Working with a Vendor – Like Search Wizards – Can Help You Break Into the Industry

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As you launch your career in the talent acquisition industry, one of your most helpful moves is working with a professional from a recruitment firm specializing in your field. Your career coach from that firm will become a trusted advisor, mentor, networking source, shoulder to cry on, and objective voice to listen as you plot… Read more »

You Should Never Ghost Your Recruiter: Here’s Why

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You’re in the recruitment business – or you’d like to be. So you probably know that recruiters spend a lot of time qualifying candidates, coaching and nurturing them through hiring processes, giving them feedback, and connecting them to the right people and companies. So, why ghost them? Maybe you’ve been ghosted yourself: cut off from… Read more »

Why Search Wizards? 3 Reasons You Should Work With Us

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What makes Search Wizards the right choice for you if you’re a job hunter – or an employer in need of top candidates – in the talent acquisition field? The answer is simple, but it makes all the difference in the world regarding your success: Talent acquisition is all Search Wizard does. The company’s sole… Read more »

6 Ways to Prepare for a Recruitment Market Bounce Back

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The dark cloud of COVID-19 is finally lightening, and the recruitment market is on the rise again. It’s likely to be a big swing, from an economy where talent was scarce to one with potentially high unemployment and much more of a remote work environment. As you ramp up for the new face of recruitment… Read more »

Hire for Remote Culture Fit Using These 5 Tactics

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It looks as though remote work will become increasingly common, even as vaccines are rolled out and COVID-19 restrictions ease. And as you hire, whether it’s in person or from a distance, cultural fit cannot be overlooked. In fact, in many ways, it’s more important than ever – as not everyone is conveniently located under… Read more »

The Top Productivity Hacks for Every Recruiter

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Another day on the job – already! Where did yesterday, or the past week, or even the past month go?! You have targets to hit, candidates and clients to bowl over with your knowledge and finesse, and a to-do list that just won’t stop. Feel like you’re ready to tear your hair out and throw… Read more »

4 Ways You Can Optimize Your Talent ROI

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How can a company spend less time and money chasing down the perfect job candidate?   When it comes to optimizing talent ROI, that’s where the rubber meets the road. Employers need to consider both internal and external recruiting expenses as they maintain high morale and productivity in the face of business-critical job vacancies, while at… Read more »

How Your Recruiters Can Lead Post-Pandemic Reskilling Initiatives

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By 2030, it is estimated that 107 million workers may need to switch occupations – a trend that was already gaining traction before COVID-19 hit, but has accelerated significantly since the onset of the pandemic. The demand for basic cognitive and manual skills is expected to decrease over the next decade, while the need for technological, social,… Read more »

Why You Should Be Monitoring These 5 Candidate Sourcing Metrics

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No matter how seasoned you are as a recruiter, you can’t rely solely only on your intuition or experience to optimize hiring success. The playing field is leveled when data is leveraged as a basis for effective planning and decision making.    While specific hiring KPIs may vary from company to company, there are some metrics… Read more »

Tips for Recruiting Top Candidates When They’re Already Employed

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Is the job candidate you’re looking for not really a candidate at all?  It’s not a trick question but rather part of reality in the recruitment world. Often, the best talent is the talent that’s not actively on the market at the moment. They’re called passive job seekers – as opposed to being active candidates.   To… Read more »