Are You Overlooking These 3 Important Traits in Your Candidates?

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There are numerous characteristics to look for as you evaluate job candidates. The specifics will depend on the job being filled and the hiring company, among other factors. But there are certainly transferable skills that are particularly important as you assess talent, especially in the HR arena. Here are three such critical traits. This is… 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 »

How to Support Your Remote Employees Juggling Work and Summer Break with Their Kids

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Life is returning to normal after the COVID-19 lockdown. But at the same time, it’s summer. So regardless of whether your employees’ children went back to school or not, there’s a good chance they’re home now. And on top of it all, it looks like the new standard will look pretty different – with more… 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 »

You Already Accepted an Offer: Is it Okay to Rescind for a Better One?

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What should you do if you accept a job offer – and then get a better one? At some point, it may have felt like there was no way this would ever happen – but it does. And even though it’s a good problem to have, it’s a problem nonetheless. Fortunately, there are strategies you… 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 »

Working with a Vendor – Like Search Wizards – Can Help You Break Into the Industry

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As you launch your career in the talent acquisition industry, one of your most helpful moves is working with a professional from a recruitment firm specializing in your field. Your career coach from that firm will become a trusted advisor, mentor, networking source, shoulder to cry on, and objective voice to listen as you plot… 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 »