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 »

New Model of Hiring: To Attract Top Talent, You Need to Create an Attractive Opportunity

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The best candidates on the market don’t just want a new job. They want a better job.   And with the right hiring strategy, you can attract not only those who are actively looking, but also the superstars known as passive job seekers – those who aren’t really even candidates, at least not yet, but could be convinced to start… Read more »

Where is Recruiting Headed in a Post-Pandemic World?

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What a strange, strange time it’s been … and still is, as businesses around the world crawl out from under the dark, 18-month-long cloud that has been COVID-19 and its subsequent recovery period. There’s no playbook for how to bounce back, including what to expect when you’re a recruiter circa mid to late 2021.  What… Read more »

Virtual Onboarding Might Be Here to Stay: 4 Ways You Can Get it Right

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COVID-19 forced employers to change a lot of things – including their methods for onboarding new hires. And, also like so much that shifted as a result of the pandemic, the end result may be a new normal, where businesses never go back to “the way it was before.”  According to one study, two-thirds of HR leaders plan… Read more »

The Problem with Resume Screening – and How You Can Fix It

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Resume screening has long been at the core of candidate recruiting. And why not? The goal is to narrow down huge piles of resumes to help hiring managers shortlist the cream of the crop before moving onto interviews. But … resume screening only works if the process itself is not fundamentally flawed. Get it right,… Read more »

Where Gen Z Wants to Work, What They Expect, and How That Impacts Recruiting

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When it comes to the career preferences of Generation Z job seekers, the jury is still out as this newest demographic emerges as a force to be reckoned with in the global workforce.   Stability? Yes, please. Flexible work hours? Probably …?  Born between 1997 and 2012, many Gen Z’ers experienced the economic crash that began in 2008… Read more »

Streamlining Success: 4 Simple Tips to Make Your Company’s Operations Smoother

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Streamlining is the process of simplifying or eliminating unnecessary tasks to improve efficiency. It requires the acceptance, understanding, and use of modernizing techniques, tools, and technology. The benefits of streamlining include better cost control, higher productivity, better communication and time management, reduced risk, enhanced customer service, and more. To successfully streamline, you need to assess… 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 »

Why Search Wizards? 3 Reasons You Should Work With Us

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What makes Search Wizards the right choice for you if you’re a job hunter – or an employer in need of top candidates – in the talent acquisition field? The answer is simple, but it makes all the difference in the world regarding your success: Talent acquisition is all Search Wizard does. The company’s sole… Read more »

6 Ways to Prepare for a Recruitment Market Bounce Back

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The dark cloud of COVID-19 is finally lightening, and the recruitment market is on the rise again. It’s likely to be a big swing, from an economy where talent was scarce to one with potentially high unemployment and much more of a remote work environment. As you ramp up for the new face of recruitment… Read more »