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Studies show that HR executives only glance at your application for a mere six seconds on average. Given this situation, do you really need to submit a cover letter? Can you be confident that anyone will ever even read it? Look, we get it. Job applications are often frustrating and time-consuming. You want to take… Read more »

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You don’t get much time to present your case during the typical recruiting process. In most cases, you provide your resume, and then have the length of a job interview to convince a company to hire you. It puts a lot of emphasis on a first impression. Making an impact on a hiring manager early… Read more »

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In the last decade or so, Millennials have gone from entry-level positions to the centerpiece of many workforces. Members of generation are now in the primes of their careers, making them ideal contributors to any organization. That fact means that every company has to develop strategies to entice Millennials into their ranks. To do this,… Read more »

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Resumes largely consist of a list of your previous work history. In some cases, you’re trying to sum up years of work in a few phrases. It’s a tricky assignment. Your resume has to encapsulate all your responsibilities and accomplishments during your tenure at various companies. Finding the right balance can be tricky. In a… Read more »

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Remember December? That nearly mythical before-time, when a mass pandemic only seemed relevant as the premise for a Netflix-original series? Well, way back then, you likely finalized your recruitment plans for the upcoming year. Well, forget those expectations. It’s time to take a new look at the recruiting trends for the remainder of 2020. The… Read more »

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In many jobs, bad moods don’t matter much. Factory workers and back-office staffers can just put their heads down and make it through the day. However, in customer service, you don’t have that option. You have to find a way to deal with customers even when you don’t feel much like communicating. After all, success… Read more »

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Why does getting ghosted feel so much different than being rejected? Part of it has to do with the mystery involved. Where did they go? What did we do wrong? What’s happening here? Ghosting in personal circumstances is one thing. In business, it can have concrete financial consequences. A disappearing job candidate, especially late in… Read more »

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As it already has in a number of other industries, artificial intelligence is poised to drive major changes in the HR field. By adding AI to your hiring process, you can streamline your recruitment operation and improve your results. There’s still time to gain a competitive advantage by adding AI. A study conducted by CareerBuilder… Read more »

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You have intelligence, drive, and the right qualifications, along with a career-focused mentality. However, you need one other ingredient to maximize your professional development. You need a positive attitude. Having a sunny disposition might not seem vital. Maybe it will make you more pleasant to work with, but how can it help you reach your… Read more »

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The coronavirus outbreak has many managers looking for ways to upgrade their ability to successfully manage their remote teams. What had been a finely tuned machine in the office has, in the wake of COVID-19, become a frustrating mess. Workers struggle to adjust to their new at-home routines, and supervisors scramble to create productive procedures… Read more »