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Love Your Job? Put an Exit Plan in Place Anyways.

Love Your Job? Put an Exit Plan in Place Anyways. | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
The future is always unknowable.
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Sensible advice to put your own insurance policy in place!
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How to avoid a classic mistake super-qualified job seekers make!

How to avoid a classic mistake super-qualified job seekers make! | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Including every skill and responsibility you've had isn't necessary — instead, focus on a few that help solve a problem.
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Sell the sizzle, not the steak!
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Yes, Smart Bosses Frequently Give Negative Feedback

Telling people what they're doing wrong is an excellent way to get them to do things right.
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Just be sure it is handled in a constructive manner!
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15 managers reveal the biggest lessons they learned from employees who quit

15 managers reveal the biggest lessons they learned from employees who quit | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Following the departures of their employees, these managers learned a variety of lessons about work culture, communication, and more.
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Neglect this article at your peril!
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What's Different About A Second Interview?

What's Different About A Second Interview? | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Benjamin is job-hunting, but he got hired into his first job through a quick and informal interview process. Benjamin has never been to a real 'second interview' yet. He isn't sure what to expect. How would you advise him?
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Learn about the significant differences between the first and second interview!
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Is It Really That Hard to Find Good Employees?

Is It Really That Hard to Find Good Employees? | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
How to make sure your next hire is a great one.
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Hiring great employees is not as difficult as it seems if you follow this advice!
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10 Questions Great Bosses Regularly Ask Their People

10 Questions Great Bosses Regularly Ask Their People | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Great leaders ask great questions. Too often leaders think they are the smartest person in the room, so they are quick to offer advice, give direction, and share their perspectives on how things should be done. Most leaders do this instinctively, because after all, it's the type of behavior that caused them to rise through the ranks.
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How to drive thinking and performance in your team!
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All great questions
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3 websites a smart job hunter checks every day

3 websites a smart job hunter checks every day | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
If you're looking for a job right now, you'd do well to make these sites a part of your daily routine.
Ken's insight:
Be strategic about your job search!
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13 words you should always include on your CV

13 words you should always include on your CV | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
While it is common advice to steer clear of overused cliches such as “Rockstar” and “Synergy” on your CV, what are the words you should actually be including?
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Solid advice worth considering when preparing your resume!
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What to say when the job interviewer asks, 'Why should we hire you?’

What to say when the job interviewer asks, 'Why should we hire you?’ | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
"Why should we hire you?" is one of the most common job-interview questions out there.
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Knowing how to handle this question can either make or break your chance of success at interview!
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Sample Thank You Email After a Phone Interview

Sample Thank You Email After a Phone Interview | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
After a telephone job interview, sending a thank you is still appropriate. Here is a sample phone interview thank you email.
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Using such a technique can make all the difference!
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10 Tips To Find The Perfect Employee

10 Tips To Find The Perfect Employee | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Hiring top performers will help lay the foundation of your company’s long-term success. Paying attention to these key factors will help you identify and hire top-notch employees.
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Take heed of these tips to find the best fit!
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How to Handle Inappropriate Job Interview Questions

How to Handle Inappropriate Job Interview Questions | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Job interviews can be challenging to navigate even without the added stress of trying to diplomatically field inappropriate, invasive, or downright illegal lines of questioning. We asked you to share the most insane interview question you’ve been asked on Facebook, and boy, did you all deliver. In the interest of helping future job-hunters navigate these choppy waters, we took the worst and weirdest of your interview experiences, and sought out expert advice on how to handle them.
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Great advice on how to best handle such tricky questions!
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How To Help Employees Find Meaning In Work

How To Help Employees Find Meaning In Work | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
How can company leadership facilitate a sense of meaning and purpose for their employees? It all starts with communication.
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Vitally important for every organisation to support!
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An interview-prep coach shares 5 tips for interviewing at tech companies

An interview-prep coach shares 5 tips for interviewing at tech companies | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Interviews at tech giants are largely similar to any other interview, but there are a few ways you can tailor and enhance your answers to give yourself the best chance for success!
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Helpful tips worth reading before you attend an interview!
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Are you too old to get a job?

Are you too old to get a job? | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
The author of ‘Over the Hill But Not the Cliff’ offers advice on getting a job after 50.
Ken's insight:
It's how you handle ageism that makes the world of difference to your success!
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Five Good Answers To 'Why Should We Hire You?'

Five Good Answers To 'Why Should We Hire You?' | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Toby hates answering the interview question "Why should we hire you?" Here are five good answers for Toby to choose from!
Ken's insight:
Great guidance on how to frame your response to this all important question!
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4 Habits That Can Improve Your Work Performance

4 Habits That Can Improve Your Work Performance | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Do these four things to be more productive each day.
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This approach can make the world of difference to your productivity!
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30 Surprisingly Common Interview Questions for the Ultimate Preparation

30 Surprisingly Common Interview Questions for the Ultimate Preparation | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Whatever your prior situation, when you enter the interview room, you need to learn how to build your conversation from nothing.
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Helpful tips that can make a real difference to an interview outcome!
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3 websites a smart job hunter checks every day

3 websites a smart job hunter checks every day | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
If you're looking for a job right now, you'd do well to make these sites a part of your daily routine.
Ken's insight:
Be strategic about your job search!
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The Only Five Recruiter Emails Your Job Search Will Ever Need

The Only Five Recruiter Emails Your Job Search Will Ever Need | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Whether it’s the job or your dreams or you’re just keeping an eye out.
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Helpful templates that are professional and effective!
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How to keep your résumé from looking stodgy or dated, in 4 quick steps

How to keep your résumé from looking stodgy or dated, in 4 quick steps | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Refresh your formatting, language, and skills.
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Tips that can make all the difference!
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The cover letter format that made my job application response rate go from 0% to 55%

The cover letter format that made my job application response rate go from 0% to 55% | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
Here’s how this three-part formula (a.k.a., my secret sauce) works.
Ken's insight:
Tailor your cover letter for success!
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8 questions to ask in a job interview that will make you look smart

8 questions to ask in a job interview that will make you look smart | Admirals Watch™ Insightful Articles | Scoop.it
If you want to really impress the hiring manager, try asking these questions in a job interview.
Ken's insight:
Always remember that interviews are a two way process!
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