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11 Tips to Ace Your Next Job Interview

11 Tips to Ace Your Next Job Interview | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Here are 11 tricks that might be hard to master, but will take your interviewing experience to the next level. #AdmiralHR #Interview
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Prepare yourself to rock that interview!
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If You're Doing These 7 Things, You Desperately Deserve a Pay Raise

If You're Doing These 7 Things, You Desperately Deserve a Pay Raise | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Does any of this sound familiar? If so, it's about time you sat down with your boss for a serious discussion. #AdmiralHR #Recruitment
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Are you being paid what you deserve?
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Make More Sales by Hiring the Right People

Make More Sales by Hiring the Right People | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Some fundamental questions to ask when seeking great salespeople. #AdmiralHR #Sales #Recruitment
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Presents some sound guidance on the first steps towards hiring great salespeople.
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Why leaving your personal interest off your resume hurts your candidacy

Why leaving your personal interest off your resume hurts your candidacy | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
If you are not listing your personal interest on your resume, then you are missing an opportunity to set yourself apart. The real reasons you want to list personal interests on your resume and why leaving them off is cutting your career short.
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While I am not a big supporter of adding personal interests to resume there is certainly merit in adding certain personal interests that are in alignment with the culture fit of the organisation and management. 

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A Coca-Cola hiring exec's favorite question to ask in job interviews is an unusual variation of 'What's your biggest weakness?'

A Coca-Cola hiring exec's favorite question to ask in job interviews is an unusual variation of 'What's your biggest weakness?' | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Coca-Cola exec Stacey Valy Panayiotou asks the classic question "What's your biggest weakness?" in an unusual form. Answering it effectively requires honesty.
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Be authentic and don’t try to outsmart this question!
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Recruiters Look At This More Than Your LinkedIn

Recruiters Look At This More Than Your LinkedIn | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it

Here’s what they are looking for when they scroll through your Instagram and Facebook accounts.

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Your public persona is often reflective of your professional approach!

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How to answer the "sell me this pen/pencil" question in a job interview

How to answer the "sell me this pen/pencil" question in a job interview | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
I've been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in "The Wolf of Wall Street" you don't want to start talking about how sleek the pen is or more generally listing all the properties of the pen.
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Insightful to see the steps to a successful pitch!
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Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words. | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.
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Words are powerful and shape how we see each other!
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How Job Interviews Really Work

How Job Interviews Really Work | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Behind the scenes of a job interview. What interviewers really look for and how to prepare.
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Helpful insights for your interview preparation!

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The Psychology of Job Interviews

The Psychology of Job Interviews | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
The vaunted—and often stressful—job interview can be a far more useful tool for finding the right employment fit.
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There is far more to effective interviewing than most people realise!
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Make Sure Your Meetings Don't Waste Everyone's Time by Doing These 10 Things

Make Sure Your Meetings Don't Waste Everyone's Time by Doing These 10 Things | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Participants will get more out of meetings if you follow these techniques.
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Follow these tips to make your meetings productive and inviting!
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The Top 10 Reasons Why Networking Events Are a Waste of a Jobseeker’s Time

The Top 10 Reasons Why Networking Events Are a Waste of a Jobseeker’s Time | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
It is certainly true that “who you know” has an impact on getting a great job but it’s a time-consuming mistake to assume that attending most networking events will result in you knowing “more of the right people.” In fact, this couldn’t be further from reality than you may believe.
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General networking events are not the most effective method of seeking a new job!
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10 Ways to Overcome Your Interview Fears

10 Ways to Overcome Your Interview Fears | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Upgrade how you prepare for an interview to elevate your confidence.
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Tame any fears with these great tips!
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10 Steps To Negotiating Your Best Salary

10 Steps To Negotiating Your Best Salary | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
For exhausted candidates who have undergone a rigorous, challenging interview process...#AdmiralHR #Recruitment
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Consider these steps to negotiate the best compensation package outcome!
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The 5 Worst Leadership Qualities: How Many Does Your Boss Have?

The 5 Worst Leadership Qualities: How Many Does Your Boss Have? | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
These leadership qualities aren’t a great look for bosses.
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These traits can produce far more harm than good!
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If it takes more than a month to hire someone, you’ve already lost your top pick!

If it takes more than a month to hire someone, you’ve already lost your top pick! | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Only 12% of job candidates found it acceptable to wait for over a month to hear about whether they got the job. #AdmiralHR #Recruitment
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Don’t lose great talent due to poor recruitment processes!
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13 questions you need to answer before the interview

13 questions you need to answer before the interview | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Before you spend time preparing to answer difficult interview questions here are some questions to ask yourself. If you can answer these questions you will better be able to position your signature strengths in alignment with the company’s goals.
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Great prep questions that will ensure you are well prepared!
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6 Resume-Writing Don’ts

This is № 0 because it should be too obvious even to mention. Unfortunately, career services pros say this is the most common mistake they see in resumes. Even spell check misses the distinction…
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Great tips that can make the world of difference!

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4 Red Flags to Watch Out for on a Resume

4 Red Flags to Watch Out for on a Resume | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Here are some of the most common signs to look for when hiring new employees.
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A new study says older people want the same things from a job as millennials: A good boss and a chance to change the world

A new study says older people want the same things from a job as millennials: A good boss and a chance to change the world | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
A new study from Culture Amp finds that older workers want to change the world, too.
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They want their work legacy to be meaningful!
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5 signs you hired the wrong candidate for the job and what to do about it | Ladders

5 signs you hired the wrong candidate for the job and what to do about it | Ladders | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Letting them go shouldn't be your go-to.
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Think long and hard about your hiring process!
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40+ questions HR experts want every job candidate to ask

40+ questions HR experts want every job candidate to ask | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
As a job seeker, you should also view every job interview as a chance to evaluate if the company culture and role is the right fit for you in order to avoid accepting an offer without fully understanding what you’re getting yourself into once you start the job.
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Demonstrates genuine engagement!
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How To Impress Hiring Managers During A Phone Interview

How To Impress Hiring Managers During A Phone Interview | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
More and more companies are using phones for early screening. Here are some tips on how to impress the person on the other line.
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Follow these steps to make the best impression!
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Common Leadership Mistakes

Common Leadership Mistakes | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Want to be the best leader for your team? Avoid making these eight common mistakes.
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Look into the mirror and decide on what type of leadership you will deliver!

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12 Things You Should Do in the First Six Months of a New Job

12 Things You Should Do in the First Six Months of a New Job | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Here's what you should do in your first six months on a new job.
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Thinngs you need to remain mindful of during those first crucial months and beyond!
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6 reasons this is the perfect thank-you email to send after a job interview

6 reasons this is the perfect thank-you email to send after a job interview | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Sending a thank you email after the interview is a crucial next step. #AdmiralHR #Recruitment
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Demonstrate your commitment and professionalism!
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