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Category Archives: Hiring Advice

Want a New Job in 2017? Think Like a Recruiter!
Category: Career Advice, General, Hiring Advice, Job Search, Job Seekers, Resume, Social Media in the Job Search Tags: , , , , , Comments: 0
As one year comes to a close and a new one begins, many people will examine their career progress and choices and decide it’s time to make a change. If you plan to be one of the millions of Americans who begins 2017 with a search for a new and/or better job, I have one piece of advice I want you to consider. Rather than thinking like a job seeker ...
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Summer Job Searches: Wasteful or Worthwhile?
Category: ARA, ARA Mentors, Career Advice, Hiring Advice, Job Search, Summer Vacation Tags: , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
August is here and an eerie quiet across Chicago, in your neighborhood or workplace, will confirm it. It may be serious vacation season, but is it time to take a vacation from job searching? Many professionals ask me this question as they enjoy the lighter workloads and shorter work hours that mid and late summer sometimes offers. ...
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#4TechDiversity & Why Sharing Shortcomings Matters
Category: #4TechDiversity, Company Culture, Diversity, Employers, Hiring Advice, Hiring Talent Comments: 0
I have been humbled several times during the process of exploring diversity and inclusion since McCann Partners launched the #4TechDiversity blog series in January. Even the title of the series, which uses only diversity, is a reminder of how much I have learned from the thought and business leaders who shared their ideas here over the last six mon ...
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Tech Networking in Chicago
Category: ARA, ARA Mentors, Career Advice, Chicago Events, Hiring Advice, Job Search Tags: , , , , , Comments: 0
Growth in online networking and high demand for tech talent beyond the borders of IT mean that incorporating both digital and in-person engagement into your professional outreach is the best way to build a career network that will take you places. ...
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Hiring Manager Pet Peeves: 6 Mistakes to Avoid
Category: Hiring Advice, Hiring Managers, Hiring Process Comments: 0
Whether its candidates arriving late for interviews, failing to do adequate research prior to an interview, or having their cell phone ring in the middle of a meeting – there are many fatal errors that job seekers make, which can grate the nerves of experienced recruiters and hiring managers alike. As a recruiter with over 20 years of experience, ...
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Why Your Company Should Be Hiring Veterans
Category: Employers, Hiring Advice, Hiring Managers, Hiring Process, Hiring Talent Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Comments: 0
An increasing number of veterans are re-entering the workforce every year. Many companies recognize the intrinsic benefits of hiring former military – leadership, skills, education, training, values, etc. However, some companies are unsure how to go about recruiting veterans. In honor of our servicemen and women on Veterans Day, we reached out ...
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