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 »

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 »

What You Can Take Away from Working on Contract in Talent Acquisition

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New year, new you, perhaps a new career path too. If you’re a talent acquisition specialist looking to make a change in 2020, we’ve got an idea for you – consider becoming a contract worker! Our clients are looking for talented and experienced professionals like yourself who can help them meet their hiring goals. If… Read more »