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Why Interviewing Is More Painful than Stepping on a Lego

You’re standing at the edge of a child’s playroom; it’s dark – no lights, no moonlight coming in the window. You know there are tiny building blocks – Legos™ – scattered across the floor. As you stand there, considering how you’ll get from here to there, your bare,...

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Insider’s Guide to Conducting an Interview

Everyone knows that being interviewed is stressful and exhausting, but not many people think about what it is like to be the one conducting the interview. There are probably many books about how stressful it is to conduct interviews, and I doubt that they are...

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Stress-How to Cope with it…

Stress! It’s become a constant in our lives in the last ten months. Speaking for myself, how I’ve handled it has not always been as constructive as I’ve wanted it to be. I thought, therefore, that it would be helpful to review some basic suggestions for handling...

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Boomerang Hiring – Advantages and Pitfalls

  What Is a Boomerang Hire? A boomerang hire is simply the re-hiring of a former employee who left your company under good terms. Perhaps the person moved too far away to remain employed by your company but has now returned, or left to pursue educational goals...

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