Date: Thursday, June 7th Time: 1:00 – 1:30pm Presenter: Matt Peal, Partner, iMPact Business Group
6 seconds – that’s the average time a hiring manager or recruiter will review your resume before deciding whether to give it further consideration, or place it in the no-pile. In our June Job Talk webinar, iMPact Partner Matt Peal will share insights on the top resume do’s and don’ts. Learn about the most common mistakes you should avoid on your resume and the best practices that will help ...
We talked to the HR Manager at one of our West Michigan clients about what they look for in an ideal candidate during the interview process. They’re a manufacturer providing metal processing, metal finishing, powder coating, assemblies, and supply chain management at our three facilities. They primarily manufacture custom furniture and automotive parts.
What do you look for in an ideal candidate?
I look for the obvious things such as longevity with previous employers, relevant experience, etc. Other things ...
Searching for jobs is not always pleasant; and going through what can be frustrating a bit of an emotional roller coaster while applying for jobs, can have in impact on your job search and how you come across to employers both in applications and in interviews. It’s important to keep your mind focused and in a positive state to avoid coming across as frustrated or desperate to potential employers and hiring managers. Here are a few things ...
Many job applications never make it past an initial review. iMPact’s Doug Koetsier shares insights into what job seekers can do to improve the chances of their application making it further into the application process.
Create master list
Re-read and review
When you’re working with iMPact, one of our recruiters will help you through the application and interview process. View our job board for all available positions or click the ...
One of the core areas we staff in is Engineering. Below are 7 of the top* Engineering jobs, including what type of education respondents** in each field hold as well as the national average salary.
Average salary (nationwide): $84,190
Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.
We receive quite a few job applications via Facebook. It’s a convenient way to apply for jobs, with the click of a button, maybe answer a quick question or two and off the application goes. But on the other end, someone is reviewing your application and deciding whether or not to take action on it, and more often than not it will not get a response. Once in a while a good resume comes in that will ...
One of our recruiters, Drew Kunkel, gives some helpful advice on what candidates should do if they’d like recruiters to find their profiles on LinkedIn and consider them for potential job opportunities.
What will potential employers think of you when they search for you online? The way you present yourself will determine if you’ll be considered for the job or not. Just like a company takes great care of how they present themselves online, on social media, in videos, at events etc, you need to do the same. Think of all the different ways a potential employer might find information about you whether it be on sites ...
Join iMPact Business Group’s Partner Matt Peal for our February Job Talk [Free Webinar] on Thursday the 22nd from 1 – 1:30pm to get help with your job search. In our focus topic for this month we will talk about how you can position yourself for the best chance to connect with a recruiter for job opportunities.
Topics include: – Resume tips
Common resume red flags and how to avoid them – Interviewing tips
What employers are looking for and how ...
Recruiters receive hundreds of new resumes every week and only a few make it to consideration for one of their available positions. There are a few things that they encounter on a regular basis that will make a resume get discarded to the no pile more quickly. Here are 6 of the top resume pet peeves among recruiters.
Update and refine your resume. Don’t just add to it.
Your resume is a living document. It should be ...