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Interview Questions for Data Entry Positions

March 8th, 2017

Human resource professionals advise those who are looking for data entry operators to prioritize skills over education. In particular, operators should have top-notch computer skills, as well as being competent typists. They also need to be knowledgeable about workplace software and databases. Questions also need to be tailored to fit the particular type of job… Read More »

Five Motivational Quotes to Help Your Career

March 1st, 2017

Listening to the words of others is a great source of motivation. It is always interesting and enlightening to hear the words of people who have been successful when they share their wisdom, the lessons they have learned from their experiences. Here are quotes from five such people, as they offer advice on how to… Read More »

When Should You Rely on Referrals in Hiring?

February 22nd, 2017

If your company is looking for new employees, people who know their jobs and have proven track records, you should use your current employees as a recruiting tool. Numerous studies have shown that employee referrals are the best (or one the best) hiring methods. Employee referrals are a great way to locate new talent for… Read More »

Why Should Your Job Search Utilize a Staffing Agency?

February 15th, 2017

If you are beginning your job search, either for the first time or switching jobs, you may want to consider using a staffing agency. An agency can be a big help to you in finding a position that fits your background. Here are a few things an agency can offer. 1. The agency is working… Read More »

What Else Should You Put on Your Job Application?

February 1st, 2017

Almost every job application has that little box where it asks you to add any additional comments that you feel are important to your application. This creates a conundrum for many people. What should you put in there, if anything? Often, you don’t really have to put anything in the box. After all, there is… Read More »

One Skill That Carries Over to Every Job

January 18th, 2017

No matter what kind of job you have, there is one skill that you will need, and that is communication. In fact, many employers consider good communication skills to be the most important. But there are different types of communication skills, and you need to work to master all of them. Here is a list… Read More »

Interview Questions for Purchasing Coordinators

January 11th, 2017

Purchasing coordinators are responsible for purchases that companies make from their vendors. They have to prepare and process purchase orders, keep records of purchases, maintain information about vendors, provide descriptions of purchases and bids. They make sure that necessary inventory is kept in stock. The coordinator also schedules delivery of goods and makes sure that… Read More »

Your Weakness Might Be a Good Thing … No, Really

December 21st, 2016

For job candidates, it is one of the most dreaded questions – What is your greatest weakness or tell me about a weakness you have. The obvious problem is that at a job interview you want to focus on how good you are, what you can do as opposed to what you cannot do. So, how… Read More »

Is Your Resume Ready to be Found by the Applicant Tracking System?

December 7th, 2016

Many companies today use applicant tracking systems to sift through resumes of job applicants. These systems consist of software applications that automatically filter applications using certain preset criteria, such as keywords, skills, previous employers, work experience or educational background. Almost all recruiting agencies and most major corporations have some type of applicant tracking system. Knowing… Read More »

Prevent Illness in the Workplace

November 23rd, 2016

Getting sick is no fun. Besides feeling miserable, you have to take off from work and often fall behind there. Every year somewhere between 5 and 20 percent of people in the United States get the flu, which causes them to miss about 70 million days of work. That adds up to a business loss… Read More »