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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|

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 6.7 million job openings in the US. “Business’ number [...]

By |March 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   Baby Boomer Generation X Millennial Aged [...]

By |March 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 up that will properly prepare you for [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|
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