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10 Job Interview Questions to Ask Candidates

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Oct 17, 2019 10:38:07 AM

“What is your greatest weakness” or “Tell me about yourself” are common interview questions that are constantly asked but don’t necessarily uncover much about a candidate. As an employer, it is your job to attract candidates and also identify top talent among those applicants. When interviewing for your organization, it’s important you ask questions that not only reveal the type of employee they are (skills, experience, hard-worker, etc.), but also, to assess how they will fit in with the company culture, their conversation skills, and their ability to perform under pressure.

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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.

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How to Target Passive Job Seekers

Posted by Madison Norman on Apr 2, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Passive job seekers are those who are not actively looking for a job but may be interested in a new opportunity if it were to present itself. As a result of the lack of qualified candidates for open positions, employers have started to target passive job seekers in order to fill critical jobs. A report from Indeed stated, 70% of workers are not actively looking for a new job but would be willing to discuss the possibility if an opportunity emerged. Although the number of passive job seekers is astonishingly high, typically organization’s hire from the active candidate pool, as the recruitment process is geared towards those actively seeking employment.

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The Top 5 Reasons to Work with a Recruiter (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Feb 26, 2019 9:15:00 AM

Working with a committed recruiter allows you to advance your job search, as you will have someone to advocate on your behalf from start to finish. Whether you are just starting your job search or are currently employed, it’s beneficial to get in contact with a recruiter so that you are aware of future employment opportunities.

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How to Personalize Your LinkedIn Invitations (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Jan 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Whether you are a job seeker, recruiter or currently employed, it has become increasingly important and beneficial to build your social network. Taking the extra time to personalize your opening message on LinkedIn can make all the difference when standing out and creating solid connections. Allowed only 300 characters, it is important to focus on your goal and the similarities between you and the person you are trying to connect with.

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How to Build an Authentic Relationship with a Recruiter (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Dec 6, 2018 10:12:11 AM

In today’s current economy, the role of recruiters has become extremely important for both employer and job seeker. Staffing professionals use their specialized techniques to search for top talent and help fill organization’s in-demand positions. On the other hand, recruiters provide candidates with potential job opportunities, expert industry advice and career tips.

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How to Build an Authentic Relationship with a Recruiter

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Oct 30, 2018 11:00:00 AM

In today’s tight job market with a historically low unemployment rate, recruiters now more than ever have been reaching out to an extended pool of candidates. Whether it’s via email, LinkedIn message or text messaging, recruiters are on the prowl for top talent to help fill the 7.1 million open jobs in the US. As a job seeker or someone who is interested in building their professional network, now is the time to capitalize on the chance to build and develop relationships with recruiters.

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September 2018 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 9, 2018 10:47:20 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with September’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for September and employment projections for the future. We’ve created a helpful infographic to provide you with a brief overview of the report’s top statistics and most important takeaways. We've also included an employment recap specific to Massachusetts for August. Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information.

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August 2018 Employment Recap (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Sep 11, 2018 10:45:00 AM

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its latest job report with August’s Employment numbers. This detailed report aggregates extensive information about the state of employment for August and employment projections for the future. We’ve created a helpful infographic to provide you with a brief overview of the report’s top statistics and most important takeaways. We've also included an employment recap specific to Massachusetts for July. Take some time to review the data and to keep abreast of the most up-to-date employment information.

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The Dos and Dont's for Your Professional Profile Picture

Posted by Carly Cohan on Jul 31, 2018 11:17:12 AM

Before a recruiter reads your LinkedIn headline, name, or location, the first thing they see is your profile picture. Your profile picture for your personal social media accounts should not be the same as your professional accounts. Hiring managers are not impressed by your vacation or the party you went to last weekend. Considering LinkedIn is a business-oriented social network, employers expect to see a sharp, polished photo of yourself. With that being said, below is a list of dos and don’ts to review before choosing your professional profile picture.

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