Author: Courtney

Top 8 Tips for Hiring Remote Workers

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As the workplace has shifted over the past few years, many companies have adapted and started offering remote employment opportunities. While there are many benefits for both the employee and the company, it is important to implement proper hiring strategies to help ensure success in these work-from-home programs. Why Hire Remote Employees? When companies opt to make… Read more »

How to Tailor Your Resume to a Job Description

How to Tailor your resume.

When over 80% of job listings either require or strongly prefer candidates with prior relevant experience, it is imperative to demonstrate your related experiences on your resume to stand out from the crowd.  What Does it Mean to Tailor Your Resume? When an employer posts a job opportunity, it will come with a list of responsibilities and requirements.… Read more »

8 Benefits of Working with a Small Recruitment Firm

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When selecting a recruitment vendor, you may be drawn to the large well-known firms out there. However, you may be missing out on a gem by overlooking some of the smaller, more boutique staffing agencies. There are many advantages to partnering with a small firm including a customized experience, genuine connections, and specialized expertise. As… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Next Phone Interview

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While video interviews have surged over the past few years, phone interviews are still an important step in the interview process for many companies. Knowing what to expect and how to prepare may be the factor that propels you into the next round of interviews for your dream job. Why Do Companies Use Phone Interviews?… Read more »

Employee Value Proposition (What It Is and Why You Need It)

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The Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is gaining importance in the current competitive recruitment landscape. As a part of your employer brand, your EVP will present to current and potential employees the benefits of working for your organization, helping in the recruitment and retention of top talent. What is an Employee Value Proposition? This is your… Read more »

6 Things Candidates Want to See in a Job Ad

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In the competitive landscape of recruitment, crafting a job ad that captures the attention and interest of potential candidates is essential. Today’s job seekers have specific expectations and desires when browsing through job listings. Understanding these preferences can significantly enhance the effectiveness of your recruitment efforts. Including a few key elements in your job advertisements… Read more »

Benefits of a Mentorship Program in the Workplace

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Creating a mentorship program in the workplace can be a great way to improve employee satisfaction, foster a sense of belonging, and ensure your top employees have guidance and a path to grow within the organization. In addition, retention rates for those being mentored are 50% higher than those who are not. A successful mentor… Read more »

Pay Transparency by State in 2024

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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 »

How to Prepare for an Interview

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Preparing for an interview can be a daunting task, especially if you haven’t interviewed for a new job for some time. As a recruiting firm, we talk to candidates and hiring companies daily and know what you need to do to prepare for an interview. Research the Company Before stepping into an interview,  do your… Read more »

10 Tips for Onboarding a New Hire

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Onboarding a new employee is a crucial factor in employee experience and one that is often overlooked by employers. While only 12% of employees state their company does a good job of onboarding, there is much room for improvement. Having a thorough onboarding process will not only help new employees thrive and feel connected but… Read more »