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Posts Tagged ‘Recruiting’

Has Your Recruiting Evolved for Today’s Modern Workplace?

August 27, 2019

The role of recruiting and the overall hiring process has truly evolved over the years. As a recruiting consultant myself, I’ve seen the wind of change come a long way over the past decade, and a large part of it is due to technical advancements and the war for...

Caffeinate Your Career

November 30, 2018

Tips to Attract & Retain Candidates for “Hot Jobs” in DC

April 11, 2018

What is a “Hot Job”? When I’m working with clients to develop targeted recruiting plans it’s common to encounter positions that require additional planning in order to successfully fill the vacancy. These jobs are those that are in high demand and are often referred to as “hot jobs”. In...

Caffeinate Your Career

June 23, 2017

  Are you ready to make a BOLD career move? If you are looking for ways to grow your HR or Recruiting career, join us for a morning mixer to meet the Helios team and learn about HR and Recruiting career opportunities in the DC area! View the latest and hottest...

What to Do When Your HR Leader Leaves

May 11, 2017

Is Interim HR Consulting the Right Temporary HR Solution For You? You just learned that your HR Director needs surgery and will be out of commission for 12 weeks starting tomorrow or your HR Business Partner turned in his resignation and with a two-week notice there is no time...

FAQ Clients Ask About Helios HR

May 2, 2017

Why Helios? As new consultants join the growing Helios HR team, they often ask me what I like most about working at Helios.  I always take a moment to reflect on that question and to date, my response has always been, “our team”.  When I say our team, I...

The Best Strategies for a Successful Search

September 8, 2014

Many organizations today have the latest technology and the greatest physical resources.  But if those organizations do not have the right people, they will always struggle to achieve the results they desire. Here are some of the most important components of a successful search I’ve learned over the years...

Best Tips for Finding Employees Who Will Go the Distance

August 27, 2014

When looking to make a new hire, it is rare that a hiring manager would agree to interview a candidate whose mindset is joining an organization for only three to six months before moving on to something else.  To the contrary, when time, effort, and money have been put...

The Best Ways to Improve Search Engine Optimization (SEO) in Recruiting

June 25, 2014

Last month at Recruit DC, I had the opportunity to sit down with Neil Costa of HireClix to discuss the best ways to improve search engine optimization (SEO) in recruiting.  SEO, according to Wikipedia, is the process impacting your job opening’s (in this case) visibility in a search engine’s or...

Best Questions to Ask the Interviewer

April 4, 2014

So you’ve landed the interview, congratulations!  Now the real work begins.  On average, hiring managers interview 3-5 candidates before extending an offer. And depending upon where you fall in that line-up, you, the job seeker could get lost in the mix if you do not set yourself apart from...

Key Components of Talent Acquisition vs. Recruiting

February 28, 2014

How to Write the Best Resume: The 10 Basics to Cover

December 5, 2013

As a recruiter, I have seen candidates submit resumes using various formatting styles such as functional, a resume that focuses on a candidate’s competencies (i.e. experiences, knowledge, skills, and abilities), chronological, a resume that displays a candidates work history by date. Typically, chronological resumes start with the...

Up or Out Policies for Organizations: Everything You Need to Know

November 5, 2013

Have you ever considered an Up or Out personnel policy? While traditionally used in the military and academics, I recently had a client shift their career development approach to an Up or Out policy in order to attract, retain, and motivate high performing individuals. What is an Up or...

Ten Best Places Recruiters Can List Their Job Vacancies to Find Great Candidates

July 10, 2013

A new requisition opens and it’s up to you to grasp the attention of the industry’s top talent. You might be wondering, “Where do I turn to attract these candidates?” Read this article to find out the top 10 places Recruiters list their job vacancies to find great employees!

How to Welcome New Employees and Make a Lasting Best Impression

April 29, 2013

No matter how exciting that new job is, without the proper welcome on the new hire’s first day, it may resemble the first day of freshman year of high school – awkward! Those age old questions resurface and new hires begin to think: Where will I sit? Where will...