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How job seekers can make the most of online tools that streamline the application process

Applying for a #job online can be time-consuming, and the extra hoops #candidates often need to jump through can reduce the number of applications #recruiters and #hiringmanagers ultimately receive. In order to streamline the process and increase applicant pools, #LinkedIn allows candidates to apply for a job with just a few clicks using its “EasyApply”…

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Failing to Do These 3 Things in Zoom Meetings May Make You Seem Insensitive

The future of remote work is likely to be hybrid, according to McKinsey, so Zoom meetings are here to stay. And if you haven’t learned how to lead emotionally intelligent remote meetings yet, now is the time. While it might be easy to think that it’s the same thing as having an in-person meeting, don’t be fooled. Being…

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World Autism Awareness Day 2021: What you need to know

World #AutismAwarenessDay designated by the United Nations General Assembly resolution “62/139, is an internationally recognized day every year, encouraging Member States of the United Nations to take measures to raise awareness about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the world. World Autism Awareness Day is an effort to not only speak out against the discrimination…

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These are Mediacorp Canada’s top diversity employers in 2021

Diversity is more than making sure everyone feels welcome in the #workplace. It’s also about a seat at the table. Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2021, selected by #Mediacorp Canada Inc., recognize that real change begins with real action. That means taking proactive steps to address the systemic and unconscious inequities of race and gender that…

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Hiring managers share their Top 4 uncomfortable interview moments

If you’ve had an embarrassing, difficult, or just downright awful interviewing experience with #job #candidates, then you are definitely not alone. The process can be a roller coaster. For some candidates, the #interview will run smoothly. But for others, it can be something that you’ll never forget. For nearly 10 years, I interviewed candidates for a variety…

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The ‘Interests’ Section Of The Resume Is Finally Relevant Again

James Reed, chairman of the UK’s largest employment agency website, wrote an aptly-named careers book called The 7 Second CV. His inspiration for the title came from a study conducted using eye-tracking technology, which revealed that a candidate’s #resume is looked at for an average of seven seconds before a decision is made. With only seven…

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What To Do If You Receive Feedback That Stings

You’ve worked hard on a project, staying up many late nights and crafting what you think is the perfect solution to the client’s challenge.  You are ready to show your manager, and you sit down and go through your thought processes. But as the conversation progresses, you sink lower and lower in your chair. Your manager is…

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People in these jobs are most afraid of a robot takeover

Sometimes, it seems like robots are completely taking over the world. Every year, thousands of machines are deployed into the workforce, taking #jobs that humans used to do. And, workers are rightly worried. A new survey from #CNBC and Survey Monkey found that almost four in 10 workers between the ages of 18 and 24 are concerned about…

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Women Who Wear This to Work are Deemed More Competent — But They’re Also Judged

“Attractive” people earn roughly 20 percent more than “average” people, so putting on makeup could mean pocketing a heftier paycheck. While women who wear makeup are reportedly considered more competent than those who don’t, however, donning cosmetics in the #workplace is a balancing act — women are tasked with having to appear competent but not “unprofessional.” “Women should be free to…