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10 effective networking conversation starters

Gone are the days that you just punch a clock from 9 to 5 on Monday through Friday and forget about work when you’re not there. These days, if you’re serious about your career—regardless of what field you’re in—it should always be something you’re working on. This includes managing ...

4 recruiting trends you need to be on top of

As an HR or recruitment professional, you know that some things in your field never change—like matching the right talent with the right position. Just about everything else, however, may be up for grabs. Like every other industry, recruiting grows and evolves with the times. So what does ...

Write job descriptions to attract the best candidates

There’s a definite art to crafting application materials, like your resume or cover letter. But think about the flip side of that equation. What about when you’re the recruiter or HR person in charge of writing the job description that will bring in all the best candidates? If you’ve ever ...

Educational leadership styles: Which one fits you?

If you’re looking to take your career in education to the next level, part of that means understanding what kind of leadership skills you have—and how you’d apply those in your job. Because educators are already a pretty diverse crowd, it should be no surprise that leadership styles can ...

How to work hard without being a pushover

If you’re like most of us, you’re dedicated to doing your absolute best at work—day in and day out—in order to prove to yourself, your colleagues, and to anyone else who’s paying attention that you not only deserve the position you’re in but that you have every intention of moving ...

The 12 questions you need to ask job candidates

When you hear the words “interview prep,” you’re probably thinking of a candidate getting ready to go in and interview for a new job. But the prep is just as important on the other side. You’re trying to fill a position with the best person possible, so you can’t just waltz in and ...

The top reasons HR is important to an organization

These days, effective businesses take every aspect of their organization seriously and have dedicated professionals across their teams who work towards a common goal—supporting the business and positioning it for lasting success. One important team in the mix is human resources (HR), who ...

How to rebuild your hiring process into a successful one with 5 easy steps

If you work in HR, you know how important it is to place real value on the hiring process—but does the company you work for feel the same way? Although it can be argued that nothing is more important to the short- and long-term viability of an organization than ensuring that the teams who ...

How to quickly prepare for your upcoming internship

Are you on the cusp of starting a new internship? If so, then congratulations—this can be an amazing opportunity for self-discovery and an important step in your lifelong career journey. Simply put, internships are great ways to explore your professional strengths and weaknesses, and can help ...

Using social media to get your next job

The future is now! Social media is the best! Or at least it’s fast, which can sometimes feel like the same thing. And social media really is great—we’re more connected to each other, and opportunities, than ever before. But if you want to take social media and harness its power for your ...