Our Interview Secret Weapon: The 30-60-90 Day Plan!

You have a great resume, you talked to the right people, and you got your foot in the door; you got to the interview stage of your job hunt. However, so did five other people, but there is something you can do to stand apart from your competition: bring a 30-60-90 day plan to your…

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How to Make the Most of a 30-Minute Phone Interview

Phone Interview

Hiring good people can be difficult, time-consuming, and costly. If you’re in a constant cycle of hiring, I don’t have to tell you about the time warp it can cause — but what about the cost? The more interviews you do, the more you spend. And the more time you spend absorbed in lengthy interviews…

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Interview Guide for Software Development Positions

Software Development

Software Development is an extremely competitive field. Moreover, it doesn’t bode well for candidates now that several of the major industry players have started to move their software development sectors offshore to countries such as China and India. But despite all these challenges, you still land that sought-after software development interview. Congratulations! Now that you’ve…

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Do’s and Don’ts When Talking to A Recruiter


Everyone likes to learn of new job opportunities but can feel obligated to talk in length with a recruiter.  Knowing this, we came up with a few do’s and don’ts when talking to a recruiter for when that new opportunity knocks… or calls. We sat down with our newest recruiter, Reece White, and discussed some…

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The Three Day Interview

Companies pay our firm a lot of money to uncover, interview, and recruit the right talent for their companies. So, it would make sense that hiring for our company would reflect the perfect storm of employees where there is minimal turnover, a refined onboarding process, and a group of happy, engaged employees. Until about three…

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My really BAD “How to Get a Job” YouTube Videos from 2009 got 88,031 views. Last chance to learn (& laugh) before they are replaced by shiny new ones. 

Disclaimer: There are a ton of really cringe-worthy photos of me on this page. Oh, how far we have come since 2009 when the iPhone 3 was just being introduced and camcorders were the size of a loaf of bread. I have a great sense of humor – and realized that there is information on here that…

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Emails That Land Jobs: The Best Way to Shine in a Follow-Up Note


110. That’s how many emails most “working professionals” send and receive every day. The bad news? That’s a whole lot of noise—and it can feel difficult to pop out from the pile, especially when you’re trying to lock down a new job opportunity. The good news? Most emails are poorly written, awkward, vague, or just plain…

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Interview Techniques from CEO’s and Senior Executives

Interview Techniques

Some interview questions have become so standard, job candidates offer up equally standard, possibly even scripted responses. As a result, the conversation is both inorganic and also a less effective predictor of a candidate’s potential for success in the given role. Few CEOs field such queries to candidates vying for a role near the top.…

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Startup CEOs Reveal the 1 Question They Ask Every Job Candidate


The companies in this article were included in the Entrepreneur360™ Performance Index. Part of the appeal of running your own business is that you get to hand-pick exactly who you work alongside each day. But let’s face it: it seems as if no matter how much you vet each candidate, you never quite know what…

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3 “Magic Tricks” for Negotiating Salary in Your New Job

Negotiating Salary

If you’re not working through an executive headhunter, you should be prepared to negotiate a compensation package that accurately reflects your value. However, many candidates avoid negotiations because they are uncomfortable or unaware of their market value. Don’t be discouraged by the awkward conversation, set yourself up for long-term success and satisfaction with these 3 tips for…

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