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New Hire Announcements Are Saying a Lot More than You Realized

September 5, 2018

 

Use these 6 Paragraphs to Say the Right Things About You

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  Use these 6 Paragraphs to Say the Right Things About You

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Jobs, Work, and the Pursuit of Something Bigger

August 31, 2018

What Labor Day Could Mean to All of Us

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What Labor Day Could Mean to All of Us

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The New Rules Of Post-Interview Follow-Up

June 11, 2018

Your Thank-You Email Is A Smart Marketing Tool

Whether you’re actively job hunting or “just listening” when recruiters reach out, you know probably know what it takes to be a serious candidate.  You need a clear grasp of your own personal “brand:” your career goals, core values, current abilities and professional track record. You need a resume that powerfully, compellingly reflects those things.  And you need to ace every interview, not just with the words you choose but with the levels of engagement and enthusiasm you’re able to ...

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Your Thank-You Email Is A Smart Marketing Tool Whether you’re actively job hunting or “just listening” when recruiters reach out, you know probably know what it takes to be a serious ...

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Selling The Job: How To Convince Top Candidates To Say Yes

June 10, 2018

What happens when your number one job candidate turns down your best offer?  Here’s what happens:  you’re suddenly breaking all speed records to reach back out to Finalists Two and Three (and maybe Four).  But if they were so great, they may no longer be available.  And if they’re no longer interested, you’re starting all over again, re-working your network for the same job. The repeat calls, emails, postings, conversations and negotiations cost you time, money and credibility.

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What happens when your number one job candidate turns down your best offer?  Here’s what happens:  you’re suddenly breaking all speed records to reach back out to Finalists Two and ...

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2 Things You Should Never Do After A Lowball Salary Offer

June 7, 2018

And The 7 Steps You Should Take Instead

There are very few moments in a job search as thrilling as learning that the employer of your dreams is about to extend an offer.

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And The 7 Steps You Should Take Instead There are very few moments in a job search as thrilling as learning that the employer of your dreams is about to extend an ...

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7 Easy Ways To Measure Employee Performance

May 28, 2018

Productive employees are the lifeblood of every business, but how do you assess their performance levels? Do they understand your goals and expectations? Are they meeting their personal objectives?

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Productive employees are the lifeblood of every business, but how do you assess their performance levels? Do they understand your goals and expectations? Are they meeting their personal ...

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How To Handle A Demotion On Your Resume

March 7, 2018

You’ve just gotten word about a great job at a company you admire and, from everything you’ve seen so far, it’s perfect for you.  Next step:  submit your application, resume and cover letter.  Next step after that:  sink into a state of fear and paralysis.  Why?  Because, not long ago, your career hit an ugly little speed bump.  You were demoted.  And while the personal pain of that event has started to subside, you worry that it has put a permanent stain on your resume – and your career aspirations.  As an ...

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You’ve just gotten word about a great job at a company you admire and, from everything you’ve seen so far, it’s perfect for you.  Next step:  submit your application, resume and cover ...

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The Best (And Worst) Ways To Break Through The Silence After A Job Interview

February 8, 2018

Hello? Is this thing still on?

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Hello? Is this thing still on?

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Considering A CFO Role With A Private Equity-Owned Company?

September 19, 2017

6 Things You Need to Know Before You Say Yes

This is Part 2 in a SkyWater Search Partners Private Equity series

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6 Things You Need to Know Before You Say Yes This is Part 2 in a SkyWater Search Partners Private Equity series

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7 Warning Signs That Your Best Candidate Is Getting Cold Feet

September 6, 2016

You’ve sifted through stacks of resumes.  You’ve found that elusive, perfect specimen of a candidate.  Even better, they’re just as interested in the job as you – and the hiring manager – are in them.  Best of all, they ace their interviews, leaving their competition in the dust.  Your client is happy.  You’re happy.  And you pull together a great offer. It’s all systems go.

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You’ve sifted through stacks of resumes.  You’ve found that elusive, perfect specimen of a candidate.  Even better, they’re just as interested in the job as you – and the hiring ...

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