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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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13 interview deal-breakers that drive HR experts crazy

13 interview deal-breakers that drive HR experts crazy | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Whether you're interviewing for an internship or an executive role, avoid these things at all costs.
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Take heed of these pitfalls!
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21 signs your company doesn't care about you

21 signs your company doesn't care about you | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Some signs that the company you work for does not care about you at all.
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Keep an eye out for these warning signs to ensure you take remedial action before it's too late!
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An executive coach shares 7 tips for disagreeing effectively at work

An executive coach shares 7 tips for disagreeing effectively at work | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Here are seven ways to help you look reasonable, interested, and supportive, even as you disagree.
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Helpful tips that can make all the difference!
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The Best Questions to Ask in Every Job Interview Round

While it’s true you can never be completely sure about how well you’ll adjust to working with a new boss, company, or team until you’ve actually started working, asking probing and strategic questions during the interview process is one of the easiest ways to gather useful intel about potential opportunities.
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Invaluable insights can be gained before you make your final decision!
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9 things you should always include on your résumé

9 things you should always include on your résumé | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Don't forget these important details on your résumé.
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Vital details if you want your resume to be taken seriously!
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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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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.
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.
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Great advice to keep you on track!
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Ten Interview Mistakes You Won't Recover From

Ten Interview Mistakes You Won't Recover From | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
There are all sorts of job interview flubs and bobbles you can recover from, but some interview mistakes are highly likely to ruin your chance of getting the job. Here are ten of them!
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Take heed of this advice and improve your interview performance immeasurably!
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Hiring Tip: Ask About the Candidate, Don't Talk About the Position

Hiring Tip: Ask About the Candidate, Don't Talk About the Position | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
If someone applies to work for you, you don't have to try to sell them in the interview.
Ken's insight:
Get to know the candidate and achieve better recruitment outcomes!
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The Right Way to Start a Meeting

The Right Way to Start a Meeting | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Make a good first impression.
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These strategies make meetings effective!
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Ten Signs Your Boss Sees You As A Threat

Ten Signs Your Boss Sees You As A Threat | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
You might have a great relationship with your boss, but then suddenly everything changes. Now you can't seem to do anything right. Your boss is freezing you out -- but why? Maybe they see you as a threat.
Ken's insight:
Look for the signs and take corrective action!
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Email Message Examples to Say Thanks for an Interview

Email Message Examples to Say Thanks for an Interview | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Need to say thank you for a job interview? Here's what to include and how to send an email interview thank you message, plus examples to review.
Ken's insight:
Great examples to use. Thank you costs nothing yet helps keep you top of mind with a prospective employer, while also demonstrating your level of professionalism and interest.
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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.
Ken's insight:
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.
Ken's insight:
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.
Ken's insight:
Great advice worth following!
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