With the New Year in mind, WinterWyman Contract Staffing compiled our most popular blogs of 2016. What are candidates and companies reading about when it comes to finding jobs or sourcing the best talent? Here’s a taste.
The key to approaching temporary work is to change your mindset and discard false perceptions. Instead of looking at a temp work as a last resort, or it not even being an option, consider these eight reasons why it may make sense for you and your career.
As a current recruiter and a former contractor, I have a unique perspective on the candidate/recruiter relationship and what it takes to build a partnership. And, that’s exactly what it is, a partnership. Looking back on my contracting career, I can see some of the mistakes I made and how having a different approach with my recruiter would have made a big difference.
Your recruiter should be your trusted advisor, your partner in your job search and your advocate. We do this best when our candidates are honest with us about the facts concerning their careers and job searches. Here are five of the most common “untruths” recruiters commonly hear and why it’s important to avoid them!
Organizations often rely on contract employees to support their teams, and a great deal of work goes into each hire. Making the most of those relationships seems like a no brainer, but there are times when the contract employee leaves before the contract ends. This costs the company time and money, and will likely put the projects behind schedule. Here are six reasons contract employees leave abruptly - and how to avoid them.
There are misconceptions about how the relationship between recruiters and candidates work. Not understanding the intricacies can lead to confusion, misunderstanding, and in some cases hurt feelings. Here are some tips for working well with a staffing agency and making the most of your job search.
Today, businesses compete mightily to hire the best professionals for contracting assignments. In this climate, engaging the right talent involves more than reviewing resumes and trying to sense whether a candidate has a good “feel” during an interview. It means using every tool you have to show contractors that yours is a great place to work, and that the mission they’ll undertake there will outstrip the opportunities other organizations might offer.
“Candidate experience” is a simple concept that’s critical to the hiring process. It’s the idea that from the first time candidates make contact with your company until they’re either hired or you decide to go your separate ways, your behavior toward them demonstrates the type of employer you’d be.