On Monday, May 21st, 2018, The Supreme Court of United States made a big decision regarding employment. This 5-4 ruling allowed employers to ask employees to sign their right away to a class-action lawsuit. What does that mean? If you got an offer for a new job, the employer can make you sign an arbitration … Continue reading Rule of Law
Often people claim that simple grammatical errors on their resumes shouldn't be held against them. I get that. Everyone makes mistakes every now and again. The grammatical error shouldn't disqualify you from the job completely. However, almost all of us have completed high school or gotten a GED. How to spell Manager shouldn't be that … Continue reading Resume Errors
Well, that’s a gross oversimplification. Would you also say that a brain surgeon is the same as a dentist? Is there sales in recruiting? Yes, there is. But that’s not the end of it. If you are going to oversimplify you can do that to anything. I talk about this from experience. I have done … Continue reading Recruiting is sales!
Staffing, it's a necessary evil. The whole industry started based off a need. A need to find the right candidate and find them fast. Of course, every service has a price attached to them. Is there a bad in staffing world? Yes, there is. But like any other industry, it has evolved. Some people love … Continue reading The Big Bad Staffing Wolf
While seeking a job, we all know we want a job. Most of us plan on being at a company for a long time, unless you are a contractor or a consultant. That is a different choice. But what kind of employment do you want? I am not talking about part-time, full-time, contracting or consulting. … Continue reading What do you want?
There is a push to create a more diverse workforce. Companies and policy makers alike want more women and POC in the workforce. Specifically in the tech industry. I often wonder why now? Maybe we are more aware? Or maybe the people are demanding it. Whatever the case maybe, it's always an interesting and controversial … Continue reading A Diverse Workforce
In the hiring process, there is often a view of Us VS Them. It's hiring managers vs the recruiters vs the candidates. Right now there is a lot of friction in the hiring process. Candidates dislike recruiters, think they are the scum of the earth. Recruiters sometimes don't like the hiring managers. Instead of working … Continue reading Us vs Them
Like any Marvel fan, I went to watch the latest movie - Infinity War last night. It wasn't the first day, first show, but the theatres were packed. When I purchased the tickets almost a month ago, the tickets were selling faster than anything I have seen. If you haven't seen the latest movie, go … Continue reading Lessons from Infinity War
As a recruiter, we often hear this statement. The next question that usually pops in our head is "have you done the job?" Our job is to be the bouncer so to speak. We are given a job requirement and the hiring manager goes, "find me the candidates that match these skills." Most companies won't … Continue reading I can do the job
A lot of people tell you to be authentic during the hiring process. And to be authentic on social media, especially LinkedIn while you are job searching. Produce content that the "authentic you" would want to write. Make sure to show them your true self. "Managers love candidates who are authentic." But being authentic doesn't … Continue reading Authentic you