Jennifer Kuchy

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Why A Change of Scenery Boosts Remote Work Productivity and Your Mental Health

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Sep 30, 2021 11:02:29 AM

As we’re inching toward the end of 2021 and reflect on all that has changed in the last 17 months, for better or for worse, working from home is the new normal. While many may be slowly returning to office life, some are not. Hybrid work models and remote work seem as if they’re here to stay, pandemic or not. Being at home for some people can prove challenging if you tend to thrive in a more structured, social environment, and for others, they’re perfectly happy and productive in a work-from-home scenario.


How to Secure a Job During a Pandemic

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Jul 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Are you asking yourself, is it possible to find a new job or career in 2020? Don’t assume the answer is NO…the answer is most definitely YES! While many industries have and will continue to be hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, others are hiring. And if you’re having trouble finding a job, this economic slowdown is a great time to lay down the groundwork so when this passes (which it will), you have opened doors by networking and building relationships.


How to Reply to Recruiter Messages on LinkedIn

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Oct 3, 2019 10:49:37 AM

It’s no secret that LinkedIn is THE world’s largest and leading professional networking and job posting website utilized today. Not only is it beneficial for candidates who are searching for jobs, but also for recruiters to seek out potential talent and make professional connections. Often times, individuals overlook these messages thinking they are automated spam to your inbox. It’s important to remember, there is a human on the other side of these messages, so take the time to reply with a well-drafted response.


The Cost and Effect of a Bad Hire

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Nov 1, 2018 11:01:00 AM

Unfortunately, there is no red flag to be waved in front of a Hiring Manager when a bad candidate walks into an interview. With each new hire comes the risk of an employee that could waste your time, efforts, and most importantly your money. The average cost of a bad hire is two to three times the person’s salary. Poor hiring decisions are going to cost you a lot of money. Although this may seem like an exaggeration, if you factor in the costs of recruiting, prescreening, interviewing, onboarding, lost productivity, and training, it adds up quickly.


Graduating Soon? Here’s How to Prepare For Your Career After College

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Apr 19, 2017 10:28:27 AM

Congratulations! As graduation is near, you’re approaching the finishing line and it’s time to launch your career. If you thought finals were stressful; searching for your first job will be just as demanding a task. It’s never too early to start planning for your future and by starting early, you will help eliminate the pressure that comes with looking for your first “real job”. The following ways will give you a jump start on your competition and make you more prepared for your career after college.


How to Initiate and Stay Organized During Your Job Search

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Sep 14, 2016 10:52:49 AM

Have you put your job search off long enough? Do you feel like it may be too much work to initiate the process? Are you not sure where or even how to start? Well, guess is one of the best times of the year to find a new job. Labor Day weekend has come and gone, summer vacations are over, fall is in the air, and the holidays will be here before we know it. When searching for a new job, keeping yourself organized is absolutely critical and will assist you in a number of ways. Learn how you can start to get more organized today so you can have a successful job search.


Referrals: Before You “Get” You Must “Give”!

Posted by Jennifer Kuchy on Jan 7, 2014 2:11:00 PM

How important are candidate referrals?  The answer is simple, very important.  Referrals are the core to any successful business and on average turn into a significant amount of hires within an organization.  This begs the question..."Is your organization growing its referral base?"  If the answer is no, it’s time to start.  With over two decades in recruitment, a few best practices, that are quite simply the secret to building an ever increasing referral base, have become a part of my everyday life.


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