How to Avoid Being Professionally Ghosted

How to Avoid Being Professionally Ghosted

All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice
Have you been ghosted in the business world? It’s quite a common nightmare these days! Professional ghosting is when a business contact disappears and becomes unresponsive. This is common from an employer’s standpoint, especially with the rise of technology and email. It’s easy for a candidate to simply stop replying to emails. It’s unfair! Though there is no way to completely limit ghosting, there are helpful ways to hopefully keep candidates engaged. If you’re a candidate reading this, we’ve got some information for you too! Ghosting can happen on both sides of the hiring process! (more…)
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5 Ways to Make a New Employee Feel Welcome

5 Ways to Make a New Employee Feel Welcome

Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'
Preparing for a new employee’s arrival is exciting and very important! From the moment they walk through the door, they should feel welcome, appreciated, and a part of the team. You want to make a great first impression with them and landing that first impression could lead to motivation, increased quality of work, and employee retention! Check out these 5 tips on making a new employee feel at home during their first days at the office. Be Prepared It is important to be prepared before the employee’s first day at the office. Ahead of time, make a schedule of tasks and training times. Keeping a new employee busy is a great start to job satisfaction. If an employee shows up with little work to do or is just thrown into…
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How to Grow Your Career Without Leaving Your Company

How to Grow Your Career Without Leaving Your Company

How to Survive the '9-5'
Sometimes we feel like it’s time for a change of pace, but we don’t want to leave the company we’re working for. Or maybe we know it’s time for a change and are quick to assume our only solution is going to another company. Before making a decision, consider what opportunities there are for growth within your current company. This holds especially true for larger organizations, with even a possibility to start in a new career direction! Read on to find out how you can stay at your current company while still getting the fresh start you’re looking for. (more…)
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4 Reasons Why You Aren’t Hearing Back From Employers

4 Reasons Why You Aren’t Hearing Back From Employers

All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters
Searching for a job can be a challenging process, especially when applying to dozens of companies and never hearing back. You’re taking tons of time to apply for these jobs, it’s frustrating to get silence in return! Why does this happen? Is it you, is it them, what could it be? Sometimes it is out of your control, but be sure you aren’t making these 4 mistakes in your job application below! (more…)
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Link Roundup: Attracting Top Talent with Low Unemployment Rate

Link Roundup: Attracting Top Talent with Low Unemployment Rate

All About Recruiters, Link Roundups
It has become increasingly more difficult for companies to fill open roles with a lower pool of candidates to choose from. Top talent candidates are most likely interviewing at several companies, so it is important to prove that you are the best option for them. There are several ways to entice them, which you will learn about in the links below! Individuals want to work for a company that matches their values and needs. (more…)
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5 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job (That Aren’t Your Fault)

5 Reasons You Didn’t Get the Job (That Aren’t Your Fault)

General Job Search Advice
Getting rejected during a job search can be incredibly discouraging. Even more so when you had an in person interview. You can start to doubt yourself, and your ability to find a job. Unfortunately too often this causes job seekers to blame themselves. However, there are many forces out of your control that may influence the decision. So if you are rejected as a candidate, it may be because of something completely out of your control. Today, we'll explore 5 different reasons you may not get the job, that aren't your fault. (more…)
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Average Time to Hire & What It Means to You

Average Time to Hire & What It Means to You

General Job Search Advice
As a job seeker, you may not have heard of 'time to hire', but if you've worked in human resources, you're probably familiar with the term. In today's blog, we'll be discussing what this metric means and why it's important. We'll also be pulling some data to examine the average time to hire in the United States, and it's implications to job seekers. So if you're curious about this metric and how it affects you, read on! (more…)
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Link Roundup: The Evolving Hiring Process

Link Roundup: The Evolving Hiring Process

Link Roundups
As technology continues to progress, it finds its way into our lives in many different ways. Technology has greatly changed the hiring process, and also the way in which we find jobs. Job boards, LinkedIn, applicant tracking systems, and more innovations have changed how employer hire. Knowing how to make yourself marketable and accessible with all of these changes will help you land your next job. Today's link roundup gathers articles that will help you better understand the modern hiring process, and the mindset behind it.  (more…)
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