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. […]

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 […]