HFR Blog

Things You Should Remove From Your Resume Immediately!

Hiring managers rarely have the time or resources to look at each résumé closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial fit/no fit decision. If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect resume to highlight them. Here are 34 things you should strike [&hellip
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What Not To Do In The Interview

A NEW SURVEY FROM CAREERBUILDER FINDS THAT NEARLY HALF (49 PERCENT) OF EMPLOYERS KNOW WITHIN THE FIRST FIVE MINUTES OF AN INTERVIEW WHETHER A CANDIDATE IS A GOOD OR BAD FIT FOR THE POSITION. In a job interview, there are plenty of ways to prove to a hiring manager that you’re a great fit for [&hellip
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10 Habits of Successful & Likable Leaders

  What follows are 10 key behaviors that Successful leaders engage in that make them so likable: 1.They Form Personal Connections: Even in a crowded room, likable & successful leaders make people feel like they’re having a one-on-one conversation, as if they’re the only person in the room that matters. And, for that moment, they are. [&hellip
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What Should I Do With My Life? 3 Important Questions To Consider

Have you recently asked yourself, “What should I do with my life?” For several years, our answer has been to urge people to conduct what we call an “Area of Destiny” analysis. Very simply, an AOD analysis impels people to seek a career at the intersection of two questions and their answers: What am I uniquely good at? [&hellip
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Clues That Will Help You Assess Your Interview Performance

Body language What kind of body language was the interviewer showing? Was he or she leaning toward you and nodding frequently? Did the interviewer smile warmly or appreciatively when you were answering? Was there a good amount of active eye contact when either of you was speaking? Did the interviewer look at you more often [&hellip
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8 Characteristics to Demonstrate in an Interview 

At HotFoot Recruiters we strongly agree with the 8 points below, and share this belief with each of our clients. Decision makers from several notable companies were recently surveyed and offered the following as their 8 most popular responses for what they want candidates to demonstrate in an interview. 1.    I wish candidates were more [&hellip
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50 Most Common Interview Questions

When it comes to the interview process, research and preparation for the interview can often times determine your chances of making it to the next step. One of the best ways to get ready for a job interview is to practice your responses to any and all interview questions – even the downright weird. To [&hellip
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If You Don’t Succeed, We Don’t Succeed

Candidates we present to our clients are always qualified. So why do some candidates fall short? In some cases, candidates fall short because they are resistant to apply our recruiter’s suggestions. It is important to remember that a major advantage of working with a staffing firm in a job search is the detailed information we can provide on what the [&hellip
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Trust Us, Write a Thank You Letter

According to a survey by online job-matching service, The Ladders, 75 percent of interviewers said that receiving a thank you letter from a candidate affects their decision making process. It is crucial that your thank you letter is written within 24 hours of the interview (while you are still fresh in the interviewer’s mind) and sent via email [&hellip
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The Last Impression Matters

Consistent feedback from our clients and recruiters verifies the importance of having a great first impression in interviews. With that said, we also know the last impression is equally important. Try these four techniques that helped some of our candidates leave a lasting impression: Ask good questions. Put the research in ahead of time so [&hellip
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