Times have changed. Job applicants face an interesting challenge: creating a digital resume that is readable not only by humans, but by the machines that process it. Applicant tracking systems are being used more often by employers. With hundreds of resumes being submitted per job opening, this system allows resumes to be kept organized and limited to […] Read Article “10 Applicant Tracking System Resume Tips”
We coach our candidates extensively before interviews with our clients. We stress the importance of doing the proper research on the position, preparing for unusual interview questions as well as other key job interview tips that can make or break an interview. However, recently, I’ve seen an increase in mistakes made by candidates. These mistakes are […] Read Article “10 Common Sense Interview Tips”
What is Contract to Hire It’s not uncommon for candidates to be skeptical of the contract to hire situation, many candidates may even be wondering what exactly a contract to hire position even is. In short, a “contract to hire” or “temp to hire” position is one in which a candidate is initially hired temporarily, […] Read Article “Contract to Hire: What it Means for Job Seekers and Employers”
Do you feel passionate about your work and committed to your company? 70% of Americans would be likely to respond “no” to this question. According to Gallup’s State of the American Workforce report: 18% are actively disengaged: dissatisfied, unmotivated workers with attitudes that can be contagious to coworkers 52% are disengaged: doing the bare minimum required to keep […] Read Article “Bring More Peace to Your Place (of Work).”
New Facebook posting options: Why should you use “Share & Track Clicks” and “Buffer”? Have you noticed the new Facebook posting options “Share and Track Clicks” and “Buffer” alongside your normal “Post” button? The new options allow you to post to Facebook using your HootSuite account or Buffer account directly from the Facebook native platform. Facebook […] Read Article “Understanding the New Facebook Posting Options”
Traveling abroad for work can be a bit intimidating; forcing you to step outside your normal comfort zone. In the first six months of 2013, I made six trips to Adecco Group headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland; passing through five different airports on my journey there. By the end of June, I had spent nine weeks […] Read Article “Traveling Abroad for Work: 10 Things No One Tells You”
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If you are looking to make a complete career change, applying for jobs online and waiting for a response is rarely going to work. Why? In most cases, when a recruiter is evaluating an applicant for a position, they are comparing their prior education and work experience to the requirements of a job requisition. If […] Read Article “Why You’re Getting Nowhere In Your Attempt to Change Careers – and 5 Tips to Make Progress”