Do you find yourself in transition after many years of working for the same company?
If you’re anything like me, you looked up one day, and realized that the way we seek employment, especially applying for a job, has changed dramatically from the last time you were in this position. Today, we need to know things like “keywords”, “personal branding”, and the often dreaded“networking”. But don’t panic! There aretools at your disposal to make this transition easier, and potentially a lot of fun. Continue reading →
How do you deal with a hiring process that’s more out of date than you could ever be?
Are you a mature job seeker, yet despite your years of experience you are still out of work?
I know exactly how this feels. I recently experienced being out of work for the second time in 4 years, yet I kept going. It can be soul-destroying, but I knew I would get there eventually. And so will you. Continue reading →
How Knowing About Personality Preferences Can Help With Interviews And Networking
There are many ways to prepare yourself for the employee hiring process, or your next networking event. One method that may get overlooked, is knowing more about personality preferences. Assessing your personality preferences can help you sort your natural inclinations into a connected combination that can help you communicate better. This can be extraordinarily helpful when applying for a job, and companies are recruiting candidates and looking to hire top talent. Continue reading →
One of the challenges of being an introvert is that practices of professional recruiters can feel oriented to more extroverted ways. Here are some strategies for being inclusive of both introverts and extroverts during the employee hiring process for the best outcomes for both the organization and applicant.
Marketing yourself online is extremely important in the 21st century, where the internet plays a huge part in several aspects of life, particularly in business. It is fairly common, when recruiting candidates, for professional recruiters and hiring managers to employ Social Recruiting as part of their recruitment strategies to obtain top talent. Often, we hear the term ‘brand’ being applied to large companies; however, there are many ways you can use the same techniques to sell yourself (even if you are not a freelancer or entrepreneur). A clear personal ‘brand’ is that extra something special that will increase your ability to land your dream job and climb the career ladder!
If you are going to a job interview or expect to be presented with a job offer from a company, guess what? Part of today’s hiring practices for recruiting candidates include researching you via Google, and your Social Media accounts. They want to make sure that they’re hiring good employees.
But who says that the company to which you are applying is right for you?
We are in an exciting time of disruptive change. Now, more than ever before, human resources professionals lead the way with a need for exceptional service within organizations and fulfilling important roles that benefit everyone. As business leaders and recruitment strategies decision makers, we know we don’t have time to do everything; we only have time to do what matters.
What matters most to your organization? What actually matters to your employees?
To continue offering exceptional support to our business, serving our organization and focusing on strategy, we need a constant mindset of execution. It’s easy to be busy; busy is not productive. We can no longer abide by the rules of “time management”. The old way of managing time doesn’t work. We must begin paying attention to what matters most. Continue reading →