Every day we look at people’s resumes to see if they have the right job skills for positions we are trying to fill. Do they have Salesforce experience? What about a pharmaceutical background? Have they ever had any direct reports? With so much focus paid to a candidate’s work experience, where do their people skills […]
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How to Crush Your Closeup
Video interviews are becoming the norm in the job interview process. Not 100% sure how to do a great video interview? Have no fear. Our Recruiters have you covered with tips that will make your video interview worthy of an Oscar. So get your acceptance speech ready. Caitie’s Tips • Dress as if you are […]
Are References Still Valuable?
We have been wondering about references lately and how valuable they are in the interviewing process. Should Hiring Managers rely on them when deciding whether or not to hire someone? To get the answer, we went to the people on the front lines of the job interviewing process. Our Recruiters and Staffing Director. We asked […]
Get the 411 on How to Have a Great Phone Interview
Phone interviews can be stressful because it is hard to hold an informative conversation over the phone with someone you’ve never met and can’t make eye contact with. However, there are certain things you can do make you more confident on the phone. As our Recruiter Cathy Conlon explains simple things like walking around during […]
Picture Perfect: Making Your LinkedIn Profile Pic More You
Think your LinkedIn profile pic has to be buttoned up? Think again. Our Fulltime Recruiter Dan Metz says that your picture does not have to be so stiff anymore. Watch Dan’s video to learn why you should make your picture more reflective of you at Picture Perfect.
Getting to Know Candidates Before Placing Them In Jobs
Everyone wants to be listened to and understood. Especially if you are a candidate looking for a new job. As our Technical Recruiter Michael Reynolds explains it’s not about the placement, it’s about the person. Watch Michael’s video to hear why it’s so important to listen to candidates’ needs at Making Jobs Placements Personal.
Why “Thank You” Notes Can Make all the Difference
If you think “Thank You” notes aren’t important, think again. As our Technical Recruiter Caitie Winters explains, it is a simple gesture that can set you apart from other candidates. Watch Caitie’s video to learn why saying thank you counts at Why “Thank You” Notes Matter.
How to Enjoy Summer When You’re Stuck in the Office
The sun is shining, the weather is perfect for the beach and you’re stuck in the office. Even though you’re not floating in a pool, you can still enjoy the summer day while at work. Get Out Step away from your computer and step outside for a little bit of sunshine, make it an hourly […]
Interview Questions To Get Candidates Excited & Engaged
Interviews are a two-way street. You want to find the right candidate for the job. However, you also want to engage the candidate and get them excited about working for your company. Especially, if you think they are the perfect fit. One good way to engage a candidate is to ask them some thought-provoking, non-work […]
How to Attract Top Talent
The current job market is fiercely competitive. There are more jobs than people to fill them and exceptional candidates are being snatched up in an instant. Here are four useful strategies for how you can attract top talent for your business edging out the competition. Speed Up Your Hiring Process Speed is becoming an essential […]