General Job Search Advice

24 01, 2023

Employee Retention – The Untold Story

2023-01-24T14:49:16-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, General News, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Retention rate is a metric that refers to a company’s ability to “retain” consumers, or in this case, employees. The contrary being attrition rate, or as we more commonly know it, turnover rate. The attrition rate is the pace at which people leave a company whether by force or voluntarily. Prior to accepting a job offer, obtaining insight into these metrics could provide clarity on a number of qualities (or incompetence’s) that the company may possess. Allowing you to make a more educated decision to either accept or deny a role. This blog will uncover [...]

13 01, 2023

Phone Screen 101

2023-01-13T10:13:10-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In many recruitment processes, employers narrow down the applicant pool before scheduling interviews by conducting phone screens. Not to be confused with a phone interview, phone screens occur after employers and hiring managers have reviewed resumes and cover letters. Typically, those who appear to be qualified for the position will be phone screened and potentially invited to schedule an interview thereafter. While it’s not an interview, it is a sign that you may be qualified for one or more available positions. […]

12 01, 2023

No References? No Problem

2023-01-12T14:08:51-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, General News, How To, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Providing references can be one of the most difficult tasks during the job application process. This is especially true when you’re new to the job market with limited resources and experience. Luckily, you are not alone, almost everyone goes through this barrier! Here are a few tips that will help you remain a strong candidate, even with a lack of professional references. […]

9 12, 2022

Are You Shorting Your Recruiter

2022-12-09T10:21:04-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Did you know that over 70% of all jobs are not publicly posted on job boards, LinkedIn accounts, etc.? Many of these job openings are attributed to the creation of jobs for candidates proposed by a recruiter. Even more interesting, over 80% of all open jobs are filled through networking with a recruiter. Connecting with a recruiter is beneficial for both immediate job placements as well as future opportunities. The question is when you contact a recruiter, are you providing them with information relevant to your job specifications/requirements? […]

23 11, 2022

Transferable Skills – Why You Need Them on Your Resume

2022-11-22T11:08:15-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Internships, Job Efficiency, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

12,000 employees and rising have been laid off by US tech companies as a result of cutbacks. It has arguably never been more important to set yourself apart from the – increasing – competition when it comes to finding new employment. Someone who may have been competing against 10 other applicants could now be competing with hundreds. Job seekers are left with the same question: What makes me more qualified? Three words – Highlight Transferable Skills. […]

3 11, 2022

Advice for a December Graduate

2022-11-02T14:46:43-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Motivation, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters, Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Congratulations December Graduates! Whether you are graduating a semester early or a semester late, you are finally at the finish line. Completing your degree is an exciting accomplishment, you should be proud of making it to the end! Before you begin wrapping up your final exams and assignments you may be thinking, when is the best time to start applying for a job? There is no clear answer. Based on your plans, goals, and needs your next step may look different than your fellow graduates. However, if you are ready to begin your professional career, we have some advice [...]

27 10, 2022

Why Researching a Company Prior to Interview Will Give You the Upper Hand

2022-10-27T11:24:13-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|0 Comments

Why Researching a Company Prior to Interview Will Give You the Upper Hand Researching a company prior to interviewing for their open role is one way to gain the upper hand on your competitors. It will allow you to offer insightful questions, uncover company culture and familiarize yourself with your interviewer(s). Your interviewer will be attentive to your knowledge and excitement about working with the company and a lack thereof can be mistaken for uninterest and ill preparedness. In this blog, you will uncover exactly how and why we recommend researching a company.   How to research a company [...]

18 10, 2022

5 Free Resources for Job Seekers

2022-10-17T13:17:38-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of September 2022, unemployment remains on a steady decline, though the demands of job seekers stand persistent. However, whether intentional or not, a job search can pose uncertainty when deciding where to begin. In this blog, we will pride 5 resources, all of which are entirely FREE, that will assist in your job search. […]

30 08, 2022

We Are Walrath Recruiting, Inc.

2022-08-29T14:21:29-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

We have all found ourselves in a job search at one time or another, whether it be post-graduation, or simply wanting a change from our current employment. Our job at Walrath Recruiting is to help ease your job search in any way we can. Below are the answers to some questions we are frequently asked. […]

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