Collaboration and Communication

Collaboration and Communication

Human beings are highly social creatures. We rely on others to survive and thrive in every context of our lives. So, it’s no understatement that cooperation and communication lie at the heart of our society, workforce, and day-to-day interactions.  In the work we do as recruiting professionals, our connections and interactions with others are paramount … Continue reading Collaboration and Communication

SMB Guide to Success in the LGBTQ Market

SMB Guide to Success in the LGBTQ Market

If you own or manage a small or medium-sized business (SMB), this article is for you. With less resources to play around with, SMBs must pull on all available resources to effectively work with and market to a wide customer base focused on interests, not social demographics.

That’s why SMBs must begin building strategies to effectively market to and work in an LGBTQ-affirming world.

The LGBTQ market is one of the fastest-growing sectors out there, and it’s becoming an increasingly valuable customer base across all industries. In fact, according to GayStar News, a conservative estimate on the size of the global LGBTQ market is $3.7 trillion – that’s a huge market that could be left out of your customer base unless you take the right steps. This community is also particularly sensitive to social issues.

Candidate Advice: Tips on Managing your Job Search

Candidate Advice: Tips on Managing your Job Search

Looking for new career opportunities can be a full time job. If you’re searching for a new job while being employed, you already have a full time job. It’s important to approach your job search with strategy and focus so as to best utilize your time. It’s also important to organize your search so you … Continue reading Candidate Advice: Tips on Managing your Job Search

What NOT to say in a job interview

What NOT to say in a job interview

Setting yourself apart from the crowd is vital when you are looking for that new job. This applies for all stages of the recruitment process – you want to ensure that your CV is at the top of a recruiter or hiring manager’s pile, and that your interview shows you in the best possible light. … Continue reading What NOT to say in a job interview

How to prepare for job interview questions

How to prepare for job interview questions

Job interviews are always stressful – even for job seekers who have gone on countless interviews. The best way to reduce the stress is to be prepared. Take the time to review the common interview questions you will most likely be asked. Also, review sample answers to these typical interview questions. Then take the time … Continue reading How to prepare for job interview questions

The importance of organizing your job search

The importance of organizing your job search

Whenever I speak to candidates, one of the important topics is “what are you doing with your job search”?  It’s important to understand what phase you are in, and how committed you have been to the process.  It has been my experience that your level of organization around your job search will quickly translate into … Continue reading The importance of organizing your job search