5 Go-to Unconventional Interview Questions Headhunters Ask

5 Go-to Unconventional Interview Questions Headhunters Ask

August 30th, 2016

A tech CEO contact of mine always puts his phone on the table during the start of an interview and sees if his candidate does the same. If they do he casually asks them about their phone and phone choice, to break the ice but also as an opportunity to understand how they make decisions as well as their approach to technology.

5 Things Candidates Should STOP Saying in Interviews (video)

5 Things Candidates Should STOP Saying in Interviews (video)

August 26th, 2016

Are you tired of getting to interview stage only to be turned down? There are some common answers to interview questions that tend to make recruiters and hiring managers cringe. We’ve narrowed down the top 5 things candidates should STOP saying if they want to differentiate themselves from the pack.

Meet the Headhunter: Priscilla Poirier, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

Meet the Headhunter: Priscilla Poirier, Financial Services & Insurance Recruiter

August 25th, 2016

Listen more, talk less. There are many times when I have witnessed this business becoming more about the recruiter and their needs and less about the candidate and what’s best for them. More recruiters should listen to their candidates and, instead of just trying to make submissions, try to understand what they’re really looking for. If submitting them for a job takes too much convincing, it’s probably not the right role for them!

Is It Time for a LinkedIn Profile Revamp?

Is It Time for a LinkedIn Profile Revamp?

August 23rd, 2016

On the top of the list of important social sites for recruiting is LinkedIn. It’s the king of the professional connection – that is if your profile is up to par with the thousands of other professionals in your industry vying for the same top positions with industry leading organizations.

Talent AMD Strategy: Is It the Future of Recruitment?

Talent AMD Strategy: Is It the Future of Recruitment?

August 19th, 2016

Recruiting and hiring top talent is not enough anymore. Forward thinking companies are expanding their recruiting process to include training, development and investing in retention strategies.

What Candidates REALLY Think of the Job Search Process

What Candidates REALLY Think of the Job Search Process

August 18th, 2016

While you may think your recruitment methods are great, what do job seekers really think of your recruitment methods? StandOutCV, a resume writing service based out of the UK, recently put this question to the test.

1 in 6 Companies Plan to Hire Recruiters in Next 6 Months

1 in 6 Companies Plan to Hire Recruiters in Next 6 Months

August 16th, 2016

Whether you are looking to fill entry level positions, hire talent for middle management or require a new executive to join your leadership team, working with a recruiter is one of the most effective ways to find the right person, one who possesses the skills, experience and cultural fit you are seeking.

3 Examples of Terrible Marketing Career Advice

3 Examples of Terrible Marketing Career Advice

August 12th, 2016

One of the first things you’ll learn about career advice is that everyone has some to offer – even those who know very little about your career or industry. People love to offer advice – some is useful and some is downright terrible career advice.

Do You Have the Perfect Resume?

Do You Have the Perfect Resume?

August 11th, 2016

Having a great resume is a very valuable career tool. It will help you get your foot in the door, get the attention of recruiters and hiring managers, and it is what will land you job interview requests. A poorly crafted resume will do the opposite – it will get buried in the pile of other bad resumes, never to be looked at again.