Five Ways to Answer the Question ‘Why Should We Hire You?’

Have you ever been asked during an interview ‘why should they hire you’ and didn’t know how to answer it? If so, here are five different ways on how to respond to that question.

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7 Crucial PR Metrics to Gauge

Why is it that PR professionals don’t receive more praise for their work? Some argue it’s because you can’t really measure their efforts. Well, here are seven ways that will help track and improve PR’s efforts.

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7 Interesting Conversation Starters to Help You Avoid Small Talk

Do you hate those awkward small talks that everyone tries to avoid? Well, here are seven tips on how to start a conversation with someone without all that awkwardness. So the next time you are at a business, social, or family event you can use these conversation starters.

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One Behavior Separates the Successful From the Average

Those who initiate and put themselves out there have a better chance of becoming successful than those who don’t even try. They become successful because they take risks that others aren’t willing to do because they’d rather play it safe. Anyone can become successful if they are willing to be more active and take life and work head on.

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PRWeek Awards Shortlist Announced

Once again this year Karen Bloom had the honor of serving as a judge for the PRWeek Awards. We want to congratulate the people and organizations that have made the short list. Best of luck to all.
 

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Pixar Animator Shares Secrets to Telling a Compelling (Company) Story

What does a former Pixar animator and a recruiter have in common? Storytelling. They both have the ability to lure in their audience and sell them their product. Whether that’s purchasing a new movie or accepting a job offer.

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Working from Home Makes You Happier and ‘Massively’ More Productive, According to Science

Should companies let their employees work from home? According to this article, yes. A Singapore company conducted a two-year study where half of its company worked from home and it showed that they were more productive and engaged than those who didn’t.

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Do These 5 Things Right Now to Still Be Employable In a Decade

It’s safe to say that technology has helped candidates become more employable, but will this still apply in the next ten years? According to this article there are five tips that one should do in order to make themselves marketable in the years to come.

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8 Keys to Foster a Culture of Creativity

As we know creativity in the workforce is a much needed asset in order to keep a business going. This article gives eight helpful tips on how to encourage creativity within the workforce.

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