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Reduce Your Time-to-Hire to Save Money and Land Better Candidates

 

Competition for talent is at an all-time high, and companies are struggling to find quality candidates to fill their positions.

Consider this: For the first time in 20 years, the number of job openings exceeds the number of unemployed Americans. That means there are more available jobs than there are people to […]

By |2019-06-26T11:07:47+00:00June 26th, 2019|

How to Write a Cover Letter

For some job seekers, writing a cover letter is a pointless endeavor. But it’s actually one of the most important aspects of any job search. Cover letters are the first thing that many hiring managers see. It can create a positive first impression that encourages someone to read your resume, or […]

By |2019-06-24T08:55:17+00:00June 24th, 2019|

6 Tips for New College Graduates

If you just graduated from college, consider yourself lucky. You’re entering the workforce at an amazing time. Unemployment is at its lowest level since 1969, there are more than 7 million available jobs, and starting salaries for new college graduates are higher than they were just a few years ago.

Considering all […]

By |2019-06-03T08:41:43+00:00June 3rd, 2019|

Differences Between Corporate Recruiters and Agency Recruiters

In the recruiting world, there are two different types of recruiters: Corporate Recruiters and Agency Recruiters.

Corporate Recruiters are employed by a company to find candidates for their open positions. Agency Recruiters are employed by a staffing agency. When a company needs to fill a position, they partner with a staffing agency […]

By |2019-04-19T14:09:16+00:00May 20th, 2019|

Should Your Resume Be Written in 1st or 3rd Person?

Before you sit down to write your resume, there’s one crucial question you need to answer first: should my resume be written in first or third person?

Your resume should never be written in third person. Use first person but leave out the pronoun “I.” For example, if you’re an administrative assistant, […]

By |2019-04-19T14:05:34+00:00May 13th, 2019|

Hiring Trends to Watch in 2019

Last year’s employment market was defined by a surge in new jobs and increased hiring. 2019 is shaping up to be no different. According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 40 percent of employers plan to hire full-time employees in 2019, and 47 percent say they will hire part-time workers.

Even though almost […]

By |2019-04-19T13:59:58+00:00May 6th, 2019|

Want to Win the 2019 Talent War? Try Offering These Unique Benefits

Competition for talent in 2019 has been intense — and there’s no indication that it will get any easier.

One thing is clear: employers must think outside the box to formulate unique ways to attract talent.

Gone are the days of ping-pong tables, nap pods, or other “fun” office perks. Employers are beginning […]

By |2019-04-08T09:24:38+00:00April 22nd, 2019|

How to Write a Resignation Letter

 

You worked with Burchard & Associates and found a new job. Congratulations! Your hard work, interview preparation, and countless applications have finally paid off. You’re ready and excited for your new role — everything is falling into place.

But first, you need to quit your current job. Part of that is […]

By |2019-04-15T08:30:59+00:00April 15th, 2019|