How to Ace Your Interview: Tips for Before, During and After

March 17, 2014

Landing an interview is exciting for any job seeker, and it’s a good sign you’ve captured the attention of your prospective employer. But there’s a lot of work to do before you can get that elusive offer. During the course of my HR career, I’ve conducted several hundred interviews and have seen my fair share [...]

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Practical Career Advice: Tips for Landing Your Dream Job

March 14, 2014

Looking for a job isn’t easy. In fact, I don’t know many people who would put it at the top of their list of favorite things to do. When you factor in a competitive job market and an economy that has yet to fully rebound, that just makes things downright complicated. But it doesn’t have [...]

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How Recruiters Use Twitter (Report)

March 12, 2014

Understanding what makes recruiters tick can be a great advantage for job seekers, and Twitter can give you a window onto their world, according to research from social marketing agency Leadtail. The report “How Recruiters Engage on Twitter” pulled information from more than 170,000 tweets from 557 U.S.-based corporate and agency recruiters to filter out [...]

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8 Nonverbal Things to Avoid in an Interview

March 10, 2014

Job seekers spend so much time preparing for interviews, doing their homework, anticipating questions and practicing what to say or what not to say. It’s a ton of work! But many people overlook what their nonverbal communication might say about them. The reality is that prospective employers often begin evaluating your nonverbal communication as soon [...]

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A Day in the Life of a Pump Engineer

March 3, 2014

As someone whose work involves dealing with rotating equipment, it was great fun to be featured in the November 2013 issue of Pump Engineer. The staff at the magazine tracked me down to find out more about the sort of work I do on a day-to-day basis; here’s a taste of what I was able to [...]

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Girls in Engineering: Yes, Please!

February 28, 2014

We are always thrilled to be a part of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) learning initiatives, especially as they relate to introducing girls to the field of engineering. It was a special thrill for our team to be involved in the local “Introduce a Girl to Engineering” event, which took place at the Overland Park [...]

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