I love Thanksgiving. I love getting to see my family, eating lots of food, watching football, and getting ready for Christmas. As a recruiter, this time of year also tends to bring a lot of discussions about people’s careers. You’ve made it through another year; it’s quite possible you’re exhausted and experiencing burn out.
As you take a look at a few of our current openings, I put together a list of tips that I have shared with candidates I have worked with over the years that can help in your preparation for your job search. This is not an exhaustive list, but it’s a good start.
Truly influential people do not influence others based on power or on a title. Rather, they influence others by taking the time to understand the needs of others. While there are those people who seem to have a natural ability of charm, there are ways in which you can develop the art of influencing others.
When it comes to forecasting the future health of IT occupations you can ask your handy dandy magic 8-ball like I did recently and you would surely get the same answer I received which was "Outlook good." Just to be sure I asked twice and the second time I received the answer, "Without a doubt."
With the winter months ahead of us and the end of daylight savings time, many of us have a hard time adjusting. Less daylight can cause people to become lethargic, depressed, and tired. But there are things to do to keep you feeling happy and energized.
You hear the door slam and realize there is nowhere left to run. You feel the cold hand (of the hiring manager) and wonder if you’ll ever see the sun. In all seriousness, the interview process can often times feel scary (and feel like you are in the middle of the Thriller music video).
Have you been looking and looking and looking, and still can’t find the right job for you? That’s a hard place to be. Searching for jobs is tough. It is a full time job in and of itself. Here are some ways working with a recruiter at Aureus Group can help you in your search.
I am an IT recruiter. I am not a developer nor do I plan on becoming one, however, I do enjoy attending various user groups to meet people and to learn things about technology that can help me understand more about what I am recruiting for. One thing that I learned along the way is
Do you ever feel so overwhelmed with a situation, whether it is in your personal or professional life, you simply do not see how your actions will make a difference? Your actions - big or small, positive or negative - have an impact greater than you may imagine.
Fall is my FAVORITE part of year – the temperatures are perfect (well, with the exception of the last few weeks!), the leaves are changing, and there is pumpkin flavored everything, everywhere. It is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy time with family and friends.