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15 11, 2022

Big Tech Companies Announcing Layoffs – What Now?

2022-11-09T15:24:59-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, General News, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Following a superlative year in 2021, more than 52,000 workers in the U.S. tech sector have been laid off and there is no end in sight. CEO of Meta, Mark Zuckerberg has claimed responsibility for their nearly 11,000 layoffs (and rising). He attributes their “biggest layoff in history” to their imprudent hiring in 2021, stating that he, “assumed COVID-driven trends, like the acceleration of e-commerce, would live on past the pandemic.” The question those 11,000 employees share amongst thousands of others is, “what now?” […]

21 07, 2022

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

2022-05-20T10:22:23-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes, Services|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Your company is certainly not exempt from the aftershock of this pandemic. With the influx of employees resigning from their jobs (4.3 million and rising to be exact) businesses are feeling hurt. We are all frantically looking for our new norm and trying to keep our heads above water. Maybe a part of your new norm should be hiring a recruiter to help satisfy your open roles and take some of the burdens off your plate. It is arguably harder than ever to find qualified, lasting candidates and thankfully we have some tricks up our sleeves to help weed out [...]

26 08, 2021

Steps to Line Up A Job Post-College

2021-09-02T08:40:20-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Networking, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Many soon-to-be college graduates worry about their future. Of course, it’s no easy task to secure that first adult job, but with these tips, it’s more than possible! Read on to learn how you can line up a job for post-graduation. […]

24 08, 2021

Phone Interviews: How to Succeed

2021-09-02T08:40:23-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Initially, you may be happy that your interview is over the phone instead of in person. While you may only have to take a call for this form of an interview, it’s more difficult to make a good impression. A phone interview is also typically used as a way to thin out the candidate pool before moving on to in-person interviews. This makes it all the more important that you take the proper preparations before sitting down for the phone call. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of phone interviews and then get into specific things you should do to [...]

4 08, 2021

How Can I Evaluate A Job Opportunity?

2021-08-04T10:25:44-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To, Job Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When it comes time to seriously consider a job opportunity, it’s easy to get tunnel vision. Many candidates get caught up thinking about, company size, and their responsibilities. These are all important considerations to take into account, but there are others things you should factor in. In today’s blog, we’ll be discussing a few different tactics to evaluate a job offer that you may not have thought of. Check them out below! 1. Check Out Past Employees on LinkedIn One of the cool features of LinkedIn is that you can search the past employers of your connections. When you’re searching [...]

4 08, 2021

Innovative Recruiting Strategies 

2021-08-04T10:21:15-04:00Categories: All About Recruiters, Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The world of recruiting continues to see huge changes, from the candidate side of things to the interview process and even new technological advances changing the ways talent is sourced. Being that it's a candidate-driven market, it's important you stand out and stay ahead of any industry changes. If you're thinking of new ways to make your brand stand out and attract top talent, here are some creative tactics you can incorporate into your recruitment strategy. Curate In-Person Events & Experiences Live recruiting events are a great way for your team to get to know candidates in a less formal setting. To get started, [...]

22 07, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Careers in Sales

2021-07-22T08:42:27-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

This month's industry spotlight highlights a career path that can suit just about anyone. Salespeople can develop their careers based on their interests and ideal lifestyle, making it a smart and flexible career choice for anyone unsure of their next steps. If you're looking to change career paths, or just getting started with your career, there are many reasons to pursue sales. This article shares the top reasons that sales might be the industry for you. Overview A career in sales typically involves selling products and services by highlighting how a customer can benefit from making that purchase. Working in [...]

20 07, 2021

Creative Resumes: Are They Ok to Use?

2021-07-20T12:00:53-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Have you ever seen a resume that grabs your attention with a burst of color? Creative resumes are a great way to get noticed, however, you don't want the wrong kind of attention. Dressing up your resume with colors and graphics can be a smart move, but only in certain situations. You have to be careful because you risk distracting from your qualifications and achievements. Today we'll be discussing when it is appropriate to use a more creative resume, and why you should (or shouldn't!). When to Use a Creative Resume The easiest way to know if you should have [...]

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. […]

15 06, 2021

Industry Spotlight: Construction

2021-06-30T12:33:07-04:00Categories: Industry Spotlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The demand for employees in the construction industry is always growing during the spring and summer seasons. This means that the opportunities are endless for someone looking to break into the field. While a large number of roles in construction involve heavy-duty labor and sometimes unpleasant working conditions, the high-demand job has an array of perks that make this one of the top fields to work in.  […]

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