30 06, 2021

Picking the Right Candidate When There’s More Than One

2021-07-01T13:04:38-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Some companies struggle to find the right candidate for their team. Others, however, deal with the problem of having one too many “perfect fits”. While this is a nice, and enviable, problem to have, it’s still a tough choice. Hiring the wrong candidate can be costly, and employers should have no regrets when reflecting on the hiring process. When two candidates have similar or equivalent qualifications and experience, deciding on the better one seems impossible. Despite the chance of multiple candidates being qualified, there are other strategies employers can use to narrow things down. […]

11 02, 2021

Diversity Hiring: Strategies to Implement

2021-02-23T13:20:54-05:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General News, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Diversity hiring is a practice being implemented and embraced by more and more companies. Diverse workplaces have an array of advantages including higher employee engagement, increased profitability, and higher levels of employee retainment. Workplaces saying that they value diversity is no longer enough, as actions speak louder than words.   By definition, diversity hiring is hiring based on merit with special care taken to ensure procedures are free from biases related to a candidate’s age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and other personal characteristics that are unrelated to their job performance.    However, so many other things fall under the umbrella of [...]

21 05, 2020

Prepping Yourself Before an Interview

2020-05-21T15:59:11-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Motivation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

When you’re prepping yourself for an interview, there are a few things you should keep in mind.  For example, remembering that it is just as important for you to be happy with the company and the position, as they are to hire you. Keep in mind factors such as the commute time, the hours, the company size, as well as how you feel about the position itself. Here are a few questions to ask yourself beforehand. […]

10 02, 2020

When Do Employers Reach Out to My References?

2020-02-17T13:53:33-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Although your resume holds a lot of weight when applying to a new position, you also need previous references who will attest to who you are as an employee. Putting in the extra time and effort to select and provide references is imperative. But when do companies conduct the reference checks? […]

8 03, 2017

How to Ask for References

2017-03-08T10:51:04-05:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

To many employers, references represent one of the last remaining checks before hiring a candidate. Subsequently, good references are the lifeblood of your candidacy for employment. It makes sense then that you choose them wisely. A reference can make or break your candidacy with an employer, so it’s important that you also approach asking correctly. We’ll outline the best way for you to approach someone and request a reference below.  […]

7 11, 2016

The History of Recruiting

2016-11-07T15:42:10-05:00Categories: All About Recruiters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Over 2,000 years ago, Julius Caesar was amassing his Roman army. To bolster his ranks, he decreed that any soldier who could recruit another to their cause, would be receive a bonus equivalent to 30% of their annual pay. This large sum encouraged many soldiers to seek out others to join their ranks. Thus employee referrals were born. Since then, recruiting has come a long way. However, the journey from then to now is incredibly interesting. We’ll follow the recruiting business from it’s humble beginnings to present day. […]

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