15 LinkedIn Tips to Help Your Job Search

LinkedIn Tips Job Search

LinkedIn is a social networking site designed specifically for the business community. A LinkedIn member’s profile page emphasizes skills, employment history and education. It has professional network news feeds and customizable modules. A good profile boosts your visibility, improves your web presence, strengthens your professional brand and allows you to interact with potential employers (share […]

OVERCOMING SELF-DOUBT DURING YOUR JOB SEARCH

Job Search

When a job search lasts for months (or longer) self-doubt can creep in. Rejection letters and unsuccessful interviews become overwhelming and often result in negative self-talk. This internal battle has a profound effect on your hunt for new employment, reducing the positions you pursue and limiting your opportunities. Self-doubt can communicate to potential employers, leaving […]

TEMP VS. PERMANENT JOBS & TEMP VS. PERMANENT EMPLOYEES

Temporary versus Permanent Employees

When you apply for jobs, you have the opportunity to choose between a temporary and a permanent role. Which is the best choice for you? When hiring employees for your business, what is the difference between hiring temporary or permanent employees? Which is right for your industry and your business? In this article, we look […]

WRITE A COVER LETTER THAT STANDS OUT!

Cover Letter

Many job seekers treat their cover letter as an afterthought to submitting their resume. Some don’t bother to write one at all! Your cover letter is your introduction to a prospective employer, an opportunity to make a good first impression, a way to show that you’d be a great hire, a means to showcase your […]

HOW TO GET A JOB THROUGH A STAFFING AGENCY

Using a Staffing Agency

Seeking employment can be stressful! A staffing agency reduces the hassle and difficulty of finding work, saves you time and offers opportunities you may not be able to find on your own. WHAT DO STAFFING AGENCIES DO? Staffing agencies (also known as employment agencies and/or recruitment companies) help job seekers to find permanent jobs, temporary […]

THE DREADED INTERVIEW QUESTION: “WHAT’S YOUR GREATEST WEAKNESS?”

What's Your Greatest Weakness

It’s a common exercise to prepare for a job interview by practicing interview questions with a friend or in front of the mirror. A well-worded and delivered answer can impress the hiring manager and increase your chances of getting the position. One of the most difficult questions to prepare for is “What is your greatest […]

TIPS ON PREPARING FOR JOB INTERVIEWS

Tips for Job Interviews

You’ve applied for a position, been contacted and set up a time for an interview. You feel excited! You may think the hard work is behind you. The truth is that there are more steps that you can take to increase your chances of getting the position. You need to convince the hiring manager that […]

HOW TO RECRUIT LEADERS

HOW TO RECRUIT LEADERS

Leaders are critically important for the growth of any business. However, the process of recruiting a new leader can be arduous, time-consuming, costly and stressful. True leaders aren’t always easy to identify. On top of this, top performers are usually bombarded with lucrative offers from competing companies. There are techniques that hiring managers can utilize […]

COMMON INTERVIEW MISTAKES

COMMON INTERVIEW MISTAKES

You made it past the resume selection process and got an appointment for an interview. This meeting will be your chance to make a first impression on what might be your future employer. You’ll want to appear confident and elaborate on your skills, experience and qualifications. It’s also important to avoid blunders that can decrease […]

WHY USE A STAFFING AGENCY?

WHY USE A STAFFING AGENCY?

The staffing and recruiting industry represents many sectors; information technology, engineering, administrative support, sales & business development, finance & accounting, human resources, professional/managerial services as well as healthcare and industrial services. Staffing agencies are engaged in permanent placement, temporary placement, executive search and co-employment staffing services. Some agencies also do training and upgrading as well […]