Month: March 2020

what should a resignation letter say?: What exactly are the mechanics of quitting your job? How do you tell your boss? How do you initiate that meeting? What do you write in your resignation letter?

A reader writes: I was contacted by a recruiter about a job opening in my field. I wasn’t actively looking to leave my current position, but the new role would be a step up in responsibility and one that wasn’t available at my current company. I made it to the final round of interviews and

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A recruiter used my dad’s death to try to get me to accept a job offer:

A reader writes: I was contacted by a recruiter about a job opening in my field. I wasn’t actively looking to leave my current position, but the new role would be a step up in responsibility and one that wasn’t available at my current company. I made it to the final round of interviews and

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HR Idea #Hiring For Cultural Fit or Misfits?

The British Prime Minister’s advisor Dominic Cummings may want to hire weirdos and misfits for No.10 which may not be working out so well judging on recent news. We know that diversity and inclusion is a mainstream business issue that speaks to a firm’s culture and conduct, so how about hiring to fit your culture?

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#HRIdea #14 – Secrets to working with IT recruiters

There’s a common misconception about working with headhunters, recruiters, and employment agencies: while it’s true that IT recruiters can be valuable matchmakers, connecting talented technology professionals with companies in need of their skills and experience, these firms work for employers, not for you. And they are merely channels through which you may secure an employment

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#HRIdea #13 – Avoid Living With Regret in Your Career

We often assume that other people’s successes have been easily achieved. They must be incredibly smart or lucky to do such great things, right? In reality, success is frequently the product of failure. Sheer determination to keep pushing past fears and failures is often the quickest road to success. One of the best examples I

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