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Avoid Spooking Interviewers and Recruiters (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 24, 2019 10:30:00 AM

It’s October, the scariest month of the year. It’s also one of the busiest hiring seasons of the year. Simple mistakes during the application and interview process may lessen your chances of landing a job offer. Now is a good time to freshen up on what job seekers sometimes do that potentially “scare” away recruiters and hiring managers.
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Pros and Cons of Top Job Search Websites

Posted by Megan Jewell on Oct 22, 2019 10:27:54 AM

Thanks to the internet, job search websites have made it easy for job seekers to search and apply to their dream job. There’s an abundance of different job board sites to help you land an interview and job, but it can get a little overwhelming when determining which resource to use. We’ve created a helpful list of some of the top general job search websites (in no particular order) and their pros and cons to help simplify your search!

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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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Your 8-Step Plan to Beginning Your Job Search (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM

Beginning a job search is no easy task, but there are steps you can take to be prepared for the work ahead. We’ve listed eight steps you can take to be organized, equipped, and fully ready to take on a job search and find your next career opportunity!

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The Best Social Media Recruitment Strategies in 2019 (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The number of organizations that utilize social media for hiring purposes has continued to increase over recent years. As a result, proper online media strategies are essential to recruitment success. Recruiters have focused their efforts on sourcing and reaching out to candidates through social media platforms such as LinkedIn and Facebook.

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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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7 Free Productivity Apps That Will Improve Your Workday

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Jan 22, 2019 11:03:34 AM

There’s nothing worse than feeling disheveled and stressed in the office. It’s easy to get distracted, lose track of deadlines, or forget a task or project. Low levels of productivity affect not just you, but also the organization. On the bright side, technology has permitted us to improve our focus and productivity throughout the workday. With the right digital tools, you can get your work done faster, more organized, and stress-free. Below are seven free, cutting-edge apps that will help you track time, collaborate effortlessly, and create systematized to-do lists.

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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 Avoid Getting 'Ghosted' by Candidates (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 25, 2018 10:52:29 AM

With a booming job market, a greater number of employers have experienced the phenomenon of being ghosted by candidates. Instances of ghosting include, candidates agreeing to take an interview and then not show up, accepting a job position and not showing up on the first day, or even leaving a job without notice. To avoid this disturbance, watch our video below which highlights steps you can take to ensure that potential employees keep in contact and don’t negatively impact your organization! 

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