Importance of Keeping In Touch with Your Recruiter After You’re Placed

You may lose contact with your recruiter after finding employment. After all, the recruiter found you a job and now you’re hired. There are, however, important reasons to maintain the relationship. You May Switch Jobs When you are newly employed, changing jobs is the last thing on your mind. But, things happen including better opportunities,… Read More »

A Recruiter’s Advice: How To Answer “Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?”

Job seekers be prepared. You are going to have to explain why you left your last position. But, don’t worry. Even in the worse-case scenarios, you can ace this question and the interview. Bad hires cost a company money, so employers always are on the lookout for red flags. Unfortunately, these include unemployment, employment gaps… Read More »

Advantages of Leveraging a Recruiting Partnership When Looking for Work

You are looking for a job. It is exciting and exhausting. There are so many options. Maybe you could use some help? Have you considered calling a recruiter? Although most people think they can find a job on their own, a partnership with a recruiter can provide numerous advantages in an employment search. How Can… Read More »

How to Turn Your Temp Job into Permanent Employment

Let’s say you just have been offered a temporary work assignment. It is a great company and a great opportunity. But, what are the chances you might be hired full-time? Depending on the organization, your odds may be quite good. Many companies use temp-to-hire options as extended job interviews. Sometimes, bosses even create new positions… Read More »

5 Ways You Can Use LinkedIn to Help with Your Job Search

LinkedIn is a professional social networking service for employees and businesses. Owned by the Microsoft Corporation, LinkedIn is the third most popular social media site after Facebook and Twitter (Lifewire, 2018). If you are job hunting, LinkedIn is an essential tool. In fact, many potential employers will expect you to have an online presence. Here… Read More »

When Is the Right Time to Bring up Your Salary Requirements in the Interview Process

It is exciting to get an offer of employment. But, hold on. Before you begin to celebrate, did you remember to negotiate your salary? Don’t forget, you are agreeing not only to take a job but also to accept a predefined wage. Is There a Right Time to Mention Money? There are some obvious answers… Read More »

Advantages of Using a Staffing Agency to Get Hired

Perhaps you have never considered looking for a job through a staffing service, but you should consider it.  Many people don’t realize there is no cost to them to get a job through a staffing agency and there are many advantages. The fact is, a staffing service can provide a distinct advantage in your employment… Read More »

How to Engage With Millennial Employees

The May 2013 edition of Time Magazine splashed the title Millennials: The Me Me Me Generation across its cover to address the stereotypes of a group often labeled as overindulged, narcissistic and “trophied.” But, like it or not baby boomers and Gen Xers, millennials are here to stay. As of 2015, millennials became the most… Read More »

How Social Media Will Help You Find Your Next Job

Fast food giant McDonald’s made headlines recently when it rolled out a plan to recruit millennial workers using Snapchat, Spotify and Hulu. According to senior director of HR for McDonald’s USA, Jez Langhorn, “We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to find job seekers.” (ERE Recruiting Intelligence, 2017) This is a far cry from… Read More »

Quick Tips for Getting Your Next Job

Job hunting can be daunting. It is like that dreaded term paper you must write in high school. It is going to take time and you don’t know where to start. Take a deep breath. People find jobs, and you will too. Here are some ideas to jump start the journey. Be Prepared The best… Read More »