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Archive for January, 2012

A realistic perspective on exit interviews

A realistic perspective on exit interviews

Much of any hiring manager or human resources employee’s time is spent attracting new talent to their particular organization or company.

January 18, 2012 More
New Yorkers debate over pension reform

New Yorkers debate over pension reform

Union benefits continue to be a divisive topic in America’s recovering, yet shaky economic landscape.

January 18, 2012 More
Three tips for being the best recruiter you can be

Three tips for being the best recruiter you can be

Recruiting candidates for a job, whether you’re looking to hire graduates for premium level entry jobs or setting up internships, isn’t an easy task.

January 18, 2012 More
Financial adjustments to make after getting a new job

Financial adjustments to make after getting a new job

Landing your first entry-level position out of college is a great feeling.

January 18, 2012 More
Employer advantages of creating an internship program

Employer advantages of creating an internship program

Many large companies have had internship programs in place for years, but small businesses may be weighing their options before committing to hiring student interns.

January 17, 2012 More
Strong economic indicators bode well for U.S. small businesses

Strong economic indicators bode well for U.S. small businesses

Despite trepidation at the beginning of 2012 regarding how the European debt crisis and industry abroad could negatively impact steady economic recovery in the U.S., January has proven to be a good start for American businesses.

January 17, 2012 More
“Can you give me a job?” | Top “don’ts” for developing a network

“Can you give me a job?” | Top “don’ts” for developing a network

So you’ve recently graduated from college and are experiencing your first taste of the post-grad unemployment. While cold applying to jobs can lead to some interviews, your best bet is through developing a network of professional contacts. This can be a relatively simple process of reaching out for friends, family, professors and past coworkers, but [...]

January 17, 2012 More
Important roles for establishing a successful internship program

Important roles for establishing a successful internship program

Interns have become increasingly important to organizations of all sorts in recent years.

January 16, 2012 More
Communication is key before you begin interviewing

Communication is key before you begin interviewing

Identifying the best candidates for an entry-level position is a process hiring managers are constantly looking to improve.

January 13, 2012 More
Common hiring mistakes HR employees make

Common hiring mistakes HR employees make

Today’s job market is one of the most competitive in recent history.

January 12, 2012 More
Advice for designing a more efficient interview

Advice for designing a more efficient interview

While there is certainly no shortage of potential candidates for hiring managers to choose from, selecting the best recent graduates remains a challenging task.

January 11, 2012 More
Despite positive signs, job market still lagging behind

Despite positive signs, job market still lagging behind

The end of 2011 showed some unexpectedly positive news regarding the U.S. economy.

January 11, 2012 More
Common Job Myths: “Who knew?”

Common Job Myths: “Who knew?”

If you’ve recently graduated from college and are searching for an entry level position, you’re about to enter one of the most competitive job markets in recent history. Hundreds of thousands of young, ambitious graduates join the job hunt every year in addition to the many veteran employees who may have been laid off during [...]

January 11, 2012 More
Developing an attractive internship program

Developing an attractive internship program

As an employer, having a team of reliable, talented and hardworking interns can be an invaluable resource.

January 10, 2012 More
Back to the Grind: Tips on managing post-holiday office stress

Back to the Grind: Tips on managing post-holiday office stress

If you’re one of the lucky college graduates to have already secured a decent entry-level position, then you’re probably still trying to organize yourself following the whirlwind of dinner parties, family get-togethers and road trips that characterize holiday vacations. While it’s now the start of a new year, that doesn’t mean that the mountain of [...]

January 9, 2012 More