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by Michele Lando, Recruiter.com Most people believe that the terms “resume” and “CV” are interchangeable, but that is far from correct. Unfortunately, these crucial documents aren’t discussed very often in school, so as we make our way out into the workforce, we are forced to do some research and figure it out on our own…. Read more »

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by Jen Dewar, Recruiter.com The talent shortage has organizations struggling to find and retain top-tier talent. There simply aren’t enough qualified candidates to go around, and HR professionals are getting more strategic about how they approach recruitment and employee retention. However, organizations can get so caught up in the “here and now” that they often… Read more »

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by Alfred Ajani, The Undercover Recruiter Why is it extremely difficult to decide which job offer to accept when both offers have very attractive rewards and perks? What would you prefer, a role with fantastic benefits, career progression and overall job satisfaction, or a role that offers a competitive annual salary with uncapped commission? With the… Read more »

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by Casey Fleischmann, The Undercover Recruiter   Over time, the way people create, produce and present their resumes have changed. You need to do your best to impress hiring managers as it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd, especially when so many other people have applied for the exact same dream job… Read more »

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by Barbara Schlenk, ERE Media   There’s video-interviewing etiquette to be learned, and tips and tricks for getting the most out of this new best practice in your daily work. Here are five of the most common mistakes recruiters make with video interviewing, and ways you can easily avoid them: Treating It Differently Than an Onsite… Read more »

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by Felix Tarcomnicu, SmartRecruiters Cover letters are often underestimated as a tool for getting a job and many people don’t even send them in.  However, it is not enough just to send in a cover letter.  You have to send in a great cover letter in order to get the recruiter or hiring manager to… Read more »

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by Josh Tolan, Recruiter.com Employee engagement starts with the hiring process. Some professionals, no matter how great they look on paper, will never be engaged in the work environment. Why? Because their career goals and motivations are radically different from the employer’s goals and motivations. And if an employee isn’t passionate about their work, they… Read more »

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by Chuck Cohn, SmartRecruiters Blog Whether you recruit chemical engineers, HR generalists, or salespeople, the right candidate possesses three qualities: competence, cultural fit, and the potential for growth. This holds true in all corners of the business industry, from an internet-based marketplace like Varsity Tutors, to a healthcare conglomerate with 100 offices worldwide. If you… Read more »