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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|

How Soon Can You Leave a Job?

When you accepted your new job, it seemed like the perfect fit. But after a few months, you realize it’s just not for you. Even though you just started, you’re already thinking about jumping ship — but you don’t want it to look bad on your resume.

It’s a question many professionals […]

By |2019-04-08T09:18:10+00:00April 9th, 2019|

How to Write a Job Description

One of the biggest challenges for employers is finding quality candidates to fill their open positions. If you can relate, there’s something you can do to entice top talent to apply for your openings: write better job descriptions.

Your job description should clearly explain what you expect from applicants but should also […]

By |2019-03-26T13:46:37+00:00March 26th, 2019|

Companies Are Struggling to Find Candidates

The economy has been on a roll lately and businesses are hiring to meet the demand. There’s just one problem: they can’t find enough people to fill their open positions.

According to a recent report from ADP and Moody’s Analytics, employers are having a hard time finding qualified candidates to fill the record […]

By |2019-02-22T11:24:50+00:00March 15th, 2019|

Understanding Generational Differences in the Workplace

For the first time in history, there are more Millennials than Baby Boomers in the workplace.

To effectively work together, it’s important that each generation understands the others. To do so, our team got together to discuss the values, desires, and motivations of each generation. Here’s what we discovered:

 

Identifying the Generations

 

By |2019-02-22T11:13:43+00:00March 4th, 2019|

6 Morning Habits of Highly-Successful People

The day’s success depends a lot on what you do in the morning. Many of the most successful people on the planet share the same morning routines.

This is no accident.

There’s a reason that high-achieving individuals have many morning rituals in common. There are certain things you should do when you wake […]

By |2019-01-22T15:12:40+00:00February 15th, 2019|