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The staff of Hallmark are voracious consumers of information about the employment industry. We also occasionally write and share articles of our own. Please enjoy the following compilation of information. We hope it will assist you in the employment process!

LOST IN SPAAAAAACE

Yesterday, I received a resume in my email inbox.  It was a Word document by the name of “Resume.doc”.  I read through it and immediately downloaded it to my desktop.  THIS was a person who I wanted to speak with later.  I went on to the next resume in my inbox and...

Negative & Subconscious Factors Evaluated During An Interview

Poor personal appearance, inappropriate dress for the situation Overbearing-over aggressive-obnoxious Too laid back- not talking during the interview Inability to express yourself clearly poor voice, diction or grammar Lack of planning for career-no purpose for the...

Questions Frequently Asked During An Employment Interview

Why are you applying for this job (or this type of job)? Why should we consider hiring you? What are you personal and professional objectives (short & long term)? Why are you leaving your current position? Why are you not working now? How long have you been...

The Importance of Pen and Paper in the 21st Century

Smart phones, multi-terabyte storage devices, Internet communications, texting, email, social media, employment boards, NSA telephone intercepts, and drone aircraft.  All are marks of a high technology society, yet all can be undone by the simple pen and paper. In...

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