Why Companies Don’t Call Back After Interviews

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You have an interview and the company tells you that they have other candidates to meet with, but will be making a decision soon. Days go by, and then weeks, and still no news. You check your voicemail daily, and your email by the minute. But, nothing comes. Why? There are a few reasons companies… Read more »

New Report Shows Philly Job Growth

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A new report shows Philadelphia is growing jobs faster than New York for the first time in 25 years. This report states that though Philadelphia’s growth was slow after the Great Recession, it has rebounded since 2015 and is displaying “some of the best performance in 20 years.” Data came from a report compiled by… Read more »

Questions You Should Ask Every Job Candidate

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In 2015, Entrepreneur published an interview with Kevin Lust. Lust is the director of the Small Business Development Center in Springfield, Illinois. He advises hiring managers across industries. Lust listed three questions hiring managers should always ask every candidate. Why should we hire you? It may seem cliché to ask this question, and candidates may… Read more »

Determining Your Cover Letter’s Worth in 3 Minutes

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Sara McCord recently published an article on The Muse titled “I’ve Read Over 300+ Cover Letters and This Is How I Decide if It’s Good or Bad Within 3 Minutes.” As a former fellowship program manager, McCord has reviewed her fair share of cover letters. She offers her advice for Dos and Don’ts when it… Read more »

How to Become More Confident

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People who are confident believe in themselves and trust their abilities. They know that no matter what obstacles are in their way, they can get through them. Many individuals feel a pull towards confident people, because their confidence makes others feel better about themselves as well. Real confidence takes work. New clothes or a new… Read more »

Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

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An article was recently published on Thrive Global outlining 30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable. Individuals who possess these behaviors are in a league of their own: better than the best, greater than the greatest. They do not compete with others, they compete against themselves. Below is a small preview of a few of… Read more »

Conduct an Effective Phone Interview

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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 »

Overcome the Skills Gap and Find Qualified Employees

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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 »