The Top Signs of a Great Candidate Based on their LinkedIn Profile

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Were you aware that approximately 4 million workers left their companies in April of this year – and up to 95 percent of employees considered doing so – as part of what is now being referred to as “The Great Resignation?” While these statistics are staggering, look at this trend as an opportunity to pinpoint… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 to Utilize Social Media to Find the Right Talent 3 Times Faster

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With Millennials and Generation Z members rapidly emerging as the driving force in the global workplace – and job seekers of all ages and demographics increasingly tapping into it – social media needs to be a significant piece of any recruitment strategy pie.  Social media recruiting differs from other methods. It allows a recruiter to… Read more »

6 Soft Skills that will Make You Stand Out to Employers

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You’ve probably heard of both hard and soft skills in relation to your job search. But if you need a refresher, think of hard skills as those that are teachable and easier to identify. Think of degrees, certificates, or proficiency in a second language. Needless to say, they’re really important.  But soft skills are right there with… Read more »

Transferable Skills: Are They the Key to Landing Your Dream Job?

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“You can’t take it with you … “ Or can you? When it comes to transferable job skills, the answer is a hard “yes.” Strengths that are valuable in many different jobs and career paths are a huge selling point as you vie for your next position. They may be hard skills, like proficiency on… Read more »

How the Pandemic Has Shifted the Perspective of Your Candidates

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COVID-19 has rocked everyone’s world in the past seven months. Most people are still reeling from the domino effect of hearing about a pandemic one day and having their lives – and maybe also their livelihoods – shut down the next. In the midst of it all, the coronavirus crisis has profoundly impacted candidate frame… Read more »

Why Would You Work with a Vendor During Your Job Search?

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Job hunting has never been easy – and this crazy, unpredictable year is certainly no exception. But that doesn’t mean you have to put your career advancement plans on hold.  Now more than ever, a professional recruiter who specializes only in finding the right jobs for the right people could be the answer you’re looking… Read more »

The Importance of Face-to-Face Networking

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Once upon a time, there was a world without email, social media, and texting. The brave souls of this time had to communicate with words directly with each other, whether in person or over the phone. The advancement of technology removed the necessity of this and made the world a better, more connected place.    We… Read more »