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Interview Pro Tip: Don't Get Drunk or Swear Like a Sailor

Date: 06.06.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

When it comes to job interviews, common sense isn’t always common practice. Everyone knows that they should conduct themselves professionally in an interview, yet for whatever reason someone will dress too casually, swear like a sailor, gossip...

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The Money Question

Date: 05.09.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

 

There comes a time in every interview process when the person you’re interviewing with—either the hiring manager or HR person—will ask you about money.

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3 Things to Keep Off LinkedIn

Date: 04.25.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

 

Social Media is a great platform for expressing yourself and showcasing your individuality. However, when it comes to your LinkedIn profile, you want to be a little more strategic with what you choose to share.

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Less Fluff, More Content

Date: 04.18.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

 

We see a lot of resumes in our line of work. A lot. What’s shocking is the number of candidates that prioritize the font, style, or headline of their resume over the actual content.

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The Importance of Well Written Communication

Date: 04.11.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

 

Working in executive recruiting, I’m frequently surprised by the lack of writing skills possessed by some of the industry’s top candidates.

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Are Counteroffers Really a Bad Thing?

Date: 04.04.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson
You’ve accepted a new job and all that’s left to do is to tell your boss that you’re leaving. It’s a pretty straightforward process, unless your current employer presents a compelling counteroffer. Read More

Get That Title: The Difference Between Title and Opportunity

Date: 02.24.2017 | Posted by: Jon Semingson

When I reach out to a potential candidate in my network about a new opportunity, one of the first questions that they have regarding the position is the job title. That makes sense. You want to know what the job is, right? The title should give...

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Building Your Personal Brand Online

Date: 02.03.2017 | Posted by: Sarah Petersen

Much like a company has to set certain branding guidelines to keep their online presence in line with their company values and goals, you should be doing the same for your own personal online presence. This is particularly important if you intend...

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Quitting Your Job? Signs It's Time to Make a Change

Date: 12.14.2016 | Posted by: Sarah Petersen

 

Are you thinking about quitting your job? Maybe you are in a role with limited career upside, or maybe you no longer enjoy the role or function you are in.  How fulfilled you are in your position will inevitably go through its ebbs and flows....

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Smartphone Lingo and Your Interview

Date: 12.02.2016 | Posted by: Sarah Petersen

Society has become extremely reliant on technology, for EVERYTHING. I know personally I couldn't live without my smart phone. I check my email, bank balance, pay my electricity bill and check the traffic reports for my drive home daily. How many...

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