7.6.2018

The Alaant Loop: Go Back to School, Imposter Syndrome & How to Choose Your References

Switch Jobs Quietly, Go Back to School & How to Choose Your References
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Advance Your Career This Summer by Going Back to School

Advance Your Career This Summer by Going Back to School

By: Tami Forman via Forbes

Does late June give you that “no more teachers, no more books,” school’s out for summer feeling? If you hope to advance your career this year, you may want to rethink that idea. The truth is, summer can be the best time to go back to school to gain new...

Seven HR Questions (and Answers) About Employment Screening

Seven HR Questions (and Answers) About Employment Screening

By: Roy Maurer via SHRM.org

Employment background checks are an essential step in the candidate selection process—they identify risks and validate claims made by prospective new hires. But background screening can seem daunting to employers new to the process...

New on the Job? How to Get Over Imposter Syndrome

New on the Job? How to Get Over Imposter Syndrome

By: Michelle Goodman via The Seattle Times

So you’ve accepted a challenging new staff or contract position. Mazel tov! You know your professional track record has earned you a rightful place at this table. Still, it’s human nature to feel like you don’t know what you’re doing half the...

Senate Bill Aims to Steer Students to In-Demand Careers

Senate Bill Aims to Steer Students to In-Demand Careers

By: Riia O'Donnell via HR Dive

A bill introduced June 18 in the Senate aims to identify and develop best practices to train school counselors in elementary and secondary education on career paths for students. The Supporting Useful Career Counseling in Elementary and Secondary...

How to Choose the Right People to Be Your References

How to Choose the Right People to Be Your References

By: Hallie Crawford via US. News & World Report

If you are a job seeker, you want to make the best impression possible. Not only do you want to impress a hiring manager with your resume and in your interview, but you want to make sure that your references will also sing your praises. Studies show...

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Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist

Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.

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