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9 Worst Interview Mistakes

Interviewing is a science. Very few candidates naturally feel comfortable in an interview environment; most struggle with the many do’s and don’ts of interview etiquette. The good news for candidates is that a little study and careful preparation can make the difference between public humiliation and getting the job. Here’s nine top interview mistakes to…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on September 12, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Why to negotiate $alary (Infographic)

Asking for a raise is a difficult conversation for most people. Money is a sensitive topic, and often bosses can be less than sympathetic. Before you try to negotiate, be sure to understand what you're fighting for!

View the whole infographic below.

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Added by Bob Gallagher on April 29, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Top 10 interview questions and 10 killer responses

Interview questions are often stock, template, and predictable. Be prepared!

 

Far too often, candidates are caught off guard by common, template interview questions. A little research and preparation can make the difference between embarrassing stumbles and confident delivery. Here’s the top interview questions and the best way to respond to…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on April 15, 2016 at 11:17am — No Comments

Counteroffer: Just say no! (Infographic)

Top companies don’t make counteroffers, but some 40% of all companies still do. It can be difficult to leave a long-time employer and a strong counteroffer can seem like an excuse to stay. However, the numbers don’t lie. Understand the consequences of the…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on April 7, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Big man on campus: Effective College recruiting

Big man on campus: Effective College recruiting

As of 2015, millennials represent the largest segment of the U.S. workforce. While most millennials are either just embarking on their careers or employed in entry-level roles, the generation represents the business leaders of…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on March 15, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Skype and hiring: don’t mess up

Skype: friend or foe? It's up to you

Google it for yourself: every candidate advice column and blog site on the web includes tips for interviewing with Video Chat (genericized term: “Skype”). It’s a great technology that is seeing…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on January 22, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

How to handle the job offer

How will you decide?

Switching jobs is a big deal, and sometimes an ordeal. After the searching, applying, and multiple interviews finally pay off, a job offer might seem like the time to celebrate. But even though the…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on December 22, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Should you be using Contract-to-hire?

By Robert Gallagher

bgallagher@thedenzelgroup.com

Most managers have three options when hiring: contractcontract-to-hire(a.k.a temp-to-perm), or permanent. There are significant benefits and drawbacks that come with each…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 2:49pm — No Comments

5 Tips for the Most Important Call You'll Ever Make

By Robert Gallagher

bgallagher@thedenzelgroup.com

Many of the traditional tips for a successful interview: eye contact, pressed suit and a firm handshake, lose the majority of their effectiveness over the phone. That’s not the only way phone interviews differ from the standard…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 11:01am — No Comments

Hiring Superstars

By Robert Gallagher

bgallagher@thdenzelgroup.com

It goes by many names: The A-player, The Game-Changer, The Superstar. Notice the sports theme? Maybe it’s because companies scout these candidates like high school prodigies and hiring one is celebrated like…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Speed up Hiring

By Robert Gallagher

bgallagher@thedenzelgroup.com

Chipotle Mexican Grill made news this month for announcing their push to hire 4,000 workers in a single day. Although fast-food companies might have an edge over other business models when it comes to speed, there’s no reason every…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Get Noticed as a Passive Candidate

By Robert Gallagher 

bgallagher@thedenzelgroup.com

You might love your job. But that alone is no guarantee of long-term employment.

The job market is increasingly mobile in terms of job tenure. This comes even as 44% of employed…

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Added by Bob Gallagher on November 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

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