Focus with an Organized & Clutter-Free Work Zone

If you are losing focus and getting distracted, it’s probably time to get organized. Days in the office FLY by and organizing, de-cluttering, and implementing new productivity tactics start to seem impossible and less important than the work itself. Many of us are spending our work week in the same spot, so why aren’t we… Read more »

5 Step Interview Prep

The best time to look for a job is when you have a job. In that case, you’re going to interview while you’re currently working and finding the time to properly prepare can get tricky. So, I’ll be brief. Over the years, I’ve received valuable interview feedback — here are my essential todos before your… Read more »

Leveraging LinkedIn for Your Job Search

Do Recruiters look at your LinkedIn? Yes. Recruiters are using LinkedIn on a daily basis to find and message you; not to annoy you, believe it or not. From keeping up-to-date with the whereabouts of former colleagues and classmates to accessing interesting articles and finding networking groups, LinkedIn offers a lot, but most importantly, you can… Read more »

Winning Through Storytelling in Recruiting

Being an excellent storyteller alone isn’t going to automatically make you a great recruiter, but it will definitely be the differentiator between being good and being great. When looking through my network and the parallels between high-performance recruiters and high-performance sales professionals, the ability to successfully tell a high-impact story is indistinguishable.   I am… Read more »

Empathy and Genuinity in Recruiting

Looking back at SourceCon Vegas and the sessions I attended, I can’t help but recognize how each one continues to influence my workday. With tips on candidate engagement, technical sourcing tactics, and discussions on platforms and tools to find the best candidates, SourceCon provided days worth of knowledge-bombs that resonated with me and enhanced my… Read more »

Networking events, what’s the point?

I’ve never been the biggest fan of networking events. They seem forced, awkward, and I never quite got the point of having small talk with strangers. But after pushing myself, I have to admit, I changed my attitude. How did this transformation take place? First, I registered and attended a couple different events a week… Read more »

Sample Schedule for Busy Recruiters

What does your daily recruitment timeline look like? With multiple tasks and moving parts across the recruitment process your day can take an unproductive turn quickly. Did you know having a routine can increase your productivity and improve your placement rate? From a time management standpoint, there are two ways to work your desk, production-oriented… Read more »

Alternative Ways to Build Diverse and Inclusive Work Environments

As a Talent Acquisition Consultant, it’s my job to help companies identify and attract candidates to their organization. Each client that I’ve supported is different and many of their hiring needs are varied, but one underlying focus among them is hiring and retaining people of diverse backgrounds. Pipeline Diversity How do we get diverse candidates… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Consider A Counter Offer

Congratulations! You’ve accepted a new position with a new company and it’s time to give the boss your notice. You do, and they present you with a counter offer. Now what? Not everyone leaves a job to make more money. There’s the commute, the technology and tools being used, the work environment, a demanding boss… Read more »