Are you a “Hidden Figure”?

When I saw the movie Hidden Figures, I was shocked that I never knew about these brilliant women who were integral to our success at NASA.  It got me thinking about how far we have come, and how far we have…

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Need to step up your hiring game?

Finding and hiring candidates for your team can be daunting. Have no fear, these pro tips may be just what you need: Expectations – Hiring managers know what they are looking for but are often vague when describing their needs to…

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What Does Your Body Language Say?

Hiring managers evaluate more than just your resume and the answers you give during your interview – they take note of your body language.  What is your body language saying during your interview?  Have you been passed over for positions…

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Time Lapse – Recruiting to Onboarding

A few years ago, the average time to hire a job candidate was 13 days.  That was from day 1 of recruiting to the day the new hire began.  Today, the average time to hire a job candidate has increased…

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Explaining Why You Left

Many job candidates stumble when asked why they left a previous job.  Canned answers such as, “it was not a fit for me any longer”, “they were going in another direction”, or “I wanted more out of my job”, all…

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Benefits of Continuous Performance Feedback

For decades, businesses have formally reviewed the performance of their employees once a year.  Today, studies show that employees respond better to continuous performance feedback. Many businesses are now rethinking their performance review process to make it less formal and more in-the-moment….

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Don’t Be That Guy (or Girl)

Whether you are new on the job search scene, or have been at it for awhile, the job search has changed significantly over the last decade. It is important that you understand the changes that have occurred, and know how…

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Beware of These Warning Signs

The hiring process has become challenging for many hiring managers. Technology, changes in employee requirements, and the interview process have all taken a toll on how a hiring manager finds the perfect employee. Hiring the wrong candidate is extremely costly…

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