Monthly : August 2016

How much money to ask for in a salary negotiation?

August 25, 2016 Blog

How much can I ask for in a salary negotiation without leaving a bad taste in the employer's mouth or losing the job offer? When you're finally down to the wire on your impending job offer, there will come a time to talk numbers. That one last conversation — where you negotiate ...

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4 Ways to Test “Cultural Fit” During the Hiring Process

August 11, 2016 Blog

As workplace structures evolve, finding candidates who are the right “cultural fit” is now a top priority of recruiters. In the business world (and in life), we tend to gravitate toward people similar to us. Our hiring practices are no exception -- if you’re an introvert, you might fin...

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Top 10 Questions a Candidate Should Ask in an Interview

August 10, 2016 Blog

Many job seekers focus so hard on answering interview questions well that they forget something very important: You are there to ask questions, too. Asking the right questions at an interview is important for two reasons: First, when done correc...

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Build a Corporate Culture for All Ages

August 04, 2016 Blog

We live in a unique time. It’s getting more and more difficult to predict trends in the labor force. We have Generation Z at one end of the spectrum, the youngest of which are just starting to graduate college and enter the job market (depending on where the ge...

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