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8 Unconventional Qualities to Find in New Hires

Everyone is looking for those cliché traits to describe their ideal candidates (i.e. go-getter mentality). They’re nothing special and the result is a recipe for average candidates. Don’t work off of the same wish list as every company and look for these traits in your candidates 1.    Listening Skills It’s an overlooked and very important… Read more »

5 Tips for a Good Interview [Video]

Start the interview great to end it great! It’s about your presence and the way you talk about yourself that will determine the outcome of your interview… During your interview, hiring managers get to know you by the way you look and talk about yourself. In the video above, Chase interviews two “Chase” job seekers:… Read more »

Email Etiquette for Job Seekers: 4 Tips for Job Applications

In your job search, you have to think about how hiring managers and employers perceive you before they meet you in person. In previous blogs, we’ve given you tips to make sure you maintain a great first impression on your resume and cover letter and even in the interview. Here are some tips to maintain… Read more »

6 Ways to Earn Respect from Your Employees

Respect is not handed down to you. Even if you are high on the organizational chart doesn’t mean that you deserve respect from your employees and colleagues. Respect is earned and too many leaders take their titles and authority for granted. As leaders in today’s trustworthy and transparent workplaces, it’s crucial that you be responsible… Read more »

Resume Formats: What’s Best for You

There are so many ways you can format your resume. Resumes are like fingerprints. They’re unique to the individual and to the job you’re applying to. There are 4 standard types of resumes where your unique resume can start from: chronological, functional, combination, and targeted. 1. Chronological Resume Format By far the most used resume… Read more »

How to Dress for Interview Success

55% of initial impressions – during interviews or otherwise – come from the way you dress. You should always dress your best for an interview and be cautious as to what your interviewer will assume about you based on your overall appearance. The last thing you want is the hiring manager thinking you’re unqualified for… Read more »

How Social Media Can Damage Your Career

It’s crucial to showcase professionalism and as technology evolves, it’s increasingly more important to demonstrate this professionalism on social media as well. This idea of having to monitor yourself on social media has become a hot topic as employers and recruiters are turning to social media to research potential employees. Companies are also using their… Read more »