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What Job Seekers Should Know About Current Hiring Trends

Hiring Trends

Many hiring trends come and go, while some others recruiters tend to stick to forever. There are trends with the skill sets of candidates being hired, the means used to hire, and even the steps actual hiring process. To increase their success, job seekers should be aware of these trends.

To get an expert view on current and future hiring trends, we asked Christa Shapiro, a Regional Vice President with Adecco Staffing US, for her thoughts.   

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Current Hiring Trends: Here’s What Job Seekers Must Know

hiring trend

Most hiring trends and recruiters’ preferences come and go, while some tend to stick around for what seems like forever. These trends may include candidates’ skills sets, the means recruiters use to hire, and even the steps in actual hiring process.

In order to have the best possible chance to hear “you’re hired!” candidates must know the current preferences and trends…   

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Job-Hopping: Time to Embrace the New Normal

Job Hopping

Your resume shows you haven’t stayed at any particular job for very long. Does this say to recruiters “unreliable and disloyal”, or “experienced”?

This debate has been a hot topic among career experts in the recent months. With Gen Y in the workforce, new trends are showing, and this is certainly one of them. Of course there are pro’s and con’s, but job hopping is becoming the new norm.   

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3 Pieces of Job Interview Research Advice You Need to Hear

Job Interview Research

One of the most important parts of your job interview preparation is research. But what does that actually mean? How much research should you do? And is it possible to over-prepare?

The answers to those questions are different for everyone. Some hiring managers will spend the whole interview asking questions un-related to the job itself. While others will straight-up ask you to tell them what you know about the company.

While there is no standard answer to what you should know, knowing these 3 things will help you feel confident.   

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Job Hunting? Make Social Media Your New Best Friend

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As has been well-documented, recruiters are increasingly turning to social media to find quality candidates. What might be more of a surprise: to find their next gig, your job seeking competition is also flocking to social. 89% of job seekers active on social media, daily. Make social media your new best friend – and give employers a front row seat to everything that makes you a rock star candidate – by following these five tips: Build a Professional Online Presence It’s now considered more than acceptable for recruiters to view your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – and every other social network –   

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Networking for Newbies: Make Every Event Worth the Effort

Networking

For many people, attending a networking event can be a bit terrifying. However, once you get settled it’s a breeze! After your first conversation you’ll be on your way to meeting another new contact before you even know it.

Gozaik sat down with networking expert and FundingPost Co-Founder Joe Rubin to get you the inside scoop on networking events and starting conversations that lead to relationships.   

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