Networking for Introverts

Tips to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone and Into Conversations In my career as a recruiter — which involves talking, and a lot of it — I have connected with and spoken to thousands of people. Yet, I consider myself an introvert. For many, this may sound like an odd combination. After all, introverts […]

How to Attract and Retain Top Talent in a Tight Market

“Hi! I’d like to talk to you about a great job opportunity that I think you’d be a perfect fit for. Is now a good time to talk?” — Kevin, 32, is one of those lucky people whose phone keeps ringing with calls like these. He is getting constant calls from recruiters trying to pry him from his […]

How An Internship Program Benefits Your Company

In the craziness of senior year — partying, cramming in classes to get her degree in computer science, and trying to figure out her next moves — it was all going by incredibly fast for 19-year old Jordan. And, before long, she was stressed out about whether she’d be able to find a good job. […]

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Counter Offers

Counter offers often seem like a dream situation. You’re ready to jump ship but when you tell the boss you’ll be leaving the company in a few weeks, he offers you better incentives — like a raise or a job promotion or both — to keep you. It’s hard to say “no” to an enticing […]

What Recruiters Do Behind the Scenes

As a long-time recruiter, I can tell you that very few applicants truly understand the corporate recruiting process. The truth is, the entire hiring process can be a little mystifying. After all, you don’t really know what’s going on after you’ve dropped your resume or appeared for an interview. Connecting with the right recruiter can remove a […]