How to Effectively Advertise a Job

How to Effectively Advertise a Job

Times are hard in the business world. As much attention is paid to the fact that the job market is overflowing with qualified candidates, it is easy to overlook the difficulties faced by companies who are looking to recruit new staff. The wide choice of prospective applicants is a double-edged sword; though businesses are able to take their pick from a great range of talented individuals, the recruitment process becomes more of a headache as those responsible for filling a position are forced to choose from scores of ostensibly suitable candidates. Continue reading How to Effectively Advertise a Job

15 Ways To Identify Bad Leaders: Lessons for Hiring Professionals

It is a fact of life that some leaders have won their positions despite their lack of capabilities. Some leaders just cannot seem to put their skills to use.

It is simpler to identify the traits of a poor leader before hiring them to a leadership position. When hiring professional identify bad leaders, they often save themselves a ton of headache.

Here are the ways to identify bad leaders:

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How to Use Social Media Tools in Your Reputation Management Campaign

How to Use Social Media Tools in Your Reputation Management Campaign
Reputation management is critical to your success in the online world. The number of review sites and bloggers means you are open to ridicule and critique at every turn. What you do to minimize any damages will play a huge role in how your audience perceives you professionally. When constructing your reputation management campaign, you’ll need to include social media tools.

Here are the tools and tips to consider in your reputation management campaign:

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White Hat SEO – what does this mean to job seekers, business owners and entrepreneurs?

With new Google search rank updates the need for White Hat SEO is increasingly important as Black Hat SEO tactics are hurting websites in a new and specific ways. When looking to grow your Online Personal Brand, your blog traffic, or your small-to-medium business, your Search Engine Ranking Positioning is integral to increasing your earning potential and future career opportunities.

Let’s take a look at what White Hat SEO is, how to avoid penalties from Search Engines as you look to improve your career, get more clients or start your business. Continue reading White Hat SEO – what does this mean to job seekers, business owners and entrepreneurs?

The Demand for IT Positions and Professional is on the Rise

The U.S. is currently experiencing a rising demand for IT positions. Individuals are finding jobs more easily than they have in recent years. This is good news for the economy, and particularly good news for IT professionals. An IT employment agency can help people get their foot in the door working for a company in the area.

Individuals interested in pursuing a career in IT should strongly consider entering the field now, as it is projected to continue to grow over the coming year. IT companies are hiring more people every month for fun and interesting opportunities. Continue reading The Demand for IT Positions and Professional is on the Rise

Surviving, Succeeding, and Standing Apart by Branding Yourself

Surviving, Succeeding, and Standing Apart by Branding Yourself
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No one wants to believe the need for their services will become obsolete – least of all independent professionals and job seekers. Whether business is booming or tough times are looming, branding can position you in the hearts and minds of your clients and potential employers so you stand out and are remembered longer. It’s the most important form of insurance an entrepreneur can have.

By defining and promoting yourself in a way that makes you rationally and emotionally appealing to a targeted demographic by filling a specific need for them, the demand for your services will never expire. Continue reading Surviving, Succeeding, and Standing Apart by Branding Yourself

How NOT to Differentiate Yourself From Everyone Else

How NOT to Differentiate Yourself From Everyone Else

As candidates become more and more desperate in their job search they often turn to desperate measures that more often than not hurt the candidate. One example of this is with the resume.

Lately we have been noticing an increase in resumes that contain some sort of gimmick or strange presentation to get noticed. This is not necessary. If your resume is focused, well presented, and easy to read, it will get noticed – at least by us.

If your resume has a lot of highlighting, gimmicks, smells like perfume, or is on bright colored paper, all that is saying to the reader is, ‘I’m desperate.’ Companies today don’t want to hire desperate people. They still want to hire the best and the brightest.

The best ways to get  your resume noticed and read is: Continue reading How NOT to Differentiate Yourself From Everyone Else