job interview

Whether you’ve been unemployed for awhile, or you’ve been eyeing a job that will take your career–and paycheck–to the next level, it’s normal to wonder if lying about your salary to prospective employers is acceptable.  As a rule of thumb, you should never lie outright during an interview. That said, don’t volunteer your previous salary…

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woman interview

Let’s face it: nobody likes job interviews. The old hiring standard of bringing a group of people in and asking them a series of sometimes-absurd and irrelevant questions has been under fire recently. Does the job interview really communicate a candidates’ qualifications? Does it serve any purpose except wasting everybody’s time? Are face-to-face job interviews…

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getting a job

More employers are requiring candidates to possess college degrees than ever before. If you don’t have a degree, it can be tempting to say that you do; at least then, you might be considered for an interview, right? Wrong. Sure, you may receive an interview, and you may even get away with the lie for…

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block chain

Blockchain, a technology involving “chains” of unalterable ledgers, was invented in 2008 for use in managing the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Essentially, blockchain is a continuously growing list of records, called blocks, which are linked and secured using cryptography. It’s managed by a peer-to-peer network that adheres to protocols for communication and validation of new blocks. It’s…

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crossroads lie and truth

Today’s workforce is an especially competitive one. With job shortages, unemployment rates and a disappearing bottom line, applicants are gunning hard to fill positions as they become available. Unfortunately for employers, this means sifting through numerous applications in search of the best fit for the role and the company culture. Lying on Applications Reading resumes…

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