Category: Tips for Job Seekers

How to be a Leader: 4 Rules of Leadership Greatness

How to be a Great Leader in Good and Tough Times: 4 Rules of Leadership Greatness Over the years watching some leaders struggle, while others thrive, one thing is apparent:  Good leaders are hard to find and the wrong leader can lead to long-term damage. Good leaders attract, retain and surround themselves with top talent, higher…

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9 Things you Wish Job Candidates Knew – by Jeff Haden

Sure, you’ll consider their qualifications. But admit it: This is what you’re really looking for during interviews. Jeff HadenBy Jeff Haden – @Jeff_Haden on Twitter   Job candidates say a lot during an interview. As the interviewer, so do you. But there’s a lot you wish you could say to job candidates well before the…

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40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb

Recently this excellent article from Jeff Haden was borough to our attention and recognized as extremely helpful when it comes to proper grammar! Read through the following and save yourself some embarrassment. 40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb – From Jeff Haden on Linked In While I like to think I know a little…

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How To Write a Resume

One of the most common discussions I have with candidates seems to be regarding feedback on their resumes and how they can build a proper resume – which is not always an easy task. It seems that there are so many tips out there – be it from recruitment agencies, internet sites, or resume writing services. How does anyone build a…

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Why Haven’t You Found a Job Yet?

“We often miss opportunity because it’s dressed in overalls and looks like work” –Thomas Edison.   As a recruiter on one of the largest and most tenured Temporary Placement teams in the city, I’ve seen nearly every reason under the sun that candidates find themselves unemployed in this tight market. As of July 2014, Alberta…

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5 Reasons why it is hard to hire great people today – via Jeff Zinser

An excellent article worth reading from Jeff Zinser – the owner and founder of Right Recruiting , an executive search firm based in Philadelphia. Right Recruiting’s clientele is comprised of national and local businesses, and Zinser specializes in both contingency and retained search.   5 reasons why it is hard to hire great people today…

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Brain Tattoos – Robin Sharma – Advice for Success

We received some incredibly valuable insight from Robin Sharma, Canadian lawyer, leadership expert, and writer, about how to bring yourself closer to your goals by changing your perspective. Connect with this master of words via www.robinsharma.com or connect with him on Twitter, @_robin_sharma:   Robin Sharma: Today I wanted to share 4 of the “brain tattoos” that have…

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Dreaming of a Better Sleep?

Dreaming of a Better Sleep Before Work? You sleep for approximately 1/3rd of your life (That’s most likely more time than you spend doing any other activity) so making sure you’re optimizing your nightly experience when you hit the sack is extremely important. Sleep has a ton of benefits other than curing exhaustion; it improves…

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Happiness is a Choice; 10 Tips to Brighten Your Work Life

You spend the majority of your day at work, so you definitely should try to enjoy it. Making a conscious effort to improve or change the way you work can significantly impact how you react, feel, and get through challenges.  Here’s some tips on staying happy in your work place:   10 Tips to keep your spirits high…

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