Beginning Your Job Search: Tips to Find a Job Easily

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

People who keep saying they can’t find a job, aren’t that serious about getting one. In this transient market, new positions come and go every day.

For anyone looking for a job, there are three ways to go about it. Go online, get in touch with a recruiter, or do it old style.

Online

By far, the most popular way to look for a job is to go online. There are so many options, though, so it can be a bit daunting.

There are loads of websites that introduce job seekers with companies who are looking, from sites that cover every possible industry out there, to niche markets. Here’s a great place to get started.

For professionals, you could set up a profile on a site like LinkedIn. It’s the ideal networking tool to make contacts in your industry.

Be careful not to spam companies with job applications. If they offer several positions, apply for the one you’re most suited for. Multiple attempts make you look undecided, and a little too willing to take on anything.Continue reading

What to Look for in an HR Recruiter

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Attracting top talent can be difficult, especially when there is lots of competition in the market.  That’s why many companies go down the road of enlisting recruitment services.  A staffing agency can get you candidates suited to the role much more quickly than if you were simply to post out a job ad.  If you are thinking about using a recruiter for a new addition to your team, we’ve given you some things to look out for when choosing the right fit for your company.

A Specialist Recruitment Agency

Sometimes the quality of candidate can be diluted if you use a recruitment agency that covers a broad spectrum of industries.  That’s why it’s always a good idea wherever possible to use an agency that specializes in either your sector, or the type of employee you are looking to hire.  If you are looking to add to your HR team for example, then you may want to enlist an HR staffing agency.  They are more likely to have a pool of candidates to suit your needs.Continue reading