The Importance of a Good Resume

Some people don’t realize how important resumes are when it comes to the hiring process, but they actually have a huge role to play! Certain employers won’t even hire you without one. It’s very important to always keep an up to date resume on hand to have the best chance at landing the job. However,… Read More »

3 Things that Wow in an Interview

When you have scheduled an interview with a staffing agency or potential employer, you want to stand out and be remembered. A lot of times when two candidates have the same experience on their resumes it is the candidate that “wowed” the interviewer that usually takes the lead. This is crucial for your job search… Read More »

Remaining Professional When an Interview Doesn’t Go Your Way

Understanding It is imperative to understand motives while in the job interview. For both the candidate and the hiring manager it is important to understand there is stress involved. Stress could be from the  job search process, family issues, financial issues, or overall frustration of circumstances on either side of the table. Be understanding. When… Read More »

10 Tips for a Successful Interview: An Interviewer’s Perspective

We’ve all been there. The nerves, the constant stream of doubt funneling through our minds, the sweaty palms, wardrobe malfunctions, trying to decide on the right outfit. Rest assured that it does not always have to be this way. Here are a couple tips and tricks to a successful interview that I would like to… Read More »

The Four P’s of Professional Etiquette in the Workplace

I want to take a moment to talk about professional etiquette in the workplace. Whether you’re in a corporate office setting or an industrial manufacturing setting, it’s always important to consider your surroundings and practice the best etiquette. I’ve come up with four points that can lead the way in workplace etiquette. Personable:   It’s… Read More »

Questions in Your Interview

All the hard work and preparation has been put in, and now it’s your time to shine. It’s important for the candidate to understand that an interview is a two-way street. It is a lot like the dating process. You want to make sure the opportunity is a good fit for both parties, and that… Read More »

Positive Thoughts, Positive Results

The Power of Positivity The most powerful force in the human psyche is how we describe ourselves to ourselves in my opinion. I fully believe that the words that follow, “I am…” follow you throughout the day. For instance if you wake up and think, “I am awesome!” it sets the bar for you to… Read More »

How to Prepare for an Interview

I don’t know about you, but being interviewed is probably one of the most uncomfortable and stressful things for me to do. When I’m in an interview, I feel extremely anxious. I start to sweat, I turn red, and my lips will actually twitch. That’s not exactly how I want my potential employer to see… Read More »

The Power of First Impressions

When it comes to first impressions, I have always been told that they’re everything. You can’t redo a first impression, so they can make or break you in your personal life as well as your professional life. Why They’re Important First impressions are very important for a number of reasons. During your first impression, it… Read More »

What Your Recruiter Needs from You: Honesty

Honesty is always the best policy! As a recruiter, I want my candidates to know I am here for them. My main objective is to find a job you actually want to go to and succeed in. Barracuda has built a reputation of finding the perfect fit for all. In order to maintain that reputation,… Read More »