Job Advice for the New Grad

If you’re a recent college graduate, you don’t need anyone telling you it’s a tough job market out there. Positions are limited, many companies aren’t hiring as much as they used, others are being far more selective than they were in the past. That’s the bad news. The good news is, there’s plenty you can do to… Read More »

Your Social Media Presence Can Attract The Ideal Candidate

As social media continues its path toward world domination, it’s becoming a leading recruitment tool for forward-thinking companies. How do candidates leverage social media sites in their job-seeking efforts?  How can you make your business more appealing to them? Let’s start with the basics: Create an employer page on social media sites such as Facebook and LinkedIn. (There are many… Read More »

5 Steps to Keep Your Job Hunt Moving Forward

Even in a job market that’s notoriously difficult to crack, experts say many candidates sabotage their search by making common job-hunting mistakes.  Are you guilty of any of these? Passive, not active. It’s not enough to submit your resumes to a handful of online job postings and wait for a response. Sitting at home and… Read More »

Be on the Lookout for Anti-Social Job Candidates

Just about all recruiters can remember one time or another when they moved ahead with a job candidate even though something didn’t feel “quite right.” Sometimes the result was simply a poor fit for the company and the new hire was eventually terminated or simply left. In the worst cases, a bad or anti-social hire… Read More »

Job Postings – What They Say and What They Mean

Any experienced job-seeker knows them when she sees them: the common phrases and buzzwords found in virtually all job postings and descriptions. Not surprisingly, there’s a gap between what the job description says and what it really means. The language may look like English, but in reality it’s a strange brew of jargon and catch-phrases that may… Read More »

Time and Dollars Saved Using a Staffing Agency

Among the many benefits a staffing agency can bring to your candidate search is a significant savings in both time and money. This hiring option frees you to focus on what’s truly important—the successful operation of your business and a focus on the strategy needed to make it grow. Start with time saved. As any HR… Read More »