Employers are now incorporating social media evaluations into their pre-employment background check processes to gauge whether a candidate is right for the position they are applying for. But what exactly do they look for and how does this affect your job applications?
Coming from a sports background between being a student-athlete and coaching, it’s obvious that sometimes it is not about the initial skill set a player can bring to the table, but how coachable they are to acquire new skillsets and learn from mistakes. A player can score goals each game, but if they don’t have […]
If you are a hiring manager or a staffing professional you undoubtedly have some jaw-dropping stories about interviews you’ve been a part of. If you are a job seeker you may have stories of your own botched interviews, or may just not know how to interview properly. Here are a few tips to help you […]
I had the opportunity to go back to Medway High School, my alma mater, and speak with students about careers in STEM, particularly with Engineering. As a recruiter in the engineering space, I see the high demand for talent and the lack of candidates with the right skills. With the time to fill jobs taking […]
The best staffing firms specialize in specific industries and positions. Most of these specialties are where companies have the hardest time finding qualified candidates to fill their open roles. By partnering with a firm that has a specialty for your type of position, you are immediately upping your chances of getting the best possible candidate. […]
The term ‘Company Culture’ gets thrown around a lot; in interviews, company meetings, conversations with managers or peers, and for many job seekers. If you Google the term, many definitions or examples come up. But what really is company culture to employees and employers? And more importantly, how do you plant the right seed of […]