Utility Player or Specialist

David Spears

Most agree that Nolan Ryan is one of the best pitchers in the history of major league baseball, and excelled in all aspects of the position. Although fans have not seen him play other positions like shortstop or outfield, we can safely assume he would have been below average. Nolan Ryan had a specialty that brought value to the team. However, his value got him traded to at least four major league teams.

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Hiring Events vs. Job Fairs

When searching for a job, people usually try to get as many contacts as possible. Workforce Solutions staff often discuss in detail the importance of networking and building relationships with employers. It’s stressed so much that part of our training and development includes a networking segment devoted to its effectiveness. One section discussed during the training is hiring events and job fairs. Many of us know that hiring events and job fairs are where people go to speak with employers about jobs offered.

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Give Me One Reason 

An employer only needs ONE reason to screen out a resume and not call someone in for an interview. Experts say it typically takes hiring managers 6–10 seconds to scan through a resume and decide whether a job candidate is worthy of a face–to–face interview. 

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Can’t Fight the Feeling…Or can you?

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Do you believe your age is preventing you from getting hired? Ageism can impact anyone, regardless of their age. How do you break the cycle when this happens? The focus of this article is what you can do during an interview to address the interviewer’s underlying concerns. 

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