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What Jobs Would 'Game of Thrones' Characters Have in the Real World?

July 19, 2017 at 06:06 PM

Now that the season seven of Game of Thrones is here, it's time to answer the burning question on everybody's mind: If the characters had to schlep it in the real world, how would they find gainful employment? Thanks to a new infographic from the resume-builder Novoresume, you don't have to rack your brain too hard puzzling it all out. Check below to see what

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6 Steps to a Strong Negotiation Strategy

July 18, 2017 at 05:46 PM

Don't wait until you get an offer to start thinking about salary negotiation. It's never too early to plan for salary discussions, even if you aren't going to leave your current job for at least a few more months. If you're strategic about it, negotiating a new compensation package doesn't have to be scary. What should scare you, though, is only negotiating your paycheck while leaving the rest of your ...

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How Recruiters Can Grow Their Practices With Their Own Books

July 25, 2017 at 05:07 PM

As a recruiter looking to grow your business, you face two main bottlenecks: Can you find more businesses to hire you? Can you find the right candidates for those businesses? As every recruiter knows, both of these bottlenecks come down to the same thing: relationships. In order to grow your customer base and candidate database, you need to find more businesses and candidates. Then, ...

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How SMBs Can Win In Today's Hiring Climate

July 18, 2017 at 03:37 PM

Since 2010, more than 15 million private-sector jobs have been added to the economy. As the economy continues growing and the talent market gets tighter, employers will have to compete in new ways in order to survive. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) could be hit especially hard during this time. Unable to offer compensation and benefits on par with larger competitors, these companies must find other ways to ...

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I Found Balance by Tracking Every Hour of My Week

July 18, 2017 at 02:52 PM

Article by Gemma Hartley As a freelancer, you get to be fully on charge of your time. It is both freeing and daunting. On the one hand, you can cultivate a life that reflects your priorities and has tremendous flexibility and opportunity. On the other hand, you could wind up wasting your time, falling short ...

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How Apprenticeships Can Close the Cybersecurity Skills Gap

July 17, 2017 at 08:20 PM

According to a recent study by Cybersecurity Ventures, rising cybercrime will lead to a threefold increase in the number of cybersecurity roles over the next five years. The problem is finding enough cybersecurity professionals to fill these roles and keep cybercrooks at bay. With cybercrime predicted to cost the world $6 trillion annually by 2021, companies are wondering how they can narrow ...

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The Recruiting Reel: Skills Every Recruiter Needs to Master

July 24, 2017 at 01:59 PM

Given all the best practices, job seeker expectations, and new technologies with which recruiters have to keep up, it can be easy for even the best of them to feel like they drowning. Underneath all the gadgets and trends, though, recruiting is a skills-based field. If recruiters master the right ones, they'll be successful — no matter what changes come to the industry. In today's episode of The Recruiting Reel

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3 Things That Kill a Recruiter's Productivity

July 17, 2017 at 07:04 PM

Let's face it – recruiting is challenging. Between sourcing candidates, interviewing them, and submitting them for placements, recruiters must also balance streams of email, telephone conversations, and social media research. Plus, they must collaborate with sales teams to address client needs and align on business metrics. Outside of their offices, recruiters also face a number of industry

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How to Find the Right Resume-Writing Service for You

July 17, 2017 at 07:44 PM

Selecting the right resume-writing service involves more than finding someone who can string together a few sentences. You need someone who can effectively summarize your attributes, experience, and knowledge in a format that flows while making you stand out from other applicants. If you're in need of a resume-writing service, keep the following criteria in mind: 1. Experience Counts Rather than relying on a single person who has limited ...

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The Right Hires Can Be a Make-or-Break Factor in Your Career as a Leader

July 17, 2017 at 05:22 PM

As a leader, you've interviewed hundreds of candidates during your career. You know what you're doing, right? You're running from meeting to meeting, and you've got that interview at two 0'clock sharp with what's-his-name. Who cares, right? All the pertinent information is in the Outlook invite. This is the common thought process of many leaders when it comes to hiring, and yet hiring can be a make-or-break factor in your ...

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