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Hiring Temporary vs. Permanent Employees: Pros & Cons

What exactly is the difference between hiring temporary and permanent employees? For this month’s blog, we will describe these two types of job placements along with the pros and cons of each. Temporary employment is also referred to as freelance or contract work, and is often overlooked by job applicants looking for job stability and… Read more »

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Dos and Donts of office romance

These days, love in the workplace is generally acceptable throughout companies large and small. CareerBuilder.com performed a survey where thirty-nine percent of workers admitted that they had dated a co-worker at least once throughout their career. Now that’s a lot of love! In honor of Valentine’s Day and this month of love, we will discuss… Read more »

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6 Top Hiring Resolutions for 2016

We are already one month into 2016 after kicking off the New Year with new resolutions! Now it’s time to be honest with yourself. Have you kept your resolutions?  You may or may not have set realistic goals, but it is worthwhile to log your core values and beliefs to help guide you and your… Read more »

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How Candidates Leave Lasting Impressions and More Hilarious Interview Moments

Part 5: How Candidates Leave Lasting Impressions and More Hilarious Interview Moments This is the final set of our Off-the-Wall Interview Stories from our Recruiters to conclude the series. For this blog, we asked our recruiters if a candidate has ever left them with a lasting impression and/or if they have ever received souvenirs, gifts… Read more »

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6 Guidelines for Making the Best Job Offer

Resume after resume, interview after interview, followed by background check after background check, you finally found the perfect candidate to fill your job opening. As we all know, the employment process is a long journey, but do not hesitate too long or you might lose the candidate to other recruiters. Below are several guidelines and… Read more »

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Recruiters Respond to Insults and Classic Q&As

Part 4: Recruiters Respond to Insults and Classic Q&As Have you ever insulted or offended a recruiter? In Part 4 of our Off-the-Wall-Interview-Stories, we asked our recruiters to describe situations when they were insulted by job candidates. The next time you are in an interview, remember these four important words: Think. Before. You. Speak. In… Read more »

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Top 10 Reasons Why Candidates Turn Down Job Offers

Are candidates rejecting your job offers? You’re probably wondering what’s making them not want to work for you. According to the 2015 Q4 Career Builder Pulse Survey, 42% of recruiters say that the most common reason why candidates decline a job offer is because they received another offer. In today’s competitive job market, true talent… Read more »

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What NOT to Wear & Are You Suited for the Job?

Part 3: What NOT to Wear & Are You Suited for the Job? Do you dress to impress? When you know you are going to be meeting with recruiters, this is a must! You don’t necessarily have to dress to the nines but your appearance goes a long way. Here are two important words to… Read more »

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This October marks the 12th Annual National Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Did you know that although over 80% of companies recognize cyber attacks as one of the biggest threats faced today, only 38% feel prepared for a cyber attack? The shortage of cybersecurity professionals is staggering–96% of companies anticipate having difficulties finding skilled cyber security candidates…. Read more »

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How to Wow the Interviewer & Overcome Obstacles

Part 2: How to Wow the Interviewer & Overcome Obstacles Do you want to knock the socks off your next interviewer? We gathered recent stories from our recruiters about how to impress during the interview process. Last month we kicked off this blog series with immediate deal-breakers. This time around, we will explore how to… Read more »