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Facebook is the world’s most widely used social media platform by a considerable margin. As of Q3 2017, it had 2.07 billion active users and still continues to see steady growth. On top of this, there’s a massive level of engagement. In fact, the average global user spends 20+ minutes on Facebook each day, and… Read more »

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Technology is transforming many aspects of modern business. One trend in particular that’s gaining momentum is using social media messaging for customer service. Let’s now take a closer look at this trend and see what it means for call center jobs. A Social Media Explosion According to Statista, there were 2.46 billion global social media… Read more »

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It seems that Google has its hand in everything these days, and the recruitment market is no exception. In May 2017, Google unveiled “Google for Jobs,” which is designed to allow people to use their products to find work. Let’s discuss the basics of how it works and key features that can help your job… Read more »

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A lot goes into a successful job search. It requires proper planning, strategizing and in many cases, a bit of patience. During the course of 2017, we’ve given job seekers plenty of advice for streamlining their efforts and increasing their odds of success. Here are five of our best job tips. 1. Always Be on… Read more »

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Recruiting and hiring are no easy tasks. There are a lot of factors involved with finding the right employees and ensuring they fit with your company culture. Throughout 2017, we have covered numerous topics to give employers an edge. Here are some of the best tips and highlights from our top posts. 1. Temp-to-Hire Requires… Read more »

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A job search can be frustrating at times even for the brightest and most qualified candidates. Sometimes you may feel as if the effort you’re putting forth is simply in vain, and you just can’t seem to catch a break. In turn, it’s easy to become disheartened. Having the right mental approach is critical for… Read more »

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“References can serve as a final confirmation of your skills, abilities and verification of positive on-the-job performance.” Here is an effective method for building your reference list to make a positive impression on recruiters. Compile a List of People Who Could Help You’ll typically need between three and five people on your reference list, so… Read more »

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You could make the argument that the United States has a collective sleep deficit. According to Gallup, “Americans currently average 6.8 hours of sleep at night, down more than an hour from 1942.” This is problematic because sleep deprivation can have a host of negative side effects such as memory problems, impaired judgment and even… Read more »

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Here’s the scenario. A former employee is asking to be rehired and wants to fill a vacant job opening. While rehiring “boomerang employees” was generally frowned upon in the past, it has become more acceptable in recent years (especially in a job market featuring minimal qualified applicants.) In fact, a national HR study found that… Read more »

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According to research, “33 percent of bosses know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether they will hire someone.” That statistic emphasizes the importance of making a great first impression and getting things started on the right foot. While your performance during the actual interview is important, there are a few things you… Read more »