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June 9, 2016

What the Job Seeker of Today is REALLY Looking for

There was a time before job sites and social networks when hiring was done completely in the dark, and the hiring organization held all the cards. Nowadays job seekers use sites like Glassdoor and LinkedIn to not only search for job offers, but research the hiring company, compare average salaries, and get the inside scoop […]

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April 26, 2016

Hire Smarter, Not Harder

As much as we might not like to admit it, our career paths are heavily influence by sheer luck and happenstance, i.e., knowing someone who can give us a referral, or simply being in the right place at the right time. But that doesn’t mean hard work is without merit; it just means it’s exceedingly […]

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February 16, 2016

Google’s Five Key Team Dynamics

Back at the turn of the century when Google was just a startup bucking for excellence, they had a strict policy of hiring only Ivy League grads at the top of the SAT spectrum. They quickly found out that this was unsustainable, as it takes more than just stacked resumes to build successful teams. “We […]

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October 14, 2015

Doing More with Shorter Workdays

In America we take the fewest vacation days of any developed nation, work more than 40 hours a week on average, and 28 percent of that time is spent just dealing with emails. We’re spending less time with our families and fewer hours on leisure, and it’s affecting our health and our productivity in a […]

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May 20, 2014

Battling Veteran Unemployment

I was recently watching Brian Williams and ran into a story about Command Sergeant Major Martin Barreras, who died in a Texas hospital over the weekend from injuries sustained in an attack while serving in the Afghan province of Herat. He held one of the most coveted enlisted ranks in the Army—similar to the Roman […]

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