2015 Recruiting Trends Changing Everything

Talent management and recruiting are at a turning point and there are 2015 recruiting trends that are changing the way things are done.

The Millennial generation is becoming the workforce of today as more and more are entering the workpalce. According to Pew Research, the Millennials will overtake Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation so trends will change as they enter the real world. Here are a few key factors that are changing the way recruiting is done.

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Alternative Ways For A Career Change

Career changes happen all the time. Whether you wonder if you’re going in the right direction or you want to venture into another field, there are plenty of reasons for a career change. No matter what, there will be something that you love to do, you just need the opportunity to find out what it might be!

Here are some alternative ways to help if you feel like you are in need of career change.

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Resume Follow Up Tips

You’ve sent the resume, what’s next? Do you just wait and see what happens? No, you follow up!

It can get discouraging when you send resume after resume and hear nothing in return, but that’s when you need to kick it into high-gear and be proactive. These resume follow up tips will help you feel comfortable reaching out and give you a chance to pitch yourself to hiring managers.

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Job Happiness: 10 Satisfying Jobs In America

Everyone wants to be happy at work, but let’s face it….there is a lot more than large paychecks that goes into keeping employees happy. The key to job happiness includes feelings of usefulness, flexibility, your surroundings, and bonds with other employees. These factors all lead to better satisfaction in the workplace.

Job site, CareerBliss, analyzed users rankings for different areas to determine the happiest jobs in America. Reviewers on the site ranked job satisfaction on a scale of one to five using seven different categories: the person they work for, coworkers, support, rewards, growth opportunities, corporate culture, and the way one works and handles daily tasks.

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Social Recruiting: The New Tool For Staffing

Social media has become a secret weapon that many recruiting firms are turning to. While social recruiting is still foreign to a lot of staffing companies, there are some companies investing heavily in the new recruiting trend. In fact, recent survey from Jobvite, revealed 73% of hiring managers plan to invest in their social media presence in 2015.

Social recruitment is tough to ignore as most people are available on social media throughout the day. But the responsibility of learning the new technique goes both ways for hiring managers and candidates. This is the time were candidates should realize their online profiles need to reflect their professional experience and career goals while demonstrating a positive, put together person. Take time to clean up social media profiles so recruiters have a chance to get to know the professional behind the profile.

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LinkedIn Profile or Resume? Which Is Better?

Mastering the art of a resume is one thing that will help you get far in your career, but mastering a LinkedIn profile and resume can be challenging. Although both are important aspects of a job search, there are ways that the two media should differ to get your best exposure.

The main difference is the way to two are presented. A resume is a hardcopy that you can keep on your desktop, while a LinkedIn Profile is created through a website where there are constant improvements for a better user experience.

While the two pieces are similar and relay the same information, they both do different things that will be discussed below.

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Home Depot To Hire Workers for Spring

Home Depot Inc. has announced it has started the hiring process of over 80,000 spring seasonal workers. Spring time is the company’s busy season and they want toe be prepared, hiring both full and part-time employees in stores and distribution centers, with jobs ranging from cashier to online order fulfillment.

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Expert Tips to Create Your Personal Online Brand

Displaying yourself professionally online can be a daunting task, as there are many sites you need to refine to match your resume and professional experience. Luckily, Undercover Recruiter recently polled over 30 experts and has released a list of top tips for a well crafted personal online brand.

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Career Skills That will Make You More Money in 2015

The best way to earn more money is to have career skills that are desirable and marketable to hiring managers. If you’re like so many, whose new years resolution is money related, take a look at these skills that will help you land a job with more money or positions you for a raise.

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