Find Success from Collaborative Hiring: Inside Referrals & Internal Mobility

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Also known as team-based recruiting, collaborative hiring began at such corporate superpowers as Apple, Facebook, and Google – and has rapidly risen in popularity over recent years. Why? Because the resulting benefits to businesses of all sizes and industries include increased employee engagement, more diversity in assessing job candidates, and ultimately, higher productivity and retention…. Read more »

Why Do Recruiters Ask for Personal Information?

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard a lot about the threat of identity theft. But were you aware of the startling statistics around its frequency? Approximately a third of all U.S. adults have experienced this devastating form of cybercrime. In 2019, there were 14.4 million victims. So, it’s natural to be concerned… 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 »

Avoid These Communication Mistakes at Work

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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 »

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 »

Cultural Fit vs. Skillset: You Can Have Both!

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In the world of recruiting, a candidate’s cultural fit and skillset are like two legs supporting your favorite desk or table. When one of them collapses, the whole thing is likely to come tumbling down. The great hiring debate rages on: which of these two qualities is more important? And the answer is a resounding,… 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 »

Transitioning from a Full-Time Job to a Contract Position? What You Need to Know

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As the workforce becomes more flexible, employees are realizing the benefits associated with contract work. The result is more employees are leaving their full-time job to pursue this potentially more fulfilling and lucrative path in their field. If you’re considering making the jump yourself, here’s what you’ll need to know.    Find a vendor you… Read more »

7 Helpful Tips for Turning Your Contract Job Into a Permanent Position

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So you landed a contract role with your dream company, you love it just as much as you thought you would and now you want to transition to a full-time employee? Check out these 7 helpful tips to help transform your contract job into a permanent position. 1. Keep your focus As a general rule,… Read more »