Walter Gretzky famously taught his son to “skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been.” Once his son became known as possibly the greatest hockey player of all time, this quote became elevated to an idiom of philosophical proportions. And for good reason. Gretzky’s advice was simple, clear and applicable to…

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Corporate recruiters and internal HR managers are often faced with a daunting number of tasks to get the recruiting and hiring process underway and completed within a certain timeframe. This leads to stressed employees who struggle under unrealistic expectations and often settle for poor candidates who make due when a deadline looms. That’s nerve wracking…

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It’s a job seeker’s market, especially if you need to hire skilled, specific labor. If you haven’t adjusted your interview practices since the crash of 2008, you could be missing out on the best new talent in years. Here are a few things you should consider when it comes to addressing, understanding and treating candidates…

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Competition in today’s job market isn’t only a concern for job seekers but for companies trying to attract top talent as well. Every interview is a two-way street where both company and candidate are looking for the best fit. Countless online directories provide compensation estimates by job description in your area, lending potential hires valuable…

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Your Company Needs to Approach Staffing Differently, and We’re Here to Help Professionals in the middle of their careers and those entering middle management are the lifeblood of an organization, driving the specific actions that generate revenue. They are your front line in profitability and managing teams, making them vital to your future. Unfortunately, demographic…

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Presuming you’re qualified for the job, the consequence of your employment interview will be reliant on your capability to discover needs and empathize with the interviewer. You can do this by asking questions that authenticate your knowledge of what the interviewer has just said, without editorializing or declaring an opinion. By establishing empathy in this…

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Once a new position has been accepted, you will need to consider is the timing of your resignation. Since two weeks’ notice is deemed as , make sure your resignation effectively coincides with your start date at the new company. Try to avoid an extended start date. Even if your new job begins in 10…

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