Covid 19 presents an opportunity to be creative and appeal to candidates that can help you now and in the future as the economic effects of the pandemic subside.
Health Care Staffing Agencies
As a Recruitment Executive I see resumes all day long (as you might imagine.) If someone does not have a BS/BA degree then for education I will often see things like Graduate of the Dale Carnegie course or Toastmasters, etc. It’s not the same.
In many cases, having a license to work in a specific field such as nursing or physical therapy looks great on a resume (without having a college degree) ; however having a license along with a college degree in most cases trumps the competition….on paper.
Most job searchers are using every job board available to land their dream job. Have most job boards become over-saturated with resumes and job listings? Job boards such as Indeed, Zip Recruiter, Glassdoor, CareerBuilder, and… Read More »Healthcare Recruiter asks: Are Job Boards Still Relevant?
At Premier Search, Inc. our business was built around one simple, undeniable truth. The most successful companies are those that have access to the best available professionals. Not just in Los Angeles, but nationwide. We… Read More »Talent Acquisition Firm in Los Angeles: Premier Search, Inc.
To make money. PERIOD. After all, isn’t that the reason that a business exists? A hiring decision is an investment decision to solve a need: to grow a company or to stop from losing money… Read More »Here’s the only reason to ever hire anyone (by Bernie Reifkind)
Do something right now. What are you waiting for? Re-booting yourself can be a process in which you take action a little bit each day. What small step can you do right now to make a make a dream come true? Read something that might help. Make one phone call to find out the information you need. Write a sentence. Fix your resume. Do 10 minutes of research. The point is to do something no matter how small or trivial.
What makes for a stale employee…… and more importantly why hold on to someone who has passed their “expiration date”? A stale employee can be measured by their current effectiveness and by their current results.
Millennials often seek a higher purpose when it comes to their work. When trying to keep Millennials happy, remind them of your company’s mission statement, and how they contribute and are crucial to the greater cause. They like to know they are of worth. Forty-nine percent of junior Millennials (or Millennials in graduate or junior positions) reported in a Deloitte survey that their personal values or morals were very influential in their decision-making at work.
Just as marketing emails incorporate catchy or memorable subject lines, you may want to use similar tactics. You could use your name in the subject line, but the prospective employer doesn’t know you yet. Instead, try something like, “This Week” and then the message may contain information about you applying for the position and how you’d love to talk about it “this week.” There’s an urgency to this subject line that makes it clickable.
At one time, being a job seeker who used social media had a negative connotation. Since Facebook started as a college resource, many students and potential job candidates were warned not to post too much about themselves (think: “party pictures”), as it could cost them a job opportunity.