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HRC Holds Mississippi LGBTQ Workplace Inclusion Business Summit in Jackson

Earlier this month, HRC held its first ever business summit focused on LGTBQ workplace inclusion in Jackson, Mississippi. The event, The Future of Workplace Inclusion, provided an opportunity for corporate leaders to learn about the business and economic development case for equality. ...




Sodexo Earns Top Marks for Ninth Consecutive Year on HRC's 2017 Corporate Equality Index

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sodexo, a leader in delivering integrated facilities management and food service operations, earned a perfect score of 100 percent for the ninth consecutive year on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality. ...




5 Things You Need to Fix About Your Resume Before 2017

Is getting a new job in 2017 at the top of your list of New Year’s resolutions? Then you need to start preparing now. Hiring tends to pick up just after the holidays, especially at those businesses that start off the new year with a new budget or who suddenly have positions to fill. ...




How To Write A Killer Resume Objective

Resumes.
 
We all know what they are. We all know how important having a good one is…and how much a bad one can hurt your ability to get your dream job.
 
We also know we aren’t the only ones out there turning in well crafted, carefully targeted resumes to hiring managers…
 
Unfortunately for you, for every available job out there in the real world, there are hundreds, if not thousands of very qualified people applying…and odds are, there are more than a few really knock-dead resumes in that pile. ...




Career Advice You Should Never Follow

With so much career advice floating around the interwebs, some of it is bound to be total bollocks. (It’s Christmas season, of course I have Love, Actually quotes on the brain.) Luckily we here at Levo don’t just trust the haphazardly doled-out opinions of self-appointed “leadership experts” and other dubious characters. ...




9 Cheap Ways To Network In A New City

It’s an age-old story. You’ve graduated from college and moved to a new city, ready to start your professional life. You’re short on cash, anxious, and a stranger in a strange town. Of course, you’ve read all the networking advice. ...




How To Be Memorable: Develop Your Unique Brand Style

So, you are invited to a business party or event. You walk in and pretty much everyone is dressed in some form of black, blue, gray, brown, or beige.
 
Then, your eyes catch someone wearing a royal blue, cherry red, banana yellow, lavender something. ...




9 Questions to Ask Candidates' References

Hiring the wrong person can be detrimental for any employer. Twenty-seven percent of employers report that a single bad hire can cost more than $50,000, according to a 2013 CareerBuilder survey.
 
One way to reduce the number of bad hires is to focus more on the information arriving from candidates' references. ...




3 Tips for Writing a Thank You Note That'll Make You Look Like the Best Candidate Alive

Sending a thank you note after an interview is really more of an expectation than an option. If you overlook it, it could cost you the job—and you know that already.
 
But what you may not know is that it’s not simply a formality. ...




What you can do when your job catfishes you

You’ve accepted a great new position at a fantastic company and can’t wait to get started. But, when you arrive for your first day, you discover that the amazing job you’d interviewed for is nothing like what you’re facing now that you’ve actually been hired. ...