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by Sharlyn Louby from HR Insights Coworkers play a huge role in the employee experience. For example, a growing number of organizations include peers in the hiring process so that candidates can meet some of the people who may be their future colleagues. Many companies have incorporated new-hire “buddy” programs into the welcoming and socialization… Read more »

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In this frenzied, digital era current job seekers are exposed on their social media pages.  Whether your social site of choice is Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, LinkedIn, or another, anything you post online is conceivably going to be seen by hiring managers or HR directors at the companies you are applying to work for. Social media… Read more »

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Building trust during the interview process is critical. Trust is a huge component needed in valued employees. How, though, do you convey that you are trustworthy? Here are some body language tips for your next interview. • To begin the interview, a firm handshake is in order. A loose handshake comes off as timid, or… Read more »

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With low unemployment rates, hiring can be a battle!  To circumvent the possibility of making poor hiring choices based only on passing filters through  qualifications, it is important to look for quality employees, and not to lose a possible perfect organizational fit due to an outdated hiring filter. Employers can make a tough situation worse… Read more »

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Have you applied for a job that you feel under-qualified for?  What happens when you land an interview?  If you find yourself in this situation, there are simple steps you can take to sell yourself for a position you may lack some credentials for.  Here is how: Research the job and company Analyzing the job… Read more »

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If you are selected for an interview, preparation is key. Note that you may go to several interviews for the same job. For example, your first interview may be with a staffing agency and your second interview with its client. Confirm the appointment. Do this one day before your interview. Know the location of the… Read more »

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Are you ready to wow hiring managers during your next job interview? If you aren’t sure, you better keep reading. Here are some excellent interview tips: Have an outstanding resume. Impressive qualifications are a must on any resume, but a list of key accomplishments may not be enough. Your resume appearance is important, as well… Read more »

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One of the best ways to increase your company’s bottom line is by ensuring your customers are well taken care of. The best way to do that is to maximize the talent in your employees. People don’t do business with companies; they do business with the people at the company. By maximizing your employees’ talent,… Read more »