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How Do You Know What Skills to Hire For?

March 22nd, 2017

Before hiring anyone, you need to assess their skills. But in order to do that, you need to know what skills are required for a particular type of job. To determine the skills required, you should first do a job analysis. 1. Doing a Job Analysis This is essentially determining the requirements of the job… 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 »

Avoid These Mistakes When You Make a Job Offer

October 26th, 2016

You have a job candidate whom you really like. You have interviewed him or her several times. He has met your team. Everything has gone well, and the person seems an excellent fit for the job. All that is left is to make an offer. Simple, right? Not so fast. It may look like a… Read More »

Leave a Lasting Impression at Your Next Group Interview

August 17th, 2016

It’s not really news to say that job interviews are stressful – everyone knows that. But some types can be more stressful than others. One of the more anxiety-producing types of interviews is known as the group interview or the panel interview. This is where a group of people interview the job candidate in one… Read More »

How to Prepare for a Job Search

June 22nd, 2016

You may be currently unemployed. Or you may be dissatisfied with your job. Whatever the reason, you are planning on looking for a new position. And you are about to embark on the daunting job search. Before you dive in, however, and start sending out resumes, you need to do a little planning and put… Read More »

Making Hiring Managers Notice Your Resume

March 16th, 2016

Estimates vary on the amount of time hiring managers spend looking at individual resumes. But one thing is for sure – it’s not very long. If they are looking at your resume, you want to make sure you grab their attention right away and get the important information across. Here are a few tips on… Read More »

Giving Real Examples Will Help You Get the Job

February 3rd, 2016

There are many different types of job interview questions. One popular type is called a behavioral question, because, as the name implies, it is about your behavior and what you did in a certain situation. The interviewer is interested in knowing how you responded on the assumption that this will give some window into how you… Read More »

Forklift Drivers Being Fearful is a Good Thing

September 9th, 2015

Anyone who has seen a forklift in operation knows how effective it is in moving things around an industrial site. An experienced operator can make driving it look easy. But appearances can be deceiving. Forklifts may look rather small, but they are heavy equipment, often weighing more than a ton. If the driver is not… Read More »

Don’t Overlook Mastering These Skills

July 8th, 2015

Most jobs today are specialized. They each require a unique set of skills. There are some skills, however, that people use in almost every kind of job. These skills carry over across different jobs and different industries. Being able to master these skills and show your proficiency in them will help you in your current job… Read More »

Feeling Burnt Out? Three Signs You Should Start Looking for a New Employment Opportunity

April 8th, 2015

You have been working at your current job for a number of years, and, to use a traditional phrase, it’s getting kind of old. You no longer feel any enthusiasm when going to work. In fact, often it’s hard just to muster the energy you need to get your assignments finished. You start to wonder,… Read More »