There are so many rules when it comes to resume writing. Tons of rules and no wrong answers. Of course, there are certain things you can (and should) do to make your resume more legible for job boards, and things you want to check. But for as fiercely as some people may preach the values of having a … [Read more...] about Ask a Recruiter: Are Two-Page Resumes a Dealbreaker?
Maybe you just graduated high school or college. Maybe you’re ready to branch out of retail and into the corporate. Maybe you’ve recently moved to a different city and need to find a job, fast. Maybe you’ve simply started to feel stuck in your current job and aren’t sure how to get out of your … [Read more...] about Looking To Land Your First Job? Here’s How Working With a Recruiter Will Help
If you’re job hunting, your resume is the first impression an employer, hiring manager, or recruiter has of you. This single sheet of paper must be carefully and thoughtfully constructed and be aesthetically appealing to the eye, because if it’s not, well, that could cost you the job. As a … [Read more...] about Ask A Recruiter: What Makes you Pass on an Applicant when Reviewing Resumes?
When you apply to a job, it’s not uncommon to see a posting where hundreds of applicants have applied—hundreds of applicants that need to be manually reviewed by a recruiter or hiring manager. It’s quite a daunting task. It’s no wonder why the average time spent reviewing a resume is 6 seconds. If … [Read more...] about How to WOW a Hiring Manager in 6 Seconds or Less
Many companies have made or are making changes to their work environment and what returning to the office might look like. While some companies are opting to keep their employees 100% remote, other businesses have and will remain in office as normal. But beyond these two options of work lies a … [Read more...] about The Pros and Cons of a Hybrid Work Model
Everyone experiences stress differently and has different triggers for it. Sometimes it’s a build-up of little things here and there. Sometimes the littlest stressor can cause the floodgates to open and overflow into your finances, professional productivity, physical health, family, and/or social … [Read more...] about Ask a Recruiter: Making the Most out of Your Mental Health Day
Generation Z: The generation responsible for bringing us an endless supply of Tik Tok dances, influencers, social media challenges, and being champions of long-forgotten fashion trends like mom jeans, flared leggings (yoga pants), and mullets. In many ways, Gen Z culture marks the beginning of a new … [Read more...] about Recruiting Gen Z Job Seekers: 10 Interview Questions to Ask and More
Being offered a new job is one of the greatest feelings in the world. Searching for that job, on the other hand...well, no one likes that. Aside from the anxiety of opening yourself up to potential rejection, there’s a lot of information to remember (company research, scrubbing your social, … [Read more...] about Knowing When to Say No: Building Your List of Job Dealbreakers
When we compare 2019 to where we are today, many of us have experienced a drastic change in our work wardrobe, and that’s largely thanks to the shift many businesses made to remote work. With uncertainty surrounding the future of working from home, many employees have lingering questions about the … [Read more...] about Has Business Casual Fallen Out Fashion? Why Your in-Office Dress Code Policy Deserves a Second Look
2020 has put the workforce through quite the ringer. Many companies have faced many changes that no one could have predicted. Although some changes have been positive, the new normal of working from home or working in an office/home hybrid role has made it more difficult for employers to spot the … [Read more...] about Three Red Flags of Low Remote Employee Morale and Their Solutions
The year 2020 was a year of many challenges. It abruptly created a new normal that everyone had to quickly adapt to. There is no question the year wore people down, physically, mentally, and emotionally. For as much as we want (and desperately need) to view the future through rose-colored glasses, … [Read more...] about The Power of the Pause
It’s no secret how nerve-racking interviews can be, but what if I told you there was a way to ace your next interview using the science of psychology? Well, there is and, it’s not even really that much of a secret! Even though the person sitting across from you in an interview room can seem … [Read more...] about Hack Your Next Interview with these 5 Easy Psychology Tricks
The last impression you make on someone is often the impression they will remember most vividly. In the context of the employment world, this means that when you and your employer go your separate ways, it is vital to keep yourself in good standing and avoid burning any unnecessary bridges. Even if … [Read more...] about Why It’s Important to Avoid Burning Bridges Within the Workplace
When you’re working remotely, sometimes the scenery of your home office doesn’t quite cut it. It can be tempting to take your home office on the road. After all, working from anywhere while working from home can be a great way to reclaim some work-life balance while keeping PTO to a … [Read more...] about Can You Work Away From Home While Working From Home? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions!
At this point, it’s safe to assume that the companies that were able to pivot to remote operations have done so and have adjusted to remote life. For those teams, modifying routines, creating a new personal workspace and workflow were just a few hurdles that they had to overcome. For the most part, … [Read more...] about 6 Strategies for Building Effective Communication Among Your Remote Team
It is likely that you or someone you know works from home. In the spirit of the season, you may be feeling like spreading joy and adding some (much needed) comfort to add to their workspace. Whether your friend or family member is the quirky colleague, techy teammate, or the peaceful professional … [Read more...] about 10 Great Gift Ideas for People Who Work Remotely -Including You!
During your job search, you come across a job that piques your interest. You reach out to the recruiter either through email or by applying to the job. You connect and schedule a time to talk further, but in between that initial outreach and your scheduled call, something happens. Circumstances … [Read more...] about Ask A Recruiter: What Your Silence Actually Says
Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) has been a part of the recruitment landscape for some time. Despite this, few business leaders fully understand the benefits this recruitment model can bring to their team. RPO staffing solutions are available in a wide range of options, and a strategic RPO from … [Read more...] about Understanding Recruitment Process Outsourcing