Employment Do’s and Don’ts

Employment Do’s and Don’ts

Your Job Search and Future Prospects Will Be Determined by the Company You Keep

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I have had the most unusual series of interviews over the past few weeks. Yesterday I interviewed a woman who came in smelling like alcohol–to such an extent that my eyes were watering. I asked her about her record and she told me that she had...

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Soup Nazis, Insurance Investment Scams, Consumerism and Focusing on the Work

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Several years ago, after I had only been a recruiter for around six months, I went out to dinner with a few people. I will never forget the dinner because at the time I was very caught up in recruiting, and was working seven days a week. In fact, all...

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Harmonize with the People in Your Environment

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One of the most unusual candidates I ever worked with back when I was a job recruiter was someone who had basically worked for five different law firms in a five-year period. He had absolutely stellar credentials, having attended the best schools, and...

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Try as Hard as You Can

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Many people want and demand a lot out of life. They want the happiest family, the best material goods and vacations, the best homes, and the best cars. They demand the best in everything. They also want the best jobs and the most advancement. Often,...

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Do Not Get Involved in the Social Side of the Office

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Several years ago we had an employee at one of our companies who was extremely intelligent. This person was older and had worked at several jobs before coming to our company. Although he’d never excelled at any of these jobs, he’d done well enough....

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Show Up on Time

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Several years ago a friend called me and encouraged me to interview at his law firm. He told me people at the firm were involved in various movie deals and hobnobbing with movie stars. He told me all of the lawyers were driving around in Porsche convertibles...

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Concentrate on Your Contribution

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There is a secret to being an outstanding performer in any job and getting more raises, more recognition, and more responsibility. The secret is to be 100% focused on your work and to be passionate about your job. This is where your energy needs to go....

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Love What You Do

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If you wish to get and excel at a job, one of the most important things you can do for yourself and for your employer is to love what you are doing. When I say, “love what you are doing,” I truly mean it. You must be so passionate about what...

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Never Focus on the Money: Focus on Your Higher Purpose and Contribution

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People fail far too often in the working world because they focus too much on the money they earn at their jobs. The money you are paid is generally commensurate with your contribution to something more important, more meaningful, and much larger than...

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Be Committed to What You Do

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I am about to provide you some of the strangest job search and career advice you will ever receive from someone who’s in the recruiting industry. One thing you should know about me is that I’m a straight shooter. If I see a pattern repeat itself...

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The Kick-Ass Marketing Secret of the Most Successful Job Applicants and Employees

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Just as a Unique Selling Position (USP) is important to sell a product, your own USP is vital for marketing yourself to potential employers. You must define your USP before even creating your resume, as it comprises the basic product that you are trying to sell in your interview. Focus your USP on a specific niche, for which there is market demand, and make it thoroughly persuasive.

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