Don't Follow Your Passion!

Posted by Guest Post on Dec 23, 2016 9:25:04 AM

Today’s  post is a guest post by Mike McKerns, SPHR, HR Insights Editor-in-Chief. This piece originally appeared in Advanced Resources HR Insights Magazine.

About thirty years ago, the writer and mythologist Joseph Campbell famously urged, “Follow your bliss.” Campbell was talking about an approach to living in general, but in the ensuing three decades that three-word phrase has been reinterpreted—and even misinterpreted—by people applying it specifically to careers.

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Topics: Human Resources, Career/Interview Tips, Inspiration

4 Must-Have Gifts For Your Job Search

Posted by Ryan on Dec 2, 2016 3:12:47 PM

Set Yourself Up For Success in the New Year

Originally posted Dec 18, 2015.

It’s the holiday season! The eggnog is flowing and White Elephant gift exchanges are well underway. New Year’s resolutions are still a couple weeks away and probably a month or two from being broken!

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Topics: Career/Interview Tips

Organizational Agility [The New Way to Manage Change]

Posted by Lana on Nov 15, 2016 5:02:21 PM

“Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.”  - Tom Peters

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Topics: Human Resources, Events, Thought Leadership

In Business, The Only Constant Is Change

Posted by Guest Post on Oct 28, 2016 12:40:22 PM

Today’s  post is a guest post by Mike McKerns, SPHR, HR Insights Editor-in-Chief.

Think about all of the aspects of your business that have changed over the past 20 years. Perhaps you’ve been in this field long enough to remember having to call the local newspaper to post a “help wanted” classified ad for you when you had an open position. Or maybe you remember when your sales team’s primary method of generating leads was the good-old-fashioned “cold call”!

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Thought Leadership

7 Tech and IT Interview Questions: Help Desk Administrator

Posted by Molly on Oct 21, 2016 3:52:41 PM

Welcome to this edition of “7 Tech and IT Interview Questions.” If you work in information technology or are trying to find the right talent, you already know the tech landscape is vast and the skills needed for a business analyst are very different from those needed by a network architect. This series presents seven interview questions specific to one position or functional area in IT. In this post: Help Desk Administrator.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Technology, Career/Interview Tips

HR Insights Magazine: Think Like an Investor at HR Budget Time

Posted by Rich Diaz, President on Oct 7, 2016 1:59:11 PM

“Great vision without great people is irrelevant.”  —Jim Collins

Every issue of Advanced Resources’ HR Insights contains news and observations that HR departments and hiring managers need to make the best staffing decisions for their organizations. Success comes down to people: without the right people in the right places, no company can achieve long-term success. In this edition, industry experts share their suggestions for finding—and retaining—the best employees.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Human Resources

7 Tech and IT Interview Questions: Business Analyst

Posted by Ryan on Sep 23, 2016 1:20:32 PM

Welcome to this edition of “7 Tech and IT Interview Questions.” If you work in information technology or are trying to find the right talent, you already know the tech landscape is vast and the skills needed for a business analyst are very different from those needed by a network architect.  In this series we’ll present seven interview questions specific to one position or functional area.  In this post: Business Analyst.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Technology, Career/Interview Tips