A Day In The Life of A Staffing Firm Recruiter

I am asked this question almost daily, “What do you do all day in your job” etc. My short version answer to that is; I am engaged with people 100% of the day whether that is clients, job seekers or internal co-workers. I am connecting with people daily and helping them succeed whether that is by understanding their goals and finding the perfect career path or speaking with employers to find the best possible talent and culture match for their team.

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4 Ways to Improve Your Luck

Patty North wants to know… does your name always get drawn for office giveaways? Do you have a friend who always seems to be “down on their luck?” Are some people luckier than others? I really don’t believe in luck. Luck is defined as a success or failure apparently brought on by chance rather than one’s own actions. That definition doesn’t take into account that luck is a combination of a positive mental attitude combined with leveraging opportunities presented by a series of smart choices. The good news is there are things you can do to improve your luck at work and in life.

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Difficult Conversations and Conflict

Jobseekers can often bring raw emotions like fear, apprehension, and grief into interviews for Recruiters to sift through and find direction. Coaching candidates and clients cultivates everything from trust to annoyance and anger. Waiting for interview feedback is a time of anticipation, self-doubt, and optimism. Being a part of offering someone a job and helping them achieve their professional goals is a time of joy for all parties. Conversely being a part of letting people go or downsizing can be a time of disappointment and sadness.

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