If you work in a traditional office, you're likely surrounded by folks also doing work, even if it's not exactly what you're doing. The constant typing sounds, ringing phones, and aggravated sighs remind you that you're in a place where work is getting done and this (hopefully) pushes you to push forward and focus. When … Continue reading Accountability and a Teenage Puppy
Being on the job market is hard enough, but once you start to get a look into the full hiring process, it becomes even more difficult to fathom how anyone gets through to the end. Something we in the recruiting industry have a hard time with is transparency - some folks think that the less … Continue reading What is a Recruiting Coordinator?
Folks have a lot of pre-convinced notions about working from home. Many people think we can work from anywhere - which is mostly true, with some caveats. Depending on the employee's job and situation, many of us can't just work from a coffee shop 5 days a week. We like our monitors (yeah, that's plural, dual … Continue reading Summer & Working from Home
I'm not going to waste your time with a lot of preamble - that's not why you're here. If you're on the internet looking for resume tips, you're likely about to send in an application for a job and you're looking for quick ways to impress the hiring manager. Boom. Done. Here you go! Name, … Continue reading Easy Ways to Fix Your Resume
For the past 3.5-ish years, I've been working in the talent acquisition field in some capacity. This means I've seen a LOT of resumes. Have I ever hired someone? Nah. Do I source candidates? Negative. But I've done resume screenings, preliminary phone interviews, and scheduling of interviews. I've walked candidates through pretty much the entire … Continue reading Kind of a Resume Nerd