5 Recruiting Podcasts and 1 SeriusXM Show You Don’t Want to Miss

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Have you become a podcast fan yet? If not, it’s time to hop on board – especially as you build your career in the recruitment and HR industry. The number of podcast followers continues to grow. While about 15 percent of individuals reported that they listened to at least one podcast a month in 2014,… Read more »

Highlight These Recruitment Skills on Your Resume

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Employers are looking for the best of the best when they review candidates for their open recruiting positions. After all, these are the people who will be responsible for bringing other people into their company. So, the bar is naturally set very high – and with good reason.  As you craft or update your resume,… Read more »

Sales and Business Development Skills are Essential Right Now

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As the world emerges from the devastation of the COVID-19 pandemic … well, nobody knows exactly what the global business picture will look like. What is certain is that as a recruiter, you’ll need to lead with greater compassion and understanding than ever before, assessing client needs and finding a way to meet them in… Read more »

Job Search Tips That Will Help You Get Hired Faster

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Due to Covid-19, many recruiters have found themselves prematurely in the job market. However, as companies find a way to operate during this “new normal”, the recruiting industry is expected to gain traction within the coming months. With an increase in opportunities approaching at lightning speed, Search Wizards maintains our number 1 focus to shorten… Read more »

Why Passion and Drive Will Take Your Career to the Next Level

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Passion is defined as “a strong and barely controllable emotion” or “an intense, driving or overmastering feeling or conviction.” Drive – and yes, the word “drive” is contained in the definition of passion – can be “a sustained offensive” (as in football, when a successful drive ends in a winning touchdown) or “an impelling, culturally… Read more »

Qualities of a Successful Recruiter: Time Management

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Is it your goal to be a busy recruiter – or a productive one?   Hint: only one of these words is synonymous with being a successful recruiter. Hmm … got it now?    Effective time management is critical to your productivity and, ultimately, to building your talent management career. So, how can you shift your focus from simply being busy to… Read more »

#WeHeartTalentAcquistion – Free Resources for the Talent Acquisition Community

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#WeHeartTalentAcquistion and we are saddened to hear that some Talent Acquisition professionals have been laid off due to COVID-19. Many companies are focused on the retention of their employees throughout this unprecedented time. While some have increased hiring, overall, companies have had to make adjustments necessary to avoid layoffs and furloughs – unfortunately for some,… Read more »

A Good Work-Life Balance Can Positively Impact Your Job Too!

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The concept of work-life balance is one of the biggest trends in the workforce right now and for a good reason. Gone are the days where the expectation is to work yourself until you drop for the sake of your career. With better attention paid to mental health, it’s now known and accepted that taking… Read more »

The Benefits of Partnering with a Staffing Agency

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If you want to run your company more effectively and you aren’t working with a staffing agency, our only question is why? They are the experts in what they do and can save you time and money, which is good for your productivity and bottom line.  Instead of trying to do all the work yourself,… Read more »

Mind the Gap: How to Explain an Employment Gap in An Interview

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The pressure to get the answers ‘right’ during a job interview can be overwhelming, especially when you aren’t sure what they’ll ask. You want to make a good impression that shows you’re qualified, knowledgeable, and capable of doing the job. Even if your answers and resume support these points, there could be another hurdle in… Read more »