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What Not to Ask During an Interview

Do your hiring managers know what questions to steer clear of during the interview process? Interview questions should stick to specific questions that directly relate to the individual’s ability to perform the job. Questions that stray from this goal are often problematic and can get the employer into legal trouble or can raise red flags […]

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Smell the Roses: Focus on Your Career’s Journey, Not the Destination

For each of us, our career is a journey. It can take us many places. We may change locations, employers, or even professions. And each experience we have along the way provides us with knowledge we can use at some point in the future—what to do differently or what not to do. Every experience gives […]

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Different Expectations Across Generations

Yesterday we discussed some of the ways that different generations view ideas like success and the ideal workplace environment. Today we’ll look at six more hotly debated areas of workforce culture. On mobile usage. High school students (66%) are more likely than current workers (52%) to say it is okay to check one’s mobile device […]

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Different Generations, Different Career Expectations

Are you more ambitious than a 12th-grader? They may not be in the workforce as adults just yet, but as the next generation of workers, high school seniors have already formed solid opinions about life in the working world. A new survey by CareerBuilder explores this topic. A new CareerBuilder survey looks at how the […]

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Final Considerations: The Best Recruiting Software Solutions 2015

Yesterday’s Advisor explored “G2 Crowd GridSM for Recruiting,” an unbiased look at 2015’s best recruiting software solutions. Today’s Advisor will look into a few final factors, such as ease of use and, of course, price. Final Considerations The metrics discussed so far (see yesterday’s Advisor) paint an incomplete picture. Sure, we know which service received […]

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The Best Recruiting Software Solutions of 2015

What if, during an interview, an applicant asks you to bear with him or her because he or she has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? What if you subsequently decided not to hire that candidate? Have you exposed your company to liability? When you consider that 1 in 25 adults has some form of ADHD, it’s […]

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Make the World A Better Place by Focusing On and Sharing Good Deeds

In the 2000 movie Pay It Forward, a seventh grade social studies teacher gives his students an assignment to create and put into action a plan that will change the world for the better. Young Trevor McKinney, played by Haley Joel Osment, comes up with a plan in which the recipient of a good deed […]

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The Skinny on Interviewing Candidates with ADHD

In yesterday’s Advisor we discussed some of the implications of interviewing candidates who might have ADHD. Today we’ll look at what you can and cannot do during an interview before and after an offer is made. See yesterday’s article for more information on the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), as well as considerations […]

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I’m Interviewing a Candidate with ADHD—What Do I Do?

What if, during an interview, an applicant asks you to bear with him or her because he or she has attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? What if you subsequently decided not to hire that candidate? Have you exposed your company to liability? When you consider that 1 in 25 adults has some form of ADHD, it’s […]

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Which Companies Get Employment Branding Right?

Yesterday Dr. John Sullivan shared his thoughts with us about employment branding. Today, we wrap up our conversation with him by discussing those companies that he finds most successful at employment branding. We asked Sullivan what he thought were the best companies as far as employment branding was concerned. He shared his thoughts based on […]

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