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Networking to Grow Your Brand Blog

Networking and building relationships are essential to growing your brand, especially today. We have the ability to connect with people on multiple platforms and do it with a click of a button. Creating a strong network and building relationships with your network will lead you to new business ventures and opportunities, as well as make new friendships that will last a lifetime. There are a number of tools to be able to reach out to people in your specific network, here are a few tips on what tools to use and how to capitalize on them.

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Turn Your Weaknesses into Strengths

One of the most common questions candidates will receive in an interview from the hiring manager is, “What are your weaknesses?” This could be an uncomfortable question and  nobody wants to say that they have any weaknesses in a job interview and ruin their shot at their dream job. Here is a list of 16 weaknesses and how you can flip the interview and turn them into strengths. 

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Is Your Talent Acquisition Process Working?

One of the biggest challenges facing many companies is finding and retaining top talent. But how do you know your current recruitment process is effective? Recruiters are equipped with an abundance of data providing talent acquisition with the power to evaluate their process to make informed decisions about that process moving forward. There certainly is no one-size-fits all solution in measuring the hiring process, but here are a few places to start.   

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Always Take the Interview

As a recruiter, candidates often ask for advice on various subjects and one that sticks out the most is whether or not to take an interview with a company that they are not sure of. The answer? Always take the interview.

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What Millennials Want from Work

It's estimated that by 2025, 75% of the global workforce will be classified as millennial. A lot has been said about the millennial generation and it has not always been complimentary. Here are some insights on what they really want from their work.

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Why You Should Reject a Counter Offer

Counter offers are similar to that of a trojan horse; an enticing offer dripping in money symbols, but their true intentions aren't seen until it's too late. There are many reasons not to accept a counter offer from your current employer, but here are just a few to keep in mind.

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Understanding a Recruiter's Role

Over the years we have found that many candidates & companies alike misinterpret a recruiter's role in the interview process. Any given firm will have its own approach and technique in the interview process but it is important for candidates to understand their role and how they should be interacting with most recruiting agencies. 

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How to Catch a Purple Squirrel

The purple squirrel - the highly sought-after candidate with the perfect experience and all of the education and requirements needed for the role. They're rare, hard to come by, but are possible to catch if you go about it the right way.

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