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Posted September 13, 2017 by

What if your interview invitation email wasn’t an email?

 

If you text with your candidates during the hiring process, you will likely see things pick up speed. The technology is available, and candidates are waiting for you to use it on them.

Millennial candidates appreciate employers who text with them

Sending texts to candidates has the added benefit of increasing your cool factor. At least for now (before all employers start doing this), this is one way to distinguish your employer brand. (more…)

Posted November 20, 2014 by

Online Reputation Matters In Helping University Applicants Improve Admissions Odds

College admissions building

College admissions building. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Here’s a question: How many times have you used Google to search for something? Here’s another question: How many times have you read reviews online about a product or a restaurant and made a judgment simply from reading those reviews? You may have even decided not to go to that restaurant or not to buy a product you were previously interested in solely because of reading information online.

If you’re like the majority of the population, then one, you’ve searched Google thousands upon thousands of times, and, two, at one point or another you’ve also made a decision about something simply based on what you’ve heard about it online. (more…)

Posted March 31, 2014 by

Want to Standout from Other Candidates for Recent Graduate Jobs? 6 Tips that Can Benefit Your Career

If you are searching for recent graduate jobs, think about how you can standout from other candidates so that you will get hired.  In the following post, learn six tips that can benefit your career.

You have a career-defining interview or presentation coming up that’ll require hefty preparation, knowledge, confidence and communication. And naturally, you’re wondering what you’re up against. Any competitive field calls for the need to differentiate yourself. But how? A smile is the first step to influencing positive emotions in the world around you. Take it from

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Posted August 02, 2013 by

6 Reasons You Can’t Get Anything Done at Work

Harrison Monarth

Harrison Monarth, Salary.com contributing writer

You know the feeling when you look at the clock and suddenly it’s 5 p.m. and your to-do list is barely touched. Thanks to multiple meetings, an email inbox with an endless supply of new requests and information, and shifting project deadlines that demand juggling, it’s no wonder that many of us reach the end of the day the way an exhausted runner approaches the finish line: spent. (more…)

Posted June 14, 2013 by

Want to Communicate Better on Your Entry Level Job? Avoid These 10 Communication Mistakes

While you may not be the most talkative person on your entry level job, it is important to have good communication skills.  Improve yours by avoiding 10 communication mistakes in the following post.

A Guest Post by Marvin Brown Whether you’re engaging in chitchat with coworkers on the first day of your new job, or talking to a prospective client to land a potential sale, you need good communication skills in the workplace. All employees experience awkward moments, such as being alone in the elevator with

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10 Communication Mistakes Employees Make – and How to Fix Them

Posted April 12, 2013 by

The Influence of Texting on Grammar

We understand that texting is a popular and convenient form of communication.  However, is it having a negative influence when it comes to grammar usage?  The following infographic takes a closer look at this issue. (more…)

Posted January 10, 2013 by

6 Worst Interview Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Rosemary Haefner of Careerbuilder

Rosemary Haefner of Careerbuilder

One-in-four workers (25 percent) reported they plan to change jobs in 2013 or 2014. While outrageous actions by candidates in job interviews can result in lost opportunities, so can other behaviors that are seen more frequently. When asked to identify the top detrimental mistakes in job interviews, hiring managers reported: (more…)