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

5 Tips for Building the Perfect Resume

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Attracting the attention of a potential employer is something most job seekers are adamant about. The first chance you have to make a great impression on a business owner or hiring manager is with your resume. Did you realize the average job post receives nearly 250 resumes? With this many resumes, it will be difficult to get the attention you crave from a hiring manager.

The only way to gain your spot at the top of the resume pile is by optimizing this document. Using tools like ResumeBuild is a great idea. This website provides you with a host of resume templates. These templates are designed to make your resume more readable and appealing. Be sure to visit ResumeBuild to find out more about the services they provide. If you are trying to build the perfect resume, consider the helpful tips below.

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1. Focus on Quality Over Quantity

One of the main things a potential employer will notice about your resume is how it is formatted. If your resume features large blocks of text with no headers, bullet points or numbered lists, it can make this document look very unappealing. A hiring manager will only glance at a resume for a few seconds before deciding to keep reading or discard it. Rather than gumming up your resume with wordy descriptions and large blocks of text, you need to focus on quality over quantity.Continue reading

3 Ways to Improve Web Design Using Psychology

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

With the proliferation of online commerce and the increasing interconnectedness of our planet, it has never been more important to stand out from the crowd with good, eye-popping design. However, it is not enough to merely grab people’s attention on the web; you need to know what to do with it once it has been gained.

Here are three psychological principles to help you make the best use of your personal online space.

1. Pattern

The English language is the predominant means of communication online. Unless you are designing your website with a specific market in mind, China being a standout example, you will want to tailor your web presence to suit the mentality and the tendencies of English speakers.

English speakers read from the top of the page downward, and from left to right, in a zigzag pattern. So you would be best served by putting your most important information on the upper left corner of the page since that is where their eyes will first rest. What they see there will help them form their first impressions.Continue reading


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