Posted on May 23, 2018 at 08:41:47 PM
Searching for a job can be an overwhelming task. Some are job searching while trying to keep hold of the demands of their current job adding more to the stress. But the reality is, you’re not the only one stressing… so is each and every employer trying to find candidates just like YOU. With Sales Recruiters 100+ years of industry experience, we’ve rounded up what we see as the top 5 attitudes that make your job search, interview and hiring process a total flop. Have ideas for how you’ve faced and overcome one of these attitude blinders? Comment below – we’ve love to hear it! 5 Attitudes that Bust A Job Search 1. The “I’ll Never Find a Job” attitude is obvious in its negative nature, but a negative attitude while job searching is going to lead you nowhere but to throwing a pity party for yourself. Continually telling yourself you cannot find a job is going to reduce your motivation in searching. Essentially you determine your own outcome, so think positive and keep encouraging yourself until you find a new job. 2. The “I don’t care what kind of job it is, I just need a job” attitude comes from those who apply to...
Posted on March 27, 2018 at 08:39:18 PM
We all want top talent. There’s no denying that fact. Candidates with strong skill sets and experience drive a business forward. With less than 50% of the American workforce satisfied in their jobs, the opportunity for hiring candidates is here. And it comes as no easy feat. Winning the war for top talent takes time, strategy and consistency. We’ve summed it all up with our combined 100 years of sales recruitment experience, here’s why hiring managers miss top candidates: Why do hiring managers miss top candidates? If you’re focusing too much on degrees and certifications, you may be overlooking people with useful, varied experience. Ask yourself – What is talent? What does talent consist of? Talent looks and displays in a large variety of ways, sometimes beyond what ordinarily we would imagine or look for and often, candidates are even overqualified for a position. When hiring, it’s essential to expand the mindset of what talent is and where it comes from. Example: Let’s say you’re hiring a sales project manager – Ideally you look on resumes for candidates with previous management skills and sales experience… you want to see a list of completed projects in their career and know that they have completed this job task before...
Posted on March 17, 2018 at 08:35:41 PM
Each semester graduates look to be hired with top jobs and often turn to Executive Sales recruiters to find opportunities. Sometimes it’s with large corporations, and other times with small startup companies who frequently employ from sales staffing agencies. Previously in the early 2000’s many IT and tech start ups moved from the East Coast to Silicon Valley. There some succeeded and others flopped. Regardless of the outcome, it’s no longer the rage for graduates to rush from the East Coast westward. There’s companies all over the United States looking to hire top grads – grads with fresh ideas, top talent, skill and drive. The war for top talent never ends, so how do companies of all sizes win the battle for candidates? We’ve put together a few tips for business owners of all sizes to be victorious. Culture is key 1. Develop a culture for your brand or office. What lifestyle will employees be put into? In five years from now, what do you want your employees to be like? Invest in that dream. Find and only hire those who fit that cultural. There’s far more to success than just working hard- it’s about who, together, is working hard. Goals are...
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