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Laws ban ‘What’s your salary?’ question in interviews

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 […]

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Facts About and Solutions for the Dreaded Double-Submittal

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 […]

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Internal Controls: Reducing Theft and Fraud

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 […]

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2 Important Resume Boosters to Catch the Eye of the Most Critical Reviewer

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 […]

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Millennials: The Good, The Bad, and The Inevitable

  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 […]

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Is the Traditional Resumé Passe?

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 […]

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Employee Retention with Millennials Calls for Different Motivators

Fifty years ago career building was a very different journey than the one the majority of our workforce experiences today. Presently, Generation Y, also referred to as “millennials”, makes up roughly 45% of the workforce according to a study by PayScale. Though millennials constitute a larger percentage of business overall, they aren’t staying with companies […]

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How To Handle The Doubt-Filled Depths of Employment Gaps

Moore’s Law states that computer processing speed doubles every 18 months, a good indication of how fast technology jobs change too. For a job seeker who has employment gaps of more than two years then the odds increase that their skill set may be outdated. However, the way people work is also changing. More people […]

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Don’t Be The Fruitcake of the Interview This Holiday Season

The holidays are a fantastic time to revitalize your business. As the year comes to a close companies are evaluating their needs and areas for growth, and skilled professionals are considering their future goals for the year ahead. With a surplus of charitable events and parties being hosted during the holiday season, prospective applicants and […]

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The Ripe, Old Age of Great Employees

Since  the economic downturn, most of us know at least one person who lost their job and is hunting for their next position. One of the hardest transitions is for our aged 50+ workforces who are thrown back into interview sweats after being an extended spectator to the game. Newcomers take the field, equipped with […]

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