Candidate Keywords: How to Stand Out in an ATS world

By |2020-04-07T16:45:07+00:00April 7th, 2020|Blog, Candidate, Candidate Tips|

What is ATS you ask?  It stands for Automated Tracking System and it has changed the landscape of hiring and job searches forever.  ATS can scan an entire database of candidates and present the employer with the best matched applicants to focus their attention on based solely on keyword search.  So, you can spend [...]

The Danger of a Bad Candidate Experience

By |2020-03-26T14:16:01+00:00March 26th, 2020|Blog, Client, Client Tips|

With employment at the highest it has been in years, no longer are candidates running to fill positions they would have potentially taken in the past.  While it is our job to fill the open position with the best candidate, candidates are also looking into multiple positions and assessing to pick the best employer [...]

What to do in Your Down Time – Be Ready when things get back to “Business as Usual”

By |2020-03-26T14:16:10+00:00March 25th, 2020|Blog, Candidate, Candidate Tips|

Be Ready when things get back to “Business as Usual” The Coronavirus has changed the job market overnight and has seriously impacted not only the economy but job security as well.  The good new is this there are certain sectors that will recover quickly and among the top is healthcare and healthcare workers.  During [...]

Social Media’s Impact on Hiring

By |2019-09-24T20:01:19+00:00September 24th, 2019|Client, Client Tips|

In modern-day society, social media is playing a larger role in the average hiring process. At every minute of the day, we have the screens at our fingertips. Distractions galore! Or are they? According to a recent survey conducted by Society of Human Resources (SHRM) last year, 84% of organizations are currently recruiting on [...]

Motivating Employees Constructively

By |2019-09-19T20:08:34+00:00September 19th, 2019|Client, Client Tips|

Constructive criticism — tactful, thoughtful feedback that balances negative and positive comments — is a vital tool for motivating your team members to keep raising the bar on their performance. Millennial and Gen Z employees, in particular, crave such feedback from managers on a regular basis to help them make meaningful progress toward their [...]

State of the Hiring Market

By |2019-08-01T20:46:06+00:00August 1st, 2019|Candidate, Candidate Tips, Client, Client Tips|

There are a lot of unfilled jobs out there. As of the end of 2018 there were 7.3 million of them, to be precise (BLS). Organizations across the nation are looking to expand and hire, but they are facing one major challenge: finding qualified talent. With an influx of jobs in the market and [...]

Best Available or Best-in-Class?

By |2019-08-01T20:18:41+00:00August 1st, 2019|Candidate, Candidate Tips, Client, Client Tips|

Are you hiring the best available or the best-in-class? In recruiting you essentially have a 75% of hiring the “best-candidate-available” not the “best-in-class candidate.” Let me explain. Essentially your internal recruiting process pulls from 3 different pools of candidates. However, if you are one of the more progressive companies that know the importance of recruiting passive [...]

Create a Great Employee Value Proposition

By |2019-08-01T19:26:05+00:00August 1st, 2019|Candidate, Candidate Tips, Client, Client Tips|

An employee value proposition (EVP) is the unique set of benefits which an employee receives in return for the skills, capabilities and experience they bring to a company. An EVP is about defining the essence of your company - how it is unique and what it stands for. It encompasses the central reasons that [...]

Common Illegal Interview Questions you May be Asking

By |2019-08-01T18:05:37+00:00August 1st, 2019|Candidate, Candidate Tips, Client, Client Tips|

If you're used to asking "What was your last salary?" during job interviews, you might want to check your state and local laws. Many states and localities have made asking the salary question illegal. It’s the no-win question that nobody wants to be asked in a job interview—“how much were you making in your [...]

How to Stop Stress in 60 Seconds or Less

By |2019-08-01T19:15:59+00:00August 1st, 2019|Candidate, Candidate Tips, Client, Client Tips|

Five quick methods you can use to avoid becoming overwhelmed. Running a small business can require managing difficult situations every day. From funding issues to prickly customers, entrepreneurs have to solve probl