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    The GuLF Study and the Formation of a Disaster Response Platform

    The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    The Deepwater Horizon oil spill of April 20, 2010, is considered the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry, with an estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil expelled into the Gulf of Mexico from a seafloor well leak. The quantity of...

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    Tailor-Made Resume: The Difference is in the Details

    Attention job-seekers! Although it may be tempting to send a generic resume to every available position to expedite the process, this “reply to all” strategy will most likely not land you a job.

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    Prep for Success: What To Say During Your Job Interview

    There are many conflicting reports on what to say and what not say during a job interview. Naturally, there is a lot of pressure to make a good impression, but you may be asking yourself, “What’s better, talking too much, or not talking enough?” and other similar questions. If prepping for a...

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    Don’t be Busy – Be Productive: The Pomodoro Technique

    Does it seem like there are not enough hours in the day to complete your duties? Whether you are trying to be more efficient in your job or trying to improve the quality of your work, effective time management is a great way to stretch the clock! There are several time management techniques that...

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    Shine Bright. Be a STAR.

    “Tell me about a time when you…” If this opening line strikes a chord, you most likely experienced a behavioral interview.   And if you’re like most interviewees, you find that answering these types of questions by making a connection to the potential job can be a challenge. So to ease some stress,...

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    Staffing Challenges of Political Campaigns

    Polling, Campaigns, and Elections

    The electoral process has been significantly transformed over the years.

    The scientific name for polling is psephology, which literally translates to ‘voting by pebbles’. The first evidence of this comes to us from ancient Greece where pebbles were placed in...

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    Don’t Tip the Boat! Keys to Successful Onboarding

    An efficient organization operates like the row-crew of a racing scull, with each member pulling against the water in synchronized harmony and the coxswain providing navigational guidance. When you bring on and onboard a new team member, if they are not appropriately acclimatized, the results can...

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    A Day in the Life of an Intercept Interviewer

    Hi, my name is Chelsea and I have been a recruiter with Headway for over a year and half.

    Hi, my name is Chelsea and I have been a recruiter with Headway for over a year and half. I have been one of the main recruiters on intercept projects for the last year.

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    Field Employee Testimonial: Wilma McClelland

    At Headway, we’re serious about feedback. When our interviewers and data collectors return from the field, we want to hear about their experiences. Because we work so closely with our field workers, we are always eager to hear about what they learned, what they enjoyed, and what they wished had...

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    How to Get Your Foot in the Door

    So if you think you may have an interest, approach the job as a “foot in the door”. Can you gain some new skills and help expand your resume?

    You’ve got your eye on a manager position and have done everything right: you’ve tweaked your resume to fit the job, written a killer cover letter, and...

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