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How do your coworkers perceive you and the job you do? Perception is reality – and that depends on the way you communicate. Handle it well, and you’ll earn trust and respect, build bridges, and make friends as well as teammates. But ignore the finer points of effective communication, and the opposite will be true…. Read more »

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Artificial intelligence is here to stay. It helps companies streamline operations, modernize their workforces, and eliminate monotonous, unappealing job functions. But with its growth comes trepidation, primarily driven by people’s misconceptions about AI and its impact.   The most common concern among human employees is that automation will replace them and render their jobs obsolete. In reality,… Read more »

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As a recruiter, what do you do to be successful in a high volume role – yesterday?! The last thing on your list is letting your client down, even if the task gets your adrenaline pumping and raises your heart rate. You can minimize the stress and, even better, gain rockstar status (of course, you… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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As your company anticipates upcoming growth, you need to hire people with the future in mind. In other words, recruit and build your team based on where you want to be, not where you are – and be sure to put the right people in the right places within your organization.   The secret to high-growth hiring success is… Read more »