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March 4

Although a resume is a way of conveying your qualifications, it’s also a way of showing your personality. The world of resume has changed in the recent years. In the past, a common resume technique was to keep it at a specified length or to exclude certain types of information. Nowadays, however, many of these so-called “rules” no longer apply. Here are some other myths that have recently been debunked:   1 Page Max While maintaining brevity is important, self-editing yourself is not worth it. Back when resumes were handled in hard-copy form, employers and recruiters admonished job seekers to keep their... Read More

February 25

Have you ever heard of the expression “Fear Of Success”? Could you be undermining yourself and your career goals simply by not living up to your full potential? If this is a problem for you, one of the first warning signs you may become aware of is that you begin to feel unfulfilled or unsatisfied in your job role, and might feel pessimistic about your future. Here’s how to unlock your true potential and achieve your career goals in 4 strategic steps and how to know when you’ve reached your goal of living up to your true professional self.  ... Read More

February 21

When it comes time to find well-qualified employees for open positions in your company, you have a lot of competition for their attention. And you also have to persuade them that they do, in fact, want to find a job: Sixty-two percent of currently employed people aren’t even looking. In today’s attention-grabbing world, your first reaction might be to think a shorter job description works better, but it doesn’t. In fact, longer gets more exposure, as does accuracies in description and simple language that helps people quickly understand what the job is, what your company is, and what your values... Read More

February 18

The biggest obstacle to employee engagement and successful business may be work/life balance, according to the Happiness Index 2016. The year-long study looked at many factors that go into happiness and employee engagement. The 5 factors they found to be most influential were: Roles and responsibilities Management Team’s work/colleagues Workplace/environment Work/life balance While big steps have been taken recently to improve the office environment and to improve employee happiness, there’s a lot of things that can be improved upon.   Active Listening It’s rare to have an employee open up to a boss, but they do, you need to listen. These... Read More

February 8

A major part of your life is going to be spent learning about yourself. While you can get caught up in the ride a lot of the time, taking some time to do a self-evaluaton every few months is important. Understanding and knowing yourself is one of the most important skill’s you can possess. Whether you’re learning from success or failure, continuing to move forward and learn more about yourself is key. Once you fully understand your goals, fears, and ambitions fully, you’ll become much more confident and self-assured. Here are some of the best ways to start your process... Read More

January 29

Maintaining happy, engaged employees is the key to running a successful business. Although lost in many workplaces, creating and maintaining engaged employees is oftean a matter of taking a few simple steps. While feeling underpaid can be an issue for some employees, feeling underappreciated and ignored is the larger culprit as to why many employees become dis-engaged in their workplace. As a manager, it’s important to keep in-mind that it’s part of your role to keep your employees happy, satisfied and interested in their current roles. Whether it takes more encouragement, more appreciation or even more help, there are 9 key... Read More

January 24

This survey is a font of knowledge for anyone in the business of hiring.   It’s full of interesting tidbits about how today’s jobseekers are using social, and how recruiters are responding.   Jobvite’s survey is free, but you must give them your info in order to access it… and it’s really long!   If you don’t have all day, then check out: How Recruiters Are Using Social Media in 2014   This article is a summery of Jobvite’s survey, highlighting the most salient of its findings for you, so that you can save a little time and effort.  ... Read More

January 11

The world of recruiting in 2017 is extremely complicated. With so many outlets for ads, engagement and contact, companies have to be extremely weary of the spots where they advertise their specific positions. With more and more companies and recruitment agencies moving towards mobile, it’s important you have a strong understanding of the scope of your recruitment efforts. Rather than keeping your focus on recruiting software that is automated and integrated, employers are poised to put more effort into the work environment and employee engagement. The focus of organizations on predictive, recruitment software’s has truly changed the recruitment game in so many... Read More

December 26

What: ————————————- Facebook. The New Face of Recruiting. Recruiting has changed… but trust us, it’s for the better. Facebook is the number one choice in today’s market for good reason. 80% of all internet users prefer to connect with brands over Facebook than any other social platform [[http://istrategylabs.com/2012/12/infographic-huffpos-100-fascinating-social-media-statistics-2012/]] 584 million daily active users [[http://www.recruitingblogs.com/profiles/blogs/40-amazing-social-media-statistics-every-recruiter-should-know]] More job seekers are looking for work on Facebook than LinkedIn http://mashable.com/2012/10/09/jobs-facebook-linkedin-twitter/ 43% of recruiters who use social recruiting saw an increase in candidate quality73% have successfully hired a candidate through social31% of recruiters using social have seen a sustained increase in employee referrals[[http://www.careergravity.com/social-recruiting-continues-to-grow-infographic/]] 52% of... Read More

December 19

Entering the workforce can be daunting, but keeping everything is one of the major keys to success. There’s a lot more to becoming an efficient and appreciated part of your new company then just being a hard-worker. Unless you’re a surgeon or first-responder, you’re not saving lives at your job, so first of all calm down. Taking this attitude will go a long away to creating success for yourself. Just try relieving some of the self-imposed pressure from your work and see how things turn around. Below are some other great ways to make a lasting impact in your new... Read More