Category Employment Brand

Hiring Manager’s Ideal Candidate! Are You KIDDING Me?! 3 Tips To Infuse Reality Into The Conversation

I just received a marketing email from an HR technology provider who asked — Do you want to hire an HR professional who will: ·         Work 24/7/365 ·         Never take a day off ·         Never complain about anything ·         […]

Who’s Applying For Your Jobs?

Placing a standard job posting online just doesn’t cut it anymore. If companies want their HR Departments to sift through hundreds of job applications and resumes, to potentially not even find the candidate they are looking for, is wasting their time. Job postings are there to entice and attract the right job seekers, not every […]

Happy Employees Are The BEST Employees! [INFOGRAPHIC]

Keep your employees happy. Why? Because the success of your company depends on it! Happy employees are the most important tool a business can utilize to propel itself into growth and expansion. We found this fantastic infographic from PayScale about the positive effects happy, productive employees have on a company, along with the negative consequences […]

Job Postings Need Spring Cleaning, Too!

How many blog posts have you recently come across that argues the need to spring clean your resume? There seems to be a lot circulating the professional blogosphere about what to say on your resume, what to remove, and how to format it. Discerning job seekers that spend the time to create a resume and […]

The Candidate Experience [INFOGRAPHIC]

How are job applicants rating their current candidate experience? Not so well apparently! We know, we can’t seem to get off the subject of “candidate experience during the hiring process” lately with our recent blog posts, but there’s a reason for that! It is so important to create a candidate experience that reflects your strive […]

Job Application Abyss [INFOGRAPHIC]

Applying for jobs is a difficult process and requires many steps: creating and building a resume, rounding up sources, and writing an enticing and inviting cover letter. Those should be the difficult steps, right? Unfortunately, those are only the first obstacles when deciding to look for another job. We found this article from our blogging […]

Invest In Your Employees

  What is Costco’s secret? The large retailer has weathered the downturn of the economy while still maintaining its low prices for customers and great pay and benefits for employees. Competitor to Wal-Mart and Amazon, Costco is known for its membership in order to shop. Customers pay $55 a year to shop at Costco, which […]

Formal Interviews: No Longer Relevant?

Last night I was discussing with someone about their job search. It seemed that the interview stage was hard to reach.  No responses, job postings with misinformation, or too long of applications were bogging him down. The search was coming up short, until recently, he had an interview. I asked him what questions the interview […]

Put Culture In Your Job Postings

A recent article from ERE.net discusses what sets great job postings apart from mediocre job postings. It implores that all job postings should have at least one line about the company, a detailed description of the exact responsibilities, a short list of requirements, and salary information. These four proponents of a job posting are necessary […]

Trust, Relationships, and Your Audience

Content Isn’t King. Trust Is King. | SEOmoz We love this recent blog post on SEOmoz.org. The blog page of the SEO and social media monitoring platform company always has knowledgeable and thought-provoking posts that range from search engine optimization advice, to new tools and tricks of social media, to rising technological advances, content marketing, […]