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Job descriptions may seem straightforward, but if you read between the lines, there are often significant indicators of what the experience would be like at the employer.  Save yourself time and stress – check out these five red flags to watch for in a job description: 1. It Doesn’t Provide Much Detail Since the main… Read more »

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Although new hires will have an initial adjustment period, it’s crucial to take immediate action if you’re concerned that your latest employee doesn’t seem to be acclimating into the role. You can either get the employee on the right track, or if they are realistically beyond improving enough to get to a satisfactory level, you… Read more »

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Gig economy refers to employment that is based on working short-term jobs or assignments rather than one steady job with an employer. Whether you’re having trouble landing a full-time job or have other obligations that don’t align with full-time work, trying out temporary employment may be an option that fits your needs. Check out these… Read more »

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When you are contacted for a second interview, that indicates you’ve moved from a qualified candidate to a top contender. While first interviews assess whether you have the necessary skills and experience to perform the job duties, the second interview tends to go more in-depth, so hiring managers can evaluate your likelihood of success in… Read more »

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Writing job descriptions may appear to be straightforward, but it requires more strategy than just compiling a quick list of duties and qualifications. The amount of effort you devote to creating a comprehensive job posting that clearly and succinctly describes the job and the ideal candidate will pay off by attracting more qualified applicants. Check… Read more »

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Discussing your shortcomings is one of the most difficult topics in a job interview. After all, you’re trying to sell yourself as the best candidate and leave the most positive impression possible. However, hiring managers will generally ask you about your biggest weakness to gain insight into what type of employee you truly are, so… Read more »

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Job searching can be an emotional rollercoaster, from the initial excitement of new possibilities to the disappointment of rejection. It can be particularly stressful since so much is unknown and out of your control, so it’s crucial to be prepared for these situations when you are looking for a new job. Persevere through the emotional… Read more »

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Non-binary refers to a gender identity that is neither female nor male. According to a 2021 population study from the Williams Institute, there are approximately 1.2 million nonbinary LGBTQ adults in the US. If your workplace is dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture, it’s crucial to take action to ensure your non-binary employees feel comfortable… Read more »

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Human Resources (HR) is a field with so many opportunities, from a wide variety of industries to different HR area specialties. Once you’ve gotten your initial professional experience in HR, you may be ready to take it to the next level. Learn more about how you can advance your career in HR: Excel at Tasks… Read more »

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Hiring managers may receive dozens or even hundreds of applications for one open position. Although it can be challenging for you to get noticed, if you’re strategic with your job search, you can be the one to land the job. Stand out in a competitive job market with these tips: Do Your Research For each… Read more »