I’m Graduating: What’s Next?

As many students are well into their last semester of the school year, many are starting to think about graduation and what’s next. But, like all soon-to-be grads, it’s often a struggle to figure out the best way to begin your job search. While industries like Information Technology (IT) and construction/infrastructure continue to grow, especially… Read More

LinkedIn Jobs App: Simplifying the Job Search

By: Jason Schober LinkedIn recently released the LinkedIn Job Search app and simplicity is at its core. As you likely have experienced, the job search can be a tedious time consuming process. Many of us have experienced having to register on an organization’s site, filling out field after field of the same information. Some sites… Read More

The Most Important Recruiting Efforts You Are Not Doing

Recruiters have come a long way since the cold calls and Rolodex days. Job Board websites were introduced in the late 90’s making it the most efficient way to search for jobs in the new millennium. LinkedIn was introduced in 2003 with features for job posting added shortly after, it has been a hub for… Read More

Beyond the Salary: Understanding Compensation Packages

Money, Money, Money. Often when job seekers are looking for a new job, they concentrate on the money. But, when a recruiter calls with some initial questions about experience and qualifications, many candidates get stuck when asked, “What was your compensation at your last employer?”. Many times the response we hear is “Are you asking… Read More

5 Points in Preparing Your LinkedIn Profile for Your Next Job

Whether you are a Passive (currently employed) or Active (searching or unemployed) Candidate, here are 5 points to prepare your LinkedIn profile to land your next job. 1. Headline with Keywords There are two standards for a headline. a) Your job title and current employer b) Keywords that describe positions, industry, and expertise. While both… Read More

MN Recruiters Fall 2013 Conference: What Made an Impression

A majority of our team attended their first MN Recruiters Conference yesterday. The MN Recruiters organization has become one of the largest state recruiters organizations in the country. Jason Buss of MN Recruiters even touted this in his opening remarks,”…We have grown so much over the last few years, that we are able to attract… Read More