How to Choose References that Will Help You Get the Job

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The quality of your references can make or break your job search success. Many hiring managers have abruptly changed their minds about their top choice candidates and took them out of the running because of the information they received during the reference check. Choose the right references when you are job searching with these five… Read more »

4 Ways to Sound More Confident Over the Phone

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Projecting confidence is so important in the workplace because it makes your colleagues, clients and/or customers feel more trustworthy in your abilities. However, many professionals struggle with not sounding nervous or uncertain when they’re talking on the phone simply because they’re not comfortable chatting on the phone or because the lack of face-to-face connection. Sound… Read more »

Have You Set Your Career SMART Goals Yet?

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Even if you put forth significant effort, you may not be as successful at accomplishing your career goals if they are not developed strategically. A well-established method for effectively setting goals is known as SMART – Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Timely. Learn more about how to set career SMART goals: Specific Overly vague goals are… Read more »

RPC’s Job Interview Checklist

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Once you’ve finally made it to the point in your job search progress where your hard work is paying off and interview offers are coming your way, the pressure is on. You can alleviate some of your pre-interview jitters by being as prepared as possible and feeling more in control. Ace your interview by reviewing… Read more »

How Staffing Agencies Work Hand-in-Hand with Internal Recruiting Teams

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Internal recruiting teams and staffing agencies ultimately have the same goal: to find the right candidates for companies’ open positions. However, this doesn’t mean that they are mutually exclusive and companies only use one or the other. While organizations that lack in house expertise often outsource their hiring to staffing agencies, even organizations with internal… Read more »

Hiring Tips that Reduce Firing

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Hiring Tips that Reduce Firing

Warehouses rely on consistency in order to stay on track, and dealing with regular turnover can wreck your team’s output. Firing workers can be necessary, but if it happens often, it may be time to review your hiring practices to see if there is a way to make them more likely to predict success. Avoid… Read more »

How to Protect Yourself from Job Search Depression

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Job Search Depression

Finding a new job takes time – an average of six weeks, according to 2014 findings from Jobvite. And the more senior or specialized the role, the longer it will take. Knowing logically that your job search requires time to happen, such as for your application to be reviewed, interviews to be scheduled, and decisions… Read more »

Stop Putting It Off – You Have to Build Networking Into Your Job Search

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Searching for a job can feel as time-consuming as working a regular job, so the temptation to put off some of the seemingly less essential parts is understandable. One of the top aspects of job searching that tends to get put off is networking. It may not have an immediate payoff, but it’s a long… Read more »

Keep Your Customers Happy with Your Social Media Strategy

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Social media is often viewed as something that’s “nice to have” but without a real return on investment for businesses; however, it can actually play a pivotal role in customer acquisition and retention. Your company’s social media presence is a key opportunity for branding and to show how your customer service sets you apart from… Read more »

Excellent Customer Service Means Something Different to Millennials

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Millennials are generally classified as the generation that was born between 1980 and 2000. Each generation has its own shared experiences and cultural upbringings that shape their viewpoints, which affects much of their personal choices, including their consumer activities. As millennials become a higher percentage of your customer base, it’s important to ensure your business… Read more »