How to Prepare for a Phone Interview

In the past, the majority of interviews were conducted entirely face to face. But now, phone interviews have become a common first step to filter applicants before moving to an in-person interview. According to Sanjeev Agrawal, founder of Collegefeed, “The global economy means more and more cross-border hiring, where an initial phone interview becomes even… Read More »

Employment Gaps? Prepare to Discuss Them During an Interview.

Even some of the brightest and most talented job candidates have at least one employment gap in their job history at some point for one reason or another. Unfortunately, this can be problematic and even a deal breaker if it comes up during an interview and you’re not equipped with a proper response. While there’s… Read More »

Should You Apply for a Job if You Lack Requirements?

Many times, job seekers will find themselves in a quandary where they see a job posting for a position they like, but they lack the necessary job requirements. In this type of scenario, they may wonder whether they should potentially invest their time as well as the time of the recruiter if it’s all for naught.… Read More »

Retain Your Top Performers

  While there are several factors that contribute to the success of a business, you could make the argument that employee retention is one of the biggest. That’s because without a solid foundation of knowledgeable, skilled and dedicated employees, it’s difficult to gain any real momentum, and core operations can become shaky. Let’s now discuss… Read More »

Keep Your Job Search Moving

Many people have been in a situation where they’ve been looking for a job for a while and not having any success. This can create feelings of disillusionment, despondency and hopelessness, and quickly turn even the most ardent optimist into a pessimist. If you’ve found yourself in these circumstances, here are some strategies to stay motivated… Read More »

Building a Talent Pipeline

Of all components that contribute to a business’s success, perhaps the most important is the talent level of its employees. That’s because without a strong foundation of knowledgeable and dedicated employees, it’s difficult to gain any real momentum and thrive long term. One way that today’s companies get ahead and find top talent is by… Read More »

The Importance of a Complete LinkedIn Profile for Job Seekers

As the world becomes more and more tech oriented, job seekers and recruiters are turning to online resources like LinkedIn. In fact, Search Engine Journal reports “94 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet candidates – and not only is LinkedIn use increasing with millennials, it’s also become the go-to service for professionals of all… Read More »

What is Top Talent Looking for in Their Job Search?

While there are numerous factors that determine how successful a company becomes, the talent level of employees is arguably one of the most important. Accordingly, effective recruiting and having the means of attracting top talent are essential if you expect to build a solid foundation and thrive long term. Below are some key items that… Read More »

Writing an Administrative Resume that Stands Out

When selling yourself to recruiters and making a case that they should hire you for an administrative position, one of your most important tools is a resume. Not only should it encompass all of your skills and expertise, it should stand out in a way that gains more attention than the other run-of-the-mill resumes. Let’s… Read More »

What Staffing Solutions Are Right For You?

One of the most basic, yet essential aspects of running a business is having adequate staffing and a team of dedicated professionals who keep operations going smoothly. But how do you ensure that you’ve always got enough manpower year-round and are equipped to handle seasonal spikes? Many businesses are turning to temporary and temporary-to-hire staffing… Read More »