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How to Choose the Right Recruiter for Your Job Search

Did you know that millions of Americans currently employed in today’s workforce were placed or referred by a recruiter? Utilizing the services of a recruiter is not as uncommon as you might imagine. However, the odds of finding the RIGHT recruiter who will provide timely and effective recruiting practices for your job search are much lower. That’s why it is…

You’ve Been Wrong About These Four Aspects of Recruiting…

Since it originated in the early 1940’s, the recruitment industry has faced hundreds of misconceptions that have hindered trade growth and candidate participation. These misconceptions may, without proper research, inhibit job seekers from eliciting the help of an experienced recruiter and generate a false perception of the industry as a whole. When receiving a phone call or email from a…

Redefining Productivity: A Guide to Working from Home

While remote productivity may seem a redundant concept to the over 70% of employees who performed remotely at least once per week prior to the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, millions of newfound remotely employed Americans are now struggling to find footing in the professional world now housed in the four walls of their own living room. With the abruptness…

Pandemic Hiring: The Keys to Hiring in Uncertainty

As the coronavirus impact sweeps across the nation with outstanding force, the US job market is facing a declination devastating to businesses and job searchers. A mere month after the US witnessed the lowest unemployment rates in decades, the coronavirus pandemic has left companies scrambling to confront downsizing and the uncertainty of their future. As the effects of the coronavirus…

Stephanie Maas: 20 Years of Service

With 20 years of recruiting experience with ThinkingAhead Executive Search and over 400 candidate placements, 2019 top performer Stephanie Maas sits at the peak of her career as she looks towards the new year. As a student at the University of North Carolina in 1996, Maas found herself engaged in the Southwestern Advantage sales internship, the world’s oldest entrepreneurial program…