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Mildred Blankson

I am a Human Resource Professional with a Masters Degree in Human Resource Management. I have several years of experience in Human Resources and i hope this blog will be a great resource in helping you find the perfect job or candidate that you seek.

An ode to my top commenter

For a while, when I was pregnant and blogs were still new, I was the top commenter on my blog. And of course, every post I write is sort of an ode to me, or at least an ode to the current diatribe-colored glasses I’m wearing. So there was no need for a shout-out. Then...

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Indeed Everywhere: How to Tackle Tricky Interview Questions, the Rise in Seasonal Job Postings and More

Reporters from around the globe rely on Indeed to provide them with unique data and unparalleled insights. Here are some of our recent hits.

How to respond to tricky interview questions

Got a job interview coming up? Here’s a tip: Take some time to self-reflect on your experiences when preparing for your interview. This allows you to understand yourself better, …

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Ask the Coach #6: What If No Job Search Advice Works?

See previous Ask The Coach questions and answers here.  This question is a little different in that it is a question from me! Here’s what I sent to my coaches: The question comes from me this time. I was presenting at an outplacement office in San Francisco and had what I thought was a pretty […]

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Everyone Can Be a Rock Star – Friday Distraction

Every manager wants a rock star on their team. Or many rock stars. The key is to nurture each employee to become the best rock star they can be.

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What You Need To Know: Talent Supply and Demand, Pluralsight IQ (Pluralsight Iris)

I spent the last couple of days at the Pluralsight Live conference, which is the first time Pluralsight had a conference for customers. It was, of course, amazing. When you have a company that is as successful as Pluralsight, and as big as pluralsight, and puts so much attention to detail as they do, you […]

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How to Create the Perfect Morning Routine

Whether it's for productivity, wellness or other reasons, a good morning routine makes a difference. Here are 5 steps to help you get a good start each day.

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How to cope with the need for external validation

The reason I’m not homeless after basically taking a year off from writing is that I have been doing a lot of coaching. I say career coaching, but honestly, no one over 30 has a career problem. All problems that look like career problems are really something else. But the only coaching most people can justify...

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Employer Brand vs. Talent Brand: Why the Difference Matters

Maybe you’ve heard (or even used) the term “employer brand” without being completely sure what it means and how it’s different from the concept of “talent brand.” If so, I won’t tell anyone—and I’m here to help clear things up.

Coined in 1996, employer brand is a relatively new niche that falls under the larger umbrella of talent attraction. While …

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JibberJobber How-to: How to add a Glassdoor URL for a Job or Company

I got this question last week from Robert: Add Glassdoor URL field to company page. I regularly check the Company’s About page and Glassdoor information when researching companies. It would be nice to have all this information available via a simple click of a hyperlink. Guess what? You can already do this, on your own. […]

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How to Assess Your Company’s Onboarding Program

Onboarding is more than just orientation. Done right, it helps retain and engage new hires. So, we need to assess our onboarding program for maximum effectiveness.

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