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Job Interview Practice before meeting with CEO of Christmas

job interview practice

These two didn’t get any interview practice for their meeting with the CEO of Christmas

Missed opportunity for job interview practice

There’s no better time to start job interview practice than the holidays. I have close friends with little monsters and I see a wasted opportunity for career development. Watching them go through another holiday season forces me to question the future of corporate America.

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Probation Failure – New Hires Struggle Despite Great Qualifications

When new hires fail their probation period, it is usually not the candidates fault. As an HR exec, I believe that it is often the company’s fault. Why new hires fail and how to ensure their success.

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When you should decline the perfect candidate

 

Perfect candidate

Advocating for your perfect candidate against your boss’s advice is a Career Limiting Move

When hiring the perfect candidate is career suicide

I have heard the words, “perfect candidate” several times in the past few weeks. Colleagues (outside of the company I work with) feel they have found the perfect candidate.

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Job offer review, the hidden numbers behind a job offer

job offer review

The salary is just the tip of the iceberg. Ask the right questions and you can avoid surprises.

Job offer review, the hidden numbers

Do you know what job offer review questions to ask when contemplating a new position? I give a lot of job offers in my line of work and it surprises me how often a candidate will take a job without asking for a job offer review.

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Modern resume format for a Covid job search

Modern resume format

Are you aware of the tools and formats in a modern job search

Interviews are being landed amid COVID with a Modern Resume Format

I am riding shotgun with two folks right now on their post-COVID job search. The first thing we did was update their resume format. One is changing careers after being in the service industry for 15 plus years.

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The initial resume sniff test, why your resume is being declined

Resume sniff test

Is your resume failing the resume sniff test?

Top 5 reasons your resume doesn’t pass the first sniff test

Have you turned in your resume and not heard back from the hiring company? Yes, unemployment numbers are high, but we know that recruiters and hiring managers have a resume sniff test. Resumes will immediately be passed over for a few specific reasons.

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