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#4TechDiversity Explores Managerial Courage & Why Nerve Matters
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Some jobs require “nerves of steel.” Jobs that place you on the front lines of life and death—surgeons, fighter pilots, mountain rescue workers, firefighters, police officers, etc.—are not for the faint of heart. In fact, the calm bravery needed for such jobs sometimes made me a bit cynical of the term “managerial courage.” Courage to m ...
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Another Point Of View: Seeing the Job Search from the Other Side
Category: Career Advice, Employers, Hiring Process, Interview Preparation, Interview Process, Interviewing, Job Interview, Job Search, Job Seekers, Negotiating a Job Offer, Salary Negotiation Tags: , , , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
While most of us have experienced the job search from a job seeker’s perspective, many of us have not had the experience of being a hiring manager. So, without experiencing both sides, how are you – as either a job seeker or an employer – to understand the mindset and frustrations of the other party? ...
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Have You Made Your Staffing Resolutions for 2015?
Category: Employers, Hiring Managers, Hiring Process, Hiring Talent Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
As we embark on this New Year, many people are making career-related resolutions. Is your company in the best position to attract new talent in 2015? While it may be difficult to foresee every hiring opportunity you will have this coming year, formulating a staffing plan can be instrumental in knowing what kind of talent you need to achieve your bu ...
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Why You Shouldn’t Judge a Job by the Job Description
Category: Career Advice, Job Descriptions, Job Postings, Job Search, Job Seekers, Soft Skills Tags: , , , , , , Comments: 0
When I was a teenager learning to drive, my grandfather asked me a very important question. “What does it mean when you see a vehicle with its right turn signal on?” I laughed, thinking this was the easiest question in the world, and responded, “Well, that’s easy. It means the car is going to turn right.” My grandfather replied, “No—t ...
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How to Lose Your Best Candidate, Play-by-Play
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Ahh, Fall. If you’re like many of us, these crisp Autumn weekends are spent cuddled up on the couch cheering for your favorite football team. Whether you’re rooting for the Bears or the Packers, we can all agree that some football play calls will leave us shouting in frustration. For the job-seeker, this time of year tends to be quite active as ...
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How to Convey Workplace Culture in a Job Posting
Category: Company Culture, Employers, Hiring Managers, Hiring Process, Job Descriptions, Job Postings Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
One of the first steps in the hiring process is writing the job posting. Most organizations follow a standard template which includes company information, job responsibilities, qualifications, and information on how to apply. While all of this information is necessary for a thorough job posting, how can companies also convey essential information a ...
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A Hiring Manager’s Checklist: Six Essential Steps Before You Interview
Category: Employers, Hiring Advice, Hiring Managers, Hiring Process, Hiring Talent Tags: , , , , Comments: 0
Business is booming, but you are struggling to keep up. A sure sign that your company needs to hire more people, right? Before you post a job description and start interviewing, there are a number of things that need to take place. From establishing internal buy-in to selecting your interview team, the six steps below will ensure your company is we ...
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Negotiation: An Employer’s Perspective
Category: Career Advice, Compensation, Compensation Negotiation, Employer's Perspective on Negotiating, Employers, Job Search, Job Seekers, Negotiating a Job Offer, Salary Negotiation Tags: , , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
“How to negotiate a job offer.” It’s highly probable that sometime during your job search you’ve Googled these words. Luckily, a plethora of online advice exists for the job seeker – how to, when to, even what specific words to use. However, many of these articles fail to discuss the employer’s perspective on negotiation. Does an employ ...
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