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5 Ways to Kill Employee Morale
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
Making sure the company is running efficiently and effectively is more complicated than hiring qualified people and telling them what to do. Having an incredible staff to support and carry out your business’ goals will ...
Why Having a Public LinkedIn Profile is So Important
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
Whether you’re considering new employment opportunities or not, LinkedIn is a fantastic tool to build your professional profile. Beyond the amazing job search benefits it provides, it can also put you in touch with professional ...
How To Get The Job Of Your Dreams In 4 Weekends
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
Weekends are for relaxing but also for setting your career goals. Wouldn’t you like to start a new career path, one that is financially and emotionally rewarding, and do so in only 4 weekends? While ...
5 Steps to Gracefully Declining a Job Offer
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
After sending out what feels like hundreds of well written cover letters and resumes and going through multiple interviews, you receive a job offer. That is good news isn’t it? But what if you receive ...
6 Steps to Effectively Transition into a New Job
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
Wouldn’t you agree that transitioning into a new job can be a lot to manage? Your first 90 days is critically important and is all about fitting into the company culture, learning new processes and ...
Qualities Hiring Managers Want Most
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
Perhaps the most intimidating thing about searching for a new job is understanding what qualities hiring managers are looking for in potential employees. Fortunately, there are certain candidate qualities all hiring managers look for, regardless ...
Why Your Attrition Rate is So High
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
A great many managers find that they have to struggle to control their attrition rates. It seems that no matter what they do or who they hire, they have a hard time getting employees to ...
Is Hiring Seniority Worth the Money?
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
When I was growing up, I had this vision of corporate America being a conveyor belt of some kind. You graduate from college and hop on the belt, which symbolizes your career. I thought if ...
How to Choose Between Two Offers
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
If you’ve ever been fortunate enough to be in the situation where two companies have both presented you with job offers, then you know that choosing between them can be difficult. Most candidates would make ...
5 Successful Career Growth Strategies
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
Over the years I have learned a lot about achieving my own career goals. I have been extremely fortunate to work for and develop my own growth within some of the largest, most well-known and ...
The Wrong Way to Fire Someone
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
Telling someone that they no longer have a source of income is probably one of the hardest parts of your job. But as a hiring manager, you know that sometimes the cost of keeping someone ...
Ten Fatal Interviewing Mistakes
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
In most situations, the face-to-face interview is the "make or break" point of the hiring process; it is here that hiring managers evaluate the characteristic of the individual that cannot be expressed on paper or ...
How To Use LinkedIn As A Hiring Manager
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
LinkedIn is a professional networking site that every hiring manager should be a part of. The first step of using LinkedIn is that you should consider LinkedIn as your "White Pages". LinkedIn is designed to ...
How do Entry Level Candidates Compete in the Interview?
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
Being a job seeker in this economy can be stressful; however being new to the job force brings even more stress! Every professional has been in your shoes and anyone who has looked for a ...
Frustrated by the Job Search?
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
In this day and age, it is easy to imagine that you are invisible as you shoot off your resume into the unknown. However, your resume is part of your brand and you need to ...
How To Use Humor In A Job Interview
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
When you are one of the lucky few that get called into a job interview, you may wonder how much of your personality that you should allow to shine through. The goal is for you ...
5 Most Common Phone Interview Mistakes
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
Preparing for an upcoming phone interview is just as important as preparing for an in-person interview. Of course it is important to have thoughtful answers to questions you may be asked, speak clearly, and be ...
Tips To Pre-Qualify Applicants Before The Interview
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
In this day and age, every minute is valuable and in the role of a hiring manager, there is never enough time in the day. When an applicant applies to an opportunity, the hiring manager ...
5 Tactics to Toughen You Up
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
Wouldn’t you agree that where you end up professionally is largely based on what you feel you can control, accomplish, and contribute? Said differently, doesn’t your personal belief system help to establish (or demolish) your ...
Why Everyone Is In Sales
By Angela Roberts · 4 years ago
You may not initially agree with this statement, but we believe everyone is in sales. Even if your job description doesn’t include selling products or services to customers, you are still in sales. As a ...