Author: Courtney

Why You Should Use a Recruitment Agency in Your Next Job Search

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If you are starting to search for your next job opportunity, it may be beneficial to get in touch with a recruitment agency. There are many advantages to working with a staffing firm throughout the entire application and interview process. Why Work with a Recruiter? 1. Avoid the Resume Black Hole Recruiters have relationships with… Read more »

7 Tips for Writing a Compelling Job Description

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When you decide it is time to make your next hire, it is important that you write a compelling job description to attract the top candidates to apply. The purpose of a good job description is to reach the best candidates, share the job responsibilities and general expectations, and also to highlight the benefits and… Read more »

How to Grow Your Network Connections on LinkedIn

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In 2023, having a digital presence has never been more important. With over 930 million users across 200 countries, LinkedIn provides one of the best ways to network with colleagues, potential hires, potential employers, prospects, and even mentors. We put together the best strategies to leverage the LinkedIn platform and grow your professional network connections… Read more »

Pay Transparency by State in 2023

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Beginning in 2020, many states and cities begin to enact laws requiring more pay transparency for companies when recruiting and hiring for open positions. While these laws are relatively new, they are definitely a trend and worth keeping an eye on how they may affect your organization for your current or future hiring needs. What… Read more »

40 Years of DCM

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This July of 2023 marks the 40-year anniversary of DeBellis Catherine and Morreale Corporate Staffing. We thought we’d take a quick journey back at the history of our company and share a few funny stories along the way. Quick History When the company was founded in 1983, it was initially called DeBellis & Catherine Associates.… Read more »

What is the Future of Remote Work?

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Remote work has been the subject of debate by many employers and employees over the past several years. Once the pandemic began in early 2020, employers were forced to embrace the wave of remote work to continue functioning in an uncertain world. Now that we have had time for the dust to settle on this… Read more »

What are Soft Skills and Why They are Important in Hiring?

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When hiring for your organization, there is no question that hard skills are important. However, soft skills are often overlooked which can be a mistake as well. Finding a balance of the right hard and soft skills in potential candidates is ideal when hiring in 2023. Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills Hard skills are objective,… Read more »

How to Write a Thank You Note After an Interview

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Writing a thank you note after an interview is a very important step in the process and one that we advise all our candidates to do. In fact, 68% of hiring managers say that receiving a thank you note impacts their decision-making process. When done correctly, writing a note post-interview will only improve your chances… Read more »

Finding Talent: Hiring Recent College Graduates

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In 2023, college graduates will be entering one of the most unstable job markets in years. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in March of 2023 job openings fell by 384,000 and layoffs increased by 248,000. Not the most optimistic of landscapes for those grads that walked the stage over the past few weeks.… Read more »

10 Common Recruitment and Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

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When recruiting to fill a position at your company, there are so many factors that need to be taken into consideration such as requirements, hiring process, expectations, and more. With all these factors at play, it is common for hiring companies to lose sight of the end goal and get caught up in some of… Read more »