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Everything you know about Millennials is wrong.

2019-06-22T10:20:06-04:00December 5th, 2014|Categories: Blogs|

Millennials would give up a good paycheck to work for a cause or company whose mission they believe in. Millennials care more about work-life balance than their parents do. Millennials are job-hoppers, always on the lookout for their next opportunity. Right? These are a few of the stereotypes managers have come to associate with the latest [...]

5 Unspoken Requirements For Every Job Seeker

2019-06-22T10:22:55-04:00November 24th, 2014|Categories: Blogs|

The hiring landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. If you want to make it to the top of the short-list and land a great job, you can’t succeed without the following critical assets: 1. A job Sad but true. More than ever, it’s hard to get a job if you don’t have a job. According [...]

3 Lessons Organizations Can Learn From Staffing Agencies

2019-06-22T10:26:09-04:00November 13th, 2014|Categories: Blogs|

On average, 118 people apply for any given job — and of those 118 candidates, only 23 actually get an interview. This conundrum begs the question: are employers building the best candidate pools? Staffing agencies and corporations face an identical challenge — attracting the right candidates to begin with. Enticing a precise type of person to fill one [...]

10 Basic Skills Every Employee Should Have

2019-06-22T10:27:31-04:00November 4th, 2014|Categories: Blogs|

We’ve talked before about the skills every leader should have. I thought it might be productive to share a list of skills every employee should have. Regardless of your job title, this is a list of skills that companies expect everyone to possess. Some might say this list is basic – and it is. Some people [...]

How can social media make or break an interview?

2019-06-22T10:32:18-04:00October 29th, 2014|Categories: Blogs|

Social media has infiltrated every aspect of our lives and revolutionized the way we communicate. We can reunite with childhood friends, send messages to celebrities and share ideas, photos, and videos to anyone, anywhere. So, it’s no surprise that recruiters and employers are turning to social media to find talent. Nine out of 10 employers plan on using social [...]

Step-By-Step Guide For Building Your Personal Brand

2019-06-22T10:33:46-04:00October 9th, 2014|Categories: Blogs|

The personal brand is an underestimated necessity for every professional. It helps you bring in great opportunities and reach your goals. While most people think about business branding, we should be smart and work on our own personal brand a much as we can. Since you are reading this article, there is a pretty good chance [...]

5 Ways In Which Talent Acquisition is Changing

2019-06-22T10:34:59-04:00September 25th, 2014|Categories: Blogs|

Hiring is changing to get in line with this century. It seems strange to be saying that most talent acquisition teams operate technology and methodology from the 20'th century, when we are 14 years in to the 21'st, but for many organisations processes are built on the premise that applicants for jobs are strangers, with no previous relationship with [...]

10 Reasons To Never Accept A Counteroffer

2019-06-22T10:36:09-04:00September 17th, 2014|Categories: Blogs|

Career changes are tough enough as it is, and anxieties about leaving a comfortable job, friends and location and having to reprove yourself again in an unknown opportunity can cloud the best logic. But just because the new position is a little scary doesn’t mean it’s not a positive move. Since counteroffers can create confusion and buyer’s remorse, you [...]