5 Unique Recruiting Tactics to Discover Skilled Employees

Finding skilled employees can be challenging. No matter how much time and money you invest, you don’t always know which sourcing methods are best or which hires will remain the longest. For these reasons, you need to get creative with your recruiting methods to find the talent you need. Here are five unique recruiting tactics… Read More »

Your Career Checklist: Comparing a Bad Job vs. a Bad Day

Like everyone else, you have bad days at work. You may have a conflict with a coworker, forget to bring your lunch, or have to work late and miss an important event. However, when you repeatedly have bad days that turn into weeks or months, there may be a bigger problem. Here are some tips… Read More »

How Demonstrating Employee Appreciation Can Lead to More Applicants

Making your job candidates feel appreciated is the right thing to do. They view your company in a more positive light. Even if candidates don’t get the job they wanted, their experience will make them more likely to apply for another job down the road. Candidates may write positive company reviews or encourage their peers… Read More »

Does Your Resume Do Your Professional Skills Justice?

Your resume needs a concise skills section so a hiring manager can determine the value you may create for an employer. With the limited time they have to see whether you might be a good fit for a position, you need to clearly show why you’re most qualified and should be called in for an… Read More »

Offboarding May Be Just as Important as Onboarding When It Comes to Employee Retention

Turnover is expensive. The time and money spent sourcing, screening, interviewing, hiring and training a new staff member quickly add up. One way to reduce these costs is by offboarding. Determining the reasons employees leave and making changes to remedy the issues shows you value their contributions and want them to stay. As a result,… Read More »

4 Spooky Myths About Working with a Recruiter

Working with a recruiter may be beneficial to your job search. They offer a vast network with unadvertised roles that result in less competition for interviews and increased odds of receiving an offer. Because many people have misconceptions about what recruiters do and whom they advocate for, we want to clear up the following four… Read More »

If My Candidate Is Underqualified, Should I Recruit Beyond Their Resume?

A resume is what a candidate uses to express interest in a job opening. However, it doesn’t tell the whole story about who they are. Besides the fact that job seekers may not have all the requirements you’d like for a position, you cannot tell from a resume whether the person will fit with company… Read More »

Am I Considered a Job Jumper?

Like many employees, you may frequently change jobs for a variety of reasons. However, many employers still view job jumping as an obstacle to hiring. Because they want longevity and a greater return on investment, many hiring managers would rather bring aboard candidates who remain in positions for at least two years. To combat this… Read More »

3 of the Best Ways to Utilize FREE Social Media Recruiting Tools

Social media recruiting provides a variety of benefits. You can reach passive candidates, see talent and passion firsthand and gain candidate information without a resume. You also can find a great culture fit, filter out bad candidates and save money on advertising. Even better, many social media recruiting tools are free to use. Here are… Read More »

3 Building Blocks to a Solid Manufacturing Career

The workforces at many manufacturing facilities are aging. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that approximately 10,000 baby boomers are retiring each day. This creates an abundance of openings in senior roles waiting to be filled by younger workers. If you want to be one of those employees moving up the corporate ladder,… Read More »