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Interviewing | 212 Careers

Interviewing | 212 Careers | 212 Careers | Scoop.it

212-Careers is a website (and this Scoop.It topic) dedicated to important, sometimes unusual, and more "strongly worded" career advice.  Follow the topic on Scoop.It and visit the website for the "better" information from the sea of career advice.  212-Careers - One Degree Better

 

Visit www.212-careers.com for more information!

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The Most Popular Lies Recruiters Hear Every Day (and Why You Should Avoid Them)

The Most Popular Lies Recruiters Hear Every Day (and Why You Should Avoid Them) | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Don't lie to the recruiter. She can see through it.
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8 Habits of Mentally Balanced Leaders

8 Habits of Mentally Balanced Leaders | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
If you want to be a successful leader, it's not enough to focus only on work. Learn from these 8 habits of mentally balanced leaders if you want to be successful over the long term.ed
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This is a leadership message that is equally important for anyone who wants to be successful in his or her career.

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How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic if These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day

How Toxic Is Your Workplace Exactly? Quite Toxic if These 8 Things Keep Happening Every Day | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Do your co-workers violate company policies repeatedly? Yes, toxic.
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This seems like a Management - HR article -- and it is!  But it also provides a cautionary tale of serious career professionals in any area.  Would you want to be working in environment that tolerates these behaviors?  Unfortunately, some of these are often tolerated -- or perhaps "ignored."

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More than a quarter of workers are on the hunt for a new job

More than a quarter of workers are on the hunt for a new job | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
As job hopping grows more popular, organizations can focus on becoming employers of choice to attract and retain talent.
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How To Stand Out On Your First Day Of A New Job

How To Stand Out On Your First Day Of A New Job | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Of course you should take it seriously, but you don’t have to worry about proving yourself on day one.
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How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success

How Smart Professionals Change Careers and Seize Success | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Make a Career Change If you’ve been itching to make a change, but don’t know where to start, or feel like you’re stuck in a career path that no longer makes sense, you’re reading the right article at the right
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Starting Your Strong Career

Starting Your Strong Career | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Whether you’re a new graduate or someone just trying to make a career change – here are a few things you can think about when finding the right career for you.
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Use Your Setback For Your Comeback

Use Your Setback For Your Comeback | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Setbacks… Something you hate to experience. Something that tells you that you’re not good enough. That you should just go home. When you experience a setback, you feel like you’re 3 steps further back than when you began. You may think you don’t have what it takes to lead anymore. But whenever you experience a setback, …
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Why You Need To S.T.O.P.

Why You Need To S.T.O.P. | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
I was recently listening to a podcast when the guest, Clint Longenecker, shared a method to get results. Clint used the acronym S.T.O.P. to help listeners remember what to do to get better results. S.T.O.P. stands for Sit, Think, Organize, and Perform. Doing each of these things in succession will help you get results. Let’s …
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How to Tell Your Boss You Want a Leadership Role

How to Tell Your Boss You Want a Leadership Role | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
You've decided you want to move into a leadership role, but you're unsure of how to bring it up to your boss in a way that makes you look qualified, rather than pushy. Here's how to have that conversation in a way that's productive and professional.
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Are You a Customer Service Hero, Villain or Problem Solver?

Are You a Customer Service Hero, Villain or Problem Solver? | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
I’ve been in the customer service industry in one form or another for most of my career and learned a sure-fire way to deal with the different interactions we face each day – be an actor!
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The Best Answer to 'Why Do You Want This Job?' Might Surprise You

The Best Answer to 'Why Do You Want This Job?' Might Surprise You | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Spending time on interview prep will make a huge difference in your ability to get hired faster. And, by the right employer.
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Eleven Signs It's Time To Quit Your Job

Enough is enough! If you've given your job and your employer more than they deserve, and they don't appreciate the work you put in, then a brighter future awaits you in a different organization!
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Top Interview Blunders

Top Interview Blunders | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Here are the top 3 interview blunders that you should stop doing right away, and what you can do instead.
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5 Sure Ways to Know Your New Hire Should Be Fired on the First Day

5 Sure Ways to Know Your New Hire Should Be Fired on the First Day | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
There's just no excuse for employees who behave this way on their first day on the job.
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There's certainly a "Career" message here.  It's simple:  Don't do any of these things!!

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Employees say they can't get 30 minutes of uninterrupted work time

Employees say they can't get 30 minutes of uninterrupted work time | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
A new study by RescueTime reveals the extent to which digital multitasking can distract employees from getting the real work done.
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The emotionally intelligent way to give feedback to your boss

The emotionally intelligent way to give feedback to your boss | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Here’s an approach to raising concerns with managers that won’t feel risky to you or whiny to them.
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What to Do If You Don't Like Being a Manager

What to Do If You Don't Like Being a Manager | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
You were promoted to a leadership role and it's the first time you're in charge of people. There's only one problem: You've realized you don't like being a manager. Now what? Do you step down and stomach the pay cut? Or can you make this work for you? Here's the advice you need.
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How to prepare your kids for jobs that don’t exist yet

How to prepare your kids for jobs that don’t exist yet | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Artificial Intelligence will rule the jobs of the future, so learning how to work with it will be key. But the skills needed might not be what you expect.
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These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.
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Asking this one question can make you feel like you have more time

Asking this one question can make you feel like you have more time | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
It’s possible to slow time down and make your life feel more memorable by simply finding something different about each day.
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Sometimes You Need to Eat the Frog Later

Sometimes You Need to Eat the Frog Later | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
We’ve all heard or read that it’s best to jump on your toughest tasks early in your work shift, using as a guide this famous aphorism: “Eat a live frog first thing in the morning, and nothing worse will happen
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Recruiters overrate these job skills, screwing over everyone

Recruiters overrate these job skills, screwing over everyone | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Predicting performance takes more (and better) data than recruiters think. Without it, these false positives lead to hiring choices all parties live to regret.
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5 things you should never tell your boss (and what to say instead)

5 things you should never tell your boss (and what to say instead) | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
What you say to your boss can impact your career growth in the company, so choose your words wisely.
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Employees Looking for a New Job Want to Be Caught

Employees Looking for a New Job Want to Be Caught | 212 Careers | Scoop.it
Employee engagement levels continue to remain dismally low across the globe, and a surprisingly high number of us are looking for new jobs. If you’re one of those seeking greener pastures, there's a curious fact of brain science you need
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