Be Appealing: Simplicity is Best

Remember back in the day when companies would be willing to do interviews without scheduling appointments? Those were the times when trust and credibility were most easily attained. The times when wearing a business suit had a major impact on your professional evaluation and the decision makers performing that judgement. If you took the time to look the part, you were taken more seriously and it seemed easier and faster to land a job.

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Four Things You Should Avoid During an Interview

I am an intern at one of the Midwest’s leading staffing and human capital companies. I am very grateful to learn so much about such a fascinating and expanding field and to get to work with some amazing individuals. I get the opportunity to meet and help hire many unique and talented people every day and I feel as if I have finally found where I belong. That being said, there are some things about meeting a new candidate that I dread every time I head into the interview room.

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Why Cancelling an Interview Is Better Than No-Showing

“Can I cancel my interview?” “What should I do? I have an interview scheduled and I can’t make it.” These are questions candidates frequently ask. Some people would rather just do a no-call, no-show than actually call the employer to cancel. The one thing employers want to advise candidates on is that you are NOT the first person to cancel an interview and you definitely won’t be the last.

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Is Candidate Really King?

You may have heard the phrase “candidate is king” being tossed around in the employment market in Nebraska. Simple economics teaches us that when supply is low and demand is high the price of goods will increase. In the employment world our “goods” are people and their skill sets. Not only are the employee’s rates increasing, but so are their expectations from their potential employer.

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