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    25 HR Approved Office Party Ideas

    It's that time of the year again… the holidays. It doesn't matter what you're celebrating; there's no excuse needed to throw a fabulous office bash. Let HRPeople help you find ideas for office games, themes and activities. There's something in here for every occasion! Break out the champagne and join us for these 25 party tips and ideas that will ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +8
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    15 Toughest Interview Questions (and Answers!)

    1. Why do you want to work in this industry? Bad Answer: "I love to shop. Even as a kid, I spent hours flipping through catalogs." Don’t just say you like it. Anyone can do that. Focus instead on your history with that particular industry, and if you can, tell a success story. Good Answer: “I've always loved shopping, but ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +53
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    Top HR Resume Keywords

    Top HR Resume Keywords
    You'd think getting a job in Human Resources would be easier since you’re an HR pro. You already know the tricks and tips to getting an interview, you’re an ace at answering questions and you know how to schmooze with the best of them. Unfortunately, the stakes are higher because of your professional background — which is why making your resume ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    4 Ways to Get Killer Letters of Recommendation

    4 Ways to Get Killer Letters of Recommendation
    For many, attempting to get someone to write a letter of recommendation for school or a new job can be an extremely intimidating experience. Especially for those who fear rejection, don't easily accept compliments, or just don't like tooting their own horn. However, like filling out an application or writing a resume, getting someone to write a letter of recommendation is ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: -2
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    10 Overused Phrases Interviewers Hate

    Interviews are hard. You're nervous. You're usually in close quarters. You have to answer question after question with little recovery time. And your entire professional future seems to hang in the balance of this one encounter. It's no wonder so many interviewees resort to clichés when answering interview questions. But panicked responses aren't going to land you that job. So ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +8
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    How to Write a Great Individual Development Plan (IDP)

    How to Write a Great Individual Development Plan (IDP)
    An individual development plan (IDP) is a tool that helps facilitate employee development. It’s a two-way commitment between an employee and their manager on what they are going to do to grow. IDPs are often used as a way to drive leadership development. Organizations like them because they are visible, tangible evidence that leadership development is taking place. They can be ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    8 Entry Level HR Positions Available Now

    Thinking about breaking into the exciting field of Human Resources? We've put together a list of entry level HR positions available NOW. All you have to do is apply! So polish your resume, get those business cards out, and start! Next Job: Go >> [page] 1. HR Analyst (Junior Level) Experience: 0 to 4 years Location: Various Company: Sparta, Inc. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Answers to Quiz: What's Your HR IQ?

    Answers to Quiz: What's Your HR IQ?
    HR Generalists are in high demand because they know so much about everything HR. You know you are smart, but how “HR smart” are you? Take this test to find out. Have you taken the ultimate HR IQ Quiz yet? If not, click here. Developed by a leading educator and generalist practitioner in the HR field, this test will challenge ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +31
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    Re-Energize Your Job Search: Best Tips and Tricks

    Re-Energize Your Job Search: Best Tips and Tricks
    Finding a job can be as time-consuming as actually having a job! It can take days, weeks, even months, to land that dream job. So it's no surprise how easy it is to get discouraged, distracted, and depressed. There are two important things to remember &mdash you're not alone and we're here to help! HRPeople comes to your rescue with the ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    What Professionals Should Never (Ever!) Wear

    We hate to admit it, because we personally feel that clothes shouldn't matter. In a perfect world, a person would be judged at their workplace based solely on the caliber of their work. Unfortunately, that's not how the world works. How you choose to dress each morning reflects how you feel about your job – that you take your position ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +21
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    The Ten Best Cities for HR Professionals

    The Ten Best Cities for HR Professionals
    Some cities are known for their unique characteristics. If you are searching for the best place to find some down-home BBQ, take a drive to Kansas City. If you want to hear fantastic live jazz, head down to New Orleans. And if you are looking for the best city for an HR professional, then look no further than this list. Here ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Top 5 Recession-Proof Industries

    Recession-Proof Industries The rate of job openings and new hires has steadily decreased since 2007, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. And unemployment rates are holding fast at 10 percent, which also doesn't bode well. According to the December employment report, 6.1 million people face long-term unemployment. Even though experts are hollering about the impending end ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    What Your Work Dreams Really Mean

    Most of us at some point have woken up in a cold sweat after a horrific nightmare about work. Whether about showing up naked at the office or missing a career-changing deadline, each of these dreams could have a deeper meaning about how you feel about your job. Wonder what your work dreams are telling you about your relationship with ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    12 Things to Never Say to Older and Younger Coworkers

    With the downturn in the U.S. economy, workplaces are becoming more and more diverse age-wise. Older workers are working alongside younger workers as people at every stage in their career are getting laid off. [photo:65315] With this generational gap among workers widening, there’s a lot of potential for miscommunication or differing perspectives. Though many people will absolutely deny that they ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Signs You Will Be Laid Off

    10 Signs You Will Be Laid Off
    When massive layoffs rocked the tech sector last year, non-dot-commers looked on with sympathy, then thanked goodness, heavens and their lucky stars they hadn't migrated to a start-up. This year things are different. The sinking economy has just about everyone — new-economy workers and old — looking over their shoulder for that dreaded pink slip. [widget:quiz_how_do_you_look_on_paper] There is no sure-fire way ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +19
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    5 Cover Letters That Worked

    We talk about them all the time: cover letters. We share general tips, explore best practices, and warn of the most common cover letter mistakes. What we haven't done is give you specific examples of real cover letters that worked. Until now! HRPeople has tracked down five cover letters that helped job seekers land an interview. Sometimes, they even got ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Subtle Ways to Sabotage Your Interview

    As Human Resources professionals (or aspiring ones!), we all know that showing up late to an interview or dressing sloppily can ruin your chances for a job offer. But what about the more easily-overlooked things that could acreate an interview gone wrong? Don’t let it happen to you! Keep in mind these 10 common subconscious mistakes that you probably don’t ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +6
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    10 Companies Hiring in Human Resources

    Even though the nation's unemployment rate has soared past 10%, there are still companies hiring – especially in Human Resources. So if you're out of a job or looking for something new, check out HRPeople's list of 10 companies who are hiring in Human Resources. Whether you're just getting into the industry or are an experienced professional, HRPeople has you ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +9
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    What Not to Do After an Interview

     In the job search, there's nothing like performing well at the interview. And after researching the company, practicing your presentation and answering the interview questions with confidence, you want to follow up with something impressive. You want to thank the employer with a gesture that makes the company want to hire you — or at least bring you back for ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    10 Awkward Interviews and How to Handle Them

    If you're a hiring manager, you've seen a variety of colorful job candidates and heard many interesting answers, creative excuses and witnessed strange interview behaviors that have left you exhausted and ready to tear your hair out, if you aren't already bald from the stress. As for interviewees, it isn't that much easier for you either. Your lack of success ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +9

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?