3 Reasons Why 2017 Is a Great Year to Make a Career Change

3 Reasons Why 2017 Is a Great Year to Make a Career Change

January 13th, 2017

If you are thinking about making a move, there is no better time than now to make a career change, and 2017 is looking like a great time to take that leap. 2017 projects to be a good year for job seekers, particularly for the following three reasons.

How to Hire to Cover a Maternity Leave

How to Hire to Cover a Maternity Leave

December 2nd, 2016

Hiring to cover a maternity leave is a very different situation than hiring to fill a vacant position. There are many variables at play, and how you approach hiring for a maternity leave can have a big impact on company culture, employee satisfaction, performance, and many other internal factors.

Unprofessional Habits That Kill Your Chances of Getting the Job

Unprofessional Habits That Kill Your Chances of Getting the Job

October 25th, 2016

We all want to make a great impression during a job interview, even if we don’t get the job. This is why we spend so much time prepping for job interviews, reviewing questions we could be asked and trying to look our very best

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!

You’ve Been Fired. What Do You Say In Job Interviews?

You’ve Been Fired. What Do You Say In Job Interviews?

July 8th, 2016

No one wants to get fired, but it happens – to a lot of people, all the time, and for a variety of reasons. Whether you did something that violated the company’s code of conduct, are not fitting in with the culture, you got downsized, or it was simply a numbers game, the best thing you can do is focus on the future. Regardless of the reason, you can’t change the fact that you were fired, and you need to move on.

Are Job Fairs Worth the Time and Effort?

Are Job Fairs Worth the Time and Effort?

May 13th, 2016

While job fairs do serve their purpose, many question whether or not it’s worth the time and effort. The truth is that it depends – and it really comes down to how much effort you are willing to put in and the objectives of the companies at the job fair. Some job fairs can be a complete waste of time, while others could help you connect with the right people to find the job you are seeking.

Are You Committing These HUGE Resume Faux Pas?

Are You Committing These HUGE Resume Faux Pas?

April 1st, 2016

With 70% of employers spending less than 5 minutes reviewing your resume, and with 48% spending less than two minutes, you MUST ensure your resume is accurate, mistake free, and offers something that intrigues recruiters and hiring managers.