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Networking Like A Top Executive

Many professionals have experienced layoffs, downsizing or some form of job elimination in the last 8 years or so. Establishing a networking circle, sign on to social media and other professional networking boards is a great start. In looking at how top executives seamlessly go from job opportunity to job opportunity requires a closer look. More… Read more »

Retained vs. Contingency Based Recruiting

Companies have several choices when it comes to selecting the right type of recruiting company. Should you go with a retained or contingency based company. We will provide our thoughts on both services. So how do you as an employer decide which type of firm is right for your needs (?) Retained Recruiting Retainer based… Read more »

Resume Writing Tips

Having a great resume is the first step to landing that ideal job. Resume writing can be the most stressful part of the job search. But it is also the most effective way to share your experience and qualificatons. The purpose of your resume is to create enough interest that the employer will want to… Read more »

Out Of Work Longer Than Six Months? (How To Address It)

Out of work for longer than six months can be a problem for professionals. The findings of the latest unemployment report makes it difficult for job seekers to explain why they are still unemployed. With the unemployment rate at 4.6% job seekers are now faced with a shrinking job market. Being unemployed for longer than… Read more »

It Is Never Too Late To Improve Customer Service

The image of many companies today starts at the front desk or on the telephone. This is the first exposure your client or customers have of your company. Many will agree on the importance of customer service as this continues to be an area that is often neglected by employers. Is It Too Late To… Read more »

Making Good Business Decisions

Growing and sustaining sales is the goal of every business owner. There is nothing more gratifying than for an owner to experience success. One of the most challenging parts of business ownership is the pricing of your products or services. Determining your price should not be a guessing game; but rather an educated, well researched… Read more »

Why Don’t Companies Provide Feedback To Me After My Interview?

Why don’t companies provide feedback to me after my interview? This is a question job seekers often ask? What immediately comes to mind is the thought of poor business etiquette or poor soft skills on the part of the interviewer. As a job candidate you have made it to the face to face interview phase of… Read more »

Contract Employees: A New Employee Model Has Emerged

Contract Employees have emerged  as the new employee model for employers. Looking at labor statistics there are between 5 million and 40 million people in this country who are choosing flexible hours of employment. We call these employees Contractors, Temps or Contingent Workers. Whatever you choose to call them employers are viewing these professionals as… Read more »

College Grads Find Success In Using Social Media To Find Jobs

College Grads find success in using social media to find jobs. Nearly 38% of college students plan to seek employment using LinkedIn, up from 5% last year. Slightly more than 15% plan to use Facebook, up from 7%. No longer do students just wait for visiting campus recruiters to learn about job possibilities. Companies need… Read more »

Behavioral Interview Tips

Behavioral interview tips are needed to be effective. Behavioral Interviews are a key component of the interview process for many companies. This interview is usually conducted by HR Professionals and sometimes a Hiring Manager. Behavioral interviews are designed to ask the candidate questions where the response should be how they handled or would handle a circumstance… Read more »