Is a headshot on a resume the next trend to follow for job search success? Four recruiters share their professional advice in this issue of recruiter's voice. With the widespread use of LinkedIn and other social media platforms for job search, it’s easy to find out what an applicant looks
So just what is the best resume file format and style to resonate most with employers and recruiters? With so many options to choose from, it’s hard for career professionals and job seekers to know the right one to select when sending applications. To ensure your clients are making it
With high volumes of applications, many companies rely on applicant tracking software (ATS) to screen suitable candidates based on keywords―and when reviewed by the human eye, most recruiters spend less than 9 seconds scanning a resume. To ensure job seekers make it over these first hurtles, the CDI Education Committee
Many job seekers believe that hiring doesn’t happen during the holidays, grinding their possible holiday job search to a halt. Contrary to this common misconception, many companies continue to hire over this period, making it a prime time to execute a well strategized job search when there is less competition.
With work from home arrangements now the norm, virtual job interviews have become quite common. As career professionals, we need to know how to best prepare our clients for these types of interactions. To understand the changes that are taking place in virtual interviewing, the CDI Education Committee reached out
We’ve all heard that it’s easier to get a job when you already have one, but for those who find themselves out of work this can be a tough pill to swallow. Are employed candidates more desirable to recruiters and the companies who employ them than unemployed ones? If so,
Recruiting and hiring practices can drastically change in times of a crisis. With the COVID-19 pandemic gripping the world, job seekers have had to adjust to abrupt changes in the job market and recruitment process. To help our clients pivot in these uncertain times, the CDI Education Committee posed this
Many job seekers are intimidated and confused by the stages of the hiring process. Ensuring your client has a solid understanding of the entire scope of job search will help them feel prepared and be more confident in their delivery. Whether your client has applied to a job or has
As career professionals, we have found that job seekers tend to rely too heavily on job boards for their job search and end up wondering why they aren’t getting interviews. Although it’s best practice to apply a diverse job search strategy, we know that recruiters often source candidates from job
What may be a simple resume misstep by your client can be a major pet peeve to a recruiter, resulting in instant rejection. With recruiters reading through piles of resumes every day, it’s important that your clients are aware of common issues that can land their resume in the shredder!