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Interview Thank You Note?

Posted by Date Posted: July 07, 2017 Posted in Candidate Tips,Manufacturing / Automotive

Thank you notes after an interview can set you apart or make you just one of the interviewees.  It’s not enough to send an interview thank you note, it’s critical to think about how the other person thinks of you when reading it. A one liner interview thank you note that says, “Hey, great meeting you,…

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Staffing Cents: Q1-2017

Posted by Date Posted: March 29, 2017 Posted in Client Resources,Manufacturing / Automotive,Quarterly Analysis

Staffing Cents is a quarterly newsletter that provides insights into the current candidate market and provides tip and tricks for employers to successfully navigate that environment. What do networking and banking have in common? Networking is a trendy topic. In fact, a simple google search for “networking best practices” yielded 7.5 million results for the…

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From the Energy Desk: 2016 Postings Analysis – Energy Industry Legal Roles

Posted by Date Posted: January 17, 2017 Posted in Client Resources,Energy Industry,Quarterly Analysis,Uncategorized

As boutique recruiters with a unique and specialized niche, in-house legal positions in the energy industry, we have insight from many perspectives. One of the things we track is hiring trends for legal roles in our industry. We diligently track postings by practice area and level. To download a printable version of this post, please…

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Legal Resume Tip: “Represented”

Posted by Date Posted: November 17, 2016 Posted in Candidate Tips,Energy Industry

Online resume critiques have become more and more common, and there are even a few that focus on legal resumes. Unfortunately, most of the comments we’ve seen are not worthwhile. We look at dozens of attorney resumes each day.  The purpose of a resume is to provide enough information about who you are and what…

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Energy Industry – Quarterly Update: Q1-2016

Posted by Date Posted: May 11, 2016 Posted in Client Resources,Energy Industry,Quarterly Analysis

As boutique recruiters with a unique and specialized niche, in-house legal positions in the energy industry, we have insight from many perspectives. One of the things we track is hiring trends for legal roles in our industry. We diligently track postings by sector and level. 2015 Q4 analysis: One thing that is unique to legal…

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Quick Hits with Fred Keena: Q2-2016

Posted by Date Posted: April 05, 2016 Posted in Client Resources,Quarterly Analysis

3 key things candidates are looking for: A good benefits package with options. They want the ability to pick a plan that fits their needs. This is especially important for those with families. The opportunity to contribute; to make strategic decisions or implement something. A clear growth plan accompanied with a training/development plan. In other words, is…

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Staffing Cents: Q2-2016

Posted by Date Posted: April 05, 2016 Posted in Client Resources,Quarterly Analysis

Tips and Tricks—Getting Quality Candidates in the Door There is significant competition for top talent. Prospects have options (including staying where they are) and they will choose the role that is best for them. Companies need to sell their opportunities and ‘court’ prospective employees. The ‘courting’ process should begin before you even have a need….

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Acing the Interview

Posted by Date Posted: March 07, 2016 Posted in Candidate Tips

Posted by Fred Keena Note: I don’t cover post-interview tips, or general interview etiquette (e.g. dress professionally and don’t chew gum), but I will cover those in a future post. Ok, you got the interview, but now you have to really impress the hiring manager, right? Wrong! Kind of…While it is not time to breathe…

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