I am currently responsible for program implementation for new clients and contract management. I act as the liaison between customers and recruiting teams, and partner with them to coordinate order fulfillment activities. I also coordinate our company social media strategy. In my off-time, I enjoy trying out new recipes, taking photos and dance.
I was going back through old paperwork in my career folder recently and found a “Total Compensation & Retirement Plan Projection Statement”. It was sent to all employees back in 2009 when the whole country seemed to be either laying off staff or cutting staff pay in exchange of keeping their job. Many of us took this as a “hey, it’s better than nothing” sort of approach.
At first glance, I remember being a little upset. It felt like a slap in the face or pat on the back kind of thing. But after taking a moment to really absorb the information, I realized that this was actually a pretty cool way to see the full package that I was getting. I had no idea. And I think that is the case for many folks out there. We tend to focus on salary rather than the total compensation we receive. Continue reading →
Welcome to our candidate focused weekly blog. This week we are focused on LinkedIn endorsements and references and how to utilize them to your advantage.
So what exactly is the difference between LinkedIn Endorsements and Recommendations? And do they even really matter? The answer to this is yes! They definitely matter and are really helpful to not only your job search but your career!
Because LinkedIn is the place to go for professional networking, it’s important that you are easily found by recruiters and hiring managers. Endorsements act as a “review” system or your own personal SEO. Continue reading →
Most companies are predicting higher IT job growth this year and beyond. Overall, IT headcount will go up by 1% – which hasn’t risen since 2007. More specifically, the financial industry will increase IT headcount by 5% and Healthcare by 3.9%. [Recruiter.com]