Monthly Archives: August 2009

HR: Fact Checking Background of Job Applicants

How HR Departments Use Background Checking Resources to Screen Candidates With recent recessions and a stale U.S. economy, many job seekers use creative ways to fluff resumes. Popular ways to improve odds of gaining employment include creating invented job titles, … Continue reading

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The First Interview Question – How to guide the Interview

OK, what is the first question on almost every interview? This is after you've done the courtesy handshake(s), made the initial 'beautiful office or great view or other ice-breaker statement' and after they've asked you if you'd like a cup … Continue reading

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The emotional swing of losing your job. What to do next.

Just lost your job? “Your job is to now find a job”It doesn’t seem like it but you have just been given a golden opportunity. You have the chance right now to remake yourself and make your life even better … Continue reading

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