30 08, 2021

What’s the Deal with Tik Tok Resumes? Part 1.

By |2021-08-30T07:52:51-07:00August 30, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

As we continue to get deeper and deeper into this age of virtual meetings, digital work and social media – job applications are evolving to use these tools to better prospect candidates and reach a wider candidate pool. If you haven’t already heard of Tik Tok, Tik Tok is a social media application that allows users to create short-form videos up to 3-minutes long and share them online. The app is quickly risen in popularity over the past few years, [...]

20 08, 2021

Make the Most of Your Cover Letter

By |2021-08-20T07:36:26-07:00August 20, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

When applying for jobs, there’s nothing worse than coming across a job posting that reads “candidates who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered”.   As recruiters, we get it! Creating, crafting and customizing a cover letter can be daunting and time-consuming. But, it can oftentimes be the tip of the scale to landing yourself that interview with your dream company.  We’re sharing our tips for customizing your cover letter.  Do your research If a company is requiring [...]

30 07, 2021

How to Talk to your Employer About Competitive Offers

By |2021-07-30T07:17:34-07:00July 30, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

In a time of a hiring boom, you might be getting LinkedIn messages from recruiter after recruiter promising you a shiny new opportunity with all the perks and more. If you’re not actively seeking a new job and not particularly unhappy at your current job, it can be tough to approach the conversation of a competitive offer with your current boss. We’re sharing a few tips on how to approach the situation and talk to your employer about competitive offers.  [...]

14 07, 2021

How to Know When It is Time to Find a New Job

By |2021-07-14T06:19:31-07:00July 14, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Maybe you’ve been at your current job for a while and are seeking a change, maybe you’re feeling a little uninspired by your work, or maybe you’ve just been perusing LinkedIn’s open opportunities and have seen a few positions that caught your interest. It can be tough to know exactly when is the right time to find a new job. While this depends from person-to-person, below are a few key signs that it might be time to look for other [...]

30 06, 2021

How to Negotiate a Job Offer

By |2021-06-30T07:30:41-07:00June 30, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Amidst the endorphins and adrenaline of getting a job offer, it can be tough to find the courage and comfortability to negotiate and ask for what you want. In the heat of the moment, it’s easy to jump to the finish line without pausing to stand your ground and at least try to negotiate.  In one of our last blog posts, we shared some of the different aspects of an offer you can negotiate, so today we’re going to break [...]

14 06, 2021

Dealing with Declined Offers

By |2021-06-14T07:25:42-07:00June 14, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

So, you’ve found the perfect candidate. They check all the boxes, hit all the marks and you’re excited to finally extend them the job offer…only to have them decline.  We get it. Being in this situation can be a tough pill to swallow. Whenever you extend an offer, you’re hoping the candidate is as excited and eager to take the job as you are to offer them the role.  But understanding exactly why a candidate is declining your offer is [...]

28 05, 2021

Working With A Recruiter Vs. Working With HR. What’s the Difference?

By |2021-05-28T08:13:37-07:00May 28, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

If you’re on LinkedIn, chances are that you’ve received at least one message from a recruiter who thinks they have the perfect opportunity for you. If you’ve never worked with a recruiter before, you might be left with a bit of confusion and un-answered questions on what exactly a recruiter can do for you, why you should be working with one and how a recruiter is different from an internal human resources team.  We’re breaking down for you the key [...]

21 05, 2021

What Should You Be Negotiating In a Job Offer?

By |2021-05-21T07:26:33-07:00May 21, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Have you ever interviewed for your dream job but the salary is close to, but not quite where you’d like it to be?  While salary is the most obvious and typical aspect of a job offer to negotiate, it’s important to take into account all the other pieces of the puzzle. Is there workplace flexibility? How is the PTO policy? Are you accepting a lower salary because other parts of the package are better?  Today, we’re sharing a few key [...]

30 04, 2021

How Different Hiring Managers Test Skills and Expertise

By |2021-04-30T09:49:47-07:00April 30, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

If you and your friends have ever talked about interviews and applying for jobs, you probably already know that interviewing styles can vary. Just as not every job is the same, not every interview is the same. We’re breaking down three different interview styles and tactics, and what types of roles they’re best suited for. Test-Based Interviews Test-based interviews, or sometimes called competency-based interviews are just how they sound. Interviews focused around understanding a candidate’s competency around the specific skill [...]

16 04, 2021

Counteroffers. Should you be giving them?

By |2021-04-16T07:44:46-07:00April 16, 2021|Blog|1 Comment

Employees leave all the time. Having employees exploring other career opportunities is just the nature of having a business, but these employees and individuals are likely very valuable members of your team. The question is, if they already have an offer in hand, should you present them with a counteroffer? We’re sharing our thoughts on counteroffers, and should you be giving them? Look at The Big Picture If your top-performing employee is indispensable and comes to you with their two-weeks’ [...]

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