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The Top 5 Skills Human Resources Departments Look for When Hiring

The Top 5 Skills Human Resources Departments Look for When Hiring

Investors are usually attracted towards companies that have great potential, not only in the present but also in the future. That means business organizations are always on the lookout for talented and skilled employees who can contribute greatly to their goals. When it comes to hiring, the Human Resource Department is keen on how you value yourself in terms of potential to be a part of their organization. There are many jobs available, but the competition is still fierce; you need to stand out.

Mind the Gap: Dealing with Breaks in Employment

Mind the Gap: Dealing with Breaks in Employment | Reach Your Destination

Written by Stephanie Swilley. Also posted on LinkedIn

During my days as an agency recruiter, I had more than one client decide that all resumes had to list month as well as year in the employment dates...and any break in employment over 6 months had to be explained on the resume. This happened to coincide directly with the recession and skyrocketing unemployment rates, leading to some interesting discussions.

Is your resume failing you?

Is your resume failing you? | Reach Your Destination

In today's day, it is unfortunately the norm for a candidate to apply to an opening and never hear back. When you never hear why you are no longer being considered, it can be quite difficult to address the problems to improve your chances in the future. Take a look at these common reasons that resumes are rejected...how many apply to your resume? Do you know? 

Reasons Resumes Are Rejected:

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