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Do I Qualify for Unemployment Insurance?

14-May-2017
By Jackie Edwards on AboutUnemployment There are many different specifications an individual needs to meet in order to qualify for unemployment insurance. The Federal government sets the basis for unemployment insurance regulations, but states are afforded much freedom in determining how to, to whom, and reasons for allotting unemployment insurance. There are two different categories... read more

This Is What the Best Candidates I Ever Interviewed Had in Common

11-May-2017
By Sara McCord on The Muse Tell me if this sounds familiar: You continually make it to the interview stage, and then—crickets. You have the skills to get in the door, but for some reason, you stall out when it comes to getting the offer. It’s super frustrating, and you can’t help but wonder why.... read more

Get the Scoop: Informational Interviews

10-May-2017
By Dawn Gildenmeister on PeopleCorner – Powered by PeopleScout The term informational interview is an intimidating concept because most people are unsure of what it is. An informational interview has multiple definitions and can benefit both potential job seekers and employers. Below we’ll go through the purpose of the employer led informational interview and the... read more

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Networking

10-May-2017
By Mollye Taylor on PeopleCorner – Powered by PeopleScout I can’t emphasize this enough. Working in the recruiting industry, networking is not a word or concept we view lightly. In fact, it’s a way of life. We live, breathe, wake to, and fall asleep to networking. You ask any recruiter or client delivery leader what the... read more

Is My Resume Too Long?

10-May-2017
By Michael Scriver on PeopleCorner – Powered by PeopleScout I had a candidate ask me this questions the other day, when submitting a resume for a project consultant job. This resume and cover letter submission was eight pages long in total.  Most readers would probably agree with the response I gave this candidate – “yes, the resume... read more