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Category: RGJ Articles, Employment,

September 9, 2015
Conducting workplace in-house investigations

By Jim Annis   The words, "in-house investigations," might lead to CLUE board game flashbacks like: Case File Confidential; suspects that begin with names like Colonel and Professor; Rooms and Weapons; and "Who dunnit?" Failing to perform in-house investigations will not result in fun and games — that's how employees win lawsuits. Why do an investigation? […]

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July 24, 2014
The Growing Role of Video in Recruitment and Interviewing

According to a study by PGI, video interviewing has increased 49 percent since 2011. Six in 10 recruiters currently incorporate video into the interview process. Sixty-six percent of candidates say they prefer it. Here are some things to consider when ...

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July 9, 2014
The Best Interview Questions Asked By an Employer and the Best Candidate Responses

“Trendy” interview questions on the internet drive us crazy. Employers, you’re recruiting talent, not  trying to be cool. “How many cows are there in Canada?” isn’t going to get a skilled and qualified candidate...

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March 26, 2014
Jobs - What’s Hot and What’s Not!

There are global forces of change that are and will affect businesses and the resulting job market over the next 40 years including: a global balance of power shift from West to East and North to South; resources and practices are protected (not open t...

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November 26, 2013
How You Know When It’s Time To Go

Some people are so certain it’s time to go that they have enough chutzpah to video their rapping dancing resignation, encourage it to go viral on YouTube and then luckily get hired by Queen Latifah a week later.
Perhaps you’re wondering &md...

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September 11, 2013
Negotiating for Employment

A fair amount of negotiation takes place in the workplace regarding employment. Typically the employer has the upper hand; however, your ability to sway a negotiation will help achieve the terms you deem favorable.
When should I negotiate?
For candidat...

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June 10, 2013
You’ve Graduated High School: Now What?

Memories of high school prom are fading, the end of school is looming and most likely if you are graduating this year, you have a wicked case of senioritis. What are you going to do after you walk across the stage? As a staffing agency, we see many gra...

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