Looking for a New Job Opportunity? How to Stand Out from the Crowd and Shine!

When job hunting, you want to pull out all the stops to impress top companies. Here’s how a personal website and LinkedIn profile can help you get noticed! In today’s work world, a strong personal brand is more important than ever. Creating a custom website and having a detailed LinkedIn profile page can give you… Read more »

How to Learn More About Company Culture During the Interview Process

As a candidate who wants to secure a new job, chances are you want to make sure the company is the right fit for you not only career-wise, but also personally. That means you’ll want to get as much information as you can about the company and its culture during the interview process. The importance… Read more »

Ghosting: Why You Should Never Do It After Accepting a Job Offer or Interview Invitation

Ghosting is a surprising new trend that has become much more prevalent during the recruitment process in recent years. More and more candidates are going through the interview process with an employer, giving every indication they’re interested in the company and then they’ve vanished without a trace. In fact, the 2019 MRINetwork Recruitment Trends Study revealed about… Read more »

5 Surprising Facts Regarding Hiring Trends

In today’s recruitment environment, both human resources and candidates have a wealth of tools to facilitate the hiring process. MRINetwork recently published its 2019 Recruitment Trends Study. Here are five surprising findings from the study: 1) 76% of candidates expect to apply and receive feedback via mobile devices. Only 30% of employers consider their application… Read more »

Why the Hiring Process for Candidates Takes Longer

Companies are pressed to fill a role quickly–yet hiring seems to keep taking longer. According to the 2019 MRINetwork Recruitment Trends Study, employers cited a lack of qualified talent as the “top” reason for hiring delays. Other key reasons leading to a lengthier hiring process include: 1) Candidates’ resumes are sitting in hiring managers’ inboxes.… Read more »

How to Keep From Getting Frustrated During the Job Application Process

The job application process is rarely easy. It can sometimes take weeks (if not months) to secure an initial job interview. The 2019 MRINetwork Recruitment Trends Study found 3 “top frustrations” for candidates during their job search. * 71% dislike uploading a resume and still being asked to manually enter information * 58% dislike submitting… Read more »

Working From Home – How Important Is It?

Recently, some large companies have curtailed the ability of their employees to work from home, now asking staff to work in corporate offices. These changes are focused on driving increased collaboration, creativity, mentoring and innovation, but may alienate top talent in the executive, managerial and professional labor market – a sector that has been candidate-driven… Read more »

How to Deal with Change at Work: Talk to Other Co-Workers in Your Company

No one loves change; especially when it is at their place of work. When your company is undergoing change, it’s essential to talk to your co-workers. There are ways to deal with change in your workplace by driving conversations that are impactful and lead to greater job satisfaction. The following strategies can make discussions productive:… Read more »

6 Ways a Contract Position Improves Your Work and Your Life!

More companies are using contract staffing solutions for their cost-savings and quick onboarding benefits—on the flip side, you can use these contract work opportunities as positive experiences. Here are some benefits of flexible work positions that can actually help move your career in an upward direction: 1) use short-term assignments to sharpen your current skills and… Read more »

Video Job Interview Tips for Job Seekers

In today’s job interview environment, more companies are using video technology to conduct more job interviews due to time and money savings. You may be asked to participate in a video interview for screening purposes, or to interview in front of a panel of decision makers. Whatever the situation when interviewing by video, there are… Read more »