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The “Tell Me About Yourself” Checklist

Posted on September 22, 2014 in Job Search Tips | 0 comments

The “Tell Me About Yourself” Checklist

When an interviewer says “tell me about yourself,” you’re going to do so much better if you’ve prepared your answer ahead of time. That’s the purpose of this checklist. To help you plan an answer that will make you stand out as someone they would love to add to their team. So they’ll be rooting for you to get the job. Qualities employers look for: driven, team player, conscientious, problem solver, innovative, motivated, demonstrates initiative, communication skills, responsible, professional, love their work, intelligence,...

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Pump up your search results with these 6 metasearch engines

Posted on September 15, 2014 in Recruiting Tips | 0 comments

Pump up your search results with these 6 metasearch engines

Back with another Boolean search recruiting tip for power recruiters …. metasearch engines. As a recruiter, you’re competing for the hottest job candidates so you want to have access the most information possible. Which means searching the web using a variety of search engines. Not just Google. The problem is that you’re extremely busy and you don’t always have the time to go to 5 or 6 different search engines and try out variousBoolean search strings. Metasearch engines to the rescue! A metasearch engine is an online search...

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Infographic: 30 best social recruiting tools for 2014

Posted on September 8, 2014 in Recruiting Tips | 0 comments

Infographic: 30 best social recruiting tools for 2014

Here’s your whos-who list of social recruiting tools in 2014. Neatly presented in an easy-to-digest infographic. You’ll see social recruiting tools that are new to you. I certainly did. You’ll probably even get some ideas to improve your talent recruitment process. That’s why I’m sharing this awesome infographic of 30 indispensible social recruiting tools that was created by the GSMI Network for the Social Recruiting Strategies conference. Social recruiting search tools we love: Recruitem (www.recruitin.net): A...

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Is an MBA degree worth it for you?

Posted on August 27, 2014 in Job Search Tips | 0 comments

Is an MBA degree worth it for you?

Updated: August 27, 2014 An MBA is a huge investment of time and money. How do you know if it’s right for you? As new careers are being created on a daily basis, the education system is attempting to keep up by offering specialized new courses that are tailored for actual jobs in the workplace. Many post-secondary programs, including the controversial MBA Degree, are offering flexible programs to keep up with the new requirements of individuals and employers. So if you’re thinking about getting an MBA degree, there are a lot more...

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