How to Dress to Impress for Your Next Interview

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The outfit you choose for your interview is like the bow on top of a carefully selected gift: It pulls it all together into the perfect package as you meet an employer or hiring manager. So, just like all the other effort you’ve put into your job search, it’s important to get it right. Keep… Read more »

Why You Should Clean Up Your Social Media Before Job Hunting

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Whether it’s life in general or your job search specifically, it’s critically important to make smart social media choices. Laugh all you want about all that insane number of Jell-O shots you downed on your last vacation, but seriously. Think twice, or three times or 73 times, before blasting photos of them into the ether… Read more »

Tips on Working with a Recruiter

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When you first make contact with a candidate, remember: when it comes to working with a recruiter, this may be their first rodeo. Follow the time-tested adage and assume nothing. The experience may not come naturally to them; they may have no idea what questions to ask or what expectations to have. Do your candidate… Read more »

6 Ways to Separate Yourself from Other Job Candidates

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When you interview for a job, you may be asked the question “What sets you apart from all our other candidates?” Or not. Either way, you need to be prepared to answer it. In fact, this is what your entire hiring process boils down to. How can you distinguish yourself from the competition and leave… Read more »

Feeling Uninspired? Here’s How to Feel Excited About Your Job Again

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It can be tough working as a recruiter in today’s environment. The challenges are significant, with many employers desperate for new hires and candidates on the opposite side of the equation: picking and choosing down to minute details where they want their next job to be. And you’re right in the middle of it all…. Read more »

The Best Time Management Strategies When Starting a New Job

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Time is an irreplaceable asset. Once you lose it, you can never get it back again. During your first days at a new job, one of the best ways to get started on the right foot is to brush up on your time management skills. Time management is a process. It involves planning, prioritizing, and… Read more »

Brush Up on Your Recruiting Skills with These 8 Tips

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It takes the right blend of hard and soft skills to thrive in any career – but especially as a recruiter. Each day, you serve as a coach, a cheerleader, an advocate, a sounding board, an advisor, and more. All this on top of staying abreast of current hiring trends, getting a read on job… Read more »

How to Analyze the Best Keywords for Your Job Descriptions

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As a recruiting pro, you already understand the importance of keywords in job descriptions. Unless you use the right ones, your JDs will plummet to the bottom end of search engine results – and no one wants that to happen, ever. The real question is: How do you determine the best keywords to use and… Read more »

4 Ways to Make Your Recruiting Process a More Personalized Experience

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Today’s job seekers want personalized interaction throughout a company’s hiring process. And in the current candidate-driven market, they’re in a position to demand it. Not only that, but candidates are likely to share their hiring experiences with friends, family and colleagues, as well as online. If an experience is less than stellar, this can hurt… Read more »

How Can a Recruiter Help Me?

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You already know recruiters are awesome. That’s why you chose your career path, right? But have you ever really thought about the various benefits of working with a recruiter? They’re good to keep in mind both as you build your own career and as additional insight to pass along to candidates and clients you work… Read more »