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Why Smart People Don't Get Hired

Why Smart People Don't Get Hired | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
For years I've marvelled at how many of my smartest friends and acquaintances have suffered prolonged periods of unemployment and underemployment. Despite having loads of relevant experience, lots of

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Smart people can intimidate a poor hiring manager and be seen as a threat as opposed to an asset!

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A Call For Internal Audit Change

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The IIA has released a new report calling for change. Enhancing value Through collaboration: A call to action has a lot of value, drawing on the results of IIA, KPMG, and PwC surveys and reports am...

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Job-Hopping, Much? 1 in 4 Workers Under 35 Have Held 5+ Jobs | The Hiring SiteThe Hiring Site

Job-Hopping, Much? 1 in 4 Workers Under 35 Have Held 5+ Jobs | The Hiring SiteThe Hiring Site | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
Like it or not, job-hopping is becoming more normal today. More than half of employers say job-hoppers have a wide range of expertise and can adapt quickly.
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Why Smart People Don't Get Hired

Why Smart People Don't Get Hired | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
For years I've marvelled at how many of my smartest friends and acquaintances have suffered prolonged periods of unemployment and underemployment. Despite having loads of relevant experience, lots of

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Smart people can intimidate a poor hiring manager and be seen as a threat as opposed to an asset!

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Tip #1 for Posting Your Resume

Tip #1 for Posting Your Resume | Job Seekers | Scoop.it

Create a separate email address so you do not have to change your person email after your search is complete

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What to Do When You've Forgotten Someone's Name

What to Do When You've Forgotten Someone's Name | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
Whether it's a senior moment or entrepreneur brain, it happens to us all. Here's what to do.
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Good to see you!

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2 New Tax Roles

2 New Tax Roles | Job Seekers | Scoop.it

Manager & Senior Level International Tax Opportunities with Industry Leader!!!

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Income tax planning and compliance as well as the tax aspects of the the companies group's financial reporting. The department works closely with other financial functions and core business operation personnel. The work is varied and challenging which provides our staff with the opportunity for continual professional growth and experience.

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Quick Tips For Keyword Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile | CAREEREALISM

Quick Tips For Keyword Optimizing Your LinkedIn Profile | CAREEREALISM | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
Using the right words will make it easier for your name to come up in LinkedIn searches. Here are some tips for keyword optimizing your LinkedIn Profile:
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Happy Tuesday!

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There it is!!!

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The 3 Most Universal Tells in an Interview | SmartRecruiters Blog

The 3 Most Universal Tells in an Interview | SmartRecruiters Blog | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
Aside from the actual job offer itself, interviewing a candidate is the single most important part of the recruitment.  While sourcing and posting your online job ad is never easy, the interview process can be long, intense, and complicated.  The interview relies on two people, typically the hiring manager and the job seeker to meet, engage, share, and develop a relationship with one another.  Not every job seeker that meshes well with the interviewer is the ideal candidate for the position.  Sometimes personal preferences, interests, and commonalities get in the way of a great hire. Candidates are also becoming increasingly aware of how to game the hiring and recruitment process being coached with the right things to say and keyword stuffing their resume.  Unfortunately, job seekers are being coaxed and encouraged to lie and fake their way to a promotion or new job opportunity. In my experience, job seekers most often exhibit tells like a poker play does with an interview.  Here
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Don't take possession of a shifty nose!

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Top 10 Reasons to Consider a Change from Public Accounting to Private Industry NOW!

Top 10 Reasons to Consider a Change from Public Accounting to Private Industry NOW! | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
Most people eventually leave public accounting. Now is the time to see what’s happening in the market and to consider your options. Not sure you’re ready to move? It still makes good sense to learn ab
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Big 4's, NOW is the time to maximize your market value!

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15 Expert Job Search Tips for 2014 » Blog | Great Resumes Fast

15 Expert Job Search Tips for 2014 » Blog | Great Resumes Fast | Job Seekers | Scoop.it

I’ve put together a can't miss list of 15 job search tips from networking to LinkedIn and beyond to launch your 2014 job search.

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...and call me : )

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Searching for My One True Job: Why Job Searches Should Mirror Online Dating Expectations

Searching for My One True Job: Why Job Searches Should Mirror Online Dating Expectations | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
Perfect analogy!
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The State of Your Resume

The State of Your Resume | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
Most people wait until they’re looking for a job to brush off their resume. Start thinking of yours as a living document that should be regularly revised.
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"Hiring managers are more interested in seeing a summary of skills at the top of the page and then an overview of your accomplishments and results."

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Interview Preparation: Are You Doing Enough?

Interview Preparation: Are You Doing Enough? | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
Everyone and their mum bangs on about the importance of preparing for an interview - research the company, make sure you get there on time, dress smart, re
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Great tip on thinking through some "what if" scenarios that pop up more than you think!  Ex: jacket on/off if it's too hot in office?  Worth the read!

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Tip #2 for Posting Your Resume

Tip #2 for Posting Your Resume | Job Seekers | Scoop.it

If you do NOT want folks from HR, recruiters, etc. calling your cell during your workday, do NOT include your phone number on your resume.  If you do, BE COURTEOUS!

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5 Bizarre Ways to Appear Smarter, Based on Science

Want to come across as brainy? Research offers several surprising suggestions.
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Y R U Still Unemployed? Gas leak? Foundation?

Y R U Still Unemployed? Gas leak? Foundation? | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
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Like a home listing, if your resumes on boards too long people may start asking, WHY have you been available so long!

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Did the Rube Goldberg Consulting Team Design Your Company's Hiring Process?

Did the Rube Goldberg Consulting Team Design Your Company's Hiring Process? | Job Seekers | Scoop.it

For a long time, I’ve been puzzled as to why companies set up their hiring systems to prevent the best people from getting seen or hired. Since I do my best thinking when stuck in traffic, I decided

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"Top performers will have less experience than average performers doing the same work!" Lou Adler

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Take Money, Money!!!

Take Money, Money!!! | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
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A publicly traded client of ours located downtown is searching a Senior Treasury Analyst! 
For details, reach out now!

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Updating LinkedIn While Still Employed? 4 Tips for Not Getting Caught! - Social-Hire

Updating LinkedIn While Still Employed? 4 Tips for Not Getting Caught! - Social-Hire | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
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#1 Turn off activity broadcasts and update the privacy on your news feed settings!

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How to Rehearse For a Job Interview

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Job Interviews are always difficult and whilst preparation is Key, Part of Preparation is Rehearsing your answers. Here's How to Rehearse For a Job Interview.
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I always suggest to practice before you first interview as opposed to practicing interviewing after interview!

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I make long-term recommendations 2 my candidates & clients. This is for the poor decision making moments!

I make long-term recommendations 2 my candidates & clients. This is for the poor decision making moments! | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
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3 Techniques for Acing a Phone Interview

Increasingly, employers are phone-screening job candidates before inviting them for an on-site interview. Maybe this is good news. Phone interviews are easier, right? You can ha...
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Good interview advice in general...just don't prepare in the interviewer's lobby!

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What Job Seekers Dislike About Employers - Social-Hire

What Job Seekers Dislike About Employers - Social-Hire | Job Seekers | Scoop.it
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It is usually an interesting journey!
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