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How to Wait for a Job Offer

How to Wait for a Job Offer

Playing “the waiting game” may sound as easy as sitting back and turning on the TV, but in today’s candidate-driven market, staying proactive while waiting to hear back from an interview is more important than ever! Interviewees that go silent after meeting an employer are often the first to be deemed unqualified or uninterested. Instead of focusing on not being a nuisance, hone in on keeping yourself ahead of the…

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Take Control of Your Employee Experience

Take Control of Your Employee Experience

Let's be real: finding talent is hard, making the chance of finding top talent nearly impossible! Hiring Managers are left scrambling to pick up the slack and living in fear of losing another employee. In the end, an overall feeling of powerlessness takes over and productivity is at an all-time low. In an effort to bust the status quo, our team sought out help and found Stephan Vincent, the founder of eX Summit, a podcast that strives to…

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14 Work Days of Love

14 Work Days of Love

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, you are sure to begin swooning over the word “love”. Perhaps you’ve already made plans to treat your spouse to a romantic evening (or upon reading that sentence, are currently Googling romantic restaurants for last minute dinner reservations.) You may be assisting your second grader in making the coolest Valentine’s Day card box for school, or just trying to forget about…

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Taking a Sick Day

Taking a Sick Day

Congratulations! You’re enjoying a new position with a company that you love, you’re picking up on everything quickly and your boss is extremely impressed by you.  Fast forward to the gruesome scene that is now your bathroom, with an image of you hugging the toilet bowl.  If you started a new job this flu season, it’s not unlikely that you’re in this situation.  According to Time, “More than…

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Job Search Success During the Holidays

Job Search Success During the Holidays

Are you still on the hunt for a new position? Thinking about holding off until the beginning of the new year? Most people find it difficult to juggle a search during the busiest time of the year with hectic schedules for both candidates and the hiring staff. Good news though, now is actually a prime time to lock in a new job, as companies are hurrying to fill their open positions before the end of the year.   Here's why: there is a…

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How to Get Noticed By Recruiters

How to Get Noticed By Recruiters

Whether you feel underutilized in your current position, were a recent victim of a company layoff, or are yearning for a long-term career after graduation, looking for a job can be overwhelming. In addition to your own search tactics, recruiters can be a useful resource – but how do you get them to notice you?  It’s necessary to understand how recruiting firms find people. Most firms rely on resumes that are uploaded to career…

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Fostering a Positive Workplace

Fostering a Positive Workplace

Beware: The Negative Workplace. You’ve all been there. In fact, you’re probably having flashbacks right now to your worst job, or maybe even thinking of your current position. Feelings of exhaustion, reluctance to show up, and hurtful comments are probably flooding your brain. You would give anything to be anywhere but at work. Fortunately, there is an alternative to the daily stress you had been - or are currently - enduring! While…

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Fresh Grads Banking on the Wrong Salary

Fresh Grads Banking on the Wrong Salary

“Gaining marketable experience is top priority.” Omni One recruiters often find themselves trying to drive this fact home to entry level candidates asking for too much in their starting salary. This is not to say that the candidate is not valuable or we are shady recruiters trying to keep things cheap on our hiring client’s end, but if you are an entry level candidate struggling to find a job or a recruiter willing to work…

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How-To Guide to Researching a Company

How-To Guide to Researching a Company

When asked the #1 reason why applicants flopped on a job interview, Hal Hamilton’s immediate response seemed like a no-brainer: not researching the company. After almost four years of successful engineering and manufacturing recruiting at Omni One, Hal has learned the hard way that applicants knowing the goals and values of a potential employer before an interview is almost as important as knowing how to do the job that…

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Tech Job Interview Red Flags: 7 Things Great Candidates Never Do

Tech Job Interview Red Flags: 7 Things Great Candidates Never Do

If you assign a skills-based challenge during a tech interview, don't just assess task completion. Also evaluate how the candidate behaves during the process. Unlike a "standard" job interview, tech interviews can often be very different. Many include having the candidate complete a well-defined task. (Either before, as a qualifying assessment of skill, but also often as a formal part of the interview process itself.) For…

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