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The Recruiting Template (Part 4)

In the first three parts of this series, you learned that when you meet or exceed the parameters of a company’s educational, professional, and personality profiles for a job, it is highly likely you will be offered that job. Congratulations! Your search is over! Right? Not necessarily. Just because they have decided to offer you […]

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Looking Ahead: Scoping Out the 2018 Job Market

For many people, December is a month filled with travel and events—it often seems like it’s over before we even have a chance to register that it’s taking place. Maybe you’ve experienced this weird, December-related time loss phenomenon… If you are, you’re in good company. However, we would be remiss if we didn’t remind you […]

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The Recruiting Template (Part Three)

As was discussed in Parts One and Two of this series, although organizations want to hire perfect candidates, employers know those people do not exist. No one is perfect. A more realistic approach is to define the perfect candidate and then use that definition as a recruiting template. That template has three components: education and […]

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Shooting Stars, Winning the Lottery, and Elevator Pitches

Q: What do these three things have in common? A: The number of times they occur naturally in our lifetime. When is the last time you talked to someone on an elevator? Really talked to someone… instead of looking at your phone, wondering when you were going to lose service, or wondering why elevators always seem […]

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The Recruiting Template (Part Two)

As was discussed in Part One of this series, although organizations want to hire perfect candidates, employers know those people do not exist. No one is perfect. A more realistic approach is to define the perfect candidate and then use that definition as a recruiting template. That template has three components: education and training, professional […]

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When It’s Not Just the Job Market–The Job Search and Mental Health

By Emilie Duck When you’re up to your ears in job applications, resume corrections, and employment woes, it can be easy to lose your perspective. Looking for a job can be a lonely process, particularly if you’re also missing the community you had where you used to live, or where you used to work. These […]

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Easy Ways to Get Ready for Back-to-School

by Dawn M. Smith Shopping for back-to-school supplies isn’t the way it used to be, that’s for sure. Yes, some schools still send home sheets of specific items for your child’s use, but other methods are showing up too. Believe it or not, they might even be EASIER than shopping for an itemized list of […]

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