7 Jobs Popular with Millennials

Millennials entered the workforce at an interesting time. The Great Recession made finding a job next to impossible, and the internet was transforming the way people do business. Despite the hurdles they had to overcome, many Millennials were able to start meaningful careers.

SmartAssest, a personal finance technology company, looked at data […]

By |2019-09-25T10:50:35-05:00September 25th, 2019|

5 Interview Questions to Help You Find Quality Candidates

Quality candidates are getting harder to find. With an improved economy, low unemployment rate and stellar job market, many of the best candidates are already employed.

So, when you need to hire, quality candidates are few and far between. How do you ensure that you choose the best candidates for your open […]

By |2019-09-20T09:10:15-05:00September 20th, 2019|

4 Stats to Help You Reevaluate Your Recruitment Strategy

The hiring landscape has changed dramatically in recent years. Low unemployment and a lack of skilled workers has accelerated competition for talent. As you try to find high-performing professionals for your open positions, it may be time to reevaluate your recruitment strategy.

Luckily, LinkedIn just released a report that offers compelling statistics that […]

By |2019-09-12T14:30:41-05:00September 12th, 2019|

How to Attract Talent in a Candidate-Driven Market

In today’s job market, if an employee is not happy with their current position, it isn’t difficult for them to find a new career opportunity — and many are doing just that.

According to a recent survey, 32% of employees plan to change jobs this year. Not only that, 78% say […]

By |2019-08-26T15:35:48-05:00August 26th, 2019|

Ace Your Interview: 6 Interview Prep Tips

An open job receives an average of 118 applicants. If you’re one of the lucky few to land an interview, you’ve beaten the odds. Time to celebrate? Not exactly. Now you need to nail your interview.

At Burchard & Associates, we’ve conducted hundreds of interviews. We’ve seen it all — the good, […]

By |2019-07-19T09:12:59-05:00July 19th, 2019|

6 Things You Should Never Say in a Job Interview

Believe it or not, landing an interview is the easy part of job hunting. The hard part is convincing the hiring manager that you are — above all other candidates — the best person for the job.

Most job seekers will prepare and practice answers to common interview questions. Equally as important […]

By |2019-07-19T09:09:05-05:00July 19th, 2019|

Common Job-Seeking Mistakes Recent College Graduates Make

If you just graduated from college and are preparing to enter the workforce, consider yourself lucky. According to a recent survey, 80 percent of employers plan to hire recent college graduates, up from 74 percent last year. With job prospects brighter than they’ve been in more than a decade, it should […]

By |2019-07-15T08:33:02-05:00July 15th, 2019|

How to Develop a Successful Incentive Program

Many Human Resource professional — and the organizations they serve — struggle to motivate their employees. How do you encourage your staff to reach peak performance? For some, the answer is an incentive program. Employers nationwide spend over $100 billion a year on incentive programs. But is their money being put […]

By |2019-07-08T08:48:23-05:00July 8th, 2019|

6 Tips for New College Graduates

If you just graduated from college, consider yourself lucky. You’re entering the workforce at an amazing time. Unemployment is at its lowest level since 1969, there are more than 7 million available jobs, and starting salaries for new college graduates are higher than they were just a few years ago.

Considering all […]

By |2019-06-03T08:41:43-05:00June 3rd, 2019|

Should Your Resume Be Written in 1st or 3rd Person?

Before you sit down to write your resume, there’s one crucial question you need to answer first: should my resume be written in first or third person?

Your resume should never be written in third person. Use first person but leave out the pronoun “I.” For example, if you’re an administrative assistant, […]

By |2019-04-19T14:05:34-05:00May 13th, 2019|
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