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The Importance of Maintaining Strong Relationships with Your Recruiter

July 20th, 2016|Blog|

They say timing is everything, and in recruiting, it is. Career situations can change pretty fast these days, with contracts that can end abruptly, downsizing, or changing family situations. For example, you may need to cut down a commute to be closer to your home for your loved ones. You try to remember that recruiter [...]

Are you ready for this summer? Tips on PTO planning

July 15th, 2016|Blog|

As we pass the opening weekend of beaches, pools and BBQ’s, it’s time to start planning for the summer.  In Talent Acquisition, we see a huge influx of PTO time requests for the summer months.  Parents want to take their kids on vacation, families want to come and visit; and the pull of the sun [...]

Summertime in the Office: How to Keep Your Blues at Bay

July 15th, 2016|Blog|

  The weather outside is gorgeous,  but you’re stuck in the office under the drab, fluorescent lighting, daydreaming of all the other places you would rather be.  To top it off,  your social media feeds are flooded with photos of summer time fun, and your teacher envy is at an all-time high. You may have [...]

Analytics within Recruiting: Not Just a Fad

July 7th, 2016|Blog|

It’s not news that analytics has been a growing field within the world of recruiting in recent years. It’s also not news that analytics have played a key role in the success of many companies, which include Google, Deloitte, McKinsey, Jet Blue, Best Buy, and Netflix, who have all used analytics to improve their hiring [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Being Effortless

July 6th, 2016|Blog|

  At People Science, one of the things we look for in our team members is the ability to be Client Focused.  I believe a part of being Client Focused is to make things effortless for the Client - whether it be a hiring manager, business leader, candidate, supervisor or teammate - the easier I [...]

Is it time to change the way you hire?

June 15th, 2016|Blog|

Are you frustrated with your candidate pool? Are you tired of hearing the same boring, rehearsed answers over and over again during interviews? Do you feel like you are looking for a candidate that just doesn’t exist? If so, your hiring practice needs a change. I often hear from hiring managers that they struggle to [...]

A Recruiter’s Resume Review – The 30-Second Challenge

June 2nd, 2016|Blog|

The job description of a recruiter is no secret. We dive into hundreds of resumes a day; either searching for, or reviewing, resumes that have been submitted for our available positions. What makes this physically possible is our elusive 30-second resume review. A good recruiter will spend no more than 30 seconds giving an initial [...]

What to do when you hear, “Oh, you’re a recruiter? Can you find me a job?”

June 2nd, 2016|Blog|

  It could be at a party, a wedding, or any other social gathering. If you’re like me and many other talent acquisition professionals I know, hearing these words can make you cringe. Instead of the first response that comes to you, which is usually something along the lines of, “Unless you are in Industry [...]

Interviewer Basics: Crafting a Style That Works for You

May 25th, 2016|Blog|

Interviewing techniques are vital to the success of recruiters who are looking to secure top talent and build lasting connections. Throughout my recruitment experience, I’ve crafted a style that is true to my personality and effective for our clients. But finding what worked best for me did not happen overnight; in fact, it took a [...]

In Recruiting, Communication Counts

May 19th, 2016|Blog|

I was recently asked to present a workshop to recruiters at my company, focusing on client communication and customer service. These topics are important in the recruiting world because it’s not only what you say but how you say it that can affect business. So, what is the main lesson for recruiters? From an individual [...]