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College Degree: Credibility to Interview

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.

The Importance of a Follow-Up Letter After an Interview

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

3 Things Employers Can Learn from the Opening Ceremonies

How to Make People Feel Welcomed. The idea of the Opening Games is to celebrate everyone’s talents and contributions, and that’s just what employers should do when they welcome prospective job candidates into their offices. After all, the prospective employees aren’t the only ones trying to impress; the prospective employers should be, too. The Olympics roll out the red carpet for their participants, so to speak, and so should firms when it comes to inspiring their contenders.

What Recruiters Do That “Indeed” Can’t

All it takes is an Internet search to discover how over-saturated online job boards have become. Job boards such as Indeed, Zip Recruiter, Glassdoor, Careerbuilder, and Monster may be helpful for job seekers; however uploading… Read More »What Recruiters Do That “Indeed” Can’t

5 Ways to Make Your Social Media Profiles Recruiter-Ready

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.

5 Ways Social Media Is Beneficial to Recruiting

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?