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  Few realize that increasing your hiring speed often has the second-largest impact on hiring results (after referral hires). Most track time to fill, but few recruiting leaders calculate the high correlation between your hiring speed for top talent and their resulting on-the-job performance after they become a new hire. To put the relationship simply,...

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Merito Group is a talent acquisition firm that helps our clients the best possible candidates to fill their open positions. There are many important factors we consider when recommending candidates, including salary offers. Negotiating salary. An undertaking that freaks out many a job seeker and one that’s ripe with potential pitfalls. Should you always negotiate on...

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Merito Group is a talent acquisition firm in the D.C. area dedicated to assisting candidates to advance their career paths. Our recruiters even offer interview preparation and resume editing services to candidates. Writing a resume is especially dreadful. There are so many little things you need to add, rephrase, check, double-check, triple-check … It’s anxiety-inducing....

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Networking events are a great place to meet future business partners, clients, and employers. It is surprising then, that many people do not know that the best way to be successful at an event is to make a great first impression People make an impression on you within the first few seconds of meeting you....

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Merito Group is a boutique talent acquisition firm based in the D.C. metro area. We are dedicated to helping job seekers find a fulfilling career, but often starting the job search process can be overwhelming. While being open-minded and flexible is important in job searches, twisting yourself into a pretzel isn’t going to help you move...

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  In the United States, Canada and Germany, February is observed as Black History Month. The observance originated in the US in 1976 to recognize and honor the role Black Americans have and continue to play in our country’s history. It’s also a time to recognize and review the progress that still needs to occur to...

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  Moonlighting is defined as an employee working another job outside of their main job. Traditionally, moonlighting employees were those who were cash-strapped or in-between careers, but in today’s gig economy, many white-collar professionals are turning to a second job for a variety of reasons – supplemental income, personal fulfillment, skill-building and other factors.  ...

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  The New Year is just around the corner, and we’re all familiar with the New Year New You theme. But have you applied that ideology to your resume? Here are five simple steps to refresh your resume for the New Year.   Clarify your job target. Once your career direction is clear to you, tailor...

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As I was walking my dogs this week, I took note of the 6 pine trees in my neighbors’ yard. I remember when those trees were planted – about 20 years ago. I thought about how the yard has changed over time. There used to be 8 of them, but only 6 remain. Those trees...

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If only college offered a course about learning how to please the boss. It should even be a degree requirement. In fact, if they offered it, the ideal course title would be Learning To Exceed the Boss’ Expectations. It’s a lesson we all could use, and one that can spell success in your career. On...

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