Tips, Advice & Inspiration

29
Mar

Resumés Are Your First Impression

During any hiring process, a hiring manager or recruiter can review anywhere from 1 to 200 resumes per day. That’s incredibly intimidating for any hopeful applicant. People tend to think that the first impression you make with a company is when you meet a company representative in person. Everyone initially thinks that first impressions are all about the firm handshake or inviting smile. Truth is, the first impression is your resume. It’s the first thing...
23
Mar

Values of A Great Recruiter

What comes to mind when you hear the word Recruiter? A headhunter? Someone who fills jobs? Someone who sources candidates? Someone who religiously posts on LinkedIn? The recruitment industry has changed over the years. You have your big-name enterprises and your smaller boutique or specialty agencies, like Marketers on Demand. One thing remains consistent among them: a great recruiter or recruitment team! So now on to the more important question or topic of the day:...
16
Mar

Image Is Everything

You’ve likely said or heard the above phrase before in some context at some point in time.  That being said, it is not a cliché.  It is not a platitude.  Image is Everything earns exclusion from those ever growing laundry lists due to the fact that it is just that:  A fact. People who represent organizations (from start-ups to enterprises) are largely dependent on their reputation and directly correlated with their success and failure.  Their...
09
Mar

Pick Up The Phone

When we have children we tend to focus on the now, at least I hope we do 😊 My 6 year-old daughter inspires me to put down my phone, my computer and to be in the now! So why doesn’t this apply to work? When we conduct meetings at MoD everyone still brings their phone with them, checks their phone several times and is totally distracted. Now we are implementing to leave your phone on...
02
Mar

Time – You Can Never Get It Back

It has been 60 days since the New Year, and what have you accomplished? Probably not a question you thought you would be asking yourself today, but shouldn’t you? As we begin to quickly approach the end of the first quarter, it is important to reflect on what we have managed to scratch off the ol’ bucket list, and what we have filed away for a rainy day. I challenge you to physically make a...
17
Oct

Do you have a Career Portfolio?

Great question – do you? A career portfolio is as simple as that, a collection of your career successes. While a career portfolio isn’t necessary for every position, it’s still the go-to for plenty of corporate positions. I say to keep it simple and to the point! 1) Create a cover letter – a simple cover letter that is personalized for the job you are applying for 2) Resume – Updated! 3) Letters of recommendation:...