The Whole Truth? Identifying Resume Lies

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 6/19/19 10:08 AM

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According to recent research, around 60% of hiring managers have caught applicants lying on their resumes. During the recession, numbers rose as competition became for jobs became so fierce yet it still continues today. The impact of hiring a candidate who has deliberately misled the hiring manager on their resume can be destructive.

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When Leaders Make Mistakes….

Posted by Paul Beard on 6/17/19 3:09 PM

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Everyone, no matter who they are, from the office rookie right up to the President of an organization, makes mistakes at work. When you are a manager or a leader of a team, however, those mistakes are magnified. As a leader, whatever the reason for your error, it is vital that you are accountable and own up to your error.

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Our New Website Is Here!

Posted by Adam Hoffarber on 5/13/19 2:00 PM

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SkyWater Search Partners is delighted to announce the launch of our new website.

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The Earth Day Workplace Challenge!

Posted by Kurt Rakos on 4/22/19 10:28 AM

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8 Easy, High Impact Ways You Can Change the World, Starting Today 

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10 Example Interview Questions To Test Communication Skills

Posted by Tony Fornetti on 3/13/19 9:08 AM

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In your organization, communication skills are important. You expect employees to work as a team, help customers, and, as an expert in their discipline, you expect them to make important recommendations to help you drive the business.

These are a few of our favorite interview questions that help test candidates communication skills during the interview process.

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Soft Skills To Look For During The Hiring Process

Posted by Brian Rudolph on 3/11/19 9:09 AM

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As employers seek to improve the culture fit and success of their new hires, we are seeing a shift away from an emphasis on hard skills in favor of a closer focus on soft skills.

Hard skills are the technical, specific abilities which can be taught. Soft skills, on the other hand, are generally more subjective and elusive, referring to personal and interpersonal qualities and characteristics. The advantage with soft skills is that they give employers a deeper insight into their potential hire.

Below you will find some of the most important soft skills to consider when recruiting for your next vacancy:

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How to Be a Talent Magnet

Posted by Josh Schneider on 10/10/18 1:33 PM

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3 Employer Branding Tricks to Stand Out in the Crowd

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5 Retention Tactics I Learned From Our Employees

Posted by Adam Hoffarber on 9/24/18 9:58 AM

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In a recent ADP article, writer Ellen Gregory dispels a few long-held myths about “generational differences” in today’s workforce.  Most notably, she points to U.S. Department of Labor statistics from 1983 – 2016 (the most recent available) to suggest that “job hopping” among younger workers is not a new phenomenon.  Millennials didn’t start this trend. In fact, today’s baby boomers jumped around from job to job at roughly the same frequency when they were the age of today’s millennial workers.

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Pulse Check: How Healthy Is Your Workplace Financial Wellness Program?

Posted by Tim Snell on 9/18/18 12:38 PM

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A New Study Suggests that CEO’s and Business Owners Can’t Answer that Question

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New Hire Announcements Are Saying a Lot More than You Realized

Posted by Josh Schneider on 9/5/18 5:45 PM

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Use these 6 Paragraphs to Say the Right Things About You

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