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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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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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63% Of Employees Don't Trust Their Leader -- Here's What You Can Do To Change That

63% Of Employees Don't Trust Their Leader -- Here's What You Can Do To Change That | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Trust is toast. It’s worldwide, it’s pervasive across business and government, and trust of CEOs is at an all-time low. We can help heal the significant distrust in the business world. Here’s how.
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Invaluable advice for leaders!
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Five Ways to Keep Valued Employees

Five Ways to Keep Valued Employees | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Here's how to make sure your employees are genuinely happy, which will help you to retain your most valuable employees.
Ken's insight:
Always keep in mind the financial, strategic and emotional cost of losing good employees!
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The first thing you should do when you walk through the door for a job interview

The first thing you should do when you walk through the door for a job interview | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
When you first walk into an interview, always introduce yourself, make eye contact, and give a firm handshake.
Ken's insight:
Great advice to take note of!
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What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2017

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2017 | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
While the job market is expected to keep booming in 2017, competition will be stiff. Follow these tips to make your resume stand out.
Ken's insight:
Great tips on how to best construct a resume that hits the mark!
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Top 8 Job Interview Tips for Job Seekers

Top 8 Job Interview Tips for Job Seekers | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
You aced all the written examinations, and now it's time for the final battle - The Interview! Worried, how to nail it? These tips will surely help you out.
Ken's insight:
Well worth taking note of!
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The Right Way To Fire Someone

The Right Way To Fire Someone | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Firing an employee is the worst task most managers have. Here's how to make it slightly less painful. #AdmiralHR #HR #Leadership
Ken's insight:
Vitally important to do it in the right way for the benefit of everyone!
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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.
Ken's insight:
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.
Ken's insight:
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.
Ken's insight:
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.
Ken's insight:
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.
Ken's insight:
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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5 reasons why an employer could take back your job offer

5 reasons why an employer could take back your job offer | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
You know the drill: You pounded the pavement, aced your interviews and finally earned that coveted job offer! But that doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be cruising into your new role — several things could nix your official employment soon after you land that new gig. Here are five ways you could end up back at square one on your job search.
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Clunky looking article but the content is well worth reading!
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Ten Zombie Phrases That Will Kill Your Resume

Ten Zombie Phrases That Will Kill Your Resume | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Times are changing. You can sound like yourself in your resume these days -- not like a zombie or a robot! Here are ten zombie phrases to remove from your resume, pronto!
Ken's insight:
Great advice that can truly make a positive difference to a resume!
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Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions

It’s what your team really needs.
Ken's insight:
Superb article with strategic questions that can draw out essential insights to a business!
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Ten Signs They've Already Decided Who They're Going To Hire

Ten Signs They've Already Decided Who They're Going To Hire | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Garrett had the feeling something was "off" in his most recent job interview. Could it be that they've already decided who they plan to hire?
Ken's insight:
It is true that many of these signs can be indicative but not always!
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Job Search Failure: 7 Reasons No One is Hiring You

Job Search Failure: 7 Reasons No One is Hiring You | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
As I was clearing out my email yesterday, I was hit over and over again with reoccurring themes of “stuck in a rut”, “unable to find a job", "no one wants to hire me" job search failure sob stories.
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Helpful insights!
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