The Best Way to Use Recruiters in Your Job Search

Author: Erin Bylander Source: Washington Post Working with recruiters — the hired guns who help companies fill open jobs — isn’t just for aspiring execs at Fortune 500 companies. Chances are you’ll be approached by one someday (or want to put yourself on their radar), and navigating the tricky world of recruiting can pay off. …

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What’s More Important Than Money? These 3 Things.

Author: Josh Tolan Source: Brazen Blog With the unemployment rate at the lowest since 2008, today’s job seekers have more choice — and more power — than ever before. According to CareerBuilder, one in five employees plan to change jobs in 2016, so the job seekers are out there. The real question is, how do …

Are Skills and Experience More Valuable Than A Degree?

Author: Casey Fleischmann Source: The Undercover Recruiter Today, employers are looking for a variety of talents, skills and personality traits in future candidates. This means that people who haven’t attended university, have just as much of a chance of getting employed due to the potential skills and experience that they have gained in the time …

How Recruiters View LinkedIn Recommendations

Author: Sophie Deering Source: Undercover Recruiter Many recruiters find LinkedIn invaluable. According to data collected in 2013, 89% of recruiters have used the professional network to fill a position. One of the things that recruiters look at on LinkedIn is the recommendations section of a prospective job candidate. Unlike the one-click skills endorsements on LinkedIn, …