A Match Not Made in Heaven: The Disconnect Between Job Seekers and Companies Hiring

By Jennifer Roeslmeier Mikels

August 3, 2021

This week I came across a new survey published by FlexJobs that revealed 48% of unemployed job seekers are frustrated in their job search because they are not finding the right jobs to apply to.  That survey also showed that 47% are actively looking outside their current career to find employment, 85% are willing to … Continued

3 Alternatives to Asking a Job Applicant About Their Salary History

By Jennifer Roeslmeier Mikels

November 5, 2019

On September 29th, 2019, Illinois passed a new law that bans employers from asking job applicants about their salary history.  The law also allows employees to discuss their salary and benefits with colleagues, which is a practice that is often frowned upon by employers. These measures are meant to help close the gender pay gap … Continued

Ghosted by Your Candidate? Become a Ghostbuster.

By Jennifer Roeslmeier Mikels

May 1, 2019

Avoid being ghosted on your candidate’s first day of work. Have you been ghosted on your candidate’s first day of work?  It’s never a good feeling, but what if we could eliminate this problem completely?  While we may not have access to our very own Ghostbuster service, recruiters can take steps to BECOME a Ghostbuster … Continued

Texting Candidates Will Streamline Your Recruitment Process

By Jennifer Roeslmeier Mikels

April 3, 2019

How common is it for you to text a candidate verses sending them an e-mail? Is it normal for you to send a text or does it seem out of place?  If you aren’t regularly texting candidates, you may be missing out on a big opportunity to streamline your recruitment process!  95% of texts are … Continued