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Misleading and Misguided Job Descriptions … or BS?

Tell the truth! Do job descriptions really help you to hire the right candidates? I pose this question, because during my career, I made it a habit to visit with the “hiring manager” to review the job description before beginning

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Interview Completed … now it’s your turn

Let’s approach this situation as if you have sought and obtained an interview for either a job change or a promotion within your present organization. You have carefully detailed your qualifications, experience and objectives. Now, the interviewer asks, “Do you

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Is Your Organization Overlooking A Rich Talent Pool?

The talent pool that I am referencing is the one that is over 55. A number of corporate expatriates took early retirement at this age because many large corporations made them some attractive offers. Imagine this: The children have probably

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Your Online Resume

Here is a SHOCKING fact! If you have posted an online resume, it has been sorted and categorized by a computer algorithm. What does that mean? It means that the computerized systems sort through thousands resumes each day and most

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Interviewing … or being interviewed

Interviewing for a new position, project or opportunity or seeking to add to or replace a team member provides opportunities for many surprises. One of the most frequent surprises is not being sure of what is happening during the interview

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LinkedIn Profile … vs Your Resume

Marcelle Yeager says that many people think résumés and LinkedIn profiles are one and the same, but they are not. She suggests that the basic data in a resume should relate to a specific job or position. There should be

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Hiring or Being Hired … five HUGE mistakes!

Let’s admit right up-front that hiring is tough and being hired is equally as tough. The hiring process is time-consuming and arduous for job candidates and employers. Here are five concerns that should not happen during the hiring process: 1.

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