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How to Handle a Counter Offer

Written on May 1, 2012

As a candidate, we all know about receiving a job offer. You apply for a job, go through the interview process and hope that in the end, they find you to be the best candidate resulting in an offer. But what about when your current employer provides you with a counter offer? What do you […]

 

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MORTON TEAM SPOTLIGHT-Barb Goodwin

Written on April 25, 2012

With this week being Administrative Professionals Week, what better time than now to start our Morton Team Spotlight on Barb Goodwin.  Barb has been a breath of fresh air since her start here with us this past December.  She has a way of making you feel right at home and always prepared to make you […]

 

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Head Hunter vs. Recruiter

Written on April 24, 2012

In your job search, you may have thought of working with a staffing firm, temp agency or even a head hunter. When someone asks me what I do for a living, I explain and then often get the response, “Oh, so you’re a head hunter.” Well, no, actually I’m not. When polling around our office, […]

 

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Being Accessible to Recruiters

Written on April 17, 2012

Candidate accessibility is one of the biggest factors of how recruiters choose who they work with. If a recruiter has 10 Business Analyst’s in their pipeline but only four of them call/email consistently, those candidates will be the first people they reach out to when a new position is released. In order to keep yourself […]

 

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18th Annual Skeet Shoot

Written on April 11, 2012

Morton Consulting has been a sponsor of The Virginia Home for Boys and Girls, and has been supporting them in many different ways. They are a great organization that offers foster care, alternative schooling and residential services to children in need. VHBG provides a home with a live-in married couple so that children are living […]

 

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Do’s and Don’ts of Resume Formatting

Written on April 10, 2012

In last week’s post I mentioned how important resume formatting is in your job search. But, fewer than 100 words on the topic doesn’t even come close to being able to fully elaborate on what to do and what not to do. Follow these simple tips to getting your resume to the top of the […]

 

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Recruiter Pet Peeves

Written on April 4, 2012

Having been a recruiter for almost 2 years now, I have developed a laundry list of pet peeves while working with candidates. Some of the most important things I think candidates should keep in mind while working with a recruiter and/or pursuing new employment are: Resume formatting – No templates! Nothing irritates me more than […]

 

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From Employee to Consultant

Written on February 24, 2012

Using a real-world example of an employee transitioning to a consultant, we discuss how a little communication can make a company exceptional.

 

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Do You BYOD?

Written on February 17, 2012

It is becoming more and more frequent that business embrace BYOD – bring your own device. What are the benefits and challenges of utilizing this system?

 

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The Agile Trust Factor

Written on February 16, 2012

One of the most important but least discussed aspects of agile is the trust necessary for a team to be efficient and successful. We discuss why on the blog.

 

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