Meet the Headhunter: Riel LaPointe, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Riel LaPointe, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

July 29th, 2016

As far as agency recruiting goes, there are way too many “fly by night” shops that give our industry a terrible reputation. I have worked with countless recruiters over the years, many of which are phenomenal, and many others – not so much. Too many are focused on their commission instead of the human beings they are trying to help match up.

What a Recruiter is Really Thinking When Reading Your Resume (video)

What a Recruiter is Really Thinking When Reading Your Resume (video)

July 28th, 2016

Having trouble landing your dream job? It might be your resume. As recruiters we review a lot of resumes and part of our job is to provide candidates with resume coaching and feedback. So to help you prepare your resume for when the next great role comes your way, we’re sharing 5 things a recruiter is really thinking when reading your resume.

Networking Is Power for Finance Professionals

Networking Is Power for Finance Professionals

July 26th, 2016

Having a strong network is one of your greatest resources as a job seeker. The more people you know, the greater access you will have to potential opportunities – in theory. Combine that with knowledge, or your areas of financial expertise, and you put yourself in a great position to meet your career goals.

The Biggest Mistake You Are Making on Your Resume

The Biggest Mistake You Are Making on Your Resume

July 22nd, 2016

Many executives (and professionals in general) tend to make the same common mistake on their resume, a mistake that could cost them a call back or interview.

Headhunter-Approved Ways to Hire Top Talent Besides Job Postings

Headhunter-Approved Ways to Hire Top Talent Besides Job Postings

July 21st, 2016

Job postings are not your only option. Quite the contrary, actually. While they do generate a large number of applications, the quality of qualified leads and real candidates is up for debate.

Miss Your Old Company? 4 Tips to Return Home

Miss Your Old Company? 4 Tips to Return Home

July 19th, 2016

People make mistakes, jobs and companies aren’t what they seem, and there are many who wish they would have stayed in their previous position a little longer than they did.

Finance Industry Ranked the Best for Benefits

Finance Industry Ranked the Best for Benefits

July 15th, 2016

The finance industry is leading the way, providing the best benefits to employees – great news for accountants, finance managers, and others working in the finance industry.

Want to Keep Your Top Employees? Try the ‘Stay Interview’

Want to Keep Your Top Employees? Try the ‘Stay Interview’

July 14th, 2016

Strong companies have an innate ability to keep their top employees. They understand that one of the key success factors for any organization is not only to recruit and hire the best talent, but also have a process in place to retain them.

Chief Marketing Officer Is Happiest Six-Figure Job

Chief Marketing Officer Is Happiest Six-Figure Job

July 12th, 2016

Compensation is always at the top of the list of factors that influence a candidate to be interested in a job or career path. Who doesn’t want to have a good paying job, right? Job satisfaction and overall happiness are other important factors. No one wants to go to a job that they dread day after day.