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7 reasons hiring managers opt for video interviews

For years, phone interviews have served as a preliminary screen to determine which applicants warrant an invitation to interview in person. While they continue to be useful, today’s technology opens up previously unavailable interviewing possibilities. In our last post on video interview tips for candidates, we discussed best practices candidates should deploy when using this … Read More

Ace an on-camera interview with these 9 crucial video interview tips

If you’re seeking a new job, you need to be camera ready. No, you don’t need a makeup artist, but you do need to prepare for a video interview, which is becoming more and more common in today’s workplace. In this article, we’ll cover the fundamentals of this rapidly growing interview style. Let’s get you … Read More

The gender wage gap: Are we making progress?

Gone are the days when women were paid less than men, right? Not really, although we are making progress toward equality. From the 1960s through the early 1980s, women working full-time, year-round earned approximately 60 percent of what men were paid. Now, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2018 American Community Survey, women’s average pay … Read More

Updating your resume: Jump start your new year job search

Is finding a new job one of your 2020 goals? Get ready now to stand out in the employment market by updating your resume. You’ve gained valuable experience over the past year. Updating your resume  gives you the opportunity to highlight your current value as a candidate for a future employer and showcase your best … Read More

Accepting a counteroffer: Should you go or should you stay?

Consider this scenario: You’ve accepted a job offer, and when you tell your current employer you’re leaving, they extend a counteroffer to get you to reconsider. Now two companies are bidding for your services. This is a good thing, right? Not necessarily. It might give a confidence boost to feel wanted by two employers, but … Read More