How to Write an Amazing Resume

 

A resume is perhaps the most important part of your job search. It’s what initially attracts the attention of a hiring manager, communicates your value to potential employers, and can lead to landing an interview.

We’ve seen thousands of resumes throughout multiple years in the recruiting industry — so we know […]

By |2019-07-29T13:48:33+00:00July 29th, 2019|

Ace Your Interview: 6 Interview Prep Tips

An open job receives an average of 118 applicants. If you’re one of the lucky few to land an interview, you’ve beaten the odds. Time to celebrate? Not exactly. Now you need to nail your interview.

At Burchard & Associates, we’ve conducted hundreds of interviews. We’ve seen it all — the good, […]

By |2019-07-19T09:12:59+00:00July 19th, 2019|

6 Things You Should Never Say in a Job Interview

Believe it or not, landing an interview is the easy part of job hunting. The hard part is convincing the hiring manager that you are — above all other candidates — the best person for the job.

Most job seekers will prepare and practice answers to common interview questions. Equally as important […]

By |2019-07-19T09:09:05+00:00July 19th, 2019|

10 Most Common Interview Questions

One of the most important things you can do to prepare for an interview is practice, practice, practice. While you won’t know every question the interviewer will ask, you can be sure they will ask at least some of the most common interview questions.

Practice answering these questions to better prepare for […]

By |2019-07-19T08:52:42+00:00July 19th, 2019|

Common Job-Seeking Mistakes Recent College Graduates Make

If you just graduated from college and are preparing to enter the workforce, consider yourself lucky. According to a recent survey, 80 percent of employers plan to hire recent college graduates, up from 74 percent last year. With job prospects brighter than they’ve been in more than a decade, it should […]

By |2019-07-15T08:33:02+00:00July 15th, 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|