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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 [...]

20 01, 2023

Is the Grass (Really) Greener?

2023-01-20T09:31:42-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How To, Motivation|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Even the best routine can become monotonous, and there are only so many times you can sit with your cup of coffee on the same couch, watching the same show, before it loses its flare. Arguably the most common protest of working remotely is the seclusion it institutes, and employees are questioning whether their petition for remote work was worth dodging the bumper-to-bumper commute. If you’re feeling your routine has become stale and the perks of working remotely are slowly diminishing, you may need to switch things up. We’ve compiled a list of ways to [...]

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 [...]

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. […]

15 09, 2022

Stop Sexual Harassment

2022-09-14T14:22:15-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination based on sex (including sexual orientation, pregnancy, and gender identity). Between the fiscal years 2018 and 2021, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) received an alarming 98,000(+) charges alleging harassment.  The influx of harassment cases in 2018 and 2019 was likely a product of the viral #MeToo movement, which provided people comfort in unveiling their encounter. Though reported cases continue to descend, the question of why remains. Is it due to a decline in harassment in the workplace? Or is shame, once again, causing silence? Regardless, we need to [...]

13 09, 2022

How to Navigate Maternity Leave

2022-09-09T09:48:47-04:00Categories: How To|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Congratulations on your soon-to-be bundle of joy! Expecting a baby can understandably be overwhelming as there are numerous changes in your very near future that will require in-depth consideration. From your work life to this new life that you are entirely responsible for all while dodging the unsolicited advice from Karen one, two, and three. Will you stay at home? Will you return to work? Undecided? You don’t have to have the answers right out of the gate, but the sooner you have a plan the better. With a baby boom on the horizon, we found it necessary to offer [...]

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. […]

18 08, 2022

Don’t Be Fooled by Your Passion

2022-06-10T12:01:18-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

“Do what you love, and you will never work a day in your life.” If you haven’t heard this phrase, you live under a rock. Believe it or not, in this blog we will debunk this phrase as it is not always the case. The problem really comes in in the second half of the phrase that states that you will, “never work a day in your life,” if you find your true passion. We are here to tell you that it doesn’t matter how much you love what you do, you will have hard days just like everyone else, [...]

30 06, 2022

Are You a Good Coworker?

2022-05-18T15:30:23-04:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, How to Survive the '9-5'|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What type of coworker are you? Are you the Dwight, the Kelly, or the Pam?  Either way, you play a role in your office culture which can directly affect your fellow coworkers in either a positive or negative way. It is easy to fall into habits like participating in office gossip or maybe overstepping boundaries ultimately making your coworker feel less than. On the other hand, you may be an excellent coworker and you may be able to help someone else be their best! We are here to help with strategies to become the best coworker you can be! [...]

24 05, 2022

Are You a Serial Job Hopper?

2022-04-29T10:34:33-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, Resources for Job Seekers|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Statistically speaking, workers who are highly educated are less likely to stay at a job for a longer period of time. More specifically high school-educated workers stay with their employers over 30% longer than those with Bachelor’s Degrees. ‘Job Hopping’ is defined as an individual who has held multiple job titles at multiple different companies in a short period of time. So, I ask, are you a job hopper? […]

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