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Can background checks reveal past employers?

By T&S Online Marketing | June 4, 2019

If you’re like many job seekers, there may be jobs that didn’t work out for some reason that you’d rather not have on your resume. But if you apply for a job, you may be concerned about what your potential new employer might uncover.

Can employers legally record an interview?

By T&S Online Marketing | May 21, 2019

An employer may want to record an interview for several reasons. But regardless of the reason, are they legally allowed to record the candidate’s interview? Let’s look at the factors that determine if it’s legal or not.

How do I list a staffing agency on my resume?

By T&S Online Marketing | May 7, 2019

Perfecting your resume to ensure prospective employers will see you as a potential employee for their organization is essential. If you are someone who has worked with staffing agencies, the way you list that experience on your resume could be the difference between landing the job and having to continue your job search. The following tips on how to list a staffing agency on your resume will help you get the job you desire.

Good questions to ask after an interview

By T&S Online Marketing | April 23, 2019

Employers may interview dozens of people before finding the candidate for a specific position. At times, the thing that will set you apart is not just the answers that you give during the interview, but also the questions that you ask at the end of an interview.

Are jobs disappearing?

By T&S Online Marketing | April 9, 2019

The job market in the United States is ever changing. Sometimes, there seems to be a surplus of jobs hiring. Other times, it’s like all of the jobs have disappeared. But some jobs are indeed disappearing. Technology and the development of artificial intelligence are both factors in the decrease of many jobs in today’s job market.

Three tips to stand out from the crowd online

By Shelley Spears | March 19, 2019

Are you searching for the perfect job and really want to rise above your competitors? In today’s digital age, one way to stand out is to have an outstanding social media presence. LinkedIn is the primary social media platform for professional networking, and its one recruiters use regularly to search for potential candidates, but other social media channels matter too.

The real cost of employee turnover

By Shelley Spears | March 5, 2019

When you think about the cost of employee turnover, your first thought might go to the monetary cost it takes to hire a recruiter or to post the position on a job board. Sometimes there are also costs associated with the interview and screening process or with helping relocate a new employee.

Creating the right interview experience

By Shelley Spears | February 19, 2019

Interviews can be stressful for the candidate and very time consuming for the interviewer, and the interview experience can vary greatly from one company to the next. However, there are ways to strategically create the right interview experience for the candidate and the company.

Staying competitive in the gig economy

By Shelley Spears | February 5, 2019

Technology is making it easier for people to work more gigs, or temporary jobs, rather than your typical part-time or full-time jobs. The gig economy is estimated to be about 34 percent of today’s workforce, and it’s expected to grow to 43 percent by 2020. Staying successful in the gig economy, especially when it comes to IT, requires a competitive edge due to the ever-changing world of technology.

Three red flags when checking a candidate’s social media profiles

By Shelley Spears | January 22, 2019

In today’s world, people learn a lot about a person by their social media pages. It’s a common way for many people to express themselves and connect with the rest of the world. The way that someone presents themselves on social media can speak volumes to their character in real life.