Category: Blog

Man and woman demonstrating partnership by shaking hands across office desk

5 Things to Look for in a Recruitment Partnership

There are now more open jobs in the US than ever before. Let that sink in. COVID has changed the landscape of hiring. It has created a labor shortage and a candidate-driven market.

The ability to attract and hire talent has increasing challenges. The typical hiring pipelines of job boards and internal referrals are drying up. Competition for the select few candidates who are open to making a change is fierce against companies across the country.

Continue reading
Cheerful young woman screaming into megaphone

7 Tips to Make Your Resume Stand Out!

It’s 2021. Life is slowly becoming what we remember it to be, and you are ready to start your job search. Getting back into the job market can be extremely stressful. Maybe it’s been 10 years since you last created a resume or you’re just tired of not being selected by the hiring manager. By putting these tips into play and partnering with a specialized recruiter, you will put your best foot forward to land your dream job.

Continue reading
interviewing for a job

Should I Interview For A Job I Don’t Want? (No, Do This Instead…)

It can be tempting to accept any offer for an interview, especially if you’re in urgent need of a new job. Maybe you’ve found yourself in a situation where interview opportunities are rare and you’ve finally been given a chance to go to an interview, but you’re not sure you want the job. If that sounds like you, you’re probably wondering, “Should I interview for a job I don’t want?” Based on our 46+ years of experience helping people find jobs that are a good fit, here’s what we recommend.

Continue reading
Close Up Photo of Programming of Codes

Companies throughout Central PA are working hard to maximize the spirit of the Paycheck Protection Program to keep America working.

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about more change in three months of 2020 than we have seen in prior decades combined.

Some of that change has been terrifying. Some has been unsettling.  However, one change helping many businesses throughout Central PA is the passing of the Paycheck Protection Program under the CARES Act.

Continue reading

The Job Hunt Jam: How to Make your Application Pop among Hundreds of Other Job Seekers

by Christopher Kokes, Recruiter

Let’s face it – no matter how you slice it, the job search can be an arduous process. You send your resume out to dozens, maybe even hundreds, of companies, and many times all you get back is a generic “thanks for your submission” email, if you’re lucky enough to get any response at all. One of the most common questions I get as a recruiter is, “How do I make my application stand out to prospective employers?” The truth is, there isn’t any hard and fast rule to follow that will get your resume noticed. However, I hope that at least one of these tips will resonate as something you could try out before you send out your next application!

Continue reading
Scenic Photo of Man Standing on Cliff Edge

Hiring Managers: How to Elevate your Recruiter Partnership in a Competitive Job Market

Month after month, we continue to see the unemployment rate around the lowest it’s been in 50 years. Rather than writing an article focused on why hiring managers should work with a professional recruiting agency, we’re at a point where it’s more relevant to talk about how to make those relationships flourish since they’re likely already in place.

Continue reading
job search thank you

Giving Thanks… How do you follow up after the interview?

We’ve all been there… you just finished an interview for your dream job. Your confidence is high, the conversation went well, and you feel so close to closing the job. The hard part is over, but the process isn’t quite complete. It’s time to follow up with your interviewer, but what’s the best way to convey your message? Here are some tips on getting back in touch after the interview.

Continue reading
Smiling ethnic woman with blank poster in empty flat

Get Noticed for your Dream Job on LinkedIn

By – Molly (Sollenberger) Zizzi – Client Relations Specialist at JFC Global

By now, everyone knows a professional photograph is one of the key elements to creating a better LinkedIn profile. In fact, LinkedIn research shows that simply by adding a picture, your profile is 14 times more likely to be viewed by others.

… but don’t stop there!

Recruiters, headhunters, and sourcers don’t find fitting candidates by searching an image. We take a much more targeted approach.

Continue reading