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PROFILES WINS CLEARLYRATED’S 2023 BEST OF STAFFING CLIENT AND TALENT DIAMOND AWARDSNews · February 7, 2023
Diamond award winners have won the Best of Staffing award for at least 5 years in a row, consistently earning industry-leading satisfaction scores from their clients and placed talent.
7 Tips Recruiters Want Job Seekers to KnowCareer Advice · December 8, 2022
Time to Read: 6 mins - We asked some Profiles recruiters what tips they want job seekers to know. - Being prepared for interviews, asking questions, and showcasing your personality will help recruiters find you a suitable job fit. - Put trust in your recruiters because they are your biggest advocates and want you to succeed.
Top 5 Questions to Ask to Get More Involved at WorkCareer Advice · November 2, 2022
Time to read: 3 min Getting More Involved with Work Summary: - We spend the better part of our lives at work. - Ask these top five questions to your human resources and/or operations team to get more involved with work. - How you can best promote employee engagement.
7 Ways You Can Optimize Your Remote Job Search StrategyCareer Advice · October 11, 2022
Time to read: 5 mins Optimize Your Remote Job Search Strategy Summary: - Searching for a remote job can be daunting with the overwhelming amount of remote opportunities out there. - It is important to know establish what you want in a remote job before starting your search. - Updating your resume and LinkedIn profile, virtual networking, and using keywords can help refine your remote job search.
Strengthening Your Mind & Overcoming the Sunday ScariesCareer Advice, Hiring Advice · October 4, 2022
Time to read: 5 mins Overcoming the Sunday Scaries Summary: - The Sunday Scaries are a real thing; psychologically referred to as anticipatory anxiety. - Work is the main source of the Sunday Scaries. Companies are working towards more initiatives around workplace mental health. - Tips to strengthen the ability to control your mind and thoughts and reframe your mindset around Sundays.
After an Interview Thank You Email SampleCareer Advice · September 22, 2022
Time to read: 2 min Interview Thank You Email Sample Summary: - Two after an interview thank you email samples and subject lines provided in this blog post. - A well written thank you email sent within 24 hours after the interview can position you as a powerhouse that the employer should move quickly on. - Collect the names and emails of every person you meet with during the interview process and send each an individual a personalized thank you email. - Express your gratitude, recap your transferrable skills with enthusiasm, and offer a strong close.
What to Expect When Starting a New Job and Onboarding RemotelyCareer Advice · September 19, 2022
Time to Read: 6 mins Starting a New Job and Onboarding Remotely Summary: - Before starting a remote job, there are various things you can do to set yourself up for success within your first week. - Companies should consider all factors of their remote onboarding process to eliminate potential hiccups for new employees. - Building relationships at a new job is different when you are remote, but there are ways to connect with your coworkers even from a distance.
Deciding Whether to Job Search During a RecessionCareer Advice · September 9, 2022
Time to Read: 3 minutes Job Search During a Recession: - There is no right or wrong answer for deciding to job search during a recession. - Be realistic in your expectations and be flexible within in your search. - Reevaluate the industry and job you are searching for during this time.
How Do You Conduct a Reference CheckHiring Advice · August 31, 2022
Time to Read: 3 minutes Reference Check Summary: - Four types of references to ask for. - Three references should be spoken to thoroughly. - What questions to ask during the reference check phone call. - What questions to avoid in a reference check.
Effective Performance Improvement PlansHiring Advice · August 3, 2022
Time to Read: 6 minutes Performance Improvement Plans Summary: - A PIP is a tool that offers a commitment from the manager to the employee to help them improve. - Include these 5 pieces of information to deliver a well thought plan to help get the employee back on track to being successful and achieving their goals. - The length of time for a PIP can last 30, 60, or 90 days depending on the objective. - Operational tips to help avoid putting employees on a PIP.
3 Prong Approach to Keep Candidates WarmHiring Advice · July 28, 2022
Time to read: 3 minutes How to Keep Candidates Warm Summary: - Why it is important to have a talent pool at the ready for both hiring surges and freezes. - Companies have many reasons why they stall on hiring candidates right away. We map the top reasons. - A surefire approach to keeping candidates warm without losing out on talent.
What You Need to Know About a Four Day Work WeekCareer Advice, Hiring Advice · July 18, 2022
Time to Read: 6 mins Four Day Work Week Summary: - A four day work week refers to a 32 hour work week with the same pay rate as a 40 hour work week. - Priorities are shifting in the workforce and employees value work-life balance. - There are many benefits to a four day work week for both employees and companies alike. - Various companies across the globe have adopted a four day work week using a range of models.
Medical Marijuana and Drug Testing for a New JobCareer Advice, Hiring Advice · June 27, 2022
Time to read: 5 min Medical Marijuana and Drug Testing for a New Job Summary: - A list of states which legalized medical marijuana use and recreational use. - Each state varies with their employment protection laws. Here is what you should know when drug testing for a new job. - Ask your Recruiter in advance if the employer has a zero-tolerance policy.
PROFILES SECURES CLEARLYRATED'S 2022 DIAMOND AWARDNews · April 4, 2022
Diamond award winners have won the Best of Staffing award for at least 5 years in a row, consistently earning industry-leading satisfaction scores.
Creative Recruitment Strategies to Manage a Job Applicant SurgeHiring Advice · March 23, 2022
Time to read: 5 mins Creative Recruitment Strategies Summary: - A job applicant surge is promising, but is the talent pool filled with qualified applicants? - Despite a candidate-driven market, companies are becoming more specified and trying to get the most out of their candidate search. - Creative recruitment strategies attributed to a well established recruitment process effectively attract and engage candidates from the start.
Employer Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccine MandatesCareer Advice, Coronavirus Updates, Hiring Advice · November 2, 2021
Time to Read: 6 minutes COVID-19 Vaccine Workplace Summary: - Employers are trying to do right by their workforce. - FAQ list to understand what employers can and cannot do when it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine. - Updates from the CDC; exploring workplace vaccination programs.
13 Technology Buzzwords that Will Never Leave Our VocabularyCareer Advice · October 12, 2021
Time to read: 3 mins Technology Buzzwords Summary: - This technology buzzword glossary covers the basics in terms of terminology often used today and for the foreseeable future.
Personality Types at Work: Best Career Options for Your TypeCareer Advice, Hiring Advice · September 17, 2021
Time to read: 10 mins Personality Types at Work Summary: - Personality types influence many factors and are a useful aspect of yourself to consider when navigating your career. - The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is a popular personality evaluation tool used today and dates back all the way to World War II. - There are 16 personality types determined by evaluating four pairs of opposing psychological elements. - Once you determine your personality type, you will understand yourself on a deeper level and will be able to better navigate career and life challenges.
What's on the Horizon: Copywriting Trends from Industry ExpertsCareer Advice, Hiring Advice · August 12, 2021
Time to Read: 7 mins - We spoke to industry experts to get a glimpse into copywriting trends for 2021. - The pharmaceutical industry is booming, copy voice is changing, social listening is being utilized and advertising channels are shifting. - Keeping up with pop culture trends and knowing your niche will give you the upper hand when it comes to writing copy. - Profiles copywriting recruiters can help you a copywriter for your team or take the next step in your copywriting career.
What Candidates Want: Job Search Trends 2021Career Advice, Hiring Advice · July 7, 2021
Time to read: 4 min Job Search Trends 2021 Summary: - US job listings up 29 percent from February 2020 to June 2021 - A candidate-driven market brought about with the success of business on the line as the economy opens back up. - Job seekers understand their demand and worth. - Remote work and diversity, equity, and inclusion are top priorities in their job search.