Do you want the best possible chance of getting “the job”? Let’s start with a truthful resume. And in particular, let’s start with your Education. Past candidates have lost out on interviews and even job offers after it was discovered that they falsified their Education on their resumes. All candidates eventually go through a background […]Read more.
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Source: Laws ban ‘What’s your salary?’ question in interviews It’s that job interview question you’d love to dodge: What’s your current, or most recent, salary? A low figure could limit your starting pay. A high number might make you seem expensive. Now, several states and cities are banning the question as part of efforts to […]Read more.
You’re getting dozens of recruiter calls, and they all want you. You’re happy. They’re happy. Your resume is in front of multiple clients for multiple jobs. Then you get another call from the recruiter that goes like this…. “Sorry X, the hiring manager rejected your resume because you were already submitted to them by another […]Read more.
Fraud and Trust The thought of employee theft and fraud within a company can be daunting and stressful- especially within a small business full of trusted and hard-working employees. It can be difficult to walk the line between making your employees feel trusted and ensuring that your business is being run honestly and without unnecessary […]Read more.
Applying for work is not like it used to be. What was once a face-to-face request for employment is now an automated system filled with hundreds, even thousands, of resumes per position. A simple Google search will bring up an endless string of resume tips and tricks, each designed to make your resume or cover […]Read more.
The millennial generation is fast approaching the top of the list for the American workforce over Generation X and Baby Boomers. Like it or not, millennials and their nuances will shift the global workforce as we know it with their new ideas and an overall lack of interest in traditional corporate structures. At the […]Read more.
In a world where technology seems to be dominating over traditional elements of our lives, such as the way we get our news and how we read our favorite books, it seems as though paper resumes will eventually disappear too. With the individual’s digital footprint on sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook, and all types […]Read more.
Source: Steve Blank “That he which hath no stomach to this fight, let him depart…We few, we happy few, we band of brothers.” William Shakespeare, Henry V There’s been a lot written about the individual characteristics of what makes a great founder, but a lot less about what makes a great founding team and how […]Read more.
Source: Gary Swart Last week, I wrote about how personal characteristics were the biggest predictor of whether a potential hire would succeed, even over skills and knowledge. Many of you commented and rightly asked, “how do you evaluate that?” While they’re critical to making the right hiring decisions, personal characteristics require much more effort to evaluate. Simply […]Read more.