Inside A Recruiting Firm

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Recently we had a candidate who accepted a position while in our office. As they opened the door to leave, they stopped, turned, and said, thank you for saving my life. Now, I’m not going to lie, I know we are not miracle workers, and this is not a post about how great we are…. Read more »

How to Answer the Interview Question “What Is Your Greatest Weakness?”

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Nobody wants to talk about their weaknesses at a job interview! It makes you vulnerable, and if you say the wrong thing, they might doubt your abilities! So when you’re asked about your weaknesses, it tends to be a very nerve-wracking experience. But there are great ways to handle the question, especially when you realize… Read more »

What To Do If You Have an Employee Who’s Stuck in a Rut

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Everyone runs into a performance lull now and again. It might be because of personal distractions, it might be weather-related, they might be bored, or they might be frustrated with something in your company procedures. And depending on your management style and their personality, they might not be comfortable discussing it with you. But if… Read more »

The Importance of Following Up with Candidates After Interviews

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Following up with your job candidates after a round of interviews is more than just common decency and politeness—it’s actually good for your brand. And though it might seem like it’s time-consuming, it only takes several minutes to shoot out a few emails or make some quick phone calls. Aside from giving the candidates a… Read more »

3 Tips for Getting Out of a Rut at Work

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Sometimes we just don’t have a great day at work and find ourselves more consumed by our Instagram feed or dreaming about our next vacation than our daily responsibilities. You’re unfocused, unmotivated, and not finishing any of the tasks you should. And a little bit of that is probably okay, but if you find yourself… Read more »

6 Ways to Succeed as a First-Time Manager

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Congratulations! You’re a manager now! It’s certainly very exciting, but probably also a bit nerve-wracking. More people can now see what you do, which means if you mess up, everyone knows—no pressure! But if you’re careful and prepared for the challenge ahead, then you’ll do just fine. Here’s how to succeed as a first-time manager…. Read more »

How to Hire Quality Candidates Quickly

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There’s nothing worse for your company than having a position open for too long. Certain tasks won’t get done, other employees will have to pick up the slack, and eventually your team’s morale will suffer. In this day and age, it’s not uncommon to have employees who up and leave at a moment’s notice, lured… Read more »

Tips for Attracting Passive Job Seekers

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Hiring is a tricky process. It takes time and focus, and the wrong hire can cost you time and money, not to mention a drop in morale. So, as you’re weeding through resumes and not falling in love with any applicants, remember there are really great candidates out there who haven’t even applied for your… Read more »

Great Resumes Do Make A Difference!

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More often than not, when people find out that I am in staffing and recruiting, one of the first questions they ask is about resumes.  What do recruiters do with a resume when they see it? Is there a specific format that is better than another? How can a candidate stand out among their competition? … Read more »

Tips for Impressing Your Boss on a Daily Basis

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There’s nothing wrong with working hard to impress your boss. It means you’re probably doing exactly what you need to be doing to fulfill your responsibilities and excel in your job, even pushing yourself to get ahead and take on new duties. It also helps you stand out when it comes time for performance reviews—your… Read more »