Joanne Flynn

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5 Common Resume Writing Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Joanne Flynn on 3/23/13 4:33 PM

It's obvious how important your resume is to securing your ideal job.  Your resume is your first impression on employers, so it is imperative to make sure your resume is error-free, and provides them with a very clear indication of the value you will bring to their company.

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6 Tips to Get You a Response from Employers & Recruiters

Posted by Joanne Flynn on 11/15/12 12:00 PM

Writing a resume requires attention to detail, and making yourself stand out from the crowd.  One part that seems like a simple area of focus is the contact information section. Your contact information is the most important part of your resume, as this is the only means employers have to reach you for an interview.  How can you make your contact information employer friendly?

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Tags: Candidate Tips, Resume Tips, Careers

Six Things to Avoid at Your Next Job Interview

Posted by Joanne Flynn on 5/7/12 6:52 PM

At Phoenix Group International, we spend a great deal of time coaching individuals on how they can best prepare for an interview, and things to avoid as well.  These 6 tips are quick and easy things to remember before any job interview to make sure you make a great first impression.

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Tags: Candidate Tips, Phoenix Group International, Resume Tips

Arizona's Centennial: 1912 - 2012

Posted by Joanne Flynn on 2/14/12 1:20 PM

As many of you know, Phoenix Group International is based in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Today we celebrate Arizona's Centennial!

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Tags: Phoenix Group International, Arizona

Tips for Succeeding in Your Next Interview

Posted by Joanne Flynn on 2/6/12 6:43 PM

This short article is a great reminder of some key positive approaches you need to prepare for before you start the actual interview process.  While you will likely have a few negative reasons associated with why you are looking for another job - only you can paint a positive picture of your current and prior jobs and how they have prepared you for your next position. Don't dwell on the negative.  

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Tags: Candidate Tips, Careers

A Candidate'​s View of Recruiting and Social Media Websites

Posted by Joanne Flynn on 1/17/12 8:43 PM

I would like to share an observation that I have found regarding recruiting and social media websites.  I recently signed up as a candidate on several recruiting websites and have been tracking their results 'matching' my background to the "New Jobs Posted This Week" -  which were supposed to match to my background.  We do this to stay current with all emerging and established forms of electronic recruiting available today.

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Tags: Candidate Tips, Careers

The State of Current Electronic Recruiting Job Boards

Posted by Joanne Flynn on 9/24/11 5:50 PM

Over the past few months, we have been inundated with every version of internet recruiting possibility.  If we have been experiencing this type of email marketing, we can only assume that you are, as well.  So here are our thoughts on the matter.

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Tags: Candidate Tips