5 Things Your Resume Should Include

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

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?

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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How to Make an Outstanding First Impression at Your Job Interview

A job interview is both exciting and nerve-racking at the same time because you want to leave an outstanding first impression with the hiring manager. Here are some tips to help you: Dress for Success Prep your outfit ahead of time Iron everything! If in doubt, change to another outfit Make sure your attire matches…

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Job Searching Tips for the New Year

Job Search Tips - Hiring Agency, Recruitment Firm

Happy 2018! Did you know that January is a great month to be searching for a new position? Why? Many Human Resource departments have just received their 2018 hiring budget, yearly bonuses have been paid out which can create job openings, and everyone is back in the office feeling refreshed from the holiday vacation. While…

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Personal Branding Tips for Job Seekers

Personal Branding Tips for Job Seekers - Hiring Agency, Recruitment Firm

There are so many different plates that you need to keeping spinning during your job search. We would like to give you some quick tips from Fast Company about how to develop personal brand: “YOU ARE YOUR BRAND” If you are currently job searching, most likely you have already taken some initial steps in creating…

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How to Stand Out to a Recruiter on LinkedIn

Standing Out to a Recruiter on LinkedIn - Hiring Agency, Recruitment Firm

In the “old days” – it was just you and your typewriter pecking out resumes, stuffing envelopes, and licking stamps to apply for jobs. Things have changed in today’s fast-paced world – studies show that recruiters now rely heavily on LinkedIn to help them find the talent they are looking for. According to LinkedIn in…

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Tips for Acing Your Phone Interview

Tips for Acing Your Phone Interview - Hiring Agency, Recruitment Firm

Phone interviews can be a bit nerve-racking. In this article, we will share some top tips on how to ace it! According to US News.com, there are various “tricks of the trade” that you can utilize before, during and after your phone interview: Dress for success – when we dress for success, it boosts our…

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