Spandex, Shields, & Iron Suits: Career Advice as Told by The Avengers

 

From a narcissistic genius with specialized armory to a former special agent with a propensity for a bow and arrow, a slew of career-related guidance can be derived from the Avengers universe. Recruiting and building a team of gifted individuals is not only an arduous task, but it requires the same level of persistence that Nick Fury displayed throughout each movie. From the candidate perspective, you may not be a shield-wielding super soldier like Captain America, but mimicking his behaviors can easily propel you to the next level of your career. Here are some occupational pointers courtesy of Marvel's The Avengers.

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Tips for Mastering the Skype Interview

As our digital ecosystem continues to progress, more and more employers are beginning to integrate new technology into their everyday workflow. Videoconferencing and interviews via channels like Skype or FaceTime are becoming increasingly popular because they can provide more insight for an employer regarding whether or not a candidate is a good fit for the role.

Using Skype for an interview is also a great resource for employers who are looking to hire remote or international workers that would otherwise require costly airline, train, or lodging fees.

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