Last year we shared 5 tips for job searching during the holiday season. Although things slow down a bit with people being out of the office, companies are still hiring and posting new jobs, so taking a break from your job search during the holidays is a mistake. Here are 5 additional tips to consider when searching for jobs during the holiday season:
Reach managers directly
Although many people, including hiring manages and decision makers are out of ...
There’s a plethora of different online resources for job seekers. Here are a few to help you get started with your job search. If you have any other ones you have found useful, please share them in the comments section.
We’ve written a lot of different blog posts about LinkedIn and this is the most important site for job seekers to participate on. It’s both a place to search for jobs and be found as ...
Searching for a new job can be stressful, and even more so if you’re considering relocating for a job to a new city. Here are 6 tips for how to make your job search more productive if you’re considering taking your career to a new location.
Do your homework and get to know the new city you’re thinking of moving to and get an idea if it’s a good fit for your lifestyle and personality. Visit to make ...
Once you’ve been called in for an interview, the employer has already determined that you have the skills and qualifications to perform the job. At this point they’re trying to get to know each candidate better to narrow the field and determine who will be the best fit for the position and organization. When questions come up about your qualifications, be ready with responses to demonstrate why you will be a good fit.
One of the biggest mistakes job seekers make is shooting off resumes for jobs they are not qualified for. On the other side of the spectrum, another major mistake job seekers make is NOT applying for jobs because they don’t perceive themselves to be qualified enough. There’s no such thing as a perfect candidate that will meet every single criteria set forth in the job description. Most job descriptions are written by hiring managers and HR personnel ...
Mike Trewhella is a 25-year veteran of the specialty staffing industry. He formerly served as a Group President of a $1 billion staffing organization and has been an owner of Impact Business Group from its inception 14 years ago.
What makes someone a good candidate for one of iMPact’s job opportunities, and what’s the best way to engage with a recruiter?
The clients determine the type of candidate that they seek from a technical, personality and communication standpoint. We ...
There are many convenient ways to search for jobs such as Ziprecruiter, Monster etc. Although the vast majority of jobs can be found on the most popular job boards, the problem is that everyone else is searching them, and applying for the same jobs as well. Here are 7 few ways you can “search outside the box” and find different job opportunities you may not have found otherwise.
Many companies, and especially staffing agencies will share their ...
The way you present yourself online as well as the way other online sources depict you can quickly derail your job search without you even knowing it. Employers can find all kinds of information about you with a quick google search, and even the slightest bit of information that gives off a negative image of you can cause a recruiter or employer to scrap your application. The way you are represented online is largely in your control, ...
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 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.