What You Should Expect from the Next Recruiter Who Calls You

If you’re good at your job and have made a name for yourself, you’re likely received a cold from a recruiter. Recruiters have positions to fill – that’s how they get paid – regardless of whether they’re looking for a career change or not. If you’ve started to think about a career change or are always on the lookout for that perfect opportunity,there are a number of elements you should expect, or even demand, from any recruiter the contacts you.

The next time you find yourself in the middle of a recruitment call, look for these 5 criteria—proof of whether or not you’re talking to a quality recruiter.

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5 Things You Need to Know to Nail Your Video Interview

Video interviews have become very common in the workforce these days. They are not only used for entry level positions but also for senior positions as a way of doing the first-round assessment of potential candidates all the way through making offers.

Firms such as KPGM and Goldman Sachs have started making extensive use of video technology for interviews.

Video interviews are different than in-person interviews, but with a few useful tips you can come off appearing confident and self-assured.

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Win the Interview Before You Go Onsite

When preparing to go through the recruiting process for a more advanced position there are many things I like to keep in mind. Being properly prepared for a career advancement interview can mean the difference between receiving an offer and waiting for the next opportunity. There are some words of wisdom that have served me well when it comes to getting ready for a promotion. Showing up to speak with a board of directors without knowing any valuable information about the organization is never advisable….

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5 Things Your Next Boss Owes You

If your goal is to secure a higher-level position with more responsibility, there are some important things you should keep in mind when considering a new employer. Your next employer should provide you with several things that help you do a better job for the organization and help you grow to become a more promotable employee. Here are five things that your next boss owes you.

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4 Qualities of the “Perfect for You” Recruiter

Working with a professional recruiter is an important career tool and shouldn’t be taken lightly.

Finding the right recruiter can help you save time and prevent some of the frustration of searching for a job on your own, but not all recruiters or recruiting companies are “perfect for you.”

Check out 4 qualities to look for when searching for your ideal recruiter.

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10 Actionable Ways to Empower Your Employees

Sure, employee empowerment is a buzz word, but it’s the thing your employees crave most.

Empowerment doesn’t just benefit the employee; it benefits the entire business. Empowered employees are more effective, productive and have greater job satisfaction than those who feel disempowered. They put in extra effort, they feel free to innovate to achieve the best results and they show greater company loyalty, meaning higher employee retention levels. The truth is, stronger employees mean a stronger business.

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How to Attract A Team Talent

A company is only as good as its employees and to make ensure your company’s success, it’s crucial to recruit the highest caliber candidates possible. So what recruitment strategies can you use to attract those elusive high-flyers to your business?

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Why We Love Former Athletes in The Workplace (And You Should, Too!)

The next time you see athletic experience listed on a resume, pay attention. While athletic achievements don’t always guarantee greatness in the business world, they do indicate a candidate who has gone through rigorous training and faced grueling challenges. This kind of life experience is likely to have led them to develop some pretty awesome skills, the kind of skills that can be extremely valuable in the workplace. So if you want superstar employees, consider making your next hire a former athlete or someone who possesses the same highly desirable skill set.

Here are the typical athlete traits we look for regardless of their past athletic experience.

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