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Link Roundup 7/1/16

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on July 1, 2016 in Staffing & Recruiting |

Link Roundup 3On this week’s Link Roundup, we look into the effect of ‘gig’ jobs on the workforce and potential legislation, some networking advice, as well as advice for hiring. If any of those topics sounds interesting, (and even if not) read on to find out what links we liked enough to share this week.

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Industry Spotlight: Information Technology

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on June 30, 2016 in Capital Region, For Job Seekers, Work and Life |

Information TechnologyThis week we will be taking a look at an ever expanding and constantly evolving industry: Information Technology. As technology continues to change, so do the roles of all Information Technology professionals across the globe. To help you stay on top of industry trends, we’ve looked into some of the biggest factors that will be cropping up in 2016.
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IQ Weekly: Why Were You Fired/Let Go?

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on June 29, 2016 in Capital Region, For Job Seekers, Staffing & Recruiting, Work and Life |

Fired EmployeeA hard working employee could be laid off for a multitude of reasons. In fact, in 2016, 65,141 workers in total had been let go from their positions by the end of April. It’s not uncommon, and can happen due to many different factors. Knowing how to respond when questioned about it in an interview can be the difference between landing or losing  a job opportunity.

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Cover Letters, Worth the Type?

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on June 27, 2016 in Capital Region, For Job Seekers, Staffing & Recruiting, Work and Life |

Typing LetterWhen looking for jobs, many postings have an optional cover letter submission. Job seekers generally find many jobs they’d like to apply to. As an applicant, writing out a cover letter and a resume that is tailored to each job can be cumbersome. This begs the question, are cover letters really worth the time? In short, yes. If you’d like the long version, read on! Read more…

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Link Roundup 6/24/16

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on June 23, 2016 in Capital Region, For Job Seekers, Work and Life |

LinkRoundUp4 CroppedHappy Friday! We’re  once again gathering all the best links we’ve seen over the past 5 days. The link roundup this week includes some LinkedIn tips, career advice from a curious celebrity, and more. Most importantly, check out this week’s links after the jump!

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Silver Screen Career Advice: Moneyball

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on June 23, 2016 in Staffing & Recruiting |

2011’s Moneyball was a film that follows Oakland Athletic’s General Manager Billy Beane. Beane had an uncanny ability to build a team that could compete with a unique approach. His new way of thinking changed baseball forever. The film was most popular with a sports audience, but the film holds many important business lessons applicable to almost any industry. Read on to find out what can be learned from a viewing! Read more…

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IQ Weekly: How Do You Stay Organized?

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on June 22, 2016 in Capital Region, For Job Seekers, Staffing & Recruiting, Work and Life |

Organized WorkspaceHow do you stay organized? This isn’t an extremely common interview question, but the reason it is asked is similar to many others. The interviewer is directly asking how you keep yourself organized. However the way you answer will give them a better idea of if you are able to prioritize and complete tasks on time. The interviewer doesn’t care for specifics. What they really want to know is if you are taking necessary steps to be productive every day. Read more…

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Social Media & Your Job Search

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on June 20, 2016 in Capital Region, For Job Seekers, Staffing & Recruiting, Work and Life |

Job Social MediaSocial media has been around for years now, and is a hugely influential force in all aspects of life. It permeates both our personal and work lives. Almost everyone has some sort of  account. It also plays an especially important role in job searching, which is what we’ll be discussing today. Are you a job seeker looking for some advice on being social media smart? Read on! Read more…

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Link Roundup 6/17/16

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on June 17, 2016 in Capital Region, For Job Seekers, Staffing & Recruiting, Work and Life |

LinkRoundUp3It’s Friday once again so we have another set of high-quality links for your viewing pleasure! Each link has been selected for it’s relevance to job searching and career building! This week’s articles mostly focus on job searching, but there are a few other relevant news developments. If any of the aformentioned topics intrigue you, read on to find out knowledge this week’s set of links hold! Read more…

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Silver Screen Career Advice: Up in the Air

Posted by Walrath Recruiting, Inc. on June 16, 2016 in Capital Region, For Job Seekers, Staffing & Recruiting, Work and Life |

Starting this week, we will be discussing a movie that we think teaches valuable lessons about the challenges facing all of us in developing a career, and trying to maintain the careful balance between work and life. This week we’ll be discussing Up in the Air starring George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman, and many more. Read more…

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