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The Hire 2018 Greatest Hits

As we wrap up this phenomenal year that was 2018 at The Hire, we look into the future with excitement and exhilaration! Thank you to our team, clients, friends, and family for supporting our journey and helping to make 2018 such a successful start-up year for us. We look forward to continuing to help talented people […]

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Help, my Boss is an Energy Vampire!

To continue our cautionary tales from earlier this month, which kicked off with 5-Interviews that would Scare your Mummy, today we dive deep into the employee lifecycle to introduce 6 “Boss” Energy Vampires! What is an Energy Vampire?  Instead of blood, an energy vampire drains you so that you are unable to function properly after interacting with them. When it’s over you feel physically or mentally tired, anxious, angry, irritable…  Prepare to be frightened by how these vampires have shown up in our client’s workplaces.

My Boss the Martyr.

I worked in the corporate office of a famous retail cosmetics reseller. My […]

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Candidate Spotlight – David W.

At The Hire, we know how important it is to match the right talent with the right company, and how fulfilling the right position can be for a great candidate. Because of this, we want to share some of our candidate’s great experiences with you. To kick it off, we spoke with a Project Manager who was placed with one of our clients in Rhode Island.

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5 Interviews that will Scare your Mummy!

Happy October readers! Welcome to the season of gorgeous foliage, hot apple cider, and everything spooky. To get into the spirit, this month our blogs focus is on cautionary tales and anecdotes from the careers of our clients, candidates, and readers – and we want to thank all of you who shared so generously. Picking […]

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A New Approach to the Interview

Calling all interviewers! Are you sick and tired of asking the same questions in an interview? Do you feel like those questions aren’t allowing you to get to know the interviewee in the workplace? If you answered yes to one or both of those questions, this blog is for you.

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4 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Exercise During the Work Week

Motivating yourself to go to the gym can be hard during the work week when all you want to do is sleep in or rush home to eat and relax at the end of the day.  Although it will take some getting used to, there are benefits to working out before or after work.

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4 Tips for a Healthier Work Week

Are you working that 9 to 5 grind? Do you feel foggy, stiff, and sluggish? If so, read on for some tips on how to stay healthy at your desk job!

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Taking Breaks: 6 Quick Tips to Make the Most of them

Breaks are extremely important in order to have a successful workday. They keep our brains sharp and our mental health in check.

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Follow-up Letter: Why Write Them and What to Include

A follow-up letter can also be considered a thank you note. It’s always polite to thank your interviewer for their time and consideration in your candidacy. Think of this as a formal letter. Begin the email with ‘dear’ and end it with ‘sincerely’ or something else that you believe is professional.

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Don’t Apply For Every Job. Do These 5 Things Instead.

When searching for a new job, it can be pretty tempting to apply for each and every position that piques your interest.  And that inclination is certainly understandable – who hasn’t gotten swept away with visions of a total profession overhaul?  But while it’s certainly worthwhile (and even advisable) to cast a wide net, there are a few things to consider before spending valuable time and energy indiscriminately submitting applications for which you are unqualified.

Since there is likely a large pool of qualified candidates for any given position, unqualified candidates who don’t meet the position requirements are unlikely to be […]

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