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The Problem With Squeezing Employees Too Hard

The Problem With Squeezing Employees Too Hard | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Pressuring your team to do more with less can lead to unethical behavior, warns a new survey.
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Happens when you least expect it...

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Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News
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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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An interview-prep coach shares 5 tips for interviewing at tech companies

An interview-prep coach shares 5 tips for interviewing at tech companies | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Interviews at tech giants are largely similar to any other interview, but there are a few ways you can tailor and enhance your answers to give yourself the best chance for success!
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Helpful tips worth reading before you attend an interview!
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Are you too old to get a job?

Are you too old to get a job? | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
The author of ‘Over the Hill But Not the Cliff’ offers advice on getting a job after 50.
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It's how you handle ageism that makes the world of difference to your success!
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Five Good Answers To 'Why Should We Hire You?'

Five Good Answers To 'Why Should We Hire You?' | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Toby hates answering the interview question "Why should we hire you?" Here are five good answers for Toby to choose from!
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Great guidance on how to frame your response to this all important question!
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4 Habits That Can Improve Your Work Performance

4 Habits That Can Improve Your Work Performance | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Do these four things to be more productive each day.
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This approach can make the world of difference to your productivity!
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30 Surprisingly Common Interview Questions for the Ultimate Preparation

30 Surprisingly Common Interview Questions for the Ultimate Preparation | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Whatever your prior situation, when you enter the interview room, you need to learn how to build your conversation from nothing.
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Helpful tips that can make a real difference to an interview outcome!
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3 websites a smart job hunter checks every day

3 websites a smart job hunter checks every day | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
If you're looking for a job right now, you'd do well to make these sites a part of your daily routine.
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Be strategic about your job search!
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The Only Five Recruiter Emails Your Job Search Will Ever Need

The Only Five Recruiter Emails Your Job Search Will Ever Need | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Whether it’s the job or your dreams or you’re just keeping an eye out.
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Helpful templates that are professional and effective!
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How to keep your résumé from looking stodgy or dated, in 4 quick steps

How to keep your résumé from looking stodgy or dated, in 4 quick steps | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Refresh your formatting, language, and skills.
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Tips that can make all the difference!
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The cover letter format that made my job application response rate go from 0% to 55%

The cover letter format that made my job application response rate go from 0% to 55% | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Here’s how this three-part formula (a.k.a., my secret sauce) works.
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Tailor your cover letter for success!
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8 questions to ask in a job interview that will make you look smart

8 questions to ask in a job interview that will make you look smart | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
If you want to really impress the hiring manager, try asking these questions in a job interview.
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Always remember that interviews are a two way process!
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9 Rookie Sales Mistakes That Are Costing You Sales

9 Rookie Sales Mistakes That Are Costing You Sales | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
When trying to close a deal, it's not all about you.
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Be careful not to fall into these traps!
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5 Questions You Must Ask Yourself When You Get a Counteroffer at Work

5 Questions You Must Ask Yourself When You Get a Counteroffer at Work | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
5 questions you must ask yourself when you get a counteroffer at work.
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Think it through carefully and always keep your primary motivation top of mind before making any decisions!
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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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15 managers reveal the biggest lessons they learned from employees who quit

15 managers reveal the biggest lessons they learned from employees who quit | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Following the departures of their employees, these managers learned a variety of lessons about work culture, communication, and more.
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Neglect this article at your peril!
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What's Different About A Second Interview?

What's Different About A Second Interview? | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Benjamin is job-hunting, but he got hired into his first job through a quick and informal interview process. Benjamin has never been to a real 'second interview' yet. He isn't sure what to expect. How would you advise him?
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Learn about the significant differences between the first and second interview!
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Is It Really That Hard to Find Good Employees?

Is It Really That Hard to Find Good Employees? | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
How to make sure your next hire is a great one.
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Hiring great employees is not as difficult as it seems if you follow this advice!
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10 Questions Great Bosses Regularly Ask Their People

10 Questions Great Bosses Regularly Ask Their People | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Great leaders ask great questions. Too often leaders think they are the smartest person in the room, so they are quick to offer advice, give direction, and share their perspectives on how things should be done. Most leaders do this instinctively, because after all, it's the type of behavior that caused them to rise through the ranks.
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How to drive thinking and performance in your team!
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All great questions
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3 websites a smart job hunter checks every day

3 websites a smart job hunter checks every day | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
If you're looking for a job right now, you'd do well to make these sites a part of your daily routine.
Ken's insight:
Be strategic about your job search!
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13 words you should always include on your CV

13 words you should always include on your CV | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
While it is common advice to steer clear of overused cliches such as “Rockstar” and “Synergy” on your CV, what are the words you should actually be including?
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Solid advice worth considering when preparing your resume!
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What to say when the job interviewer asks, 'Why should we hire you?’

What to say when the job interviewer asks, 'Why should we hire you?’ | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
"Why should we hire you?" is one of the most common job-interview questions out there.
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Knowing how to handle this question can either make or break your chance of success at interview!
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Sample Thank You Email After a Phone Interview

Sample Thank You Email After a Phone Interview | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
After a telephone job interview, sending a thank you is still appropriate. Here is a sample phone interview thank you email.
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Using such a technique can make all the difference!
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10 Tips To Find The Perfect Employee

10 Tips To Find The Perfect Employee | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Hiring top performers will help lay the foundation of your company’s long-term success. Paying attention to these key factors will help you identify and hire top-notch employees.
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Take heed of these tips to find the best fit!
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6 Tips for Writing a Powerful Career Change Resume

6 Tips for Writing a Powerful Career Change Resume | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Tips to write a career change resume, what to include and leave off, how to choose a format, and how to create a powerful resume for changing careers.
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I would not be too concerned about point 2 however the other points are worth considering!
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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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