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Surveys have shown that, when it comes to jobs and careers, people want more than just a paycheck. This is especially true for Millennials. They want their job to matter, to be meaningful and to make a difference.They want not just pay, but purpose. But forging a career with purpose involves more than just the… Read more »

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When preparing for interviews these days, you need to keep in mind interviews over the telephone because the odds are good you may encounter this type sooner or later. Companies use them for a variety of reasons, the most prominent of which is a quicker way to winnow out candidates who are a poor fit… Read more »

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The top concern for CEOs in 2020 is hiring and retaining the most talented workers, according to a recent study. Hiring issues are now deemed more important than wage increases, cybersecurity and many other business matters. There are several reasons that hiring as acquired such urgency. One is the tight labor market, with an unemployment… Read more »

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You’ve been at it now for several months, your job search, but you haven’t got much to show for it – few interviews and no offers. And you are wondering why. The first thing to keep in mind is that job searches usually take a minimum of five to six months, so don’t get too… Read more »

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For companies that want to attract and retain the best talent, the focus needs to be on growth and development, rather than just money. That’s what career experts are hearing from younger workers. Surveys by employment websites are showing that about two-thirds of Millennials prioritize career growth and leadership opportunities over money when considering a… Read more »

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2019 is fast drawing to a close. As the year ends, it is a good time to take stock of your company, to do a review and assessment of how things are working and to get ready to hit the ground running in the new year. Here are a few things to look at to… Read more »

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The purpose of looking at resumes and interviewing job candidates is to assess their skills and abilities, their competence at doing a particular job. Another purpose is to assess their soft skills and fit with the company. But hiring managers are human, and sometimes they form opinions about job candidates based on impressions and prejudices,… Read more »

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If you are going to a job interview, you naturally want to be as prepared as possible. To do this, you need to take advantage of every information gathering opportunity that you can. One of the best opportunities to collect this information is when you receive the invitation to come for the interview. It may… Read more »

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Everyone knows the importance of networking, but not everyone knows how best to go about it. Here is some advice from career experts on how to make the most of a networking event. Preparation This is important. If you want to do networking at events, you need to first of all consider the people you… Read more »

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An integral part of any job is making decisions. During any work day, people are making many of them, some involving minor issues, others that are much more significant. Because of this, it is important to make decisions effectively. Often, decisions are difficult to make. Sometimes there is a mountain of information to sift through,… Read more »