Do Recruiters Get It Right in the Hiring Process?

More organizations today are using recruiters to help in the hiring process; these individuals seem to be the norm within an organization. There are obvious benefits: they are dedicated solely to that function and they have the ear of hiring managers so they know what type of skills, education and experience are needed. But, do …

Do You Know How You’re Perceived by Others?

I just started a business branding coaching program (yes, coaches need a coach) and I had to step outside of my comfort zone a bit for an exercise I was given immediately; no thinking, no delaying - just acting. The exercise was to write a post on Facebook to ask what others would describe me …

Are Jobs Coming Back?

I don't know about you, but I have been seeing more job opportunities than we've seen in years. Locally here in Orlando, we are getting into a 'booming' phase of construction returning along with new housing, roads, tourist attractions, healthcare, and technology. In fact, we have three job fairs coming up this coming week, of …

When Does a Hiring Manager Look at Your Social Media Profile?

We hear so much these days about having a good social media presence, and no truer than if you are in the hunt for a job. We know that LinkedInd is one that not only recruiters but HR and hiring managers check but what about your other social media presences, such as Facebook. My personal …

The Best Chances to Get Your Resume Through the ATS

We all know that the majority of companies want you to submit an online application or to upload your resume (or both); they are scanned through an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to see how your skills, experiences, education and the like are a match to the job you are applying for.  From the feedback I've …

The Job Search Ain’t What it Used to Be

If you're looking for a job and thinking you can just send out a resume and they'll come calling, you better change that thought; the job search ain't what it used to be.  With the changing demands of technology and streamlining of processes and services, plus consumer demand for 'now,' organizational hiring is slower than …