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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

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

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

November 17

An engaged workforce is key to creating a successful business. Through the engagement of your workforce, you’ll reap rewards through increased production, more inspired work and a much more jovial workplace environment. Engagement isn’t easy to develop. It must truly be cultivated by a leader who is truly motivated to create success and produce results. There are a number of ways in which leaders can do this, but the following three are the most important.   Inspire Genuine Connection Connecting with your employees is the best way to spark up production and a more positive office environment. Aiming to have... Read More

November 5

We’ve all heard how important portraying a professional presence online is, however what you don’t hear about is how many jobs are lost solely because of a unprofessional or weak social presence. Without any sense of exaggeration it can be said that social media is a necessity in today’s job world. It’s important you have profiles built-out to show off who you are, your achievements and job history. Being inactive on social media will, in many cases. jeopardize your chance at getting your dream job. Careerbuilder’s great infographic demonstrates just how many employers actively look at their employees or future... Read More

October 17

It seems like right now is a great to be looking for a job. Steady growth seems to be a trend that’s going to continue in many industries, and U.S. unemployment rates are down below 5%. Whether you’re currently unemployed looking for a job, employed looking at your options or just coming out of school, now’s the time to look at something new. The job categories that grew the most this year have been Community and Social Service, which grew 14.61% and Computer and Mathematics, which grew by 14.49%. These two grew by far the most, however next up with slightly... Read More

October 15

Finding the right person to take over a role at your company is challenging. It often costs thousands of dollars just to fill one low- to mid-level position, and even more for management positions. That’s why assuring that each hire you make is successful is of utmost importance in today’s business world. Studies have found that new hires are one of the biggest factor in creating animosity and discord in the office. On top of that, in a 2014 survey done by BambooHR, it was discovered that one-third of the 1,000 respondents said they had quit a job within the first... Read More

September 14

Brands have been using user generated content in their marketing campaigns for a long time. By getting users and customers involved in campaigns and the content that is being shared, brands are able to get their customers more engaged with their brands, establishing a stronger connection with these customers. Companies can also apply this to their workforce and employees. By sharing content that employees make themselves, companies can actively encourage workers to share their own experiences. By doing this, employees can contribute to recruiting efforts and help grow a bigger and better team of employees while making their voices heard. So,... Read More