Year One: The Diary of a First Year Recruiter

Sure, I spent 4 years at a top consulting firm in the country. Sure, it provided useful experience. However, no training could prepare me for how challenging this job has been. First things first, making a placement isn’t easy. Recruiting is one of the only professions where you could do everything right and still be […]

The Difference Between Recruiting a Staff Worker and a Director

Over the past 15 years, I’ve recruited in a variety of industries and at all levels of organizations. When I was working mainly staff and sales positions, I always desired to recruit at the Management and Director level. Once I consistently began recruiting at the Director level, I would get excited to get a staff […]

Life as a Recruiter

Life as a Recruiter By:  Jennifer Brenner As a recruiter we come across many different outlooks depending on what path we decide to take. Each day brings about new challenges and each night leaves us wanting more. Whether that is related to a candidate we spoke with or a client we’re hoping to work with. […]

Job Seeking in a Connected World

It’s 2017. We’re nearly a decade removed from the great recession. The unemployment rate is effectively close to 0%. Yet, I keep talking to qualified individuals who have trouble finding a position. Why? Why does it seem more difficult to find a position now than at much worse times in the recent past of the […]

Personality Tests and Analytics Aren’t Everything

Data is everywhere. Used for a variety of purposes, data helps individuals make more informed decisions. This need to arrive at more educated conclusions is driving many companies to increasingly rely on data in the hiring process. Measures such as personality tests, gamification, artificial intelligence, team interviews, and mobile technologies are helping businesses find the […]

Key Employment Trends and Their Impact in 2019

The U.S. workforce experienced historic gains in 2018 as more than two million jobs were added, and wage increases also began to accelerate, according to the monthly ADP National Employment Report® and quarterly Workforce Vitality Report. The unemployment rate stood at 3.7% in November, a near 50-year low, which made it difficult for companies to bring in both […]

Video: Setting Up the Change Management Process for Success

Imagine this scenario:  Your company is preparing for organizational change now or in the coming months. Maybe you need to restructure in order to drive greater productivity and revenue. Or perhaps change management is necessary at your firm to complete a large merger or acquisition, smoothly and effectively. Regardless of the reason(s) for business transformation, […]

How to Succeed in 2020

The year 2020 will mark fierce competition among employers who want to hire and, more importantly, retain the best talent at their organizations. After all, unemployment in the U.S. is hovering at near-historic lows; the most recent Employment Situation report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics illustrates how the unemployment rate was only 3.3% within the […]

Employer Branding and Attracting Strong Candidates

In today’s hiring environment in the U.S., in which unemployment is low, companies need to do everything it takes to attract strong candidates and showcase the organization as a place people want to work. To that effect, it’s crucial that employer branding and visibility are top of mind, especially digitally. According to Forbes, “Today’s competitive talent […]

Proven Methodology

When you choose to entrust the search for your new employee to us, you are forming a partnership that we take very seriously. We understand how a good or bad hire can impact a bottom line. We will earn that trust. We can partner with you to bring not only the industry expertise of our […]