Monthly Archives - October 2018

October 2018

Top 5 LinkedIN Jobseeker Pitfalls

LinkedIN is one of the best tools available for job seekers. It allows professionals to brand themselves and connect with others within their industry to build a valuable network. A well cultivated LinkedIN profile can attract interest from employers and potentially your next job offer. That being said, it’s important to know what makes a good profile and what pitfalls to avoid. We have identified five common LinkedIN pitfalls that we see from candidates. Read below to learn how [...]

Hiring a Professional vs. a Professional Interviewer

How do you differentiate between a good candidate and a candidate who looks good on the surface but may not be a good employee? It is right to be skeptical. According to HireRight’s 2017 employment screening benchmark report, 85 percent of employers caught applicants fibbing on their résumés or applications. Sometimes people are so skilled at interviewing that it distracts from their actual qualifications. Sometimes the best candidates have little to no practice at interviewing. Here we will explain [...]

5 Red Flags to Look for in Your Next Offer Letter

So you’ve had your interview, they want to hire you, and your job hunt is coming to its conclusion. You may think it’s a done deal. However, once an offer letter is presented to you, it could become apparent that the job may not be for you. Whether it’s lackluster benefits, or grammatical errors, your offer letter is a good indicator of how much a company values you. Here we’ve identified the 5 biggest red flags we’ve seen in [...]