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Counter Offers

Receiving a counter offer is like being asked to be a bridesmaid… flattering at first, but ultimately a pain in the ass.  Here’s the good news, you can decline a counter offer:   It’s not you, it’s me… While counter offers feel flattering and a boost to the ego is nice, the reality is that…

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Steady Eddie vs the Blue Flamer . . . and Why You Need Them Both on Your Team

Every company has them, the Steady Eddies and the Blue Flamers. But not every company is smart enough to treat them with the respect they deserve. A company without the right mix of both is not functioning optimally.   The Blue Flamer   You’ve seen her. Prepared for anything that comes her way; she often has the answer…

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Top 5 Recruitment Firm Myths – Debunked

Disclaimer: you should know that I recently re-watched Jerry Maguire this past weekend so I apologize in advance for the TomCruise-ian undertones of this post. To begin, it is just plain unreasonable for we Recruiters to expect you to know our process.  I want to peel back the onion and take the opportunity to give…

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To Temp, Or Not to Temp

Hi! My name is Moe Yassine and I am a Temporary & Contract Recruitment Consultant, here at Recruitment Partners. I work with non-working candidates assisting them in finding interim employment while their ongoing search for a permanent job is active; however, it doesn’t mean that all non-working candidates are eligible to be temporary candidates through…

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Networking: Step One – Show Up

Networking.   Step One – Show Up         Step One: Show Up It sounds simple, yes, but how many times have you been invited to an event and you have every intention to go, and then last minute “something comes up” and you bail?  Probably more often than any of us would…

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Career envy: we’ve all had it, but have we all overcome it?

Career envy: we’ve all had it, but have we all overcome it? As someone who battled with this for many years, I can confidently tell you that this type of envy is not something that is easily treated, nor is it easy to identify. You become this person who ends up being a shell of…

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Should I Lie on My Résume?

As a professional resume writer, HR manager and career coach for over 10 years, I have come across this controversial issue more times than I can count. Let’s say you have been actively pursuing employment for over a year and keep being told you’re over qualified by recruiters, so you start thinking to yourself, “maybe…

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What are the top 8 biggest interview blunders you could ever make?

No one likes being taken off-guard. When it comes to preparing for an interview, we all do what it takes in advance to be as ready as we can. We research the company, we (hopefully) dress to impress and fundamentally, we go in there guns blazing and super confident. So what happens when, despite all your preparations,…

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Dressing the Part: Four Simple Tips

Whether you’re seeking a career in accounting, or perhaps even a position within the IT industry, dressing the part for the job can make or break your interview. After all, considering that the first thing the interviewer will notice is your appearance, this often will greatly affect their initial impression of you. So why not…

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