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Get With the Program

If you’re not updating your LinkedIn profile, you’re only hurting yourself. As a recruiter, it pains me to pull up a LinkedIn profile...

Who Do You Think You Are?

Over the years, I’ve fielded comments from male executives that should have remained unspoken. I’ve also been in situations in...

Like, Really? Literally, Gen Z!

I’ve noticed a lot of my Gen Z and possibly late Millennial candidates have a difficult time kicking the “like” habit. Sometimes they...

Use Your 2020 Hindsight This New Year

As 2021 approaches, I urge you to use your "2020 hindsight." Put all of the valuable lessons you learned from this turbulent year to...

It's Time to Spice Things Up

As a recruiter, I can report that I'm noticing a surge in jobseekers already employed. It appears that employees who went remote due to...

Are you really that clueless?

Sometimes, my fellow recruiters remark, “Are candidates really that clueless?” Sadly, I must say yes, every so often, they are. It can...

Who Are Today’s Workers?

As a recruiter, I think it's vital that I always know my audience - who I'm interviewing, what they value, and so on. Generational...

Get Greedy & Get Lost

Candidates, it’s one thing to negotiate a job offer for a higher salary or greater benefits and secure an agreement, but it's entirely...

Do You Talk Too Much?

Nervous-chatters, over-sharers, and Chatty Cathy & Charlies alike, if you're seeking a job, I beg you to ask yourself this question: "Do...

Is Temp-to-Perm the Right Move?

As more PR people job hunt, I’m starting to notice an increase in temp-to-perm roles. What does this mean for you, the jobseeker? Well,...

Where Are the Jobs in PR Now?

Since I started this business 35 years ago, I've noted that the "softer" side of PR suffers most during an economic downturn or crisis. ...