What is your Professional Elevator Pitch? - Introducing yourself well sets the stage for a professional conversation. We often use this at the beginning of an interview. We recommend an elevator pitch to make the introduction simple and effective. A personal elevator pitch is a quick summary of yourself. It’s named for the time it takes to ride an elevator from bottom... Read more »
Tips to get you ahead of other candidates - Today’s job market is ever changing, and it may seem hard to keep up with it. Here are some quick tips to connect the dots and keep you ahead of other candidates. Do your homework on the company. Has the company made recent news around the job your applying for? Bringing this up during the... Read more »
Is your LinkedIn Recruiter ready? - Your LinkedIn profile is the easiest way for someone of a hiring capacity to know that you are open to new opportunities. Without managing this platform correctly, you are doing yourself a huge injustice in the market place. Keywords: LinkedIn like most sites is a search engine. This means that recruiters or hiring managers will... Read more »
Marketing your resume in 2019 - Resumes have been used for years and are an expected part of the job search process. You’ll almost always be asked for one.  In the job market of 2019 there are so many ways to get your resume exposure. Research shows that about 80% of jobs are eventually filled through networking!  With the endless possibilities... Read more »
Properly Preparing for your Phone Interview - So, you’ve made it through the hard part and now it’s time to speak with the hiring manager. It’s important to prepare for this properly so that you are positioning yourself in the best light. Some of these steps may seem rudimentary but understanding them and keeping it simple will put you a step up... Read more »
Let Recruiters Find You on LinkedIn - Looking for a new opportunity or interested in staying in the know is just a few clicks away. Recruiters search LinkedIn for available consultants all the time.  Below are some tips to assist you with letting Recruiters know you are looking and that you are open to be contacted for new opportunities. Make yourself available:... Read more »
Candidate/Recruiter Relationship - Take a minute to consider the key ingredients of a successful and happy relationship. What qualities do you look for in friends? Teammates? Significant others? It shouldn’t take long for you to come to the realization that there is a common formula to relationship building, no matter the setting. Whether you are a candidate looking... Read more »
Picking the Right Recruiter - Picking the Right Recruiter Let’s face it, there are a lot of bad recruiters out there. Because of this, candidates instinctively put up a wall every time they get a call from a recruiter. It’s difficult to blame any candidate for this, as you never know the intent of the recruiter that’s calling you. Aligning... Read more »
Building a Relationship With Your Recruiter - Building a relationship with your recruiter is one of the most important, and potentially lucrative things that you can do.  A respectable recruiter understands your skillset and will contact you when a job becomes available. A recruiter in which you have built a relationship with not only understands what you do, but also knows what... Read more »
Recruiter Tip of the Month - Recruiter Tip of the Month By: Alyssa Toth Does your resume highlight your skill sets pertinent to the opportunity you are applying for? We see resumes every day that contain too much irrelevant information. It is extremely important that you highlight your skill sets that are directly related to the job description for which you... Read more »