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Both your resume and your interview give you an opportunity to demonstrate your value to hiring managers.  You must seize each chance you get to demonstrate not only that you are a strong candidate, but that you are the top candidate — the one person who offers the highest value proposition to the company. How… Read more »

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“The team with the best players wins”, stated Jack Welch, renowned former CEO of General Electric and management guru. High-quality hires are crucial to the short- and long-term success of your organization.  Consequently, it’s in a company’s best interest to hire the best people at all times, especially for revenue and profit production positions in… Read more »

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If you’ve been on the job market for some time without success, now may be the time to start working with a recruiter.  Professional recruiters help you tap into a vast local and national network of hidden job openings with great employers.  For many job-seekers, a recruiter is the difference between finding “a job” and… Read more »

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When you need new sales and marketing talent or need to find a strong candidate to fill a looming “skills gap” in your organization, it’s natural to want to move quickly through the process.  After all, stalling during the hiring process costs both time and money. “Of all the decisions a hiring manager makes, none… Read more »

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For many people, “polishing” a resume means formatting it well, proofreading it thoroughly, and updating it to include the most accurate picture possible of their career accomplishments to date.  For some, however, it also means fudging the numbers to cover up a few months’ unemployment, an “assistant” position, or some other less-than-ideal fact in their… Read more »

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Companies seeking to hire a top candidate typically know how to appeal to “active” job seekers – those individuals who are on the job-market working every day to find a new job.  Fewer hiring managers, however, know how to find the exceptional “passive” candidates, busy working at their jobs and producing above-average results.  These individuals,… Read more »

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Digging into the job market can feel like an overwhelming task, but you don’t have to face it alone.  Working with an exceptional recruiting firm can help you find a better fit with a great company in less time. Your recruiting firm’s job is to match you with a position that fits your skills and… Read more »

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What business isn’t looking to control expenses? Staffing firms offer many effective solutions for reducing overhead, managing operating costs and improving organizational performance. Used effectively, staffing services can save you more than they cost. Here are some key ways you can use staffing to reduce costs in your organization: Convert fixed expenses to variable. Develop… Read more »