3 Quick Tips on Selling Your Accomplishments in an Interview

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Every second counts in a job interview, and this means finding ways to stand out as a candidate. One of the better ways to do this is to bring attention to the unique work accomplishments that you’ve made over the years. By establishing yourself as a driven person, you can wow any hiring manager. Here’s… Read more »

Money Isn’t Everything…Consider These Non-Cash Incentives

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Every company needs the best people on board to thrive. However, some positions are harder to fill than others, and new hires may not be able to handle the pressure so they quit. This is a costly aspect of being in business. Recruitment costs can soar in the never-ending battle for employees who will stay in… Read more »

Don’t Let Shyness Impact Your Interview

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Finding a Career Mentor in Atlanta

If you’ve ever heard the phrase, “you’ve got to sell yourself in an interview”, and immediately shivered with fear, you could be one of the 40 percent of people who are typically shy. It’s ok to be an introverted soul, in fact it’s probably why you are good at the type of career you have…. Read more »

How to “Reel-In” Your Top Candidate

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After months of searching for the perfect candidate, you couldn’t believe your eyes when the ideal person finally came through the door. The only problem is, you’re not the only company vying to get them on your team. Now that the pressure is on, you need to bring your best game to get this incredibly… Read more »

Fired From Your Last Job? How to Address it in an Interview?

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As if finding a job weren’t challenging enough, some situations make it even more stressful. For example, what if you were fired from your last job? Getting fired is never an easy thing to think about because it can be traumatic and embarrassing. How do you respond or even talk about this in a job interview?… Read more »

Four Ways to Avoid Job Burnout

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The best way to avoid job burnout is to recognize that it might be approaching. Are you guilty of working until you are exhausted, failing to take a break, overscheduling, texting or emailing constantly, multitasking, or eating on the run? Deepak Chopra, an alternative medicine advocate, states that these activities can cause chronic stress that… Read more »

How to Tell a Candidate They Didn’t Get the Job

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Getting Out of a Job Search Rut

Your company reputation depends on effective communication with clients, suppliers, and job applicants. A positive outcome from any interaction is ideal; however, all job interviewees are not going to be selected or receive good news. How, then, can an employer reject a candidate without sullying its reputation in the eyes of the candidate. Liz Ryan,… Read more »

Are Your Job Hunting Skills Up to Date?

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The recession is over and the economy is gaining momentum. Is your career doing the same? Without up-to-date job hunting skills you are at risk of stagnating despite a vibrant economy. Don’t get left behind in the hunt for more lucrative opportunities. The Economic Forecasting Centre at Georgia State University reports that a gain of… Read more »

How to Put Together a Dream Team of Employees

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Creating a dream team is a tall order. It demands that all members be high performers in their specific areas of strength. How can you put together employees whose synergies will outperform those of competitors? Katherine Duncan of Entrepreneur interviewed Naeem Safar, a professor of entrepreneurship and CEO of the start-up Bitzer. Safar emphasized the… Read more »

Don’t Lose the Job Before Your Interview Begins

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Most job candidates realize the need to prepare for an interview, and many leave that preparation to the last minute. However, what you do before you are even invited to an interview can determine whether or not you will continue in the hiring process. In many cases, employers may conduct a pre-interview screening to determine… Read more »