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Is a Candidate a Good Fit or a Good Interviewee?

Posted by Megan Jewell on Dec 17, 2019 11:30:00 AM

There are countless resources available to help individuals prepare for interviews, whether it be a workshop, an online resource or a book. While these tools are extremely helpful for those interviewing, it can make the job of the hiring manager difficult. Interviewers have to decipher the difference between someone who is just a good interviewee versus someone who is a good fit for the position. Of course, a good candidate can be great at interviewing, too, but it’s crucial a hiring manager doesn’t hire someone solely based on their impressive interview skills.

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Top Desired Skills for Technology (IT) Jobs

Posted by Megan Jewell on Nov 14, 2019 2:09:39 PM

The incredible technological take-over that we are enduring right now is unprecedented. Technology is everywhere. It’s in our cars, our ‘smart homes,’ on our wrists, and on average, in our hands 4 hours a day. Over the years, technology has worked its way into many jobs and is an important part of every business. In fact, from 1997 to 2012, over 2 million occupations in the tech industry were created. That number has only increased since then and reflects the need for technology in our society today. Businesses must adapt to these changes in technology or else they’ll be left in the dark ages.

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Pros and Cons of Top Job Search Websites

Posted by Megan Jewell on Oct 22, 2019 10:27:54 AM

Thanks to the internet, job search websites have made it easy for job seekers to search and apply to their dream job. There’s an abundance of different job board sites to help you land an interview and job, but it can get a little overwhelming when determining which resource to use. We’ve created a helpful list of some of the top general job search websites (in no particular order) and their pros and cons to help simplify your search!

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The Best Way to Respond to 'Walk me Through Your Resume' in an Interview

Posted by Megan Jewell on Sep 24, 2019 10:51:17 AM

One of the most popular asked interview questions, “Can you walk me through your resume?” is often one that many struggle to answer or overlook when preparing. Although it is a broad, open-ended question, you can use a resume walkthrough to your advantage. It’s the perfect opportunity to confidently impress the interviewer and ultimately set the tone and direction of the whole dialogue.

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