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A lot goes into searching for a new job. So why not enlist some help? A decision all job seekers have to make when they begin their search is whether to work with a recruitment consultant or apply directly to positions online or elsewhere. Anyone that has successfully gone through the job search on their… Read more »

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According to a recent study from CareerBuilder, the United States is expected to grow at least 5% over the next five years. This will lead to an additional 7 million jobs by the year 2021. The rates at which jobs grow will differ based on wages. Middle-wage jobs will grow at a slower rate than… Read more »

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According to CareerBuilder’s Midyear Jobs Forecast, the end of 2016 will look similar to the beginning. However, we will see a new trend of higher wages. The increase in wages are due to competition for talent. Employers will most likely hire at the same rate as last year, but are looking for better qualified candidates…. Read more »

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In-person interviews can be a significant time commitment, and sometimes you know right off the bat if a candidate isn’t a good fit, but still have to go through the process. Phone interviews are a way to perform the initial screening in a low-pressure manner without meeting in person until you know the candidate is… Read more »

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Skills gap is a familiar phrase for hiring managers – it refers to the discrepancy between the skills possessed by candidates versus the skills actually required for the job. With technology advancing at such a rapid rate, it can be difficult for educators and workplace trainers to keep pace. This can result in young workers… Read more »

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Sometimes group interviews are hard to handle. It may be intimidating to be in a room with individuals competing for the same job as you. Group interviews exist, not to scare you, but to enlighten management. Group interviews test your skills and knowledge, but also allow HR to see you operate in a team setting…. Read more »

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Hard skills are the specific competencies that can be taught, and what most IT professionals have. The best hires are not necessarily the ones with the most technical proficiencies – what sets apart the top IT candidates are soft skills, or the innate emotional or personality traits that make a person successful in the logistics… Read more »

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The finance industry is suffering from a talent shortage and an ever-increasing demand for professionals. Companies are in stiff competition to hire the top financial talent; therefore, financial hiring managers have to be prepared to go above and beyond to gain the interest of candidates who may be fielding multiple offers. Attract the most in-demand… Read more »

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As healthcare services becomes more in demand due to an increasing lifespan and access to healthcare insurance coverage from government regulations, the healthcare industry is projected to fall significantly short in keeping up. By 2020, the federal government projects that there will be a healthcare worker shortage of approximately 24,000 doctors and 1 million nurses…. Read more »

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A few years ago, a good friend of mine gave me this piece of advice after she had been released from a position unexpectedly. Senior managers can be let go if they don’t share in the management philosophy leadership promotes or believe in the plans the company is implementing to grow. (Being fired isn’t only… Read more »