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How to Get Noticed By Recruiters

How to Get Noticed By Recruiters

Whether you feel underutilized in your current position, were a recent victim of a company layoff, or are yearning for a long-term career after graduation, looking for a job can be overwhelming. In addition to your own search tactics, recruiters can be a useful resource – but how do you get them to notice you?  It’s necessary to understand how recruiting firms find people. Most firms rely on resumes that are uploaded to career…

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Fostering a Positive Workplace

Fostering a Positive Workplace

Beware: The Negative Workplace. You’ve all been there. In fact, you’re probably having flashbacks right now to your worst job, or maybe even thinking of your current position. Feelings of exhaustion, reluctance to show up, and hurtful comments are probably flooding your brain. You would give anything to be anywhere but at work. Fortunately, there is an alternative to the daily stress you had been - or are currently - enduring! While…

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Fresh Grads Banking on the Wrong Salary

Fresh Grads Banking on the Wrong Salary

“Gaining marketable experience is top priority.” Omni One recruiters often find themselves trying to drive this fact home to entry level candidates asking for too much in their starting salary. This is not to say that the candidate is not valuable or we are shady recruiters trying to keep things cheap on our hiring client’s end, but if you are an entry level candidate struggling to find a job or a recruiter willing to work…

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How-To Guide to Researching a Company

How-To Guide to Researching a Company

When asked the #1 reason why applicants flopped on a job interview, Hal Hamilton’s immediate response seemed like a no-brainer: not researching the company. After almost four years of successful engineering and manufacturing recruiting at Omni One, Hal has learned the hard way that applicants knowing the goals and values of a potential employer before an interview is almost as important as knowing how to do the job that…

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Tech Job Interview Red Flags: 7 Things Great Candidates Never Do

Tech Job Interview Red Flags: 7 Things Great Candidates Never Do

If you assign a skills-based challenge during a tech interview, don't just assess task completion. Also evaluate how the candidate behaves during the process. Unlike a "standard" job interview, tech interviews can often be very different. Many include having the candidate complete a well-defined task. (Either before, as a qualifying assessment of skill, but also often as a formal part of the interview process itself.) For…

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Should You Write a Thank You Letter?

Should You Write a Thank You Letter?

You did it! You just finished your interview, you’re excited at the chance of getting this opportunity with an excellent employer, and now you’re waiting for the employer’s decision. You find yourself immediately questioning whether or not to write a Thank You letter. Maybe the conversation was casual and you don’t want to come across as pushy. Perhaps the hiring manager mentioned interviewing several other…

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Do You Know How to Manage Time?

Do You Know How to Manage Time?

It seems like every year there is less and less time in the day. While that isn’t actually true, we all have more distractions than ever. Yes, our smartphones can be wonderful and sometimes help us be more productive, the constant connectedness to email, social media, and the internet can be incredibly distracting. Having everything readily available on your smartphone can be fantastic, but not if you go into a “blackhole”…

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What to Ask Yourself Before You Quit Your Job

What to Ask Yourself Before You Quit Your Job

When is the right time to quit your job or even when to start looking for a new one? Forbes recently published an online article about the topic of quitting your job. The article examines reasons why one should quit their job. Do you know when to quit your job? What questions do you need to ask yourself and then answer before deciding to quit your current job? Let’s explore the 3 main questions that Forbes says you need to ask yourself…

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Do You Know How to Prevent Burnout?

Do You Know How to Prevent Burnout?

Here’s an article we wanted to share from Entrepreneur Magazine: What You Need to Know About Preventing Burnout JANUARY 12, 2017 NINA ZIPKIN ENTREPRENEUR STAFF Staff Writer. Covers media, tech, startups, culture and workplace trends. If you constantly work without breaks, you’ll eventually burn out. Being exhausted doesn’t just affect your productivity, but your emotional well-being and physical health too. But if you’re a business…

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Follow These Lessons for Success

Follow These Lessons for Success

What can a 105-year-old cyclist teach you about success? It turns out that a 105-year-old cyclist can teach you a great deal about success. Robert Marchand is a 105-year-old cyclist who just broke a world record in a category that was created just for him, and that is pretty impressive. This 105-year-old cyclist, Marchand, set the record for the longest official distance ridden in one hour in this new category. He cycled 14 miles in an…

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