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    The 6 Species of Interviewers

    The 6 Species of Interviewers
    Over the years, I've noticed that people who interview job candidates tend to develop a distinct personal style. If you can quickly read an interviewer's style and establish rapport, you will appear more confident and knowledgeable. Here are six common types to know: The Absentee His Style: Sometimes an interviewer isn't mentally in the room. Maybe his boss dropped a big ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Watch for Interview Warning Signs

    Watch for Interview Warning Signs
    I got a call from my friend Candace, and she was in low spirits. She had just returned to Wisconsin after moving to Florida to take a job. She took the job, she hated it, she lasted six months, she quit, and she moved back. “I should have known, ” she said. “I should have picked up on the signs during ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Matching the Right People to the Right Jobs

    Matching the Right People to the Right Jobs
    Your workforce's skills change over time, and so does your business. Getting the right people into the right jobs is key to your company's growth. Who's on the bus? To management guru and best-selling author Jim Collins, this is the most important question business owners need to ask themselves. The bus is your company, and getting the right people is crucial ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    The Top 10 Hardest Jobs to Fill

    The Top 10 Hardest Jobs to Fill
    The economy is sputtering, and companies say they will make nothing but perfect-10 hires. Meanwhile, Baby Boomers are retiring by the millions -- and everyone wants to be a millionaire, not a wage earner. Where does all this leave employers and workers in their never-ending struggle to tip the balance in the American labor market? From the perspective of an annual ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Boost Your Interview IQ: 10 Tips

    Boost Your Interview IQ: 10 Tips
    Even the smartest and most qualified job seekers need to prepare for job interviews. Why, you ask? Interviewing is a learned skill, and there are no second chances to make a great first impression. So study these 10 strategies to enhance your interview IQ. Practice Good Nonverbal Communication It’s about demonstrating confidence: standing straight, making eye contact and connecting with a ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Is the HR Business Partner Model Killing Your Career?

    Is the HR  Business Partner Model Killing Your Career?
    The current trend of outsourcing transactional HR to services centres may be creating a future talent crisis for HR professionals. Back in the 1990’s, when I began my HR career, I started off by looking after flexitime, recruitment administration, childcare vouchers, staff welfare and manpower planning. I knew if I knuckled down and got to know the technical elements of my ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #3: Boston, MA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #3: Boston, MA
    Home to the esteemed Harvard College and center point of the American Revolution, Boston is one of the most historic cities in New England. Although the cost of inner-city living is on the rise, Boston is a bastion of New England’s unique assortment of attitudes, accents, and weather patterns. [widget:bored_at_work] Quick Facts Population: 581, 616 High School Graduates: 51.2% Bachelor's Degree ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #2: New York City, NY

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #2: New York City, NY
    Officially the largest city in the United States, New York City has over 8.2 million residents. New York City is incredibly diverse, and usually considered the cultural hot-spot of the entire United States of America. [widget:resume_questions] Quick Facts Population: 8,250,567 High School Graduates: 47.2% Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.4% Mean Travel Time to Work (in minutes): 40.0 Homeownership Rate: 30.2% Best ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #1: San Francisco, CA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #1: San Francisco, CA
    A popular tourist destination resting on a peninsula in the Pacific Ocean, San Francisco is a diversified city with a dense population and beautiful Victorian architecture. With many historical sites and a burgeoning downtown, San Francisco hosts a population coming from a variety of different backgrounds, political perspectives, and classes. [widget:worst_workplace_distractions] Quick Facts Population: 751,682 High School Graduates: 64.4% Bachelor's Degree ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    Office Humor: 6 Job Application Disasters

    Office Humor: 6 Job Application Disasters
    Interview candidates' responses during the interview process can be creative and clever, or unintentionally revealing. Here are a few beauties submitted by Monster members: 1) One time, during the interviewing process, I had to tell a candidate that, unfortunately, we would not be able to offer him a job, even if he qualified for the position, his drug test came back ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #10: Oxnard, CA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #10: Oxnard, CA
    As a quickly growing town, Oxnard offers many opportunities for enterprising, forward-thinking business people. Located on the California coast in between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, Oxnard is a casual seaside city filled with uncrowded beaches and plenty of outdoor activities. Oxnard is known for its strawberries and its annual California Strawberry Festival in May. [widget:no_more_health_benefits] Quick Facts Population: 180,872 High ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #9: Grand Rapids, MI

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #9: Grand Rapids, MI
    Grand Rapids, MI is consistently rated among the top cities in the US. Located along the bank of the Grand River, Grand Rapids combines sophisticated charm with mid-western friendliness. Grand Rapids is known for being safe and clean. It also boasts exciting art and cultural events including plays, museums, and botanical gardens. [widget:need_job_interview_help] Quick Facts Population: 195, 601 High School Graduates: ...
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #8: Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #8: Minneapolis - St. Paul, MN
    Actually composed of 188 sub-cities and towns, the twin cities region comprises the country’s 16th largest metropolitan area. With a large number of theaters, universities, and a generally strong economy, the twin cities boast a music scene that warrants national attention and an extensive recreational and park system. [widget:hrpeoples_workplace_humor_guide] Quick Facts Population: 3,175,041 High School Graduation Rate: 53.8% Bachelor's Degree or ...
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #7: Peoria, IL

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #7: Peoria, IL
    The city of Peoria is the oldest community in Illinois. Peoria has a very high standard of living, and boasts safe streets, quality shopping, and a historic theater district. Nested on a riverfront, Peoria has been named All American City three times; Peoria is home to the Caterpiller, Inc. headquarters, and Peorians are not above attending a tractor-pull at the county ...
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #6: Columbus, GA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #6: Columbus, GA
    Southern hospitality is alive and well in Columbus. It’s a community that takes pride in preserving the past while maintaining a vision for the future. Columbus is known for its rich history and fine attractions. Columbus is also the headquarters of many leading companies such as AFLAC Insurance and Carmike Cinemas. [widget:hr_career_articles] Quick Facts Population: 250,000 High School Graduates: 40.0% Bachelor's ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #5: Seattle, WA

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #5: Seattle, WA
    A coastal port city, Seattle is located between Puget Sound and Lake Washington. Known as the “Queen City” and “Emerald City”, Seattle has been recognized as a bastion of youth culture, and as one of the highest coffee-consuming cities in the world. In 1999, Seattle was home to the World Trade Organization summit – as well as subsequent protests. [widget:employee_benefits_what_you_nee_to_know] Quick ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Best Cities for HR Professionals #4: Washington, D.C.

    Best Cities for HR Professionals #4: Washington, D.C.
    As the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. is considered one of the fastest growing cities in the US. The city is known for its history and diversity. This bustling city is full of life and excitement. [widget:aspiring_community_field_discussion_aspiring_hr_professionals_discussion] Quick Facts Population: 582,174 High School Graduation Rate: 77.8% Bachelor's Degree or Higher:39.1% Mean Travel Time to Work (in minutes): 29.7 Homeownership ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rate This
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    A Guide to the Web for HR Professionals

    A Guide to the Web for HR Professionals
    As Human Resources continues its progression from Personnel towards Human Capital Management, the profession has an increasing internet presence (this site being a prime example). With more choices, of course, comes more difficulty separating the good sites from the bad. To make your search a little easier, the HRPeople team has put together our picks for the best HR blogs. [photo:1562] ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +6
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    How To Get and Keep Your Dream Job

    How To Get and Keep Your Dream Job
    Get Your Dream Job I was interviewing a candidate for a mortgage sales position. She was dressed very professionally and had about a year and a half of experience. The interview was going very well for about 20 minutes when her cellphone started ringing. Instead of shutting it off, she answered it and began to talk (to her boyfriend) for approximately ...
    Published about 10 years ago | Rated: +3

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?