Category: Career Transition

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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Featured Image: Ten Questions You Should Be Asking in an Interview

Ten Questions You Should Be Asking in an Interview

We spend so much time thinking about what interviewers will ask us during an interview, it’s easy to forget just how important it is for the interviewee to ask questions in return. But not all questions are created equal. Good questions are around job duties, the department structure, company goals, and growth plans. Candidates who […]

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Featured Image: Nailing Down Responses to the Most Common Interview Questions

Nailing Down Responses to the Most Common Interview Questions

Professionals responsible for interviewing potential candidates for an organization likely have a fair amount of experience in doing just that. They come prepared with a list of questions they know will help uncover the traits and abilities needed to fill the specific role you’re eager to land. To help you prepare your responses for your […]

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Featured Image: Three Simple Steps to Prepare for Your Next Job Interview

Three Simple Steps to Prepare for Your Next Job Interview

Preparing for an interview can be overwhelming. You want to make the best first impression, which includes having substantial background information on the company and articulating your past job experience effectively. Follow the steps below to ensure you’re well prepared for any interview: Do Your Homework Spend some time finding as much information about the […]

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