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The Art of Negotiating the Offer

All your preparation paid off. Your background is a fit and you clicked in the interview. The company made it clear that they want to hire you. Well done! Now comes the question: What do you do next?  It’s time to discuss the offer. A conversation about salary with your potential employer can be uncomfortable. Try to […]

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Vantage Point Recruiting Podcast: Company Culture

ight=”156″ />Before you take a job with a new company it’s imperative to absorb the company culture and determine whether it’s right for you. Whether you’re at the start of your search for a position with a particular company or in the middle of the interview process, do your research before you take a new job. […]

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Vantage Point Recruiting Podcast: Onboarding

The process of being hired, aka onboarding, is an exciting time for both the new hire and the company! The onboarding process occurs right after the interview phase, and is when the new hire is introduced to the organization. The purpose of onboarding is to alleviate any anxieties and extend a warm welcome to the […]

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How to Stand Out on LinkedIn

Whether you’re a working professional or an upcoming graduate about to enter the working world, LinkedIn is a must! Create a profile on LinkedIn and it will help you obtain your professional goals. LinkedIn walks you through setting up your profile, step by step. That’s the easy part. Next, polish your profile so you stand out on LinkedIn. Like a resume, […]

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Vantage Point Recruiting Podcast: The Modern Workplace

We live in a highly modernized and industrialized age. Competition in the workforce marketplace is increasing continuously, so job seekers really need to equip themselves in order to thrive in their search. For example a strong profile and presence on LinkedIn is a step in the right direction. In this Vantage Point Recruiting podcast, Jay […]

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The Relevance of LinkedIn

LinkedIn has more than 330 million members, spanning over 200 countries. Its popularity affirms the old adage, “It’s not what you know but who you know.” There’s no question: relationships enrich our lives on many levels. This is especially relevant in business, since who we know can enhance our opportunities for career development. This ranges […]

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Vantage Point Recruiting Podcast: Job Seeker Do’s and Don’ts

All employees are job seekers, whether they are currently hunting for a job or just want to know what’s out there. Getting to know yourself and your value, along with staying on top of potential opportunities, is the winning combo to excelling in your career. In this Vantage Point Recruiting podcast, Jay Casavant and Uli Stewart will explain job […]

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How to Ace the Interview

As a recruiter, part of what I do is provide candidates with the necessary information and tools to prepare for a job interview. For example, I recently helped a young engineer get hired over other, more seasoned engineers that had the preferred mechanical degree. (This guy was a chemical engineer.) Aside from being extremely bright […]

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Vantage Point Recruiting Podcast: Work-Life Balance

In this day and age, everyone is looking for the 25th hour of the day. We need to work, yet we all want to be able to live the lives that we want and have as much free time as possible. In this Vantage Point Recruiting podcast, Jay Casavant and Uli Stewart will discuss work-life balance. They’ll cover […]

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The Value of Networking

Networking is extremely valuable in career advancement, specifically in the job search process. At some point in our careers, we look to change jobs, whether it’s voluntary or involuntary. Since 80% of jobs are found through networking, it should be an essential part of any job search strategy. Although networking can be unfamiliar and uncomfortable, […]

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