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Eight interview mistakes hiring managers make

Kim Hughes| Apr 23, 2014 07:45 pm

If you’re having trouble finding candidates who want to work with you, there’s a good chance you’re making some of these mistakes during interviews. Job seekers aren’t the only ones who can mess up a first impression.

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What you can spot in a resume in 11 seconds

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 23, 2014 02:10 pm

Our internal research shows that employers look at a resume for an average of 11 seconds before rejecting it. Are you seeing everything you need to see in those 11 seconds? Learn to make the most of them.

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How long Canadians stay at work

Why hire a job hopper

Elizabeth Bromstein| Apr 17, 2014 03:14 pm

A majority of employees now stay in a job for less than two years, so you might as well get used to job hoppers. Here are some reasons they’re not so bad.

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Trust your gut to make good business and hiring decisions?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 26, 2014 08:34 pm

New research suggests intuition can help you spot a liar. Can it also be useful in deciding who to hire and making other business decisions?

Category: Hiring Advice, Management,
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How to read people

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 24, 2014 11:16 am

If you want to know what someone is thinking, there are clues in the direction their feet are pointing and the size of their pupils.

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8 reasons why you should hire a waitress at your law firm

Melissa Allen| Mar 6, 2014 09:45 pm

Here are 8 reasons why you should hire that barista or bartender. They could just be your next star performer.

Category: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges,
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Why you absolutely must call every candidate back after an interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 5, 2014 08:14 pm

If you are not calling candidates back to let the know whether or not they got the job, you are doing far more damage to your company than you realize

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What you can learn from reading between the lines of a resume

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 26, 2014 08:58 pm

You can learn things about a candidate that they don’t know they have revealed by reading between the lines. Hiring managers share their tips.

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How employers might be overlooking the perfect candidate

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 24, 2014 07:47 pm

In culling the herd of candidates by immediately rejecting these people, you might be skipping over the ideal employee. Don’t shoot yourself in the foot. Take a second look.

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Hiring in hospitality

What you need to know about hiring in hospitality this year

Melissa Allen| Feb 21, 2014 10:28 pm

By 2015, Canadian Hospitality predicts that Canada will need an additional 300,000 hospitality workers. Here are three quick tips to help you hire better in hospitality.

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