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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. […]

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? […]

8 12, 2022

Wage Gaps – Connecting the Dots

2022-12-08T09:53:05-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

2023 is upon us and (hopefully) starting with a bang. Beginning January 1, additional efforts will be made toward eradicating the ever-impending wage gap. To refrain from future wage gaps understanding what they are and why they exist is essential. […]

18 11, 2022

“Ghosting” Uncovered

2022-11-18T10:31:08-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ghosting is defined as the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication. For all intents and purposes let’s emphasize that this originated through the abrupt termination of personal relationships. Ghosting has now infected professional relationships and is considered normal. A recent Indeed survey revealed that over 80% of employers have been ghosted by job candidates – some even after the point of hire. The question of why remains unclear. How Do Candidates Ghost? Ghosting in the workplace has maninfested itself in several ways, each more inexcusable than the last. [...]

29 09, 2022

5 Interview Questions You Should Be Asking

2022-09-29T09:10:17-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Do you have any questions?” Interestingly enough, it’s at that exact moment that your mind goes blank and you can’t recall any of the questions you had intended to ask upon concluding your interview. An interview is a two-way conversation, and it’s important that you gain clarity on whether this position is the right fit. Additionally, asking questions not only shows your interest in the position, but it gives the interviewer direct insight into your intentions. Below you will find 5 questions that should be at the top of your list. […]

1 09, 2022

Have You Checked Your Resume Lately?

2022-08-29T14:15:51-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Writing your resume can seem like an overwhelming task and you may be asking yourself, ‘where do I even begin?’ Whether you are composing your resume with the anticipation of graduating or updating your resume for the first time in years, there are a few crucial components that should be included on ALL resumes. We are here to break it down for you! […]

2 08, 2022

What NOT to Add to Your Resume

2022-08-02T13:32:08-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We have previously discussed what you should be putting on your resume, but we thought it was also important to discuss some things you might be adding that are unnecessary. We understand that in some cases, you feel you need to bulk up your resume, but sometimes simple and sweet is the key. Adding unnecessary information can be mistaken as unprofessional and may deter the employer from considering you for their open position, so you’ll want to be diligent in making sure these things are not on your resume. […]

28 07, 2022

Why Are We Ghosting?

2022-08-02T13:42:09-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, General News|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Serious question, why are we ghosting? This unfortunate habit which surfaced through the abandonment of dating your newest Tinder interest has changed course in the business world and it’s coming in with a bang. People would rather cower to their disagreements than speak the truth and the worst part is that it comes from all directions. I am not just singling out candidates who are ghosting interviews or job offers, I am also shining a light on companies who are ghosting candidates post-interview with no reason as to why they do not want to move forward. The question is why [...]

26 07, 2022

Remote Work-Life Balance

2022-06-01T16:36:12-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

With remote work being the new norm we thought it was time to address ways to separate work and home life. You may be adapting to bad habits without realizing it, and though working from home to some is a luxury, you are not exempt from the necessity of a work-life balance. There are two sides to everything in life, and even working remotely comes with its share of negatives. Loneliness and isolation are the largest reported concern amongst remote workers. So, the question is how do you prevent yourself from falling into this feeling, or if you already feel [...]

19 07, 2022

5 Signs It May Be Time to Call a Recruiter (Candidate Edition)

2022-05-20T10:25:48-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, a job search is not the highlight of anybody’s day. There’s no denying that it’s like adding a full-time job to your already full-time life, and we’ve never heard someone use “easy,” and “job search” in the same sentence. Though the pandemic may seem behind us, the aftershock is still in full effect and some people are still out of a job or have the burning desire for a new one and they’re struggling with where to begin. This is the time when you should definitely be taking advantage of the [...]

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