Six Seconds to Success: Resume Facts You Need to Know

Posted by Ryan on Jan 13, 2017 4:24:03 PM

Six seconds. That is the average amount of time you have to impress a hiring manager and land your dream job.  Those six seconds can either open the door to a new career path or slam the door shut on an opportunity.

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Topics: Career/Interview Tips

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

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

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

Tips for Job Search Success [Webinar Recap]

Posted by Molly on Aug 19, 2016 3:16:43 PM

Tips for Job Search Success is a mash-up of the best ideas we’ve put forth in our past Job Seeker Webinars, and serves as a comprehensive overview of the job search process. This webinar is packed with great content and links to dozens of resources that can help you plan, tweak, or revamp your job search strategy.

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Topics: Career/Interview Tips

Job Search Lessons Learned From Famous Summer Olympic Moments

Posted by Lana on Aug 12, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Olympic athletes spend years preparing for their moment at an Olympic games. Daily practice, nutrition, coaching, support systems, setting goals, perseverance, and mental strength are all needed to experience that magical moment on the podium.

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Topics: Career/Interview Tips, Inspiration

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