Tag: job search tips

6 Things to Know about Hiring Managers in 2015

by placers on September 15, 2015 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


While not all hiring managers are alike, there are some common hiring trends in 2015 that can give job seekers clues for preparing for their job search and interviews. Here are 6 things about hiring managers in 2015 that will help you get inside their head. They care about your relevant work experience, skills and […]

5 Things that May be Holding Back your IT Resume

by placers on July 14, 2015 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


By Outside-In® Team Member Zach Werde Are you applying for lots of IT jobs and not getting a lot of responses? Have you ever stopped to consider that maybe your resume is the reason why? After all, the fundamental purpose of a resume is to get you an interview — so if you are sending out […]

Follow Up: Four Things You Should Do After an Interview

by wpengine on August 5, 2014 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


Guest blog spot by Outside-In® Team Member Caitlin Olszewski Most people exit an interview and wonder, “What next?” Following up is one of the most important aspects of the interviewing process and if done right, has the power to set your apart from other candidates. Here are 4 action steps you should do immediately following […]

7 Questions You Should Ask During an Interview

by wpengine on July 30, 2014 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


Guest blog spot by Outside-In® Team Member Caitlin Olszewski It happens at the end of every single interview and yet it still seems to secretly tie the shoelaces of even the most prepared candidates. We often find that when we are preparing candidates for interviews they ask for advice on how to answer, “Do you […]

To What Degree Does a Higher Degree Matter in Your Job Search?

by wpengine on July 1, 2014 in Staffing, Workforce


Most job descriptions include a requirements section, and in them you are likely to find a minimum education requirement. We have heard a lot of talk post recession about the war for talent. Many college graduates went back to school because they felt there wasn’t room for them in the job market. However reports show […]

Resumé Red Flags – Advice from the Inside

by wpengine on April 29, 2014 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


This advice goes out to all the job seeking candidates out there that are wiping sweat from their brow as they work very hard creating the best resumé they can. All of you are unique and have a different story to tell. Each of you are using your wit, creativity, and Microsoft Office skills to […]

Dear Candidates: How to Say Thank You

by wpengine on April 1, 2014 in Job Search Tips, Workforce


A couple weeks ago, we had a candidate completely WOW us. Our team felt pretty confident about her skills and personality when we introduced her to our client to interview with five different people on their team. We knew that she would impress each one of them but we had no idea we could like […]

How to Repair Your Social Image before a Job Interview

by wpengine on January 7, 2014 in Guest Post, Job Search Tips


At this point, social media has been a ubiquitous facet of pop culture for the better part of a decade. Ever since Facebook and Myspace changed the way people interact online, one of the big trends in the internet world has been the act of getting more social in every manner possible. From more spontaneous […]