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?
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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.
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.
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.
Did you know that September 1 is National Letter Writing Day? Richard Simpkin, an Australian photographer, started the holiday to celebrate the feeling of receiving a handwritten letter in the mail. And he’s right. There’s… Read More »The Importance of a Follow-Up Letter After an Interview
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.
If you are not using social media to recruit the very best talent, then you’re losing out against your competition.
Almost everyone utilizes some form of social media at some point. Recent estimates show that Facebook has 1.65 billion active users, Twitter has 310 million users, and LinkedIn has 433 million users.
So how does social media benefit recruiting?
Let’s assume that there is a verifiable “Most Needed Business Skills” list that every executive must master. Listening belongs at the top of list. Your skill set, educational background, years of experience, economic influence, tenure…… Read More »Listen Up! How Well Do You Listen?