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How to Make it Past Your Probationary Period

So you spent some time with your recruiter working on your new job search and you make it past the grueling interviewing process. Congrats, you received an offer letter! The hardest part is over but with every job, whether stated or not, there’s always a 90 day probationary period to get past. Starting any new […]

E-mail follow ups…

When sending thank you notes over email after interviews, type your email notes from scratch every single time. Copying and pasting recycled thank you notes often results in emails that are littered with unintended font size and layout discrepancies that aren’t always noticeable on your screen, but are on someone else’s. Most commonly, copied text […]

Admitting Flaws to Recruiters and Head Hunters

Admitting a Flaws to Recruiters and Head Hunters
During an interview you might find yourself stumped when asked “what is your greatest weakness?” But don’t fret! Employers don’t actually expect you to throw yourself under the bus, rather they want to know how honest you are and how aware you are of areas that need improvement. […]

Being Accessible to a Recruiter

Being Accessible to a Recruiter
An exciting step in the recruiting process is when your recruiter has confirmed an interview for you with one of their clients. At this point, your relationship with your recruiter is in full gear. Once you’ve landed that interview, your chances of securing a new position are greatly increased. From this […]

Paint a Picture in your Resume

Paint a Picture in your Resume
While reading Skill Up, Start Up, Speak Up: Expert Tips to Fire Up Your Job Search I came across a very valuable point that I’ve mentioned before but is worth mentioning again. The author mentions the importance of “painting a picture” for the hiring manager “Use your cover letter to […]

By |August 31st, 2015|Resume Tips|0 Comments

Does Growth Opportunity Motivate Employees?

Does Growth Opportunity Motivate Employees?
We think YES! As an employee, what motivates you to strive for great? We’ve put some thought into this and believe what motivates employees the most, is growth opportunity. This encompasses financial, career/professional and personal growth. Typically, with more responsibility comes higher pay, higher title and higher skills. All which lead […]

By |August 11th, 2015|Ruby Peak Recruiting|0 Comments

Money Won’t Buy You Happiness!

Money Won’t Buy You Happiness!
Don’t let money be the sole deciding factor when choosing which job is most appropriate for you! This is one of the biggest mistakes people make. Remember, money won’t buy you happiness. Yes, everyone loves money and in many cases it can help keep people happy by avoiding unpaid bills that […]

By |July 29th, 2015|Ruby Peak Recruiting|0 Comments

Using Recruiting Agencies Successfully

Using Recruiting Agencies & Career Centers Successfully
After reading the title you may be thinking to yourself, how can one unsuccessfully use a recruiting agency and career center? There’s always something you can learn from both. Although true, here’s how: not all recruiting agencies recruit for all positions and not all career centers provide the resources […]

By |July 11th, 2015|Recruiting Agency, Ruby Peak Recruiting|0 Comments

Two Tips for Looking Better in your Interview

Be Resourceful and Be on Time
Today’s interview tip of the day is simple; know where you’re going; be on time, don’t get lost and refrain from calling the company for directions. We all know first impressions are important, so admitting you are “lost” or “late,” moments before your interview is a step in the wrong […]

Take Advantage of your Meeting with Recruiters

Take Advantage of your Meeting with Recruiters
Take advantage of your meeting with a recruiter. Even if you don’t land a job from that meeting, don’t be discouraged. Remember, recruiters are there to make a good match between candidates and clients. We take pride in not only finding a good candidate for our clients, but also […]