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How Follow Up Questions Help Interviewers

Asking follow-up questions can help you gain valuable insights unique to each candidate – don’t feel like you have to stick to your pre-written list of questions! Here are some strategies for using follow-ups in your interviews: ✓ If your original question wasn’t answered fully, you can rephrase it and ask again. ✓ Use follow-ups…

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The Value of References

Checking references should be more than just a formality in your hiring processes. This is your opportunity to learn more about a candidate’s history, directly from people who know them well. Here are some strategies to help you maximize the value of references provided by your candidates:  • Ask questions directly related to the position…

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Job Search Advice During COVID-19

If you’re wondering how to job search during COVID-19, you’re not alone. Many people are asking themselves this very question. For this reason, we’ve put together these tips to help you keep your job search active during the coronavirus pandemic.  ⇢   Refresh your LI profile…we can’t stress this enough! Add a professional photo and update…

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25 Essential Tips for Working Remotely

We’re always looking for ways to improve our business, and when we find something that works, we have to share! The following article from PI includes Twenty-Five Essential Tips for successful teleworking. So if you are someone who has suddenly found yourself working remotely, try these tips! During these uncertain times, we all want to work smarter…

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Three of the Best Reasons to Enlist a Recruiter’s Help in Your Job Search

In the last article on our website, we talked about considering the benefits of doing temporary consulting work. After reading it, I thought it a fitting continuation to talk about the benefits of working with a recruiting firm (specifically JustinBradley!) to aid in your job search. You may have already pondered the idea of enlisting a…

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Five Great Reasons You Should Be Considering Temporary Work

So, you find yourself unemployed. It’s time to make a plan that should include doing a combination of things: spiffing up your resume and LinkedIn profile; researching and applying online for jobs; reconnecting with former colleagues and friends to let them know you are looking; and, very importantly, align yourself with a recruiter about doing…

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Casting Your Resume

Throughout my childhood and into my adult life, fishing has always been an integral part of my summers. For nearly 60 years, my family has packed up the car and made the long journey to a small camp in Sheenboro, Quebec, just across the Ottawa River from Pembroke, Ontario. There, we would spend a couple…

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Never Shut A Door…

At my high school graduation, my mother shared some valuable advice, “Katie, never shut a door. You just never know what’s going to happen in the future.” That advice has rung true several times in my life, most recently with JustinBradley.    I have a long history with JustinBradley and I’ve worn several different hats throughout the years. My career at JustinBradley began in 2008 when I…