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Looking for a Web Developer

In today’s lesson, we’re looking for someone to fill a job. While, the lesson is about finding someone from the world of technology, this lesson can also apply to finding just about any kind of employee. ...

Host: Spencer, Adam
Grammar: Got_the_gist?

Published: October 27, 2015

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Hiring a Product Manager

'Product manager' is a relatively new role that has quickly risen to new heights in technology companies worldwide. Find out what the role is responsible for and what kind of person is suitable....

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: June 16, 2015

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Employee Reference Check

Many employers will ask for a list of references when you apply. But what do they actually do with that list? Well, sometimes they go ahead and call them. Learn about the sort of questions your references may be asked about you in this lesson....

Host: Jenny, Chris

Published: March 26, 2015

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Manager vs. Leader

You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one.In today’s lesson, a company is looking for a new leader that can see beyond the spreadsheets and offer a new vision....

Host: Spencer, Adam
Grammar: quite

Published: February 20, 2015

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A Tough Job Interview

Job interviews are always difficult. But sometimes your interviewer really is not trying to make your life easy. Check out this lesson to learn how to navigate difficult job interviews...

Grammar: as_long_as
Host: Chris, Adam

Published: February 04, 2015

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Personality and Leadership

The history of the businessworld is the history of larger-than-life personalities.  Think Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, etc. In this lesson, we’ll explore the relationship between leadership and personality....

Host: Jenny, Spencer

Published: January 07, 2015

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Hiring a Freelancer

You need someone to do work, but you don’t have enough regular work for a normal employee. The answer? Freelancers! Learn why and how to hire a freelancer in this lesson....

Host: Jenny, Chris

Published: September 24, 2014

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Hiring a New CFO 2

In today’s lesson, we will listen to the final stages of an interview for a new CFO, and hear the discussion on the kind of offer and benefits that will be made to the candidate....

Grammar: Now

Published: August 29, 2014

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Accepting a Job Offer

In your excitement over receiving a job offer, don’t forget to evaluate the opportunity first! Receiving an employment offer is always exciting, but there are many important things to consider. Don’t be afraid to ask questions! In today’s lesson, we look at some words and phrases that will help you ...

Host: John, Lisa
Grammar: Passive_voice

Published: July 19, 2013

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Writing a Job Description

Some of us may never need to actually write a job description, but we all read them at some point in our lives. In today’s lesson, we look at some important factors when writing job descriptions, but knowing this information is also helpful with understanding what is important when reading them. Plu...

Host: John, Lisa

Published: June 05, 2013

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Should We Use a Headhunter?

Sometimes finding the right person for a job just isn’t that simple. Maybe you’re looking for a particular set of skills or someone of a certain cultural background? Whatever the case may be, headhunters can help you find the person you’re looking for! In today’s lesson we look at some of the things...

Host: John, Lisa

Published: May 03, 2013

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