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Interviews Go Both Ways

Interviews Go Both Ways by Dr. Daniele Lyman – Torres  Job seekers who are well coached put many hours into preparing for interviews. They pour over the job postings word by word. They look carefully at each bullet point describing the job, the competencies desired, and the required credentials. Applicants carefully craft answers of how they represent those listed qualities.

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5 Myths about Civil Service

Serving the public is a noble calling. Whether it’s as a deputy sheriff, caseworker, clerk or one of dozens of other positions, Civil Service exams are the gateway to a rewarding career, but how do you get your foot in the door? Many people think Civil Service is mysterious and complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. Everything job seekers

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The Importance of Selection: Behavior in Action is the Best Approach

As an HR professor and professional, I have watched interview questions evolve from self-descriptive to behavior-based. For example, we used to ask questions like, “Can you describe your best characteristics?” and as hiring managers we all knew that candidates researched and rehearsed the very best answers to these self-reported skills! So, as an industry, it was decided that moving to

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Are You Prepared for Your Next Opportunity?

Whether you are entering the workforce for the first time or seeking to enhance your career, there are ways to maximize your potential and secure the job that you want. More often than not, many individuals are qualified to work in the vacancy of their choice, and will get called in for an interview. However, the final phase of the

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Reliant Community Federal Credit Union, recently ranked one of Rochester’s top mid-sized companies, is seeking a peak time full-time Member Service Advisor for our Brockport, NY branch. General Summary: Position is part of the Member Services team, serving as primary contact between Reliant and members/potential members in both a Member Service Representative (MSR) and Teller capacity as service needs require