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14
Jul 2016
Employer TOP TIPS - Conducting Reference Checks

by Sharlene Massie

 Life is ever changing!  References are great in theory, but tough to get, use, and give in today’s world of nothing being truly verified!  Click here for a very quick view on references!  And remember, DO NOT call an applicants current employer without ...
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07
Jul 2016
Employer TOP TIPS - Interview Questions to Ask

by Sharlene Massie

Interview questions: the goal is to “tease out” the information required to determine if a candidate is suitable for the job, hard skills and soft skills! Interviews are such a short timeframe to determine if someone is just right!  So for more thoughts on this t...
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30
Jun 2016
Employer TOP TIPS - Interview Questions Not to Ask

by Sharlene Massie

Many employers are just not expert at interviewing, even though they know their company better than anyone!  There are legal obligations for an employer, so click here to see my you tube video on what questions you should NOT ask a potential employee in an interview. Click h...
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23
Jun 2016
Employer TOP TIPS - How to Prepare for Interviews

by Sharlene Massie

Interviews should be conducted in a private location, without interruptions.  You want to ensure you offer a relaxed environment to get the best information from a potential candidate.  Keep in mind, candidates are interviewing you and your company as well, so be sure t...
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16
Jun 2016
Employer TOP TIPS - How to write a Job Description

by Sharlene Massie

Job descriptions become outdated quickly, and employers rarely review them until they need hire someone, usually urgently!  Speaking with your current staff to find out what they are doing in their jobs, and what has changed, especially in today’s volatile workplace an...
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