What the trend in online databases means to the employment screening industry

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The most prominent trend in the employment screening industry has been a proliferation of online databases offering cheap background checks. Any one can access the internet and with a quick search be able to purchase, for example, criminal records for a low fee. While that is very appealing to companies … Read The Full Post

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Is being attractive a career asset or liability

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I don’t recall exactly how many girls turned me down when I asked them to the senior prom, but there were a few. Even though that was 25 years ago, I still remember how much I wished I was one of “the beautiful people”. Today, I’m glad I wasn’t. When … Read The Full Post

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Chronological vs functional resumes which to choose

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Your resume is a marketing tool that should effectively sell your skills, experience, and educational qualifications to prospective employers. When developing your resume, there are two different types of resume formats you should consider: a chronological resume and a functional resume. Your decision to choose one format over another should … Read The Full Post

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How to find your dream job

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When you were a child or a teenager, did you dream of what you would be when you grew up?. Most of us had dreams when we were young, but how many of us actually fulfil them?. Most of us set our dreams aside when reality kicks in and unfortunately … Read The Full Post

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4 great books on resume writing

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Resume writing is a difficult task. While you can research information online, or seek assistance from a professional resume services, it is always helpful to have resources on hand that can assist in writing a new or rewriting your existing resume and/or cover letter. The following four books can provide … Read The Full Post

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Creating your own luck

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Losing my job in the last recession of the last century, I discovered first hand the power of creating your own luck. A week later, I decided to locate an interim position while I looked for a “real” one. Accepting a temporary position at minimum wage in an industry I … Read The Full Post

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Eddie munson appointed to bearing points board of director

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Bearing. Point, one of the largest management and consulting firms of the world, appointed Eddie Munson to its Board of Directors. Bearing. Point has more than 17,000 employees and main practice areas that focus on the Financial Services, Public Services and Commercial Services markets. With a long legacy as KPMG … Read The Full Post

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How has the credit crunch effected the it industry

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Turnover in the IT industry is quite high and this is often reflected in the amount of jobs in IT that are advertised online. From a recent survey, The IT Job Board, www.theitjobboard.com specialists in jobs in IT found from a survey of 1,000 candidates that 62% of the respondents … Read The Full Post

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A closer look at two interview questions

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A job interview is stressful. The person who hasn’t made a lot of changes isn’t practiced at what is involved (nor should they want to be), and the person who has made a lot of changes doesn’t have any idea as to what’s involved either, or they wouldn’t be making … Read The Full Post

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Resume review asking and getting help

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Writing a resume is a process of self-discovery in many ways. You have to market yourself to your potential employer, which is a very difficult task because we have to walk the fine line of objectivity and self-promotion.

Your resume must summarize your educational achievements, professional experience, and qualification in … Read The Full Post

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