How Does the Gig Economy Help You Earn Extra Cash?

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The gig economy has experienced a big surge in recent years. We’re now seeing more people working as freelancers or independent contractors for short-term engagements. According to research by Intuit, “The gig economy is now estimated to be about 34 percent of the workforce and expected to be 43 percent by 2020.” Here’s why you… Read more »

Effective Tips to Make Your Resume Look Consistent

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Employers look at multiple elements of a resume. They always look at work experience, job skills, and background. But there’s one thing that might not be so obvious, and that’s consistency. Get Interviews says to “Make sure you’re conveying the same message throughout your entire resume. By doing so, your consistency will tell employers that… Read more »

The Best Behavioral Interview Questions to Determine a Team-First Attitude

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Working successfully within a team is an important trait in an employee. If you hire someone who’s reluctant to be part of a team, it’s going to be an uphill battle from the start. The best way to assess if someone has a “team-first attitude” is to ask a few key behavioral interview questions. Here… Read more »

Can You Sell Yourself in 30 Seconds?

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The elevator pitch. You have 30 seconds to effectively “sell yourself” and share all of your strengths and skills in a mini-speech to impress potential employers. Many people dread the elevator pitch simply because they’re unsure of how to approach it and which specific elements to focus on. But following this formula should help you… Read more »

How to Hire the Best Candidate Quickly

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Hiring new employees is a fairly exhaustive process for many companies. In fact, Officevibe reports, “It takes an average of 27 working days to make a new hire (an all-time high).” Without a streamlined hiring process in place, you’re wasting time and money. What’s worse is that the top candidates are usually off the market… Read more »

Why Diversity Needs to Be a Priority from Management

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Workplace diversity is a hot topic these days and one that many companies are paying more attention to. It’s easy to see why. According to McKinsey & Company, “Companies in the top quartile for racial and ethnic diversity are 35 percent more likely to have financial returns above their respective national industry medians, and companies… Read more »