Should You List Your GPA on Your Resume? Here’s Everything to Consider

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READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON THE MUSE. To add or not to add your grade point average to your resume? It might not seem like an important question, but did you know that there are times including or not including your GPA could literally help land you the job or nudge you into the rejection pile? Adding your GPA to your resume when you don’t need to may detract from your actual qualifications. For example, if you went through a rough patch in college, your overall grade point average may have no bearing on the actual knowledge you’ve absorbed or […]

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When is the best time of year to hire fresh talent?

As entrepreneurs, we’re already busy as it is. Our budgets are limited in most cases. And, most of us are borderline experiencing “burnout” from all of the hats we’re wearing at once. Suffice to say, our time is precious, and no one lives the badge, “time is money,” with more of an honor than an entrepreneur ready to expand their business.  A solid team, focus, and an in-demand product and/or service is pretty much all that any business needs to experience some sort of growth. But, with growth comes demand, and with demand comes the need to bring a few […]

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How to use DISC results during a hiring interview

DISC Insights, Personality Testing, Persona, DISC Theory, Personality Testing, Hiring, Hiring Cycle, Recruitment, Human Resources, Interviewing, Onboarding, Communication, Assessment

READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON DISCINSIGHTS BY PEOPLEKEYS Every hiring manager knows it can be a daunting task to sift through resumes all day. Many recruiters use a benchmarking process to narrow down the talent pool and know in advance not only what kind of background and information they’re looking for, but also the type of personality best suited for the job at hand. What happens when everything else matches ideally and you are in need of a strong “Peacemaker” style (SC-type personality), but your candidate is showing as a “Contemplator” (SCD personality combination)? You may be also intrigued by […]

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Using DISC for Workforce Optimization

Workforce Optimization, Human Resources, Employee Relations, Predictive Hiring, Duplicating top Talent, DISC Personality Types, Personality Traits, Behavioral Analysis, DISC Insights, Employee Relations, Retention, Turnover

READ THE FULL ARTICLES ON DISCINSIGHTS BY PEOPLEKEYS As many organizations are finalizing year-end strategies and developing next year’s business plans, others have already taken a running leap into 2019 with iron-clad initiatives for growth and expansion. No matter which phase of strategic planning you are in, please don’t forget that “people” are our most significant investment and that our businesses are defined most effectively by our workforce. According to Human Resources Today, the macrotrends for workforce optimization in 2019 are dominated by record-low rates of global unemployment. Simply said, this means that workforce optimization, in a tight labor market, […]

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Hiring top-executives is a two-way process

Top Talent, Executives, Hiring Cycles, Talent Acquisition, Recruitment, Duplicating Top Talent, Career Development, Human Resources, Retention Ratios, Turnover Minimization, DISC Insights, DISC Personalities, DISC Persona, Personality Traits,

READ THE FULL ARTICLE ON DISCINSIGHTS BY PEOPLEKEYS Hiring has always been a two-way process, even though many HR professionals, coaches, and business owners can be making the mistake of accepting it as a one-sided road. There is a switch in the hiring market, and most companies don’t really want to talk about it – especially when hiring for high-level positions. For each new position, hiring managers are stuck sifting through 200 or more resumes on average. Many are vague or duties-based, with few talking about the cause and effect of what the candidate has done in their previous role. […]

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Marketing Through Resume: Achievements Over Duty

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This article was previously featured on TalentZoo.com. Click here to see the original article by Jessica N. Abraham. Aside from the new standards of quality that have been instituted into the new resume requirements for getting past Applicant Tracking Systems, we have to realize that, for most of our lives, we have been writing the resume wrong. Professional resume writers are often baffled at how some of the top professionals at Fortune 500 companies have included so few achievements within their resumes, but have listed many duties! For the most part, employers already know what your job duties entail. As […]

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Industry leader adding live and on-demand video interviewing to current platform

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PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED ON EXAMINER Ever wanted a job so bad, but it just was not in the proximity of where you are currently living? The situation may have been that you either didn’t want to move, or you didn’t want to relocate for the job that you are not sure if you are even going to get. Some of these jobs are actually “work at home jobs,” but you need to travel for an interview and training. And, some of us just can’t afford that. Well, there is newfound hope! Voice Advantage, the industry leader of “on-demand digital interviewing” has […]

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