By Greg Whitesell, Marketing Director Having a solid relationship with a good recruiting professional can give a job seeker a trusted partner and ally during their job search and ultimately throughout their career. Recruiters spend most of their day finding, recruiting and evaluating candidates for job opportunities. As a result of screening many resumes and…

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As we prepare to celebrate the holiday weekend, we wanted to share five ideas from our team to make it memorable. Although Memorial Day 2020 looks quite different from years past, we are still fortunate to live in a country where freedom abounds. We are grateful for those who fought for our rights, those who…

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By Greg Whitesell, Marketing Director Should I put my job search on hold?  Indeed, many job seekers are pondering this question right now. Our advice? No.  Yes, coronavirus is disrupting the business world, but there are reasons for job seekers to stay optimistic. It’s important to remember two things: this disruption is temporary top talent…

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Last week, a candidate reached out to me while preparing for an upcoming interview.  She told me “This sounds like a great role, but I have a concern.”  In a candidate’s market, “concerns” quickly become disinterest. While exploring the employer’s website this candidate noticed it listed leadership team bios and, except for a single female, the team was not diverse.  The result?  In an instant, the company lost out on…

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By Greg Whitesell, Marketing Director With our HQ in Charlotte in a building that sits two blocks from Bank of America Stadium and regularly sports an office full of Panther blue on Friday’s during football season – suffice it to say, our shade of blue is a bit different today.  Panther great Luke Keuchly announced…

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According to a recent Marist/NPR poll, 1 in 5 American workers are now classified as contract employees. This equates to millions of individuals who earn their paychecks in roles that are suited to their specific employment needs. Without these critical resources, companies would find it extremely difficult to meet their talent demands and function efficiently.…

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Once you’ve nailed down the content and format of your resume, it’s time to to consider these 5 “Do’s” and “Don’ts”. An optimal resume is both informative and easy to read.  Consider the following when drafting your resume. Let’s start with the Don’ts Don’t commit spelling and grammar errors.  Nothing sends a resume to the trash faster…

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Trying to get started on your resume but not sure about what content and order to use? No worries! We’ve put together this handy list to get you off on the right path with regards to preferred structure, format, and content. Read on: Provide a complete work history for the past 10-15 years without omitting…

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Considering the amount of preparation a job seeker puts in the process, closing an interview deserves to be more than an afterthought. Effective questions and a strong closing statement can help set a candidate apart. It’s clear, you should establish a strategy for closing any interview. As a part of this strategy, you will want…

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