4 Tips to Keep Your Social Media Profiles Work Appropriate

Social media is a minefield, but it’s also a golden opportunity. In today’s world, you can get hired for your dream job without even submitting an application. At the same time, hiring managers and recruiters scan profiles with an eagle eye. One study published in the International Journal of Selection and Assessment found that recruiters… Read More »

How to Leverage LinkedIn to Find Top Talent

LinkedIn is an invaluable resource for your talent pipeline. And if you’re not using it, you could be missing out on the chance to snag top talent at a rate that’s faster than the traditional recruitment process. Even better, you can use LinkedIn to promote job listings for free. How do you make the most… Read More »

5 Red Flags That Could Mean a Candidate is Lying

Here’s a statistic that’s sure to confirm what you already suspect: a survey from Checkster found that 78% of candidates admitted to or would consider lying on a job application. In fact, the number of people who wouldn’t embellish the truth was so small they were a minority. Hiring managers are no stranger to exaggerated… Read More »

The Best Way to Use Your LinkedIn Profile

Did you know that 87% of recruiters use LinkedIn when placing new candidates? The job market is healthy, and hiring managers and recruitment pros see LinkedIn as a way of accessing skilled talent who might not see their job ads. Your LinkedIn profile is a passive job-hunting strategy that could land you the job you… Read More »

How to Write Job Descriptions that Attract Top Talent

Writing a job description is as much an art as it is a science. The good news is that using the internet that generates data produce unique insights, which help you write the descriptions that attract the best candidates. Statistics from LinkedIn tell you that: Shorter posts (1-300 words) generate 8.4% more applications Most candidates… Read More »

Spruce Up Your Resume This Spring with These Tips

How often do you update your resume? If you haven’t seen it in a while, the best time to spruce it up is now. Regular updates to your resume keep your resume current with the job market and expectations. It also re-familiarizes you with your experience, so interview prep is much less work. So before… Read More »

Contract vs. Permanent: What Hiring Style is Better?

The way the world works is changing. We use increasingly streamlined communication and collaboration processes. Even the practice of employment no longer looks the same because the same streamlining allows for increases in freelance and contractor work. Business leaders now have more hiring choices than before: it’s increasingly rare for every worker to be a… Read More »

7 Benefits of Taking a Contract Position

Take a look at any job board, in almost any field, and you’ll see one word appear over and over again: contract.  Contract positions are on the rise across the economy, and it’s not hard to see why. When written well, they serve both employees and employers. But some workers still shy away from these… Read More »

Pandemic Recovery Tips: How to Rebuild Your Business

Although the last 12 months focused almost exclusively on the pandemic’s effects, the impact of COVID-19 on telecoms businesses is only the beginning. Changing privacy rules, geopolitical disruption, and the fast-tracking of 5G all compound the industry’s anxieties.  You can rebuild your business as the end of the pandemic becomes a potential reality. Here’s what you… Read More »