Pillow Talk? 5 Tips for the Art of Business Small Talk!


Not everybody is good at business small talk; they cringe at the notion of pregnant pauses and awkward silence.

The Art of Business Small TalkMany who see themselves as goal-oriented individuals think business small talk is unrealistic; it does not have any purpose, or lead to a clear objective. They see it as a waste of time.

Even those few who struggle to develop themselves in the art of “idle conversation” admit they genuinely do not like business small talk very much.

They could not be more wrong! Business small talk has a significant function. If done right, a short conversation could do wonders for a career. You could…

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Hire Better Quality Talent NOW With Proactive Recruitment


Nobody is successful by just sitting around; the same is true with recruitment. Proactive recruitment is the only way to go!

Proactive Recruitment is the key to having the right candidates exactly when you need them.To get the best talent, hiring managers, recruiters and human resources personnel need to stop last-minute hiring and start proactive recruitment!

It is true that many hiring managers shudder when they hear the word “proactive.” They are all so busy, and “proactive” certainly sounds like a lot of work.

In reality, proactive recruitment is not that hard.  All it means is recruiters must work a little smarter than the competition.

Two ways proactive recruitment will improve your hiring strategy—timing and quality. Neither takes extra effort, hard work or long, sleepless nights.

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Job Search Failure? How to Handle Rejection


Job Search LoserThe way to handle failure today is critical to future job search success. If you want to achieve, you need to gain confidence and pride—take on challenging goals, develop positive patterns and methods for success.

Handle rejection badly, and you will wind up choosing either extremely easy tasks or unreasonably complicated ones guaranteed to fail. Neither one is good for your job search since one provides little professional challenges, and the other will feed into a false sense of failure.

The first thing is to invest time and effort to make significant accomplishments outside of your job search.

Ten steps to manage rejection in a job search will help put your life, and career, in perspective. Use them and prepare for real success: Continue reading “Job Search Failure? How to Handle Rejection”

Job Search After a Layoff: 7 Ways to Start


Losing a job is stressful; an unexpected layoff can be devastating. Seven tips for making the most of your post-layoff job search.

Job search after a  layoff needs determination.
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In today’s economy, layoffs have become a fact of life. There is no such thing as an indispensable employee. Improved unemployment numbers aside, the possibility of losing your job and beginning a new job search is always present.

If you have a plan, it can make living with an unexpected job loss a whole less stressful. Few people genuinely prepare for unemployment, and they end up working double time to pick up the pieces of their lives.

After a layoff, the first thing to do is take control of the situation. It is the only real way to get back on track for your career.

A layoff shouldn’t keep you down. Seven ways to jumpstart your job search after a layoff:

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What To Do After a Bad Job Interview – Ask HR Bartender


What do I do after a bad job interview? Is there any way to recover and still get the job? HR Bartender asks career pros for their expert advice.

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More Companies Are Outsourcing Their Human-Resources Work


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More companies have been outsourcing their human resources functions, often to a range of vendors that specialize in particular areas.

 

HRNewsDaily insight:

An interesting read from the NY Times…

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