Staying Engaged During Marathon Interviewing Sessions

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If you need to fill a large number of positions at once, you may face a constricted hiring schedule. And interviewing a lot of candidates in a short time span can lead to interview fatigue. Here are four ways to stay engaged throughout the interview process.  Break It Up   If the calendar allows for it, conduct two rounds of interviews: one that’s a high-level screening and… Read more »

How to Call In Sick (When You’re Sick)

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It shouldn’t be a tough call whether to call in. If you’re sick, you’re sick, right? But it never seems to be that easy. You have your workload, your relationship with your boss, and your company’s attendance guidelines to account for. Luckily, there’s a (previously) unwritten set of rules to lean on for calling in… Read more »

Top 7 Questions to Ask a Reference

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If you’re gathering intelligence on a candidate for a position, one of your best resources is the professional references they’ve provided you. But those references are only as valuable as the questions you ask them. These seven questions will maximize the effectiveness of your screening process.   How Does the Candidate Affect Their Co-workers?  Does the candidate energize the people they… Read more »

How to Find a Second Job

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The kids are back to school; the holidays are around the corner, you’re saving for a return to traveling – whatever your reason, sometimes you want the opportunity to make extra money.  So, what’s the first step? Knowing where to look – or, in this case, when. You see, a night job can be a great… Read more »