The Whats and Whys of Employee Referral Programs

Companies struggle with finding new employees. The market becomes more and more candidate-centric and the best people have plenty of offers to choose from. To attract new talent, HR departments often collaborate with marketing departments, attend job fairs, or create social media campaigns to gain attention from job seekers. A key part of a marketing

By | August 30th, 2017|Categories: Networking, Recruiting and Sourcing|0 Comments

Building Your Professional Image

Fine feathers make fine birds – we hear it very often nowadays. And it is actually true. People are constantly observing our behaviour and forming theories about us. Whether you like it or not, you do have an image. A positive professional image is essential to a successful career, no matter your age or industry

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Networking, Social Media Tips|0 Comments

Going “Social” is the New Networking

When you hear the word “networking” you tend to associate it with sales. Sales professionals need to constantly expand their pool of potential customers, leads and relevant contacts; so this is something that their job and career depends upon. We all know that one serial “networker.”  You know,  the guy that makes sure everyone

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Networking|0 Comments

Get the Scoop: Informational Interviews

The term informational interview is an intimidating concept because most people are unsure of what it is. An informational interview has multiple definitions and can benefit both potential job seekers and employers. Below we’ll go through the purpose of the employer led informational interview and the job seeker led informational interview. Employer Led: When

By | April 19th, 2017|Categories: Before the Interview, Career Growth, Networking|0 Comments

Don’t Underestimate the Power of Networking

I can’t emphasize this enough. Working in the recruiting industry, networking is not a word or concept we view lightly. In fact, it’s a way of life. We live, breathe, wake to, and fall asleep to networking. You ask any recruiter or client delivery leader what the most important aspect of their job is and

By | March 31st, 2017|Categories: Networking|0 Comments

Your Brand: The Personal and The Public

Social media is inescapable and it’s hard to not participate in some form of it, as we are tied to technology from personal shopping trips to how we conduct business meetings. However, when you’re a candidate or an employee your personal brand is as important as your public brand. If both are not considered,

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Networking, Opinion, Social Media Tips|0 Comments

Blending in the Contracting Workplace

Definition of corporate or organizational culture: A collective way of thinking, behaving, goals, standards, attitudes, ideals and appearance Working as a contractor, consultant or temporary resource for multiple clients can be a challenging integration experience, but the most successful workers are able to emulate the workplace culture in which they are immersed.  Contractors who thrive

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction, Networking, Tutorials & Guides|0 Comments

Trends Candidates Should Consider in 2017

As usual at this time of year it would be remiss of us not to take the opportunity to look back over the year and pull out some of the trends that we’ve seen amongst our clients and candidates. I am based in Australia so we’re gearing up for a hot, summer break full of

By | January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Networking, Resume Tips, Social Media Tips, Technology|1 Comment

Stay Marketable, Even When You Are Happy

You may have only just started a new position. Maybe you are happily working your dream job, and have been happy for some time now. It’s even more likely that you consider yourself part of the group of professionals that have simply fallen into the eventual slump – and it’s not so easy to

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Career Growth, Job Satisfaction, Networking|0 Comments

How To Change Your Career Path After Several Years In One Industry?

Do you feel stuck in your current job? You may remember that day that you obtained your dream job. It stood in line with your education and your career expectations. After a couple of years in the business, you achieved high position and a decent salary, and you've learned everything that you could. Maybe that is

By | November 21st, 2016|Categories: Job Satisfaction, Networking, Opinion|0 Comments