Tell Me About You- How to Deal with the Hardest Question in an Interview

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One of the most commonly asked questions at a job interview is the dreaded, “tell me about yourself” question. It seems harmless enough until you start to read into it. What does the interviewer really want you to say to answer it? The fact is, interviewers will use virtually every part of what you say […]

10 Best Interview Questions to Ask

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Hiring managers face many challenges when interviewing candidates. From finding the right skills and qualifications to actually do the necessary tasks to discovering a talent that will also be a good fit within the company “culture.” With so many businesses struggling today, there is more pressure than ever to find the right person for the […]

Focus Your Resume on Results, Not Daily Tasks

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With so many people in the job market today, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to stand out when creating a resume. However, there is something you can do that will make a world of difference in how your resume is received and viewed by potential employers. It’s something that’s quite simple to do as well as […]

Job Hunting While Employed – Cover Your Tracks

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The job market is tough out there. Even as small signs of recovery are appearing on distant horizons, companies are still reluctant to raise salaries, reduce hours, or hire new employees.  This leaves a lot of people in the market for new jobs but unwilling to put their existing jobs at risk in the process. […]

How Can We Improve?

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Despite high unemployment, many companies are finding it increasingly difficult to hire and retain the best and brightest skilled employees for their organizations. Today, I would like to ask for your help in evaluating how our company can better address these challenges in the future. We have asked Haley Marketing Group, a consulting services agency […]

Six Job Skills to Recruit for in New Hires

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The old ways of scanning resumes in search of the perfect job candidate are producing fewer real results in today’s ever-evolving work force. It’s not enough to simply seek out signs of intelligence or “book smarts” by way of GPA, affiliations, and honors program memberships. In fact, the companies that are making the grades these […]

Classy, Not Trashy – Avoid Letting Your Cover Letter Sound Like a Chain Letter

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As an engineering (or other) candidate, one of the most powerful tools in your job search kit is your professional cover letter. Yet, so many job seekers do their cover letter wrong by drafting a letter that sounds more like a form chain letter than an actual letter of interest. This is a big No-No […]

What Workers Want from Bosses this Summer

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Summertime is often the time when HR departments are actively searching for new candidates to fill temporary and permanent assignments. Additionally, as current employees are more frequently dreaming about taking vacations at the beach, supervisors are trying to maintain staffing numbers by boosting employee morale. Knowing what workers want from their employer this summer can […]

5 Simple Summer Job Hunting Tips

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Summer can be a tough time to keep your head in the game when it comes to hunting for a job. But these tips will help you keep your job search efforts in perspective so you don’t lose track of your main objective. Read on to learn some summer job search tips. Start Your Summer […]