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Good News: Finding a Job During a Crisis

Thelisa LavergneTypically, crises come with a lot of emotions about economics, employment, finances, etc., you get the picture. But there is good news! Landing a job during a crisis is not only probable but possible – so, why is this good news? Glad you asked. Continue reading ‘Good News: Finding a Job During a Crisis’

Are you an Opportunist or a Procrastinator?

FriedaThe last time you stopped by I told you about the evening I went to put out the trash and discovered the distinct image of a bird, (or dragon) that had formed in the evening clouds. I quickly took a picture of this image before it completely disappeared. Continue reading ‘Are you an Opportunist or a Procrastinator?’

Are you an Opportunist or a Procrastinator?

FriedaOne crisp and breezy evening in December while rolling my trash can out onto the curb, I had the undeniable feeling of being watched. I stopped short and cautiously checked the alley around my garage as well as the gardens running along each side of my home. Nothing! With a strong sense of relief that no stranger was trolling around inside the property, I grabbed the handle of the trash can and proceeded down the driveway. Continue reading ‘Are you an Opportunist or a Procrastinator?’

Get with the Times

The Tech Times
It’s the sign of the times! We are in the era scientists, futurists, and sci-fi movies warned us about –technology is everywhere we go. I find it fascinating how it is constantly helping us with our daily lives, but I will admit technology is not what it once was which can often throw us into a storm of confusion. Continue reading ‘Get with the Times’

A Successful Virtual Job Interview

" "They say that looking for a job is a job. Now, just imagine adding the pressure of preparing for the actual interview on top of that! This can be extremely stressful for a person, especially if they are in dire need of employment. With jobs of the future changing and people, in general, having less time, employers have moved from personal interviews to virtual interviews. This strategy of conducting interviews is becoming more and more popular across the board. Continue reading ‘A Successful Virtual Job Interview’

To Tell The Truth

" "“To Tell the Truth” is the title of a game show on television in which four panelists are given a person’s achievements and given the task of selecting which of the three candidates in front of them is the real person by asking questions. The impostors can lie, but the real person must always tell the truth. Continue reading ‘To Tell The Truth’

Artificial Intelligence for Hiring

Image of Tiffany ArmingtonCongratulations, you’ve found the perfect job that matches your skillset. You’ve submitted your resume to the company in hopes of receiving a call for an interview. Instead, you get an automated email stating:

“Thank you for expressing interest in this position. We have received your resume and are currently reviewing your credentials. Should we determine that your background and experience meet our hiring needs, we will contact you. If you are not selected for current employment opportunities, we will keep your resume on file and contact you when a better match becomes available.”

What just happened? Your resume did not match the job description according to artificial intelligence screening. Continue reading ‘Artificial Intelligence for Hiring’


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