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CulverCareers, a national executive recruitment firm, is pleased to announce that they were recently named to Forbes’ 2017 Lists of America’s Best Recruiting Firms.   CulverCareers partners with employers to help them win today’s fierce war for talent and build powerfully talented teams. As a result, many of Culver’s rapidly growing, recently funded and newly… Read more »

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Not every boss is a leader. A boss who’s not a leader is more concerned with outcomes and accountability, while leaders feel responsible for the process and the people involved. While bosses may be busy barking orders and overloading employees with task after task, leaders are producing the most effective and long-lasting results. Bossy people… Read more »

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Figuring out who to use as a reference is a critical part of the job-seeking process. Not all hiring managers will ask for references, but you should be prepared in case they do. Who will speak highly of you? Your mom and your best friend probably will, but that doesn’t seem appropriate! Keep it as… Read more »

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Phone interviews are a cost effective way of screening candidates and determining whether to advance them to the next round of the hiring process. But they can be stressful for the candidate! Because you’re trying to communicate without the aid of nonverbal cues, you might feel anxious and defensive, especially during those awkward silences. Here… Read more »

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Your resume matters! It’s the first piece of information a potential employer has about you, so it’s best to be honest and accurate. Unfortunately, in their eagerness to get a dream job, many applicants sometimes embellish or exaggerate their resumes—usually either in their job history or level of education. But those discrepancies can be easily… Read more »

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Though you may be proud of the diverse experiences you can add to your resume, job-hopping can hurt your career. Potential employers see you as a risk to their company! Will you be a flight risk for them too? They don’t want to spend thousands of dollars and countless hours training you only to see… Read more »

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Traditional, sit-down interviews are becoming increasingly rare. Instead employers are favoring more creative ways to investigate candidates’ qualifications and explore aspects of their personalities. They’re more interested in finding out how candidates solve problems, react to unexpected situations, and even whether they have a sense of humor. Below are four alternative types of interviewing techniques…. Read more »

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Whether or not to relocate is a stressful, life-changing decision full of many unknown variables. Not only will you be uprooting yourself, you’ll be affecting the trajectory of your career and the lives of your family and friends. Will I love my new job? Try to determine whether this position is a step up. Will… Read more »

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Most employers admit they don’t read cover letters, but they say they do prefer candidates who write them, so it’s important to have a good one just in case. A good cover letter should inform the reader about you and interest them into reading your resume or scheduling an interview with you. Here are seven… Read more »

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As technology advances and becomes a greater part of the work environment, employers are finding that telecommuting is very feasible to do. In fact, because so many career seekers are seeking it out, many companies are finding they need to offer it in order to stay competitive. You’d hate to lose out on hiring top… Read more »