Use These Minor Tweaks to Make Your Resume Stand Out

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Ever heard that old saying, “Good enough, isn’t it?” Well, it’s not a solid rule to follow when it comes to your resume. What you’re going for is “outstanding.” Because, literally, you want your resume – and your entire presentation as a candidate – to stand out positively from the rest of the competition.  So, how can… Read more »

Where is Recruiting Headed in a Post-Pandemic World?

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What a strange, strange time it’s been … and still is, as businesses around the world crawl out from under the dark, 18-month-long cloud that has been COVID-19 and its subsequent recovery period. There’s no playbook for how to bounce back, including what to expect when you’re a recruiter circa mid to late 2021.  What… Read more »

Virtual Onboarding Might Be Here to Stay: 4 Ways You Can Get it Right

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COVID-19 forced employers to change a lot of things – including their methods for onboarding new hires. And, also like so much that shifted as a result of the pandemic, the end result may be a new normal, where businesses never go back to “the way it was before.”  According to one study, two-thirds of HR leaders plan… Read more »

7 Skills Hiring Managers Look For in Non-Technical Recruiters

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Recruiting is a highly competitive and fast-paced business. As you zero in on sourcing non-technical recruiters, here are seven important skills to keep in mind:  1. Communications  Whether it’s in person, in writing, or via email, text, or social media, recruiters need to be capable of conveying clear, accurate, straightforward messages. This includes well-honed listening… Read more »

You Already Accepted an Offer: Is it Okay to Rescind for a Better One?

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What should you do if you accept a job offer – and then get a better one? At some point, it may have felt like there was no way this would ever happen – but it does. And even though it’s a good problem to have, it’s a problem nonetheless. Fortunately, there are strategies you… Read more »

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 »