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Recruitment agencies and headhunters: what they do and how they can help you

If you haven’t already, sooner or later in your career, you will probably work with a third-party recruiter. Third-party recruiter (TPR) is an all-encompassing term, similar to the word “tree” – you can have palm trees, pine trees, oak trees and fruit-bearing trees, for example. So too can you have a wide variety of TPRs. My

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How to conduct a thorough job search with less effort

We sometimes stay in a job that we don’t like longer than necessary because we feel that the process of finding a new job is daunting. With the busy lives we lead that include family obligations, social activities and hobbies, we feel as though we can’t add one more thing to our plate. If you feel this way, know

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LinkedIn is not your friend

Back in 2008 when I was still working at the agency, we were all buzzing with excitement about this new platform, LinkedIn. We regarded it as “the professional Facebook” since the all-encompassing term “social media” was not yet common. At the time, we all recognized the awesome power LinkedIn could have with respect to finding candidates and growing

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