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Posted March 25, 2014 by

Validating Your Candidate Testing by Past Results Monitoring

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Job candidates taking tests at an assessment center. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The importance of candidate testing in the process of employee recruitment has become increasingly important. As more online jobs become available, and HR recruiting becomes more prevalent, it will become increasingly important to increase the validity of such tests. How do we do this?

In schools, testing is considered valid if it tests what it is supposed to test and reliable if it tests at different intervals with similar results. So one way to test both the validity and reliability of test results is to view former results and compare them. This not only will tell us a lot about how tests fared from one year to another, but it also offers a chance to scrutinize the test in more detail and decide which items to throw out. (more…)

Posted March 17, 2014 by

Financing Your Business Career With Green Deals

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Businessman wearing a green tie with thumbs up. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The field of loan segment is increasing in a fast pace. The banking sectors are coming up with new and innovative methods to make your business reach the highest ranking position by offering the best monetary help for different situations. Keeping the prevent ecofriendly situation in mind, the governmental aids have come across a new segment, known as the green deal. It can be defined as an innovative way of a financial mechanism, which will help the people to pay for some of their energy efficient improvisation. This can be done by saving more towards their energy bills. This can also be defined as a new method, launched on a recent value and it can be applied in both non-domestic and residential sectors. This new policy is going to replace the former policies, associated with CESP or CERT subjects. (more…)

Posted November 11, 2013 by

Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 10 Myths to Remember

As candidates searching jobs for recent college graduates, it’s easy to get caught up in all of the information you hear about the job search.  However, don’t believe everything you read or hear about.  The following post has 10 myths to remember as you pursue a new position.

Deciding on a career path can be a complicated process. To make matters worse, you’re bound to run into a ton of bad advice, outdated clichs, and ridiculously simplistic maxims. So you can familiarize yourself with the facts (and fictions) of deciding on a career, we’ve rounded up the worst job myths

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Posted August 15, 2013 by

What Significant Role a STEM Education is Playing?

The word STEM in multiple colors placed on the American flag

The word STEM in multiple colors placed on the American flag. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

STEM or Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics education has emerged to be the most important issue for any nation. In this global marketplace, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are considered as the most important part of education. In the recent years, this program has been widely promoted and accepted too. The aim of this education system is to systematize technology into daily classroom teaching procedures and providing advanced training to the teachers. Overall, it helps to enlarge core knowledge assessment approaches. (more…)

Posted August 08, 2013 by

How to Pick a Career for All the Wrong Reasons

Colorful street sign labeled career opportunity

Colorful street sign labeled career opportunity. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Do you know what you want to do with the rest of your life? You do? That’s great!

Unfortunately, at least according to an economist named Neil Howe, 95 percent of us have no idea how to choose a job that’s right for us. Not really. We may think we know – we may even come up with criteria – but only 1 out of every 20 people gets it right out of the gate.

Why do we make such poor decisions? Because we focus on all the wrong things. And I’m not saying that in any kind of judgmental way, either, because I’ve certainly made my share of mistakes. It’s hard not to, because it’s not any one specific thing that causes this career disappointment. How varied are the paths to a job you don’t like? Read on. (more…)

Posted July 23, 2013 by

Beyond Job-Seeking Materials – 5 Rules to Follow

James B. Huntington

James B. Huntington

As of May, 11.3 million Americans were officially unemployed, and over nine million more would work if they thought their chances were better.  Many books, articles, and other writings are intended to help you get out of that group.  How can you cut through their strengths and limitations to maximize your chances of not only working, but staying employed in the years and decades to come? (more…)

Posted June 20, 2013 by

Graduate Program: What to Expect from a Political Science Master’s Degree Program

The political science master’s degree program is a rewarding course designed to enhance your understanding of politics. It trains you to analyze current and past political events, express your thoughts in a mature and sophisticated way, and come to your own conclusions supported by evidence.

It’s a fantastic addition to anybody’s list of qualifications. Before signing up for a master’s degree program in political science it’s important to know about the program. Here’s some detailed information about what you can expect. (more…)

Posted December 20, 2012 by

Applying for a Federal Job

CollegeRecruiter.comYou might think that a resume is all you need to apply for a federal job, but what is in it might decide whether or not you get an interview.  Learn more in the following post.

Sure, the federal government can now accept just a resume…you aren’t required to address any of the qualification requirements…isn’t that good news? No! It’s bad advice! This was done in an effort to reduce the burden on federal applicants – which is a good thing – but if you don’t address the qualification requirements, how can you expect the resume reviewer (HR Staffing Specialist) to know whether you are qualified or not?

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Applying for a Federal Job