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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 fill them! Because of this cut-throat hiring climate, [...]

By |June 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 it can eliminate you from the candidate pool altogether. [...]

By |June 24th, 2019|

Employers Plan to Increase Utilization of Staffing Firms in Next 5 Years

  Employers are struggling to find qualified candidates for their open positions, and many are turning to staffing firms for help. According to a survey by CareerBuilder, 54 percent of employers plan to increase their use of staffing firms in the next five years. “Even with new technologies pushing industry evolution, staffing firms will continue to play a key role [...]

By |June 10th, 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 this good news, starting and maintaining your career [...]

By |June 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 to find quality candidates to fill the role. [...]

By |May 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, instead of saying “I coordinated travel for senior [...]

By |May 13th, 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 to realize that those benefits are not enough [...]

By |April 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 writing a resignation letter.   Why do I [...]

By |April 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 have asked: how soon can you leave a [...]

By |April 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 actively sell professionals on the benefits of working [...]

By |March 26th, 2019|
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