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Nancy Schuman

High Expectations and the Low Ball Job Offer

Price-sensitive companies are sticking tight to budgets, but keeping their wish lists high.  They want to hire the qualified candidate who can offer them the best return on their investment and are flexing their pocketbooks with less frequency than they did in years past.  They want great talent, but at bargain prices.

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8 Things You Must Know When Working With a Recruiter or Choosing A Staffing Firm

So, you have decided to make a career change and find a new job. Suddenly you find yourself spending an innate amount of time searching job boards, talking to former colleagues, tweeting members of trade associations, networking with personal contacts and hoping that you will see the perfect job posted online, or that someone you know can suggest something terrific for you through their own circles.

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Building Job Search Momentum

Like many of life’s endeavors, it takes a certain amount of momentum to really get going. As a college student, my least favorite part of any class was always the beginning. I didn’t have a firm grasp of what was expected and I wasn’t yet in the groove as far as assignments and studying. I always went through a bit of a learning curve to get a feel for expectations though once I had that knowledge, it was generally smooth sailing until the end of the semester.

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Searching for a Job on Your Own Terms

Though there are a number of key components to a successful job search—networking, research, and hard work immediately come to mind—unfortunately none of them reduces the stress of finding a new position. There is no doubt about it: searching for a job can be stressful.

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Managing Your Skype Interview

Get your webcam ready – it’s the newest “must have” item in your job search toolkit. Screening prospective hires online saves employers time, distance and money. The Skype interview gives the interviewer a chance to gauge body language, reaction time, communication skills and gain a visual impression for quickly evaluating a candidate and deciding who moves on to the next step and who does not.

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LLoydEmployed – Late Summer Edition 2013

This newsletter is written for LLoyd’s contingent workforce associates, but we think the content is helpful to our working talent, as well as our clients and the LLoyd community. We hope you enjoy it. Comments are welcome.

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