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How To Tell The Good Recruiters From The Bad Ones

Dear Liz,<p>I read your columns religiously but I get stuck whenever you talk about working with recruiters. I have had nothing but bad experiences with recruiters. Company recruiters are okay but when I talk to an outside recruiter, so far it’s been nothing but trouble.<p>I’ve been treated very badly by …

Employment

Ten Things Recruiters Look For In Your LinkedIn Profile

Dear Liz,<p>I get updates from LinkedIn that tell me how many people have looked at my profile.<p>The number is climbing, so that’s good. I assume that some of these visitors to my LinkedIn page are recruiters. I hope so!<p>What are recruiters looking for in a LinkedIn profile?<p>Thanks Liz!<p>Yours,<p>Beatrice<p><i>Watch</i> …

Employment

20 Online Reputation Statistics That Every Business Owner Needs To Know

Have you Googled yourself lately? If you haven’t, you may be surprised by what you find. Nearly 50% of US adults say the results aren’t positive.<p>And that’s not something to be taken lightly. We live in a world where your online reputation can be your strongest asset or your biggest …

Employment

The Single Most Powerful Question to Ask in an Interview (and How Top Candidates Answer)

The interview questions you've been asking are wrong. At the end of the day, there's a more practical way to go about identifying the talent your company needs to hire.<p>Résumés featuring Ivy League schools, past positions with top tier organizations, fancy logos, job titles, and impressive tech …

Employment

8 questions to ask in a job interview that will make you look smart

You can further your case by asking sharp questions, too.<p>"In a job interview, you want to appear smart and on top of your game," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job." "The …

Employment

21 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likable, competent, and hirable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

Body Language
Leadership

The 40 Most Frequently Asked Job Interview Questions

Job interviews can be stressful. The best way to prepare for a job interview is to anticipate—and prepare for—the questions you are most likely to be asked.<p>So instead of stumbling through a job interview trying to answer questions you didn’t anticipate, check out this list of frequently asked job …

Employment

How to answer the 6 questions you'll hear in almost any job interview

Instead of getting stuck squirming in your chair while trying to think of an answer, be ready with smart replies that reveal your strengths and why you're the best applicant for the gig.<p>Here's how to craft fresh, personalized answers to the most painfully tedious questions — and propel yourself one …

Employment

Your Cheat Sheet To Negotiating These Five Perks With Your Next Job Offer

If they aren’t budging on salary, here are five other perks to ask for–and how to ask for them.<p>So you finally landed that big job offer. Congratulations! But don’t break open the bubbly just yet. It’s time to gear up for the tricky negotiation phase that often takes place before the deal is …

The Ultimate Interview Guide: 30 Prep Tips for Job Interview Success

Preparing for an interview takes a lot more than Googling a list of common interview questions. You have to make a great first impression …

How to Small Talk if You Hate Small Talk

I have two speeds when it comes to small talk: “Tell me your life story!” or a nice, blank stare. It depends on my mood, how much I’ve had to drink …

The 7 Biggest Career Mistakes

I love talking to people who are 20–30 years older than I am.<p>Most of us end up going down similar life paths. We end up having similar goals, similar …

Tips for Exploring the Job Market Before You Look for a New Job

There can be many reasons why you’re thinking about starting a job search, and there are plenty of good reasons to quit your job. Your career with …

Employment

The 10 best countries for expats to work in

HSBC has released a ranking of the best countries for career-driven expats, based on its latest expat explorer report.<p>The bank had YouGov survey …

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A bilateral approach from maritime law to prevent incidents in space

Introduction<p>Five significant events during the past two years have helped bring the issue of space weapons and agreements limiting them or banning …

Space Exploration

Millennial Employees: Are They That Different?

In 2015, the Pew Research Center reported that Millennials became the largest generation in the U.S. labor force, knocking Gen Xers off the top of the podium. And with more Millennials pouring into the workplace every day, I often hear the same two questions from HR directors, business owners, and …

5 Culture Fit Questions You Should Ask Before Taking a Job

<i>This article originally appeared on Monster.</i><p>You eat with your coworkers, spend early mornings and late nights together, celebrate, gossip— even argue …

FINANCIAL FRIDAYS: What’s The Worst Mistakes You Can Make In A Salary Negotiation

I’ve been an employer. And I’ve been an employee. And I’ve been on the board of a staffing agency and advised dozens of other companies on hires. …

Employment

How to Get the Most From a Counteroffer

When you land a new job offer and your current gig comes back to you with more money or a better title, what do you do? How much time do you have? …

Canada's Top 100 Employers (2018)

About the Competition<p>Background<p>Now entering its 19th year, the <i>Canada’s Top 100 Employers</i> project is a national competition to determine which …

The Workplace

7 Job Interview Tricks That Will Make You Look Really Professional

Remember: You've only got one chance to make a good first impression. Don't blow it.<p>Interviews can be incredibly nerve-racking, especially when you don't know what to expect. Don't accidentally mess up your next one by coming unprepared, or making another small, avoidable mistake.<p>The good news is …

Employment

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

Body Language

Ten Questions To Ask When The Headhunter Calls

There are two kinds of recruiters. There are polite and professional recruiters, and then there are impolite and unprofessional ones. Because it is easy to start a recruiting business or start making calls as the newest member of a commission-only recruiting firm, there are more unprofessional and …

Employment

The Only 4 Interview Questions (And Answers) That Matter

Listening for answers to these questions will help you choose the perfect company.<p>In a <i>New York Times</i> op-ed last year, Adam Grant, popular Wharton professor and best selling author of <i>Originals</i>, asks the question: "How do you figure out the culture of a company you've never worked for?"<p>Job seekers …

The 25 Best Global Companies to Work For

Google’s employees in Argentina think it’s a great place to work. So do its employees in Brazil, Canada, India and Switzerland—not to mention the U.S.<p>…

We took a real résumé from a mid-level employee and turned it into something fantastic

As a mid-level event manager at one of the top social media companies in the world, Heather (not her real name) says it's her job to flawlessly execute meetings so the company's clients feel important and appreciated.<p>Though she loves her job and where she works, she's targeting a promotion within …

Employment

30+ Best Resume Tips: That Will Get You Noticed and Hired

Have you recently sent out 15 or more resumes, <i>only to get a single interview</i>.<p>Sound familiar? <i>If so, you’re not alone.</i><p>Yet, with just a few tweaks, your …

Three Common Emails From Recruiters and the Responses They Actually Want

Looking for a new position is one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. Perhaps it’s the high stakes behind the search that makes it easy to …

Employment