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Your Next Facebook Post Might Cost You Your Job

Woah, hold on. Are you sure you want to post your wild photos from your awesome, loud Friday night at the club? According to Jobvite's Social Recruiting Survey [http://www.jobvite.com/blog/jobvite-infographic-watch-post-social-media/], at least 52% of the 1,884 recruiters who participated in the survey check the online profiles of candidates during the application process. (Staff.com, on the other hand, reports a much higher number, saying that 3 out of 4 hiring and recruitment managers check

4 Common Productivity Hacks (And Why You Should Not Follow Them)

We've read about it, we know how to go about it, and more often than not, we actually live it on a day-to-day basis—being productive is essential to achieving more in life, and we've got some hacks up our sleeves to attain our highest capacity of productiveness. But did you know that most of the common productivity hacks and tips out there are actually full of lies? Yes. Most of them don't work. Let me show you a few, explain why they don't work, and what you should do instead.1. "Do the MIT

How to Talk About Your "Last Job" In Your Next Interview

There is no way to avoid it being asked about your last job or previous work so the best action step is to prepare for it. Potential employers are constantly on the look out for the best talent to and you want to assure them that you are just that. There are a number of circumstances that you might be in — currently employed, “in between jobs”, laid off, fired, freshly resigned, “seeking new opportunities”— and answering the “last job” question adequately could catapult you into a company's goo

7 Things You Should Never Say in an Exit Interview

You finally did it. You gathered up all your powers and handed out your two weeks notice. You can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel, and feel the winds of freedom gushing against you. You know the hardest part is over—that you can walk out the door and bid farewell—but then HR calls and gives you the schedule for your exit interview [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/05/ace-exit-interview/?link=anchortext]. "Do I really need to rehash my entire work experience in this silly int

Your Next Facebook Post Might Cost You Your Job

Woah, hold on. Are you sure you want to post your wild photos from your awesome, loud Friday night at the club? According to Jobvite's Social Recruiting Survey [http://www.jobvite.com/blog/jobvite-infographic-watch-post-social-media/], at least 52% of the 1,884 recruiters who participated in the survey check the online profiles of candidates during the application process. (Staff.com, on the other hand, reports a much higher number, saying that 3 out of 4 hiring and recruitment managers check

4 Common Productivity Hacks (And Why You Should Not Follow Them)

We've read about it, we know how to go about it, and more often than not, we actually live it on a day-to-day basis—being productive is essential to achieving more in life, and we've got some hacks up our sleeves to attain our highest capacity of productiveness. But did you know that most of the common productivity hacks and tips out there are actually full of lies? Yes. Most of them don't work. Let me show you a few, explain why they don't work, and what you should do instead.1. "Do the MIT

How to Talk About Your "Last Job" In Your Next Interview

There is no way to avoid it being asked about your last job or previous work so the best action step is to prepare for it. Potential employers are constantly on the look out for the best talent to and you want to assure them that you are just that. There are a number of circumstances that you might be in — currently employed, “in between jobs”, laid off, fired, freshly resigned, “seeking new opportunities”— and answering the “last job” question adequately could catapult you into a company's goo

7 Things You Should Never Say in an Exit Interview

You finally did it. You gathered up all your powers and handed out your two weeks notice. You can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel, and feel the winds of freedom gushing against you. You know the hardest part is over—that you can walk out the door and bid farewell—but then HR calls and gives you the schedule for your exit interview [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/05/ace-exit-interview/?link=anchortext]. "Do I really need to rehash my entire work experience in this silly int

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