How to Answer Interview Questions and Land the Job Offer You Deserve

In Interview Questions, Interview Tips, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

Top 3 Reasons Job Seekers Fail at Interview Questions Reason #1 You can’t articulate yourself and communicate exactly why you’re the perfect fit for the job. This is a very important point. If you show up for a job interview without any idea about what the company does, you’ll easily end up on the interviewer’s black list. What’s the solution to this problem? Make …

Crazy High Recruiter Fees? What You Need to Know to Make Your Investment Pay Off

In Employers, Headhunter Fees, Headhunters, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Recruiting, Recruiting Fees by Barbara Ashton

The first question many employers ask right out of the gate is “How much will it cost me?” Because there seems to be a great deal of controversy and myth associated with headhunters and recruiter fees, we did some research. And what we came up with – the uncontested facts and figures – well, some of these surprised even us.  The Elephant in the Room …

7 Very Smart Interview Questions A-Players Ask Employers

In Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

Asking well thought out questions during your interview tells the employer two things: a) that you’ve done your homework, and b) you are seriously evaluating this role as a place to hang your hat for the next three to five years. #1 Can you tell me what it is that you like most about working here? Here’s where you will get valuable …

On Finding a Good Recruiter for Your Company

In Employers, Headhunters, Hiring, HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Recruiting, Social Recruiting, Using a Recruiter by Barbara Ashton

Building trusting relationships with employers and candidates, and then managing those relationships via highly developed skills, tools and processes… that is the fine art of a good recruiter.   Why Employers Use Recruiters Right fit employees are the single most important factor in business. Increasing profitability and ensuring sustainable growth for your company can only be achieved when you are working on …

15 Ways to Boost Your Job Search, Write a Better Resume & Get Hired

In Cover Letters, Job Search Strategies, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Resume Writing, Writing a Cover Letter by Barbara Ashton

Job searching is heart wrenching and sometimes a long haul. It’s a full-time effort when it comes to landing your dream job. However, there are ways to make it less painful. Here are some real world job search strategies that you can employ to kick yours into high gear. Every little bit of energy you put into your job search …

8 Steps to Succession Planning Done Right

In Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Succession Planning, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

Whether you’re selling out, in, or just want to hold steady in an increasingly competitive market, everything hinges on solid succession (employee development) planning. CFO: What happens if we invest in developing our people and then they leave us? CEO: What happens if we don’t, and they stay? Popular quote. One I wish were shared by more managers and business owners. But then …

The Future of Social Recruiting: 16 Astonishing Facts PLUS My Top 5 Do’s

In HIring Good People, Hiring Top Talent, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Online Recruiting, Social Recruiting, Uncategorized by Barbara Ashton

Anyone who follows me on LinkedIn will tell you how pumped I am about social recruiting. And for good reason. By 2016 the number of mobile devices will surpass the world population! Not yet convinced? Here are 15 more (some truly gob-smacking statistics I’ve gathered that clearly make my point about the future of social recruiting (ergo mobile recruiting): 60% of North Americans use a Smart …

6 Employee Onboarding Tips Guaranteed to Build Engagement

In Employers, Hiring, Hiring New Grads, Hiring Top Talent, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Okanagan Headhunter, onboarding, Productivity, Retention Strategies by Barbara Ashton

To measure your company’s effectiveness in employee onboarding, let’s start with a few questions you should be asking yourself about an employee in their first six months. These questions are designed to help you determine whether or not your current onboarding program is working: Q 1. How long does it take for you to know when a new employee is …

Your LinkedIn Job Search Starts with Getting Found. Here’s How.

In Career Coaching, Job Hunting Strategies, Job Search Strategies, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, LinkedIn Job Search by Barbara Ashton

For your LinkedIn job search a resume might be important, but that’s only if you’ve found the job. Wouldn’t it be easier if the job found you? A resume alone works well only as far as the traditional job market ‘used’ to work. That is search out jobs and find one that you’re interested in, then send in your resume and wait. Not any more. Yes, …

8 Excellent Tips (and Scripts) for Negotiating Salary

In Canadian Salary Survey, Canadian Salary Surveys, Job Seekers, Kamloops Headhunter, Kamloops Jobs, Kamloops Recruiter, Kelowna Headhunter, Kelowna Jobs, Kelowna Recruiter, Salary Negotiation by Barbara Ashton

Whether you’re negotiating salary because you’re looking for that long overdue increase, or preparing for the final stages of a new job offer, having a few well-prepared techniques and scripts at hand is one of the most important tools to carry into the negotiation process. Let me say this another way – when the topic of negotiating salary comes up, it’s …