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How to Manage the Anxiety of Starting a New Job

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Starting a new job is a big transition and with it can come a lot of anxiety. If you are considering a role change, or about to begin a new opportunity, what can you do to manage your stress and make a positive impression on your new employer? Here are a few things to consider.…

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Why Being Honest with Your Recruiter is So Important

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Your recruiter should be your trusted advisor, your partner in your job search and your advocate. We do this best when our candidates are honest with us about the facts concerning their careers and job searches. Here are five of the most popular mistruths recruiters commonly hear and why it’s so important to be honest…

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Don’t Play it Coy in Salary Negotiations

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We often see mistakes made by job candidates during the offer stage. Whether shopping the offer to other companies, trying to secure a counteroffer from a current employer or “ghosting” at the final stages, you can permanently ruin a relationship by handling the situation carelessly. The biggest mistake candidates make? Playing it coy during salary…

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Reasons to Consider Contract Work

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For many people, searching for a job means strictly considering full-time, permanent positions. Yet taking a contract or temporary job can offer many benefits, both short and long-term. The key to approaching temporary work is to change your mindset. Instead of looking at contract work as a last resort, or it not even being an…

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Video Chat Resources for Working Remotely, Hiring and Job Searching

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Working from home can be a challenge under the best of circumstances, but during the COVID-19 emergency, can be even more difficult. Staying connected with teammates, colleagues and clients is critical, as is continuing your hiring and job search. If you don’t have access to an enterprise video conferencing solution, don’t fret, there are several…

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The Top Reasons Job Candidates Get Rejected

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The job is perfect – you have the right background, skills and experience – and you are invited in for an interview. But the process suddenly ends and…you’re rejected. What happened that you’re out of the running? We polled several expert recruiters and asked them to share their take on why candidates get rejected. Here…

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