Archive for June 2015

7 Ways for Hiring Managers to Get the Most Out of Social Media Jun 24 , 2015

Social media has become an extremely effective way for hiring managers to find and hire some of the best in their industry, but you have to know how to use those media effectively. The following seven considerations will help you not only find the right candidates, they will help you develop a reliable network and build a better community for y…

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How to Rejoin the Workforce Like You Never Left Jun 24 , 2015

If you have been out of the workforce for a while, going back can seem a bit intimidating. You aren't accustomed to going into an office or having to attend meetings. Then there are the butterflies that come with starting a new job. But by finding the right job, the transition can be relatively painless.  

Rejoining the work world …
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IT Staffing: 5 Keys to Conducting a Productive Interview Jun 17 , 2015

Interviewing potential applicants can be a time intensive and tiring process that leaves you wishing that the whole hiring thing was over and done. With the right interview questions, though, you can not only simplify the process, but you can determine the best candidates based on the things that really matter. For those in IT staffing you know…

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How to Get the Most from an IT Recruiter Jun 17 , 2015

Finding a job is full-time work, and it isn't the kind of job that makes you feel very good most days either. If you know how to work with an IT recruiter, finding a job is not only easier, it may not take nearly as long to become employed. It is important to remember that the IT recruiter is there to help you, not to do everything for you (alt…

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Is Your Cover Letter Personalized Enough? Jun 17 , 2015

To your delight, you see the perfect job description flash across the screen. You're instantly ready to respond and make the position yours. At this very juncture, it is best to stop, plant your feet on the ground, and take an analytical approach. Leave emotion behind in order to provide the best cover letter possible. After all, the cover lett…

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5 Tips for Discovering the Best Passive Job Candidates Jun 10 , 2015

Passive job candidates need you to make them look.

One survey found that about half of all employees are happy with their work and have no intention of leaving. Of the other half, only about 10% are actively looking - but they're outnumbered by the nearly 40% who aren't looking but are open to making a change. That means if …

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How to Find Great Entry-Level Jobs Jun 10 , 2015

Use these tips to help find your first job!

Getting your career going can be tough, even if you're in an in-demand profession. Fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to find a great job to start your career: 1. Take advantage of on-campus resources. Your campus career center wants to help you get a job! Ev…

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How to Hire a Top-Notch Developer Jun 3 , 2015

Two decades ago it was difficult to find a web developer because there were so few. Now there are plenty of developers on the market, but finding a top-notch candidate remains a challenge, particularly when you need a web developer. People seem to think that creating a single webpage makes them an expert, but the truth is that web developm…

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IT Resume Makeover: Top 4 Tips for Updating Your Resume Jun 3 , 2015

Unless you've made contact at a job fair, your resume is probably your first chance to make an impression on a recruiter or hiring manager. If your resume doesn't show them that you're looking for the kind of role they're hiring for and that you have the skills to do the job, you probably won't get the chance to change their minds in person. Us…

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How to Hire a Top-Notch Developer Jun 2 , 2015

Two decades ago it was difficult to find a web developer because there were so few. Now there are plenty of developers on the market, but finding a top-notch candidate remains a challenge, particularly when you need a web developer. People seem to think that creating a single webpage makes them an expert, but the truth is that web developm…

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