Category: Career Transition

Featured Image: Upskilling: What Does it Mean for Employers Filling Open Positions?

Upskilling: What Does it Mean for Employers Filling Open Positions?

You may have heard of upskilling in the context of training your current workforce in new technology and evolving digital skills, but this practice can also help widen the field of candidates as you fill new positions.   How many times have you interviewed a candidate who doesn’t check every box as far as technical […]

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How To Prepare for an Online Interview

October 15, 2019 | Career Transition

As more companies embrace technology, the traditional way of interviewing a potential employee is also changing. Nowadays, it’s normal for a company to conduct an interview over the internet because it’s efficient and cost saving. If you’re expecting an online interview soon or and want to be prepared, read on. What To Expect in an […]

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Featured Image: Breaking Free from Title Bias on Resumes

Breaking Free from Title Bias on Resumes

We live in an era of job title creativity. Who wouldn’t want to be known as a “happiness engineer,” an “innovation alchemist,” or a “time ninja?” It’s all just a part of quirky company culture…until you start to look for your next job. Both recruiters and candidates are experiencing a new set of challenges as […]

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Featured Image: The Biases Behind Candidate Selection and How to Avoid Them

The Biases Behind Candidate Selection and How to Avoid Them

The way employers choose employees has changed over time and continues to evolve. Over the past century we’ve seen great improvement in the shift from hiring decisions inadvertently being made on unconscious biases to more objective factors like IQ test results. More recently, competencies listed on a well-formatted resume and the untapped potential interviewers see […]

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Featured Image: 5 Things to Leave Off Your Resume

5 Things to Leave Off Your Resume

Your resume is a potential employer’s first impression of you. On average, hiring managers spend approximately 20 seconds reviewing each resume before they decide whether or not the candidate should move forward. Since your professional fate is essentially determined by a snap decision, it is important to make those few seconds count and not include […]

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Featured Image: A Skills and Projects Repository Helps You Build a Great IT Resume

A Skills and Projects Repository Helps You Build a Great IT Resume

According to research firm The Radicati Group, workers sent and received nearly 125 emails per day last year. For most IT professionals, that probably sounds like a light day given how much organizations rely on their departments.   With everything from cybersecurity and the cloud to computer systems and new technologies flowing through their group, […]

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Featured Image: TalentBridge Named to the Inc. 5000 List

TalentBridge Named to the Inc. 5000 List

August 14, 2019 | Career Transition

TalentBridge has earned a spot on the 2019 Inc.5000 ranking of the fastest-growing private firms in America. In its second consecutive year on the Inc.5000 list, TalentBridge ranked 2,643 based on its three-year growth rate of 147% percent. TalentBridge provides comprehensive professional search and contract staffing services and includes a certified Women Business Enterprise and HR advisory […]

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Featured Image: Three Things You Need to Know When Recruiting Gen Z Employees

Three Things You Need to Know When Recruiting Gen Z Employees

For the past several years employers have been focused on the needs of Millennial employees, and rightfully so–since the early 2010s, Millennials have been the largest generation in the workforce. But they are not the youngest generation in the workforce anymore. The oldest members of Generation Z are in their early twenties and they make […]

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Featured Image: The Job Interview is Over. Now What?

The Job Interview is Over. Now What?

After you have finished the job interview, you go home and as far as you know, you nailed it. While you don’t want to come off as nagging, you want to stay on the employer’s radar. After an interview you want to send a thank you email and a handwritten note as soon as possible. You […]

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Featured Image: Identifying and Avoiding Red Flags in an Interview

Identifying and Avoiding Red Flags in an Interview

Although your resume and other screening tools are key factors employers use to make hiring decisions, the interview is your time to showcase your personality. The interview doesn’t start when you sit down and begin answering questions. It begins when you pick up the phone for a phone interview and continues through your interactions with […]

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