Why Job Seekers are Ghosting their potential Employers

By nhollenbach | Apr 24, 2019 |

Are you trying to hire new talent, but find your potential employees don’t show up for the initial interview or quit not long after they are employed? If so, you are being “ghosted!” Ghosting occurs when job seekers book an interview and never show up, or newly hired employees leave shortly after being hired. Here…

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Job Seekers: Stand out with an Interview Portfolio

By nhollenbach | Mar 20, 2019 |

The process of landing a new position in your field of choice is much more competitive in today’s world than in previous decades. It’s hard to stay ahead of your fellow applicants! What can you do to help stand out above the numerous candidates? Job searching has become an art form all to its self.…

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Job Seekers: Are You Asking the Right Questions during your Interview?

By nhollenbach | Feb 13, 2019 |

We think everyone can agree that finding your way thru the job seeking process can be, to say the least, very stressful and at times overwhelming. Everybody has the same goal in mind – to get hired! How you present and position yourself during the job interview can make the difference that tips the scales…

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What Skills Do Job Seekers Need in 2019?

By nhollenbach | Jan 23, 2019 |

We live in a fast-paced world, what worked last year for job seekers, might not work in 2019. The rules seem to change often, and sometimes the finish line gets further away.  That doesn’t have to be the case for you! Here are a few quick tips we would like to share with our clients…

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What Are Your Next Steps to Take When You Lose Your Job

By nhollenbach | Dec 19, 2018 |

No matter the reason, losing a job ranks up there with divorce and the passing of loved ones. It not only takes a toll on you financially, but emotionally as well. Most often your self-esteem takes a big hit. You may find yourself reliving each day at your job, micro-analyzing where you went wrong, how…

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5 Things Your Resume Should Include

By nhollenbach | Nov 14, 2018 |

Many of the larger companies are using applicant training systems (ATS) to read the applications and review work experience. Hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds on scanning your resume to determine if they would like to bring you in for an interview. Here are 5 tips we like to share with our clients in drafting their…

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How to Stay Confident During Your Job Search

By nhollenbach | Oct 17, 2018 |
How to Stay Confident During Your Job Search - Richmond Hazleton Group - Recruiting Firm, Job Search, Hiring Firm

Let’s face it ~ job searching is not an easy task, it’s filled with twist and turns, ups and downs, triumphs and defeats! It’s not easy to stay confident during your job search! If you’re not careful, it can begin to erode your self-confidence and lead to endless worry and self-doubt Here are some tips…

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When Are the Best Times of Year to Job Hunt?

By nhollenbach | Sep 19, 2018 |
When Are the Best Times of Year to Job Hunt? - Richmond Haxleton Group - Job Search, Job Hunting - Copyright: nexusplexus / 123RF Stock Photo

We are often asked if there is a particular time of year for job searching and hiring that seems to yield the best results.  Our answers may surprise you! Here are some thoughts about this topic that we like to share with our clients:   ~ Winter January and February are considered the top times…

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To Send or Not to Send – Do You Still Need a Cover Letter?

By nhollenbach | Aug 29, 2018 |

Back in the day, pre-internet, it was customary to ALWAYS send a cover letter; however in today’s world, the rules have changed. What are you to do? Here are some tips we share with our clients to help them determine if a cover letter is needed: If they ask in a job post to send…

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How Do You Know You Are Hiring the Right Person?

By nhollenbach | Jul 25, 2018 |

Business is booming for you and the time has come to hire more help. Just the thought of starting the hiring process gives you chest pain! Don’t despair! Here are some quick tips that we always share with our clients to help them hire the right person for the position: Move the interview outside of…

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