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Do We really have to tell you? Leave the Cel Phone alone during an interview.

Do We really have to tell you? Leave the Cel Phone alone during an interview.

Managers to Millennials: Job Interview No Time to Text Newly minted college graduates soon entering the job market could be facing another hurdle besides...

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Study proves that Facebook is not reliable as a hiring tool

Study proves that Facebook is not reliable as a hiring tool

Back in 2012, we learned that Facebook stalking would tell you if a person was worth hiring. Researchers at Northern Illinois University found that they could p...

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Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Computer Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act

On May 18, 2016, President Obama and Secretary Perez announced the publication of the Department of Labor’s final rule updating the overtime regulations, whic...

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Does “Poverty” Cause Low Achievement?

Does “Poverty” Cause Low Achievement?

On her “Bridging Differences” blog, educator Deborah Meier began a discussion with Mike Petrilli of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, on whether u...

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As More Americans Have Surgeries Overseas, US Companies Consider 'Medical Tourism' a Health Care Option

As More Americans Have Surgeries Overseas, US Companies Consider 'Medical Tourism' a Health Care Option

Joy Guion was boarding a plane for the first time to fly from her native North Carolina to Costa Rica, a sun-soaked tourism hot spot where she would stay in ...

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Government Shutdown - what can you do, and what's not available?

Government Shutdown - what can you do, and what's not available?

How does a Government Shut Down Affect You? During the Government Shutdown, many crucial services will be impacted. We will keep this page as up to date ...

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Poll: More People Support Affordable Care Act than they do ObamaCare.

Poll: More People Support Affordable Care Act than they do ObamaCare.

More Americans oppose the health care law when you call it Obamacare—46% of Americans oppose the health care law when it carries Obama’s name, wh...

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LinkedIn Denies Spamming, Tapping User Email

LinkedIn Denies Spamming, Tapping User Email

LinkedIn has categorically rejected allegations that it makes a practice of tapping into users' private email accounts and exploiting their contact lists...

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Data Broker Giants Hacked by ID Theft Service

Data Broker Giants Hacked by ID Theft Service

An identity theft service that sells Social Security numbers, birth records, credit and background reports on millions of Americans has infiltrated computers...

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NY Cracking down on Fake Online Reviews With 19 Companies To Pay More Than $350,000 In Fines each

NY Cracking down on Fake Online Reviews With 19 Companies To  Pay More Than $350,000 In Fines each

“Operation Clean Turf” Concludes Year-Long Undercover Investigation Into Reputation Management Industry, Astroturfing And False Endorse...

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Higher Education Pays: But a Lot More for Some Graduates Than for Others

Higher Education Pays: But a Lot More for Some Graduates Than for Others

Higher education is one of the most important investments that people make, and most students make this investment because they want a better chance to land ...

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Factcheck on Obamacare Myths:

Factcheck on Obamacare Myths:

Falsehoods about the Affordable Care Act are still swirling -- and the intensity of the claims is rising as the exchanges are set to launch. We’ve ...

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Viewpoint

Getting Past the Gatekeeper

 

meThe Dreaded GateKeeper!  sometimes the phone feels that much heavier because knowing that we have to get by that darn evil person.. the Gatekeeper from Hell.  You know the one, the one who always asks the most difficult questions to prevent you from getting to the Prize.. the Potential Client. 

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Hirecentrix - Knowledge Base

Apple Orchard Method of Candidate Development - the advantage of networking

 

Recruiting can be difficult, thus finding a softer easier way, allowing us to make less calls but still obtain better targeted candidates is often crucial for many of us  freeing up more time to be more constructive with management of our daily tasks, or maybe even to spend with family. ** (see give away below)

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The college degree is a useless overqualification

Why do we overqualify candidates using education as a mandatory requirement?-

Everyone, Please Please humor me a sec whilst I do some math here..

As it stands, today, according to the United States Census Bureau, less than 31%  the American Population, 25 years or older,  has reached the educational attainment of either a bachelor's degree or higher.   - this includes our amazingly huge baby boomer / Generation Y populations.

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How to handle ‘gaps’ in your employment resume.

That dreaded hole – the one where you were out of work for several months, or years, through no fault of your own – the glaring employment gap when a full time student as a mature adult to get through the degree faster. How do you explain legitimate absences without getting ‘dinged’ for a spotty work record?

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Why There’s No Shame in Your Job Burnout

I used to be ashamed of my job burnout.hought it meant I was weak and a failure.

I never heard anyone else talking about it at the office, and it seemed like I was alone in the land of fried and fizzled careers.

Even after I turned my career around, I didn’t like sharing my job burnout history.

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How building Trust equals High Growth and Profits?

There seems to be a strong correlation between the financial health of an organization and the leadership culture and behaviors within that organization. When reinforcing strong leadership, trust and collaboration throughout the organization better financial performance was realized. Likewise, when key behaviors were missing so were the financial gains.

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HCX Facts

Growth in women's share of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations declined to 27% in 2011from a high of 34% in 1990. While women make up nearly half of the workforce, they were 26% of the STEM workforce in 2011.

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