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We all know that Resumes must have certain pieces of information to make it easy for readers to understand your qualifications. But just as important as what you put on your resume is what you must shouldn’t put on your resume. In fact, here are 3 items you need to remove right now if they… Read more »

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When you’re looking for a job, you want to show your leadership skills. Every stage of the process gives you a chance to demonstrate that to hiring managers. How do you show leadership skills? These three ways. 1.) Honesty Folks who aren’t honest develop a credibility problem. If you’re aren’t honest in one area, bosses… Read more »

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Life as an unemployed individual is hard. Besides the lack of a steady paycheck, the “not knowing” aspect of unemployment can unleash serious psychological turmoil. That feeling of being in limbo, in between jobs, is one of the toughest things you deal with when you are in career transition. In the meantime, are there things… Read more »

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Welcome to the Graham Staffing Services blog page! If you’re here, there’s a strong chance that you’re actively looking for a new job opportunity, or perhaps you’re a client looking to hire new talent. Either way, we’re thrilled you’ve stopped by and promise to make it worth your while! Graham is here for you on… Read more »

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If you think a job interview starts when you sit down with the hiring manager, think again. It starts way before when you first create your resume and cover letter. Each step of the job interview process needs to be done conscientiously and well.   The way you do your job search indicates the way… Read more »

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At times, you may be swamped with to-do items. You need to train a new hire, recruit for the busy season, set up an improvement plan for an underperformer, check references for a recent interview, schedule a team meeting about social media tasks and write up quarterly figures for your own boss.   It can… Read more »

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Hiring internally is a good thing for many reasons. People who already work in an organization already know the culture. They have proven themselves to be a fit. The hiring process for internal candidates generally takes less time. The candidates may require less training.   It’s also widely thought to be less expensive. Organizations save… Read more »

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By some indications, many leaders in organizations are inadequate. Among top executives, for example, failure rates can be as high as 75 percent and are rarely below 30 percent. A survey of U.S. Army personnel reported that 83 percent of respondents had seen toxic leadership in action over the past year.   Negative Methods Lead… Read more »

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It’s hard to receive a “no” after a job interview. It may have been your dream job, or one you really needed. The last thing you might want to do is graciously contact the employer after being turned down.   But it’s important to do. It’s as important a part of a job search as… Read more »

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When you’re looking to hire new people, you need to consider all potential risks in new hires. They may turn out to be bad hires, who are unpleasant or don’t have a good work ethic. Even with the best interview system in the world, hiring managers sometimes make the wrong choice. Plus, there are some… Read more »