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When reviewing resumes for an open position at your company, there’s a good chance you’ll find submissions from candidates who are clearly overqualified for the job. It’s natural to question this, as most people want to move up the ladder, instead of climbing back down. However, this type of job seeker can be the best… Read more »

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If you enjoy working with people and helping a company thrive, human resources might be an ideal career path for you. This line of work offers the chance to be an integral part of the team and really make a difference. One of the few roles needed at every company, working in HR means your… Read more »

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Hiring decisions have a huge and lasting impact on your team, so they need to be taken seriously. Careful checks and balances must be put in place to do everything in your power to avoid a bad hire. With that said, some common red flags shouldn’t be taken at face value. Perfectly talented, lovely candidates… Read more »

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You have big plans for your career, so you weren’t expecting a major wrench to be thrown in your path. Whether you were passed up for a promotion, fired, laid off or experienced any other type of professional hindrance, you’re probably feeling frustrated and disappointed. It’s tough when things don’t go your way, especially if… Read more »

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Your resume is your ticket to a job interview, so if it doesn’t impress, you won’t proceed to the next step. If you’ve been applying for jobs, but hearing crickets, there’s a chance it’s either too short or too long. There’s no set standard length for a resume, but a common misconception has led job… Read more »

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Employers typically receive dozens, or even hundreds, of applications for every opportunity posted, so you have to make sure yours stands out from the crowd. Essentially your ticket to the job interview, your resume is the first impression you’ll make on a potential employer. Many candidates mistakenly consider their resume a mere formality, when in… Read more »

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When you think about it, finding a job the traditional way is a major gamble. After meeting with the hiring manager a few times — or maybe just once — you’ll accept a position that will change your career trajectory. Sometimes this is a great thing, other times it’s not. Temporary work offers the best… Read more »

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Chances are, everyone at your company has been late to work at least a few times — even you. Things like unexpected traffic jams, forgetting to set an alarm and waking up to a sick kid are part of life. As an understanding employer, you know even the most punctual people have off days now… Read more »

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When your employees report to work each day, you want them to end their shift in the same healthy condition they started in. Unfortunately accidents sometimes happen, so you have to know what to do if someone gets hurt. Do everything in your power to make the process as painless as possible for the person,… Read more »

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Working as a telemarketer is a great way to gain useful sales experience, but sometimes the job gets a bad rap. If you’re interested in this line of work, but hesitant to pursue it due to the plethora of misconceptions out there, you’ve come to the right place. It’s time to set the record straight… Read more »