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Companies hiring out of state or abroad usually choose a Skype interview with the aim of cutting out travel time and travel cost. The benefit is that you’ll be interviewed right from your comfort zone. However, as a candidate for creative or marketing talent recruitment, a Skype interview can be tricky. It requires an understanding […]

March 18, 2019

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Landing your dream job isn’t totally dependent on your resume and cover letter anymore. Your social media profile plays a huge role as well. As much as you’ll spend time polishing your resumes and cover letter, a lot of thought also needs to go into your social media profile. Recruiters don’t just look at your […]

March 15, 2019

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*We welcomed Heather Freund as a new team member in January. Heather has spent her career in marketing and advertising, including 12 years at ad agencies in media and account service, and 12 years in marketing at American Century. Heather will work alongside Landa, Kathryn, Suzanne and Sydney on contract and direct hire positions. *LandaJob’s […]

March 12, 2019

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Last year, I moved from the ad agency world to the recruiting and staffing world. Let’s just say I’ve learned a lot. One shocker was the cost savings I could have achieved at the ad agency had I used contract employees rather than company employees – certainly not for all positions – but for many, […]

March 6, 2019

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An average recruiter spends only a few seconds profiling you. The question is — do you have what it takes to lock down the attention of the recruiter within that short time frame? When there’s a job opening and hundreds of applications are sent in, you cannot expect a recruiter to sit all day sifting […]

February 25, 2019

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Networking through Email We’ve talked about networking a couple of times before: beginner networking and advanced networking. Well, here we’ll get a little more specific about networking through the use of email. First (and last), remember that networking is a two-way street. This is not about making a contact so you can get something from […]

October 8, 2018

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Categories: Best Practices

How to be a Mentor The word “mentor” goes back to Homer’s Odyssey. Odysseus left his infant son in the care of a friend named Mentor. This type of relationship has grown to become the process whereby an older, more experienced person helps to guide and educate a younger person. The concept has evolved into […]

September 6, 2018

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How to Change Fields or Industries These days it’s quite common for people to change jobs every five or so years. But are they changing industries? Going into a whole new field? Sometimes, yes. It takes a little more work, but it can be done. Maybe you got into a field you found you really […]

August 24, 2018

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How Do I Explain a Termination at a Job Interview? Right up front. The best way to deal with this uncomfortable situation at a job interview, is to address it immediately. First of all, why were you terminated? If the company was down-sized or a product line was eliminated or the company just went through […]

August 16, 2018

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