Recruiting Firms

Recruiting Technology We Used To Make 67 Hires In A 3-Month Window

As far as recruiting technology goes, let’s face it…the rate at which new platforms, tools, and apps are entering into the marketplace every month is overwhelming – to say the least. Fortunately for our clients, we at Reveal spend a considerable amount of time researching, reviewing, sitting for demos, and determining which technologies can help us to help our clients better than we have …

Recruiting - Custom Hiring Models

Three Reasons to Insist on a Customized Search

The two years I spent working at traditional recruiting firms was more than sufficient to expose me to some unfortunate experiences which trap both the employers and recruiters into a loop of confusion and frustration. Let me share an example.  Andrew is enlisting help from several recruiting firms as his company is looking to add key talent to the team. It has been a week since he received the first roster of executive …

Recruiting Passive Candidates

How To Get a Response from a Passive Candidate

Have you or your team been struggling to find the right hires for your company? Are you wondering why candidates are not responding to your team’s emails and calls, even though those recruitment methods used to work fine before? Average office workers may receive up to 120 emails every day with only an 18% open rate, so it’s no wonder …

Tips to make your resume stand out to hiring managers

How To Bulk Up Your Resume Between Jobs

Usually, the words “fun” and “resume” would never be combined unless you were a down-and-out clown looking to do some birthday parties. You don’t have to be in the entertainment industry to enjoy bulking up your resume while between jobs or with an eye towards a job switch. You’ve probably heard the advice that you should be doing something while …

How to develop internal talent

Grow Your Own Talent – 3 Ways to Develop Employees

There is much to be said for the benefits of developing employees internally. Not only will you have a happier, more engaged, and longer-tenured workforce than if you did not provide these opportunities for growth, but you can also save a fair amount of money by addressing issues such as skills gaps through training and development, rather than hiring pricey …

Job transition guide

Your Guide to Making a Transition

When browsing through job descriptions, it’s easy to get the impression that many roles are incredibly siloed. It begins to look a bit like competing companies are just shuffling talent around between one another – and in a lot of ways that’s exactly what they’re doing. However, there exists a great opportunity to grow your career. You may have somewhat …

Tips to ace the interview

What Hiring Managers Wish Job Seekers Already Knew

Getting hired is the result of give and take between a candidate and employer when they reach a decision that they are the right fit for each other. “You’re hired.” Those are the words you’re hoping to hear at the end of the interview process. You’ve read all the advice from friends and self-help books, but somehow much of that …

Interview Question - Why did you quit?

Answering the Quitting Question

There could be many different reasons for why you left your last job, or employed, but currently looking for a new opportunity. In an interview, you need to be able to articulate those reasons well without digging yourself into a hole. All About Perspective Whether you were fired, laid off or chose to quit your job, don’t let the negatives …

Video Interview

5 Prep Tips for a Video Interview

Video interviews can be a great way to connect with a potential employer, especially if you’re interviewing for a position which would require you to relocate or work remotely. However, video interviews are also full of potential pitfalls. These five steps can help you to prepare for a video interview and increase your chances of making a positive impression. Test …

Hacker on computer

The Myth of Stealing Employees

The phrase, “stealing employees,” and the insinuation that recruiters/sourcers are doing something wrong when targeting passive talent has always been the only motivation I need to get on my soapbox about this distorted view. “Stealing” Employees Let me first state that I don’t necessarily get frustrated when ignorance shows up in this manner. After all, the ignorance is simple and …