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Why Are Happy Candidates Usually the Best Ones?

 Why do we go after candidates that are already happy at their current jobs? We like to challenge them to be even happier. Are you looking for your next career move? Contact us Are you interested in finding your next employee? Contact us Today I want to discuss happy candidates. What do I mean by this? Let’s say that…

A Few Tips on How to Make Your Resume Shine

 Resumes are all about making a great first impression, and I know just how you can make a great first impression with yours. Are you looking for your next career move? Contact us Are you interested in finding your next employee? Contact us What can you add to your resume to add depth to it and make it stand…

Referrals

Referrals……they are truly always appreciated and definitely an important component of our recruiting efforts as those of you who know the referred candidate have an insider’s view into how that person can impact a brand in a positive way. I always want to hear about the person who is NOT necessarily looking but is an industry contact who you hold in high regard. I…

Horse Racing or Recruitment?

“Because it is the last and most difficult leg of the Triple Crown series, the Belmont Stakes has been dubbed as the “Test of the Champion.” The outcome of this event is mostly unpredictable, with horses rushing into the finish line after lagging behind, and determines the winner amongst all the other strong contenders.” Sounds an awful lot like the…

What kind of leader do you need to be today?

Have you ever conducted a string quarter? No? If you ever have the chance, take it!  I’ve had the privilege and it is amazing. To stand in the middle of those experts and feel like I am part of their music is a powerful feeling. You’re thinking, “Michelle, you aren’t a musician, you’re making this up.”  I really did get to conduct musicians…

Know Your Numbers!

I admit it, I’m a story teller. I see my workplace value in terms of the cultural fit I bring to a team. My resume and interview answers tell the story about the change I lead, forgetting to tell the measurable results. Yet I’m hypocritically surprised when I interview someone who doesn’t mention a single sales results. Ultimately, everything we…

The importance of a ‘Thank You’ note

“Like a cat bringing you a gift of a mouse, bring your interviewer a mouse in your thank you note” Never underestimate the power of the post-interview thank you note. A good one ticks the box, a bad one is memorable in the worst ways, a great one builds relationships. Naturally, your note will express your interest in the opportunity but…

“How do I begin a job search these days?”

“How do I begin a job search these days?” That’s the text a friend just sent me. As a recruiter, it seemed the opposite of my recruiting world where the job finds you. (See yesterday’s blog for getting your resume interview ready.) What next? Here are a few quick tips to turn this mountain into a molehill. Make a list of what you want…

Be Kind

I have to admit, I am struggling to be inspired this week. With all the current events going on in the world, affecting every one of us in different ways, I thought I would keep it simple and spread a message of kindness. One of my favorite sayings is “Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about….