Career Staffing & Recruiting
Flexible schedules are a sought after perk but there are a few things to consider before changing how the office works. Continue reading
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Employers used to be more hesitant to consider hiring job applicants who earned their degrees online. But that perception has changed in the past few years, recruiters say. Continue reading
Anyone who spends enough time in an office will eventually encounter toxic personalities. Many people occasionally feel belittled, misunderstood or undervalued in their professional roles. But when does a supervisor or co-worker’s behavior cross the line from annoying to potential legal nightmare? The answer lies in understanding what constitutes workplace bullying. Continue reading
‘Tis the season for holiday parties in the workplace. While the mood is festive and relaxed, it’s still a work function, and there are things you should remember as you navigate the holiday gathering, or you could be risking your career and reputation. Continue reading
15 Real Ways You Can Make Extra Money this Holiday Season
Many of us go through times when a little extra cash could really help out, especially during the holiday season. Believe it or not, it’s not that hard to bring in extra income, you just have to know where to start. Continue reading
The need to leave your job can hit you in a variety of places where browsing career opportunities via laptop isn’t practical. Maybe you’re vegging on the couch, watching your fave TV character doing meaningful work he loves, or at the airport en route to business trip Number-One-Too-Many. Continue reading
Chances are, if your company’s website allows job applications, you’ve lost smart, well-qualified candidates because applying via smartphone caused major angst. And if you’re not even equipped to accept online applications, you’re even further behind the curve.
About one in five American adults either doesn’t have broadband access at home, or has relatively few options for getting online other than a cellphone, according to a 2015 Pew Research Center report on smartphone use. Nearly two-thirds of these “smartphone-dependent” people have gotten job information on their phones in the past year, and almost four in 10 have applied via mobile.
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Good news for recruiting: Employers are posting more and more jobs – a record number of job openings, in fact. All signs seem to be saying that they want to accelerate hiring.
There were a record 5.8 million job openings in July 2015, according to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) of the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). That’s a huge jump of 400,000 openings from June, and the greatest number of openings since 2000 when the BLS began tracking these numbers.
But here’s the thing: While openings have risen sharply, hires have held nearly steady at about 5 million per month over the year ending in July. So there’s a widening gap between job postings and qualified candidates who want to fill them.
“All I can say is, job seekers should be feeling incredibly confident right now,” says Sherri Mitchell, president of All About People, a recruiting and staffing firm in Phoenix.
What are the factors affecting the outlook for recruiters and hiring managers in late 2015? Let’s take a look. Read more here.
CLEVELAND – There are more than a half-million seasonal jobs up for grabs. So, how do you turn one of those jobs into a permanent position?
Tyler Barker was a seasonal employee brought on at the Cleveland Clothing Company during the Christmas rush last year. Nearly 12 months later, he’s still on the payroll.
Terri Ford with All About People, a national staffing and recruiting company, said maintaining a seasonal position post holiday rush really begins with your mindset.
One pitfall seasonal workers should avoid if they’re looking for long-term employment is to not play up employee discounts offered by retailers.
For more tips on how to turn a seasonal job into a permanent position, watch the video here.
“The objective of a resume is to convince the hiring manager or recruiter that you are worthy of an interview. The problem is that too many job seekers try to prove themselves by using “fillers” or empty cliches on their resumes. Applicants tend to overlook the fact that hiring managers are on the lookout for results, not buzzwords.”
Read more here to find out what not to do on your resume and see the wise words from our very own Sherri Mitchell, one of the co-founders of All About People.