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The most common resume lies, and what you can really get away with

Elizabeth Bromstein | Jul 18, 2014 2:40 pm

Roughly 40% of people lie on their resumes, and many more exaggerate. Find out what the risks are, what you can get away with and what the fabrications are that HR professionals are most likely to uncover.


Category: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges,

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Brainstorming is out and “brainswarming” is in

Melissa Allen| May 23, 2014 8:07 pm


What to prevent group think and generate more ideas faster? Then instead of brainstorming, try brainswarming.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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Infographic – No leggings please. And more women’s workplace attire tips

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 23, 2014 6:13 pm


Leggings are not pants! A primer for women’s attire in the workplace and for interviews.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Management,
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The email, text, and social blunders that make you look like a jerk

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 23, 2014 4:28 pm


Everyone hates your auto DMs. That and more communications mistakes you’re probably making.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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The 10 commandments of mentoring

Melissa Allen| May 22, 2014 2:20 pm


Before you take on a mentee, read these 10 commandments for a win-win situation.



Category: Help & FAQ's, Management,
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Is Happy The Creepiest Corporate Mascot Ever? Vote!

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2014 8:17 pm


The internet has spoken and McDonald’s newest mascot has been called “creepy” and “terrifying.” We’ve got a list of scarier corporate mascots.



Category: Industry News & Insights,
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Woman caught job hunting at work in spectacular fashion

Elizabeth Bromstein| May 21, 2014 6:35 pm


Not everyone makes it as obvious as this woman did that they’re job hunting at work. Check out the tell tale signs.



Category: Human Resources, Management,
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How job hopping can be good for your career (and for employers)

Peter Harris| May 17, 2014 9:37 am


There is an outdated notion among some recruiters that people who have changed jobs frequently over their careers make for terrible hires. Here’s why so-called job hoppers often actually have outstanding careers and make the best employees.



Category: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges,
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How reality TV has created a bunch of real-world jerks (and how to fix them)

Colleen Clarke| May 16, 2014 2:48 pm


Unfortunately, some people don’t seem clever enough to realize that even so-called ‘reality’ TV shows are still television programs created for entertainment. They take TV antics as an excuse to act like creeps in the real world.



Category: Management,