Category: Recruiter Tips

Why leaving short-term employment off your resume is a bad idea

CATEGORY: Blog, Build a Better Resume, Recruiter Tips
POSTED: June 17, 2015 at 2:42 pm

When crafting your resume you may ask yourself if you should omit short-term employment. You didn’t work there very long, so it shouldn’t matter, right? Well, it does matter! Whatever the reason may be, it’s important to eliminate gaps on your resume, otherwise it may appear as if you have something to hide. Gaps in... » Read Full Article

Your Resume Template Does Matter!

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
POSTED: June 2, 2015 at 10:59 am

Choosing the right resume template is just as important as the content found within. While sifting through hundreds of resumes, when I come across an aesthetic mess… well, I won’t even bother digging in to see what the content really says. Catch their attention With so many applicants applying for a single position, you have... » Read Full Article

Asking Friends for Job Search Help

AUTHOR: Shawn P.
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.
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.
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

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

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