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Top Four Career Tips for Uncertain Times

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“You can’t pour from an empty cup.” . A friend recently said this to me. It’s a well-known adage and it holds true—you cannot fill others if your own cup is empty.

Interview Preparation: Win Your Dream Job

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Our experts at TeamBuilder Search have conducted thousands of interviews. In addition, we have conducted thousands of post-interview debriefs with hiring managers. We have learned what successful candidates do in interview preparation.

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Hiring Your Digital Marketing Quarterback

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Marketing changed drastically when the internet became everyone’s main source of information. Digital marketing is now cheaper, faster, more measurable and more engaging than traditional marketing.

10 Tips On Recovering From A Job Loss

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Most people experience at least one unplanned job loss during their career. Being displaced or losing a job can be very challenging on multiple levels. It’s typical to have feelings of disbelief, anger, grief, along with concerns about financial security.

5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development

In 2021, many of your competitors will invest in talent development software. If you make the right decision, invest in the right software, and if your organization is willing to use it, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide, 5 Reasons CFOs Invest in Talent Development.

The One Thing a Leader Must Do in a Crisis

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“Leadership is an ever-evolving position.” ” –Mike Krzyzewski. Mike Krzyzewski, more commonly known as Coach K, is arguably one of the greatest basketball coaches of all time. I never liked Coach K, as his teams always defeated my favorite teams.

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Working with Recruiters: Three Things You Must Know

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Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. – Andrew Carnegie. Have you ever had difficulty filling an open role on your team? Finding the right talent isn’t easy. Top talent is greatly sought after, and in areas as high-demand as digital marketing , top candidates have many options. This is why niche recruiters are so valuable— over 90% of the people we recruit are not looking for a new role.

Top Four Tips For Using Social Media While Job Hunting

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It’s no secret that now, more than ever before, employers are investigating candidates’ social media accounts and activity. They use these platforms to gauge a candidate’s personality, character, and professional activities. It is important to have a healthy use of at least one of these platforms, and to present the best version of yourself there–when it comes to professional matters as well as personal ones.

Building and Leveraging Your LinkedIn Network To Get Your Next Role

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Using LinkedIn to Get Your Next Role. Finding your next role is an exciting time of possibilities. Leveraging your professional network is a key step in the early stages of finding your next opportunity. LinkedIn represents great potential for networking with the goal of career advancement.

Job Winning Interview Preparation

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We have conducted thousands of interviews. In addition, we have conducted thousands of post-interview debriefs with hiring managers. We have learned what successful candidates do in preparation for interviews. Also, we have discovered the most common mistakes made during interviews.

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Nine tips for Remote Leaders

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Leading Remotely? Here are nine tips to facilitate remote work and optimize the productivity of remote working relationships. . “The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” – John Maxwell. Businesses are in uncharted waters and leaders are attempting to adjust their sails. The shift to remote work presents many challenges, but this uncertain time also presents many opportunities.

5 Resume Rules That Get You The Interview

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Imagine that you sell toys. If your goal is to get the attention of children, you will probably focus on the toy’s bright colors, the sounds it makes, and how fun it is to play with.

Why You Need a Specialized Digital Marketing Recruiter

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Choosing the right digital marketing recruiter is an important decision. You are free to make whatever choice you want, but you are not free from the consequences of the choice.” Anonymous. Choosing a good digital marketing recruiter can reap great rewards.

7 Keys to Building Your Personal Brand

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All of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You. – Tom Peters in Fast Company. It’s hard to say it better than Tom Peters: You can’t expect anyone, other than you, to look after your career. There are many things you can do to aid in the development of a successful career. One of those things is to intentionally cultivate your personal brand.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

Top 10 Ways to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile

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Did you know that on average, 90% of recruiters use LinkedIn? Kinsta ] That means that almost all recruiters are using LinkedIn to fill open positions. Whether or not you are actively seeking a new career, it’s a good idea to keep your profile up-to-date. You never know when you might get noticed for your dream job. And just like a resume, if you update it as your career and skills develop, it will be easier to get it in tip-top shape when you are ready to use it to find your next job.

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Six Tips To Hire The Right Sales Rep

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TeamBuilder Search, an award-winning recruiting and staffing agency, delivers advice on recruiting talent and building digital marketing and transformation teams. Harvey Mackay, author of Swim With the Sharks Without Being Eaten Alive , states an underestimated truth—“Everyone is in sales. It’s the only way we stay in business.” Sales can be the most important function of an organization.

Six Keys To A Great Cover Letter

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The goal of the cover letter is to help you obtain an interview. A strong cover letter can separate you from other candidates by doing two things very well: demonstrating you have the skills, experiences, and achievements needed to be successful in the role and showing you are an excellent communicator. Consider doing the following six things when creating your next cover letter. Personalize your Cover Letter. If at all possible, address your cover letter to a specific person.

Five Tips to Managing Millennials

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TeamBuilder Search, an award-winning recruiting and staffing agency, delivers advice on recruiting talent and building digital marketing and transformation teams. As recruiters in the digital field, our clients speak frequently of management struggles involving the newest generation in the workplace. Millennials have a lot to offer, but generational differences require a new approach to management that is effective and ultimately successful. When I was a young man, I loved to race cars.

2021 Recruitment Strategies: Work Smarter Not Harder

Hours spent sourcing. Constantly checking different recruiting channels. Sifting through a sea of resumes. There’s no denying that the current hiring landscape is fragmented, complex, and full of frustrations. As you plan for 2021, take a moment to reflect on your current strategies and evaluate how you can work smarter, not harder in the new year. Download our guide where we break down different stages of the recruitment journey—and share several potential paths to hiring success.

10 Reasons Why It Is Hard to Be A Digital Marketer

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So you did it. You chose a career in the exciting and dynamic (that’s a euphemism) world of digital marketing….definitely definitely a journey not for the faint of heart. So what makes it tough to be a digital marketing pro? Marketers are from Venus and technologists are from Mars…and neither group understands you. All budget and timeline overruns due to changing project scope (driven by other departments or groups) are your problem.

The Attention Getting Seven Section Resume

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“Attention is a precious commodity.” – Brian Solis. According to The Ladders , recruiters only take an average of six seconds to determine whether or not a candidate might be a fit for a particular role. To maximize your chances of getting the recruiter’s attention in six seconds, your resume must be organized in a clear and concise manner that demonstrates you are a good candidate for the role.

Four Tips to Keep Frequent Moves from Hurting Your Career

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If you have made a few career moves in a short period of time, then hiring managers may consider you a job hopper. You may already be aware that this label is usually not seen in a positive light. But once you rack up a certain amount of mileage on your resume at a variety of different roles, it can be difficult to portray yourself in a different way. Fear not! Here are four things you can do to beat the job hopper label and show hiring managers that you are their next MVP.

Four Tips for Hiring Job Hoppers

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“ Success comes not from having certainty, but being able to live with uncertainty. ”. ? Jeffrey Fry. If you are a hiring manager, then you know the scenario. You have a great-looking resume that is showing all the experiences you need. However, the candidate has job-hopped quite a bit. Understandably so, you are hesitant to entertain a job hopper for an interview for fearing the candidate will not be a worthy investment.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Four Basic Strategies to Retain Talent

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Julius Caesar said, “No one is so brave that they are not disturbed by unexpected change.” Every experienced manager has been through it. You get the team running like a well-oiled machine and then one of your performers puts in their notice. The unexpected loss of top talent is very costly to a manager, in many ways. Every successful manager has to figure out how to best retain talent. Here are four things you can do to help keep your organization running fast.

Three Questions to Help You Hire Your Next Art Director

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Steve Easterbrook said, “When you get things right, good things happen.” Seems like something Yogi Berra should have said! Unfortunately, there is often significant challenge in getting something right. Hiring your next art director star is one of those things that can present significant challenge. Follows are three questions you can ask yourself and your team, prior to interviewing candidates, that will help take some of the challenge out of identifying the right person for your role.

Help Your Recruiter Help You

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Three Tips for Achieving Success in Your Search. Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. Andrew Carnegie. Whether your organization is large or small, you have competition. Everyone wants the best, brightest talent available to add to their teams. Talent means success. But finding talent takes time and expertise. That’s where recruiters come in.

Four Strategies to Help Your Recruiter Help You Land That Role

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Better Communication for Success in Your Search. One great tactic for finding and landing the perfect role for you is working with a recruiter. Recruiters can help match you with a great organization that fits with your goals, skill set, and cultural fit. However, you can’t expect your recruiter to do all the work. Working with a recruiter is a collaborative effort. Here are four strategies to help you help your recruiter so you can land that role quickly and seamlessly.

How To Create A 100% Virtual Onboarding Experience

Speaker: Workbright

Are you struggling with virtual onboarding? Whether you are making the switch to remote work or biding your time until you can get back to the office–you need a solution that works. Check out our webinar on Thursday, May 20th at 2 PM E.T. for more information.

Make Work an Adventure

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Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Helen Keller. Our team has traveled the world, backpacked the wilderness, gone scuba diving with sharks, and competed in Mixed Martial Arts competitions around the world. While these awesome activities are, well, awesome, we don’t believe adventure is based on activity. We believe adventure is based on attitude. We also believe our work day is much better when we apply that attitude to our everyday work life.

The Role of Social Media in Job Hunting

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It’s no secret that now, more than ever before, employers are investigating candidates’ social media accounts and activity. They use these platforms to gauge a candidate’s personality, character, and professional activities. It is important to have a healthy use of at least one of these platforms, and to present the best version of yourself there–when it comes to professional matters as well as personal ones.

Eight Ways to Blow the Interview

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How do you ace an interview? A quick Google search will yield countless pages that detail the myriad ways to succeed and get the role. However, you might not be able to easily find the things that can blow an interview. Learning what not to do can be just as important as learning what to do. To help you maximize your chances of making the best impression possible, we’ve put together a list of the top ways in which people damage their own interview. Not showing up early.

Do You Have a Fixed Mindset or a Growth Mindset? How to Leverage Each to Boost Your Career

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You may have heard about the two types of mindsets, Fixed and Growth, in recent years. According to the research conducted by Carol Dweck, author of the book Mindset , the two mindsets can have an impact on career performance. Individuals with a fixed mindset tend to stick to their comfort zones and avoid conflict or challenges. They are less likely to be open to change or learning new skills.

Adapting, Evolving and Staying Competitive in a Disrupted Economy

COVID-19 continues to shape the way we live and work. Organizational success depends on workforce wellbeing, and employee needs are varied and constantly changing. It’s clear that a more flexible and strategic approach to total compensation is required to create a better path forward. The 2021 Q1 Gallagher Better WorksSM Insights Report: The Path Forward explores and how employers can balance workforce expectations against organizational goals. Discover how you can review and implement new technologies, develop updated and forward-looking strategies, and evolve your employee value proposition to create a more engaged and resilient workforce.

5 Tips for Reentering the Work Force After a Health Challenge or Personal Event

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Sometimes, everything goes your way, your career is on fire, and everything you touch turns to gold. You are unstoppable in your career arc and everyone wants you on their team. However, sometimes, life throws us a curve ball. You may face an unexpected health challenge or a personal event, such as a sudden illness, hospitalization, or becoming a loved one’s caretaker. Or you may choose to take some years off in order to raise a family.

5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring Your Next Paid Social Strategist

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You may have noticed by now that if it is a digital marketing role, then there is a good chance I have written about how to hire for it. In this post I share five questions to ask before you hire you next paid social strategist. 1.What account responsibilities will this person have? Depending on the organization or the campaign, paid social media professionals may be part of an account team, with little direct client contact, or they may have significant account management responsibility.

Nine Ways to Give Job Candidates a Positive Experience

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It’s a hiring manager’s nightmare: Someone on your team–perhaps a higher-up–alerts you to a new review on an employer review website. You cautiously click, and it’s an all-out roast of the organization, its people, and its culture. What is possibly more shocking is that the review wasn’t written by an employee. It was written by a job candidate who was brought in for a couple of interviews but ultimately not hired for the role.

Seven Tips for Building Your Personal Brand

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All of us need to understand the importance of branding. We are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc. To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called You. . – Tom Peters in Fast Company. It’s hard to say it better than Tom Peters: You can’t expect anyone, other than you, to look after your career. There are many things you can do to aid in the development of a successful career. One of those things is to intentionally cultivate your personal brand.

5 Ways Talent Development Makes Your Company Unbeatable

As an HR leader, your goal for talent development is to create an environment where everyone is motivated and supported to achieve a shared vision of success. By investing in the right software, you can realize five decisive competitive advantages. To see those advantages, download Paycor’s latest guide!