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Resume Review Tips for Employers

Resume Review Tips for Employers

As a recruiter, I see and read hundreds of a resumes in a month. After so many years in the industry, I have developed a few resume “instincts” that help me determine if a candidate is worth a call or an interview. But, employers have a much more difficult time reviewing resumes. They don’t see them on a regular basis, and as a result it is hard to know exactly what to look for. The following are two parts of a resume employers should closely consider before bringing any candidate in for an interview.

Thursday, October 31, 2013/Author: Pete Langlois/Number of views (8658)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Consequences of a Counter Offer

Consequences of a Counter Offer

In the current competitive economy, it is common practice for employers to do everything in their power to keep an employee from resigning. Counter offers often include newly created incentives that were previously not offered to the employee such as bonuses, promotions, and flexible schedules. Typically these are offered to entice the candidate with short term benefits that mask the underlying issues that the company has failed to address previously. Statistics show, and my personal experience has shown, that while there are reasons a counter offer makes sense for the employer, there are consequences that employees should strongly consider before accepting a counter offer. Here are three of them:

Tuesday, October 29, 2013/Author: Moe Harrison /Number of views (9821)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Why Everyone Should “Date” a Recruiter

Why Everyone Should “Date” a Recruiter

It is my belief that everyone, employers and job candidates alike, should “date” a staffing agency recruiter. Why? Because, starting and maintaining a relationship with a recruiter can bring you immediate and ongoing value.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013/Author: Dave Schneider/Number of views (13109)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Staffing Agency Red Flags

Staffing Agency Red Flags

Over the years, I have had the pleasure of helping hundreds of finance, technology, legal and office candidates find jobs. I take a great deal of pride in what I do, and enjoy helping candidates and employers connect. But for every 100 staffing agencies that are out there working hard to be honest and professional, there is one or two that just don’t operate as they should. And ultimately, it is the job candidate that pays the price.

Monday, October 14, 2013/Author: Laurie Knafo/Number of views (6127)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: Staffing Now
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IT Contracting as a Career

IT Contracting as a Career

Years ago, job candidates looking for a permanent full-time IT position would consider taking a contract position with an employer as “a way in the door.” The idea was, start as a contractor and then hopefully make the transition to full time. Today however, many people view contractor status not as a stepping stone but as their desired goal.

Monday, October 14, 2013/Author: Pete Langlois/Number of views (5619)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.0
Categories: SNI Technology
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