Effectively Onboarding Employees to Maximize Productivity

As written for - originally posted March 9, 2018. Finding the right hire to fill a gap on your team is rewarding. Especially during busy times, finding talent to add to your team can keep your organization on track and help reach your productivity goals. However, if you are [...]

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Why implementing a work from home policy is good for your business

Implementing a work from home policy is one of the easiest and most effective ways you can add tremendous value to your employee value proposition. While it’s not feasible for all companies to allow their employees to work from home, there are still countless fields where this type of [...]

What you need to know about getting a job in Public Accounting

After recruiting for various public accounting firms throughout my career, and having the same questions asked to me by candidates again and again, I felt it may be helpful to put together some tips on how to get a job in the field. These tips are not only helpful [...]

3 personality traits you need to have to ENSURE success during a job search

There are three personality traits or core values, that as a job seeker you must maintain to ensure you will have a fruitful job search. These three traits are: Confidence, Perseverance, and Honesty. Confidence If you don’t believe in yourself, who will? Confidence is contagious. People are confident in the [...]

Top 3 reasons to work with a Boutique Search firm

Companies are often faced with the challenging task of finding and hiring new talent in order to keep their businesses running smoothly and profitably, as well as to achieve growth targets. You may make the decision to work with an external search firm based on a myriad of reasons. However, [...]

The top 5 things that will make or break your LinkedIn profile.

I am an experienced recruiter and spend a fair bit of time networking and recruiting on LinkedIn. Throughout my career in social recruiting, I have witnessed both a lot of really weird and really amazing profiles on LinkedIn. Based on my experiences, I decided it would be helpful to share [...]

3 reasons why cover letters are pointless.

I have a confession to make: I rarely read cover letters. I hate to admit this knowing how painstaking it is to write a cover letter. Unfortunately, it’s the sad truth. The reality is, as I have said before, most recruiters are just too busy to thoroughly review each and [...]

5 ways to ensure your resume lands a spot on the short-list

You may often wonder when you apply to jobs online whether or not a human being is actually looking at your resume. It definitely feels at times that there is a black hole that sucks up online job applications, never to be seen again. This is a theory I have [...]

Do you suffer from perfectionism paralysis?

What I have learned to relieve myself of this affliction. If you are like me, you may suffer from perfectionism paralysis. It’s an ailment in which you care so much about doing something 100% accurately, that you end up overcome by paralysis and delay completing a task, or taking any [...]

Negotiating a job offer – The do’s and don’ts

Negotiating a job offer – The do’s and don’ts You have reached the end of an interview process and an offer is now in front of you. So what’s next? The next step is negotiating the terms of the offer. This may make you nervous, but the reality is, if [...]