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The Admiral shares valuable insights from the inside-track by regularly posting articles containing tips, leads and current trends for both Employers and Job Seekers.
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How to Prepare for a Behavioral Job Interview

How to Prepare for a Behavioral Job Interview | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
What is a behavioral interview? Here's information on behavioral interviews, behavioral interview questions, tips for answering, and how to prepare.
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Essential knowledge about this type of popular interview technique; be prepared!
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6 questions to ask before you quit your job so you’re sure it’s the right decision

6 questions to ask before you quit your job so you’re sure it’s the right decision | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Is it time to quit your job? We get it, really we do — but before you hand in your notice, make sure you know the answers to these six questions.
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Sensible advice worth considering!
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Three Questions You Should Avoid Asking in a Job Interview

Three Questions You Should Avoid Asking in a Job Interview | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
When I was a recruiter, I was asked a lot of smart questions that made me say, “Wow, this candidate is on top of her game.” But I also heard a lot that made me wonder who the person had taken interview advice from—or if that person had ever sought out help at all.
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Take heed of this invaluable advice!
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21 Questions for the Perfect Customer Service Interview

21 Questions for the Perfect Customer Service Interview | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Whether you're hiring or applying, these 21 customer service interview questions will help you to maximize results.
Via Eric Kramer
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Invaluable tips that can make all the difference!
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The Two Essential Elements Of A Great Cover Letter

The Two Essential Elements Of A Great Cover Letter | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
There are two key steps for writing a great cover letter: find a unique attribute about a company that serves as your reason for applying, and figure out the problems the firm is facing so you can explain how you can help.
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Without applying these principles a cover letter is a waste of time and effort!
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7 Common Myths About Performance Management

7 Common Myths About Performance Management | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Performance management or reviews are probably the most unpopular practices in the workplace. Managers roll their eyes at it while employees shudder at the thought of it.
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Eye opener for HR, employees and leaders!
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Calling All Job Seekers: These Are the Most Common Phone Interview Questions

Calling All Job Seekers: These Are the Most Common Phone Interview Questions | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Here are the common phone interview questions to look out for during the job search and hiring process.
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Great advice to keep you on track!
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21 words never to include on your résumé

21 words never to include on your résumé | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Make sure you’re not guilty of including these red-flagged terms on a résumé.
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Candidates take heed of this invaluable advice!
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Four Easy Ways To Reboot Your Relationship With Your Boss This Year

Four Easy Ways To Reboot Your Relationship With Your Boss This Year | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Don't get lost in the daily routine. Make sure you're always deepening your manager's trust in you.
Ken's insight:
This becomes a win/win!
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5 Steps to Finding Your Next Job

5 Steps to Finding Your Next Job | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Check out these quick tips to landing your dream job.
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These tips are not a quick fix but highly effective in securing the ideal culture fit!
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5 Things the Best Leaders Do Every Day

5 Things the Best Leaders Do Every Day | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Start by recognizing your staff members for their good work. And do it in public.
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This article highlights the difference between management and true leadership!
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4 cover letter mistakes that make a hiring manager toss your application in the trash

4 cover letter mistakes that make a hiring manager toss your application in the trash | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
A hiring manager will toss your application in the trash if you make these mistakes on your cover letter.
Ken's insight:
Wake up call for lazy or ill informed candidates!
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Six Reasons Why 'Less Qualified' Candidates Are Better For Your Company

Six Reasons Why 'Less Qualified' Candidates Are Better For Your Company | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
A frequent complaint against Affirmative Action is that it can lead to a less qualified candidate being selected over a more qualified candidate. We offer six reasons why this argument should be rejected.
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Thought provoking article!
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5 Business Strategies To Boost Your First Quarter Sales

5 Business Strategies To Boost Your First Quarter Sales | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Stop wasting money on ads that don't work and start using these tips to make more sales.
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Worthwhile techniques that can give you an edge!
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9 Common Resume Mistakes Every Job Hunter Should Avoid

9 Common Resume Mistakes Every Job Hunter Should Avoid | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Don't lose out on your dream job because of these resume mistakes.
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Great advice that is well worth following!
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How Not To Discuss Your Strengths And Weaknesses On Job Interviews

How Not To Discuss Your Strengths And Weaknesses On Job Interviews | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
You don't have to be perfect, you just have to be prepared.
Ken's insight:
Great insight into what can be a tough part of an interview process!
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What to Do When Your Job Changes Overnight

What to Do When Your Job Changes Overnight | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
You’re in a groove at work and everything feels about as normal as it could—and then suddenly, you find out that your list of responsibilities is changing dramatically. It’s jarring, I know.
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Great advice to keep you on an even keel!
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4 Steps to Make Employee Development Stick

4 Steps to Make Employee Development Stick | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Improve the way you improve your employees by making a plan for training and development.
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The best investment any employer can make is in their greatest asset!
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10 Ways To Stand Out In Your Next Job Interview

10 Ways To Stand Out In Your Next Job Interview | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Focus on the simple over the extraordinary -- nailing basic interview etiquette and typical interview questions. A good interview is a few simple steps and well within the reach of any job seeker willing to do a bit of preparation.
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Great advice worth following!
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7 Late-Breaking Signs You Should Rethink Taking That Job Offer

7 Late-Breaking Signs You Should Rethink Taking That Job Offer | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Getting a job offer is exciting, but don't let your enthusiasm cloud your judgment. Run through this checklist before saying yes.
Ken's insight:
Most crucial time to think carefully before taking a leap!
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How to impress any interviewer, according to Facebook's global head of recruiting

How to impress any interviewer, according to Facebook's global head of recruiting | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
These tips will help you ace your next job interview.
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101 of what an interviewer is seeking from a candidate!
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5 fixable job-search mistakes that are keeping you from getting interviews

5 fixable job-search mistakes that are keeping you from getting interviews | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
These small job-search errors can prevent you from getting interviews.
Ken's insight:
Fundamental errors made by many candidates; so easily addressed if you know how!
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Why It's A Great Idea To Change Careers When You Are 40

Why It's A Great Idea To Change Careers When You Are 40 | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Should you rush into the ‘career unknown’ even if you’d started to think that it was too late to make such a move? And, if you do, how can you make sure that it’s a success?
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Same could be said at other times during your professional career!
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How to make your résumé stand out; proof with internship offers from Microsoft and Goldman Sachs

How to make your résumé stand out; proof with internship offers from Microsoft and Goldman Sachs | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
How to make your resume stand out, according to a Harvard junior who received internship offers from Facebook, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs
Ken's insight:
This remains true for any candidate!
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