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About 90% of the time, candidates who are debriefing us on the interview they just had with our client believe that the interview went well and they expect a job offer to be forthcoming. Many times, the candidate has misread the clues that the client provided indicating they weren’t quite the right fit. This blog from brazenblog 7-signs-your-interview-didnt-go-well describes 7 signs that the interview won’t result in a job offer. These signs are absolutely not

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September is here and that means budget season is starting for most businesses with a Calendar year end. Whereas this affects most managers more, employees should start thinking about their future. If you feel that you have become stagnant in your position and there is nowhere for you to go within your company now might be the perfect time to start looking for a new job. Many companies can be looking to add headcount before

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Recently, I was watching an episode of a great TV series. In this episode, they were discussing ways to attract a new audience, specifically, the newest generation of Corporate America, the Millenials. The comment that stuck most in my mind was “we need to let go of all things old and embrace the new”; voicemails are becoming passé, emails are on their way to extinction and texting is the best way of dialogue. Being of

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I recently came across a blog called “An Introverts Guide to Job Hunting” on Glass Door. Several years ago, I recall sitting in the audience at one of Deutsche Bank’s Women on Wall Street annual conferences and listening to Sarah Cain, author of “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that can’t Stop Talking.” She started her presentation, which can also be seen on TedTalk, by telling a story about being the only girl

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Let’s face it, time is not our friend. Many days at work we spend putting out various fires throughout the day and at the end of the day we have to work late to catch up on just our daily workload. Then when your boss turns to you and your still not done with your regular work explaining what you’ve been doing with your day just sounds like another excuse as to why the work

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There isn’t a platform like Match or e-Harmony to partner recruiters with candidates. It is an important relationship to get right, though, and one that can span years and several jobs. Many mistakenly approach their relationship with recruiters as adversarial. After having been on both sides – partnering with recruiters to find a job as well as being one, I can appreciate all perspectives. Here are a few tips on how to select your recruiter

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In the modern age of technology, businesses are doing more with less. And less usually means less employees. Those employees have more responsibilities, meaning you can’t afford to have a weak link. But in an age of technology, automated customer service and fewer employees having more responsibilities, it becomes even more important not only for Cross Training but for every employee to understand what every other employees responsibilities are. Nothing is more frustrating for a

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​My siblings and I are first generation American born. Both my parents were born in Sicily, Italy, as were my aunts, uncles, grandparents and most of my extended family. Growing up in an Italian family, there were clearly double standards when it came to my brothers versus me and my sister. When it came to chores, the girls were responsible for the inside of the house (dusting, dishes, vacuuming, etc.), while they boys were responsible

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In the past few years, our team at Mettler Search has witnessed a gradual increase in our clients either working completely from home or splitting their week between home and the office. I’ve recently started to do the same so have been reading tips on how to be successful in this new environment. There has been much debate about whether employees are more or less productive at home and I would venture to say more,

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