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Six Reasons The War for Talent is Back in Talent Acquisition

Are you ready to make changes to hit the ground running in 2015, or are you expecting business as usual? If you are considering that everything that worked in the past years is going to work next year, you are misguided and will be actively surrendering candidates to competitors. Why? The battlefield is shifting.

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Career Resolutions for 2015

Ready to start making New Year’s resolutions? Don’t wait until December 30, or worse, January 1 to start making these resolutions to live a better life in 2015. With failure rates north of 85%, few people even feel confident that they will complete their resolutions before they begin.

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The First Day: Ensuring New Hire Success

First impressions work both ways. From an employee’s perspective, it is important to meet the team that he or she will be a part of, impress the managers, and understand in entirety the job role.

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Workaholism Could Be Killing Your Career

Are you a workaholic? Do you pride yourself on your long hours and think that said extended hours are making you more successful on the job? We have some bad news for you—your workaholic lifestyle isn’t helping you look better and could actually be detrimental to your career growth.

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What’s on Your Bookshelf? Top CEOs Share Favorite Books

If you’re looking for a deeper look into your improving your leadership, look no further than the books that the strongest leaders of the day read.

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How to Project Confidence in an Interview

So now, you followed our advice on preparing yourself for the interview, and you are sitting in the lobby (10 minutes early (no more or less), of course) at your dream job’s headquarters. What now? You have 10 minutes to review your backstory and examples of your successes, and to prepare your mind for the interview.

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CFO Leadership Group Donates to American Red Cross

At The Overture Group, we always enjoy sharing the accomplishments of our employees and the ventures they pursue in addition to their work for our organization. This is why we are excited to share the news that the CFO Leadership Group, a project founded in 2009 by our very own John Liacone, has raised $6,500 for the American Red Cross of Chicago and Northern Illinois

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4 Recruiting Trends in 2015 (And How to Succeed)

For recruiters, it’s always about being on the cutting edge—technology, candidate leads, even psychological selling points—and this will help you get your 2015 recruiting strategies in place before it’s too late.

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CFO Leadership Group Celebrates Five Years in Illinois

CFO Leadership Group Celebrates Five Years in Illinois

One of the most influential groups for elite Chicago-area Chief Financial Officers, the CFO Leadership Group (CFOLG) has celebrated its fifth anniversary. Founded by our very own John Liacone, this group has helped CFOs find new positions, improve their financial leadership, and network with other financial executives in the industry.

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Is There a Dark Side of Social Recruiting?

Social Recruiting. More than a buzzword, this practice has become a norm in recruiting employees of all levels. However, as with every other great trend that is “changing the face of the human resources industry (or any other industry, for that matter),” new information shows that companies may be failing at social recruiting.

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