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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’

Hiring Events vs. Job Fairs

Cornelius BookerWhen 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. Continue reading ‘Hiring Events vs. Job Fairs’


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