Month: July 2017

July 28, 2017 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

The job description is so important in attracting the right candidate. If you don’t portray your company in the right way, you may be attracting the wrong crowd and turning off potential candidates. Creating a creative and powerful job description will attract more views and ultimately drive more applications. The biggest advantage to this? The…

July 24, 2017 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

Think LinkedIn and Indeed are monopolizing the job searching market? Yes, that certainly has been the case for the last few years, but Google has it’s own ideas. That’s good news for you – the job searcher! The more sites there are, the better your chances of finding your dream job. Google recently launched their…

July 20, 2017 Jonathan Kidder 2 comments

Companies are seeing the value in having a diverse workforce. Every company wants to attract and retain the most qualified applicants and finding applicants with a diverse background can be very challenging. I have had my own difficulties trying to source for diversity. It’s taken me several years to understand the market and to come…

July 16, 2017 Jonathan Kidder No comments exist

It’s time to face the reality. No matter what the news and politicians tell you – we’re heading into an economic boom. Companies are facing challenges finding qualified skilled talent in the midwest states.  I have been a sourcer focusing on filling midwest roles for the past 7 years and it’s never been this competitive….

July 13, 2017 Jonathan Kidder 1 comment

If you haven’t seen the latest binge-worthy show from Netflix, you’re missing out! Glow is set in the 1980s and focuses on the world of women’s wrestling. Basically, the show is about how a rich mogul and a film director come together to create a Saturday morning women’s wrestling show. A significant part of the…

July 8, 2017 Jonathan Kidder 2 comments

Many recruiters have come to ask my advice on finding jobs. Ironic, isn’t it? I had a call last week from a past coworker who asked if I could source him a new role. It really gave me a good laugh. In the spirit of helping my colleagues in their job search, I decided to…

July 4, 2017 Jonathan Kidder 5 comments

LinkedIn, it’s the absolute best source for finding your next hire right? Did you know that LinkedIn recently updated their terms of service? This directly affects those who use Chrome extensions to find contact information for users. What happens when they try? They are getting their LinkedIn profiles shut down. So sorry, but it’s true!…