How to Tell an Interviewer You’ve Been Fired in the Past

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Interviews can be stressful enough, but it you were recently fired, your wounded pride may cause you to avoiding interviews entirely. Passing off a firing as an unfair result of a less than ideal situation may seem difficult, and landing a job even more so. However, the recent economy has left hiring managers and recruiters… Read more »

Want Better Candidates? Start Constructing Better Job Descriptions!

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A poorly written job description is a fast way to ensure high turnover. The job description should accurately reflect the position and the requirements to ensure a good fit. An inaccurate job description is likely to ensure that the wrong person, possessing inadequate skills, will perform a substandard job … and leave. Jay Goltz, author… Read more »

Check out These 3 Resume Tips to Help Differentiate Yourself

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If you are recently unemployed, a reminder of the competition you face may be the last thing that you need. However, it might serve to encourage an overhaul of your resume. According to The Wall Street Journal just submitting your resume to job boards is no longer a good option.  Most employers don’t advertise, but… Read more »

Do You Know Why Your Employees are Leaving?

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Put simply, high staff turnover in Atlanta, Georgia can be a sign of poor leadership and management. Polling your workers and requesting confidential feedback can identify staff morale problems. Additionally, staff input can reveal operational areas that may be dysfunctional. However, if the cause of high turnover is poor recruitment, the help of a staffing… Read more »

Evaluating Company Culture before Agreeing to a New Position

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Before deciding whether a new position is right for you, determine your workplace preferences. An effective hiring manager will quickly sell a company position to the chosen candidate who may be lured by an attractive salary or a plush office. If you hated the long commute and the strict office hours of your last job,… Read more »

Relocating for a Spouse? Here’s How You Can Find a Great Job

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If you have relocated because your partner or spouse has taken another job, you are a “trailing spouse.” You may have to alter your own career path to support your partner and face a challenging job search. It takes time to become acquainted with a new area, and career opportunities will not be immediately evident…. Read more »

Job Search in a Rut? Consider these Tips!

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If your job search is not yielding the results you desire, it might be time to change strategies. The world of recruitment, much like countless other industries, is continuing to change and so should your approach to finding employment. Is your job search in a rut? Don’t worry! Use the following tips to re-evaluate your… Read more »

Are Your Reaching Your 2013 Goals?

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The first week of July marks the halfway point of 2013. It certainly goes by quickly, huh? At this time of the year, many employers start to evaluate their mid-year targets in order to determine whether or not they’re on track to meet their annual goals. Yet sometimes evaluating your company’s progress is more difficult… Read more »

Human Resource Challenges for 2013

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Want to make a big impact on your company–and your career–in 2013? Then it’s time to put your human resources to the test. It’s time to challenge your organization to do more, do it better, and really make the most of your human resources function. Are you ready? Here are 30 HR challenges for you…. Read more »