Alpha Stock Images Scenario 1: Brrring. Brrring. Brrring. “Hello, this is Sally.” Wahhhh! Wahhhh! Wahhhh! Wahhhh! “Hi Sally, this is RECRUITER calling with Career Professionals. Wahhhh, wahhhh. I received your resume and was hoping to go over your qualifications for the open sales representative position you applied for. Do you have a few minutes?” … Continue reading STEP FOUR to Getting the Interview: BE PREPARED
Application black holes are the worst. Are you biting your nails from the uncertainty that comes with not knowing the status of your application? You might even be losing sleep. You REALLY want the job. A lot of effort went into getting you to this point. You spent countless hours working on a resume, … Continue reading STEP THREE to Getting the Interview: FOLLOW UP!
Once your resume has been created, reviewed, and perfected, it’s time to start applying for positions. Recruitment agencies, job search engines, job boards, and social media networks are good starting places. These sites can also be overwhelming and make you want to throw in the towel on your job search altogether. Some platforms are … Continue reading STEP TWO to Getting the Interview: APPLY
Crafting a resume can be a complicated and frustrating process. We’ve all been there – staring at the bullet points to make sure they line up, double checking the indentation, brainstorming various action verbs, putting together a snapshot of your previous accomplishments. It can be daunting, but it’s an important document that creates an … Continue reading STEP ONE to Getting the Interview: CREATE YOUR RESUME
Career Professionals. 28 years of business. Hundreds of employers. Thousands of placed candidates. Tens of thousands of prepped candidates. These numbers highlight the success of Career Professionals and attest to the experience of the Company’s employees. Located in Edina, MN, we work mainly with the business community in the Twin Cities Metro area. Our … Continue reading Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the US unemployment rate for September 2017 was 4.2% - the lowest it’s been since 2000, which was 4.0%. Slightly below the national average, Minnesota’s preliminary August 2017 unemployment rate was 3.8% - lower than 35 other states. Translation: There are more available jobs than people … Continue reading What can a recruitment agency do for me?