Archive | April, 2013

Does Creativity Have A Place In Job Descriptions?

When your day is filled with a countless number of deadlines that require completion, the last thing on your mind is writing job descriptions, much less job descriptions that entail eye-catching creative material.  For the most part, job descriptions are generic and relatively cookie-cutter; seeing any form of creativity is a rarity.  Many people assume […]

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Does Your Organization Truly Value Its Employees?

If you’re one of those individuals who can wake up in the morning and truly LOVE your job, not because of the money, but because of the loyalty and happiness your company provides, then you’re truly blessed.  In today’s world especially, most would assume that if you’re employed then you might just be “sticking it […]

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How Is Your Body Language Being Perceived By Interviewers?

We convey messages through a variety of different ways other than speaking.  Our body language is a unique form of communication that some may think is trivial, but oddly enough, can be a very powerful form of communication. Research has revealed that body language can describe more about an individual than their words spoken. The […]

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Are Employers Checking The References You Provided?

Is it likely for a job seeker to recover after providing a potential employer with a faulty reference?  Most likely not—which confirms that employers are not only looking for references on applications, but contacting them as well. References are incredibly important and make a potential employer aware of what to expect when hiring you—in terms of your […]

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Successfully Selling Staffing Services; Is It As Easy As It Sounds?

Rejection is a reality that individuals in the field of sales encounter throughout their careers, but those who survive tactfully learn how to avoid it.  If sales is a career you wish to pursue, then obtaining “thick skin” is a necessary requirement.  Sales can be very arduous, competitive, and demanding, but if you’re successful it […]

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Forget Technical Skills, Employers Are Searching for Soft Skills

Employers spend an enormous amount of time sifting through resumes searching for something specific, but unfortunately you rarely find “exceptional soft skills” displayed on a resume.  Employers are not only validating that your technical skills are up to par, but they’re also on the lookout for soft skills–professional demeanor, punctuality and even something  some would […]

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