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If the mere idea of accurately predicting what recruiting trends to expect in 2022 makes you break out in hives, you’re not alone. If you’ve been in the business longer than five minutes, you know that it’s never been easy. But given the past two years! Yikes.  So. Like most of the world, the job market, its occupants,… Read more »

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The world and the way it does business have changed dramatically in recent years. Between a digital transformation and a global pandemic, in-demand professional skillsets have taken on a whole new look.    Employers must make sure their employees have relevant skills for 2022 and beyond as they successfully position their companies for competitive success and future growth…. Read more »

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‘Tis the season to be … pounding the pavement looking for a job?!  “Bah humbug!” you may say. Especially if you’ve been at it for a while, it can be very tempting to throw a log on the fire, pour a hot toddy, and shelve your job search plans until after the New Year.  And maybe you… Read more »

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It isn’t easy being a recruiter. But if you have a true passion for the role, there’s nothing better. Making the right match between a qualified job seeker and an awesome employer is more than worth all the work. And in the process, you continuously build your own network of professional connections, colleagues, and friends. … Read more »

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It’s been over a year and a half since the sudden onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought office life to an abrupt halt. People previously used to being surrounded by their teammates and humming along to the buzz of the workplace have adjusted, for better or worse. But for many, it’s gotten old, and their positive… Read more »

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Circa 2021, if a recruiter fails to include social media in their overall hiring strategy, they might as well find another career. Social platforms are growing in size and number, and they span all generations and age groups. The Big Three – LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter – have more than 3.5 billion combined users. Plus,… Read more »

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There are numerous studies out there showing that diversity and inclusion in the workplace drive real progress. Not surprisingly, having different perspectives and backgrounds on a team leads to more and newer ideas to help solve problems and drive innovation.  Along with a spectrum of other compelling statistics, the McKinsey report Diversity Wins: How Inclusion Matters revealed… Read more »

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Space is at a premium on your resume – and longer does not equal better. In fact, in most cases, the opposite is true. Every word should matter when it comes to the job you’re applying for.  If you’re not convinced, consider this reality: On average, employers initially scan a candidate’s resume for only six to seven seconds. So, you’d… Read more »

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The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and LinkedIn reported that recruiting motivated, purpose-driven candidates and matching them up to a culture that matters to them increases employee engagement and retention. Sourcing candidates who will align with your company culture involves finding and reeling in those who share your organization’s values, style, and day-to-day norms…. Read more »

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As a recruiter, you’re always looking for strong skillsets in the candidates you work with. But what are the top skills you need, to stay at the top of your game and be most effective in your own job? Like all positions, being a great recruiter requires the best possible combination of hard and soft… Read more »