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    The Best Power Verbs for Your Resume

    When writing your resume, it’s important to stay away from weak, passive, and generic verbs (such as “assisted,” “oversaw,” and “utilized”). By starting each bullet point about your past experience with power verbs, you draw hiring managers in and give them a concrete picture of your expertise....

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    Recruitment Strategies for Overcoming the Skills Gap

    The nature of work is rapidly changing due to emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, the gig economy, and automation. What does this mean? The skills that employers value and rely upon are changing. Now, with a decreasing unemployment rate shrinking the applicant pool, employers...

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    JP Sakey Speaks on IHeart Media Podcast – CEOs to Know

    JP Sakey joined iHeart Media Raleigh on their CEOs to Know podcast series. The series shines a spotlight on decision-makers from all corners of the Triangle showcasing the leaders and companies that drive our local economy.

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    Perfect New Years Resolutions for Job Seekers

    If the number one thing on your list for 2020 is finding a new job, it’s time to get serious! Resolutions may seem cliche, but the New Year is actually the perfect time to commit to actions that will positively affect your career. Just like any other resolution, saying you’re going to do it is the...

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    Is Your Body Language Costing You the Job?

    Job seekers know that picking the right words to convey your enthusiasm and qualification for a job in an interview is SO important. What about body language? Did you know that your body language can cost you the job? In these stats from Business2Community, hiring managers gave the following...

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    Video Interview Prep [Infographic]

    Video interviews are starting to become the norm in the hiring process. What do you need to know to be able to ace a video interview? Whether this is your first, second, or fifth time having a video interview, it most likely won’t be your last. Here are a few steps to prepare for your upcoming...

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    Seasonal and Temporary Employees – Making Them Feel Welcome

    Seasonal and temporary employees can be a huge asset to your team. You’re able to hire them to fill the gaps when you need some extra help during peak seasons without the commitment of a full-time employee that you might not necessarily need. It’s common for temporary employees to feel like...

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    Keeping Your Best Talent – How to Reduce Employee Turnover

    Employee turnover is the measurement of the number of employees who leave an organization during a specified time period, typically one year. Some degree of turnover is unavoidable, and eliminating it altogether is unrealistic. In this tight labor market, employee retention is as important as ever....

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    EOR or PEO? Which is Best for Your Business?

    It can be easy to confuse the differences between Employer of Record (EOR) and a Professional Employer Organization (PEO). Although they seem similar, PEOs and EORs provide different services and depending on your needs, one can be a better choice than the other.

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    Conquering Interview Anxiety

    Anxiety is an interview killer…and a common problem. Job seekers have every right to be anxious about an impending interview. After all, the interviewer’s decision is dependent on your performance in the interview. No pressure or anything. Avoid letting your interview anxiety get the best of you...

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