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Be a Recruitment Consultant – Many are Counting on You

January 17th, 2017|Blog|

As recruiters, numerous professionals rely on us every day including candidates, hiring managers, supervisors, and business partners. With all of these clients to juggle, as a recruiter it’s important not to lose sight of your end goal: to place great candidates into great positions. Here are some golden rules: Be helpful, be flexible, and [...]

T.E.A.M.

January 12th, 2017|Blog|

T.E.A.M.: Together Everyone Achieves More. It’s always true, even when everyone brings with them differing skill sets, personalities and levels of experience. The challenge? Bringing together a group of individuals to create a cohesive unit. When I began my career as a recruiter, each team within the office had already been working together for [...]

Job Interviews: What Is Your Biggest Weakness?

January 11th, 2017|Blog|

  Some interview questions are unavoidable and will pop up no matter what kind of position you’re interviewing for. In a meeting in which you’re trying to sell yourself and your skills, you may feel a bit nervous when asked the dreaded question, “What is your biggest weakness?” or “What skill do you feel [...]

Why Passive Candidates Are the Sale of the Season

December 29th, 2016|Blog|

‘Tis the season to go shopping for the best price and deals! My inbox has recently been flooded with all sorts of advertising from my favorites stores with their daily sales and best bargains. And with all of these stores each promising me the best deals, it reminds of the recruiting process  and more [...]

Be Your Hiring Manager’s Favorite Recruiter

December 16th, 2016|Blog|

I learned early on in my recruiting career that success was dependent on my ability to build meaningful relationships. The key is to be better at building these relationships than your competition.  It’s not always about the data and metrics, but about creating memorable connections - after all, the hiring managers and candidates we [...]

What Got You into Recruiting? What Makes You Stay?

December 14th, 2016|Blog|

When looking for a career path, it’s not often that you hear someone say “you know what, I want to be a recruiter when I grow up.” You’ll also notice the diverse backgrounds that recruiters have; it’s extremely rare that you find someone who has a major or a background of study relatable to [...]

Talent Acquisition Vs Recruiting

December 8th, 2016|Blog|

Is it just semantics, or is Talent Acquisition actually different than Recruiting? Just by looking at the title, you should be able to decipher that they are very different beasts. By definition, recruiting is enrolling or enlisting someone into an organization. Acquisition, on the other hand, is the act of acquiring, such as learning [...]

Recruiter Confessions: I like some interviews better than others

October 13th, 2016|Blog|

Throughout my experience as a recruiter, I can say one of the best feelings is finishing up an interview with an impressive candidate who just totally nailed it. There is no denying I’m completely immersed in applications, resumes, and interviews on a daily basis, so there are key factors that stand out to me. [...]

Amping Up Your Candidate Knowledge

September 1st, 2016|Blog|

Whether a candidate is in a stable position and passively keeping an eye out for their dream job, or are out of work and just seeking steady employment, it is our duty as Talent Advisors to take the time to get to know our candidates. Interviewing is just one of the many tools available, but [...]

Social Media, Can It Be Used Professionally?

August 25th, 2016|Blog|

For a few years now, LinkedIn has been the go to site for networking with other professionals. However, less and less professionals now use it regularly, and the ones who do have a lot of complaints about it. The concept is great, but so far the execution hasn’t been entirely successful. Can there be [...]