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7 09, 2022

67 Is the New 62

2022-09-07T08:31:33-04:00Categories: General News, I Am I Can|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Picture this, you’re 60 years young, going through the motions at your 9-5, and some recent graduate walks in with a starting salary $5k below what you have worked 20+ years to receive. You’re unfulfilled with your work as you likely have it down to a science, and you have yet to feel challenged in quite some time. Now, if you were in your 30s, it would be evident that a career change would be the right move for you, but you only have a couple more years to stick it out until retirement, right? Wrong. Though you may have [...]

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! […]

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, [...]

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. […]

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? […]

26 04, 2022

How to Navigate a Job Search While Currently Employed

2022-04-12T13:20:01-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice, How To|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Looking for new employment does not happen without a little elbow grease especially if you are currently employed. If you find yourself in this position, there are 4 main rules to abide by and they are: keep your position, keep it private, keep it professional, and keep it a priority. There’s no sugar coating it, finding a job while you have a job is like adding a second job to your already busy life.  Lucky for you, our job is to make your job search as easy as possible! […]

21 04, 2022

Are You (Unintentionally) Hindering Your Job Search?

2022-04-07T13:42:48-04:00Categories: Acing the Interview, Behind the Scenes, General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

If you’ve found yourself in a job search receiving what feels like endless rejection, there might be a culprit. There are factors that may be hindering your job search that (luckily) are in your control, and you may just be overlooking them. We’ve compiled a list of 6 common reasons why you may not make it past the 1st round of interviews or even be considered for an interview in the first place. […]

15 03, 2022

Attracting Top Talent

2022-03-09T10:45:29-05:00Categories: How To|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to the Labor Department, job openings totaled close to 11 million in December 2021, which is more than 4.6 million above the total unemployment level. It’s now more imperative than ever to give viable candidates a reason to choose you over your competitors. What exactly sets you apart? Our recent interviews have shown a noticeable change in the dedication of candidates to find their perfect job fit whether that takes weeks or months. A simple pay increase, though still greatly appreciated, will no longer be the deciding factor between offers. There are a few steps we recommend taking to [...]

8 03, 2022

Lying on Your Resume

2022-03-04T15:31:04-05:00Categories: Behind the Scenes, Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Believe it or not, 85% of people admit to lying on their resume, and a misrepresentation of your skills or experience can only hurt you, if not immediately, then in the long run. It’s a quick way to burn bridges and hinder your reputation, and I can almost guarantee you will be found out. You may be thinking, “What’s the harm in a slight exaggeration?”, or worse, you may not even realize you are doing it. We’re here to put your mind at ease so you can confirm your resume does not contain any of these falsifications, and if it [...]

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