun job of… Read more »

Can a Recruiter Be Taught or Is It a Natural Talent?

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At its foundation, recruiting is very similar to the sales world, as staffing specialists are tasked with selling their services to both employers and job seekers. The most successful professionals in each field share many common skills, such as being a good listener, patient, an excellent communicator, extremely detail-oriented and an effective motivator. Many people… Read more »