En Route: A Career Blog

Category: Recruiter Tips

Asking Friends for Job Search Help

AUTHOR: Shawn P.
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POSTED: February 19, 2015 at 4:58 pm

Asking friends and former colleagues for assistance with your job search is without a doubt an awkward thing for many job seekers, but it’s worth the time and effort.. What’s important to know For generations, Americans found available career opportunities in the local newspaper’s help wanted section. However, classifieds and other traditional sources of job... » Read Full Article

Hiring Trends for the New Year

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 9, 2014 at 9:56 am

With the end of the year fast approaching, you might be wondering what hiring trends we can expect in 2015. I met with some local recruiters to find out what they think will be the top five trends to get hired next year. Referrals: In 2014, this remained the top way recruiters found qualified candidates.... » Read Full Article

4 Salary Negotiation Tips for the New Grad

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: May 6, 2014 at 1:50 pm

You’re weeks or even days from graduating college- and that means you’re excited about making the “big bucks.” Too many times college grads will take the first offer, since it’s a lot more than your part-time gig pays. Don’t fall victim to a lower salary, and know your value—here are some tips to get the... » Read Full Article

How To: Get the Most Out of Working with Headhunters

RESUME WRITER: Shawn P.
CATEGORY: Recruiter Tips
POSTED: May 1, 2014 at 8:59 am

In today’s challenging job market many job seekers wonder about the effectiveness of working with third party recruiters, or headhunters. If you have a focused job search and are working with a headhunter who concentrates in your field they can often offer the advantage you need. Utilizing a headhunter can be extremely effective for candidates in... » Read Full Article

Graduation is Here. What’s Next?

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: April 22, 2014 at 10:06 am

It’s almost May, which means graduation. With the changes in the job market, how does a new graduate approach their search? Keep reading for some tips for a new grad in the job market. Plus, some advice for Millennials, who might not know what they want to do—and that’s ok. The Opportunity Often times a... » Read Full Article

The Top Five Things That Recruiters Want You to Know

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: December 3, 2013 at 3:25 pm

Ever wonder what the recruiters are thinking? Well being a recruiter with many years of experience, I can tell you some of the top things we want job seekers to know and at times would love to tell many of the applicants. Voice Messages need to stay professional As a recruiter the number one pet... » Read Full Article

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