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10 Strategies to Master Panel Interviews for Job Seekers

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Panel interviews are gaining popularity as employers earnestly seek for exceptional staff to represent their company. The hiring process can be daunting, let a lone interviewing with a panel of top company leaders. Don’t be caught in a state of panic. Be prepared and confident throughout the interview process by mastering the ten strategies listed below.

Here are 10 Strategies to Master Panel Interviews:

1. Learn the company. Research facts, accomplishments, projects, goals, and company credentials. Much information is accessible on the web and in company websites. Gathering company data can be of great value during the interview process, and also demonstrates interest and preparation from the job seeker.

2. Examine the job culture. Every company has a unique work environment. Scope the workplace examining language, attire, employee interactions, and overall work ambiance. Verbal and nonverbal cues will key you into the job culture.

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Welcoming Our New Vice President

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Welcoming our New Vice President - Kara Hanaka

We are proud to welcome Kara Hanaka to our team at KeyStaff! Kara has a strong background in staffing, career placement, and executive management with a proven track record and reputation for always putting clients first. Kara was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in communications from Regis College in Weston, MA. She is optimistic, solution-oriented, and always readily available to assist staff and clients.

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Blackberry is on the Rise Introducing It’s New Smart Phone for Busy Professionals!

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Blackberry presents the new Blackberry Passport - A smart phone designed for busy professionals. The marketing pitch on BlackBerry’s handouts reads, “How to be a success at everything: How I learned to get the most out of every week’s 168 hours.” Unlike Apple’s consumer-oriented devices, Blackberry’s target audience is business professionals who spend a good portion of time reading and composing emails right from their smartphones.  

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Cracking the Glass Ceiling: 5 Empowering Tips For Women In the Workforce!

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For centuries women were perceived as homemakers who lacked capabilities and qualifications needed for the job market. The liberation movement in the 1960’s & 70’s, fought to dissolve women inequality in the workplace. In search for equal pay and job opportunities, female activists got their voice heard after much effort and determination. Accessibility to educational programs gave rise to women leadership in the United States. Today, women hold professions in leadership, management, medicine, law, technology, and more. As pointed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS), “The educational attainment of women ages 25 to 64 in the labor force has risen substantially over the past 40 years. In 2012, 38 percent of this group held college degrees, compared with 11 percent in 1970.”

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Broaden Your Career Options With the Top 10 Jobs of 2014

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Taking the first step towards your career of choice can be intimidating with vast options to reflect upon. Thorough research and tactful considerations can yield promising and compelling career selections. Understanding job roles and expectations for potential occupations is paramount when initiating or revamping your career. The U.S. News studied various professions, ranking the top 100 jobs for 2014. Scores were based on expected openings, advancement opportunities, career fulfillment, and salary. Final occupational rankings combined several factors into a single score ranging from 0 and 10 (10 being the highest score). Below is the top 10 from U.S. News 100 best jobs for 2014.

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