Your resume is often a recruiter’s first impression of you and a determining factor in whether you get a call for an interview. In other words, it’s one of the most important pieces of the application process. While you could fill a resume with all of your amazing accomplishments since birth, understand that recruiters only […]
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Finding the right match professionally is an awful lot like finding the right match personally. You try to be yourself, while at the same time, choosing your words wisely. You try to get to know the other person, while still keeping an eye out for those little red flags. You also spend way too much […]
One of the biggest misconceptions is that job fairs are a thing of the past, but as a job seeker, this is your chance to choose which employers meet with you face-to-face. These events are great opportunities to network, learn more about companies in your area or industry, and make a good first impression with […]
Your résumé is in order, you were open and honest about your past experience, and you even went through the trouble of figuring out an objective that clearly outlines your career direction, but your recruiter has yet to get you a job. What gives? As you probably know, recruiters are not hiring managers. They’re not […]
Contract labor has become increasingly popular, yet it also presents a number of challenges. Joshua Smith, VP of Business Development with Atterro, Hunter Hamilton’s parent company, recently wrote an article for Staffing Industry Analysts with contingent workforce management solutions.
You brushed your teeth. You combed your hair. You answered every question with confidence and flair. You even threw out a few zingers of your own. By all accounts, you knocked it out of the park, and it’s only a matter of time before you hear the job is yours. But when the call finally […]
If you’re on the job hunt, now is the time to create a list of people who can vouch for your awesomeness. Reference checks are now standard practice by most employers. Here are a few tips to follow before, during, and after asking someone to be your reference: Before You Ask Make a list of […]
Finding a new job can be a job in itself! The good news is that there are a number of ways to get your name out there, especially in today’s high tech world. Here are our eight unique strategies you can implement today to land your next job: 1.Visit employer websites. Not all employers advertise […]
If you want a rewarding job, consider yourself in good company. We all want just that. But it can be a challenge to determine whether a particular position is right for you, especially when you’ve yet to work a day at that company. While the final decision is ultimately up to you, the following can […]
There are many ways to communicate at work. Before you shoot off an email, text, or instant message, make sure you’re using technology appropriately.