Interviewing Tips to Help You Succeed and Stand Out

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In addition to selling your worth to the interviewer, finding a way to stand out and make an impression may tip the balance in your favor. However, make sure that you are remembered for the right reasons. Harvard Business Review interviewed Claudio Fernández-Aráoz, a senior adviser at Egon Zehnder International, and John Lees, a career… Read more »

Considering a Career Change? Read This First

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Before making the decision to switch careers, consider your motives for doing so. Some are more valid than others. For example, the latest headlines concerning lay-offs and unemployment should not cause you to abandon your current path. The reasons for company lay-offs are varied and not always cause for concern. If these job cuts are… Read more »

How to Build a Professional Resume (When You Don’t Have A lot of Experience)

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Many recent graduates or entry-level job candidates obviously lack a wealth of industry experience. That said; how can you develop a resume that sets you apart from other candidates? Consider creating a functional resume. A functional resume highlights your skills, whereas a traditional resume is structured chronologically according to your employment history. Use a summary… Read more »

What to Do in Lilburn, Georgia

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Lilburn is a city in western Gwinnett County, Georgia and is roughly 17 miles outside of Atlanta. With a population over 12,000 in 2012, according to City-Data, the Seaboard Air Line Railway founded the city in 1890. In the 1920s, the city suffered from harsh economic times and a fire that ended a prosperous era…. Read more »

Questions to Ask a Hiring Manager During an Interview

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One way to impress a hiring manager or interview panel is to ask insightful questions. The questions that you ask as a candidate demonstrate your level of interest in the company and the position. A question can also challenge the interviewer, which is likely to make an impression and set you apart from other candidates…. Read more »

Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?

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“Where do you see yourself if five Years?” is a common interview question that should be answered with care. A recruiter or hiring manager is really assessing your level of interest and, according to The Muse, whether the position aligns with your long-term goals. The employer requires assurance that you are not intent on leaving… Read more »

What to Do in Roswell, GA | PrideStaff North Atlanta

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Roswell is located in northern Fulton County, Georgia. In 2012, the city had a population of over 93,000 according to City Data. The town is renowned for Roswell Mill, which was built in the 1830s by Roswell King. King exploited the potential to produce cotton when he identified the availability of close by, suitable agricultural… Read more »

How to Write a Resume to Highlight Skills instead of Past Jobs

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There are many reasons why it might be advisable to highlight your skills rather than your work history on your resume. You may have experienced a gap in employment, a bad experience with a previous employer, or you may be changing careers. For some professionals, such as a coach or a trainer, highlighting your skills… Read more »

4 Ways to Build a Long-Term Relationship with Your Recruiter

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HR News Daily reports that 60 percent of jobs were filled by referral in 2012, and that number was expected to continue to rise in 2013. Additionally, Josh Bershin of Forbes reports that US firms spend almost $72 billion dollars on recruiting services. These statistics should motivate the active and passive job seeker to consider… Read more »

New Job? Here are 3 Tips to Make Your First Day a Great One!

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Few things are as humbling as the first day in a new job. In the midst of a strange and uncertain environment, a new employee is expected to act intelligently, confidently, and in a manner becoming of the new position. There is an ironic contradiction when the most capable person may be challenged in finding… Read more »