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How to Get a Job in Sales

So you’re thinking about a career in sales? If you’re an outgoing person with a drive to succeed, you’ll likely find it to be a lucrative and rewarding line of work. Sales is one of the few careers with a low barrier of entry and a high earning potential. If you’re motivated, smart and present…
16 October 2018

How to Get a Job in Customer Support

Today’s customer support is not what it used to be. You probably remember the long automated menus and disinterested operators that were common when calling an 800 number. Or maybe you experienced emailing a business and receiving a response weeks later after you moved on with your life. Companies have smartened up and realized that…
24 September 2018

How to Get a Job in Marketing

When many people think of marketing, TV commercials, billboards and internet ads come to mind. That’s because on the surface, marketing is all about getting people’s attention. And there is no shortage of ways to do that in today’s tech-driven, connected world. But there are countless companies competing for eyes and ears. The best marketing…
04 September 2018

How to Get a Job as a Web or Software Developer

  Web and software development (also referred to as programming and engineering) is an exciting career. You get to build cool new technology that changes the way people live and work. Add in the fact that the computer technology sector is rapidly growing and hiring, and it makes a lot of sense to learn how…
14 August 2018

New Year's Reflections

At the beginning of 2015, Recruiterbox set some company goals: I think it’s safe to say that we’ve fulfilled them. It’s been a big year for us. Here are some numbers that reflect our growth: 34 The number of members on the Recruiterbox team. At the beginning of the year, we were 13 people. 6…
30 December 2015

Hiring for Diversity: 6 Reasons Baby Boomers are Great for Business

When you hear “hiring for diversity,” you likely think about efforts to hire more female employees, or members of underrepresented minority groups. Another important way to diversify your team, though, is through age. Much has been made of millennials in the workforce, especially as they recently surpassed Gen Xers as the largest working generation. According…
17 December 2015

"Full-Stack" Workforce Development

According to Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends report, human resources departments have graded themselves with a C+ for driving talent solutions. Instead of wallowing at a C+, human resources departments should be thinking C#. HR has a lot to prove in the information technology sector. Recruiting highly technical talent is becoming more and more difficult. Retaining and…
14 December 2015

CVs Just Not Cutting It? 3 Resume Alternatives to Consider

How many times have you interviewed a candidate only to find huge discrepancies – either negative or positive – between the information you glean during the interview/assessment/reference check and what you read on their resume? When a candidate outshines their resume, it’s a welcome surprise. When they fail to live up to their resume, it’s…
10 December 2015

The Evolution of Recruiting [Infographic]

From the time that humans first began creating organizations, groups have been working on ways to be more effective at recruitment. In the 21st century, of course, most of an organization’s recruiting efforts take place online. Obviously, this hasn’t always been the case. In fact, the history of recruitment is almost as old as the history of civilization itself.…
30 November 2015

5 Tips on How to Improve Employee Retention

Employee retention is a top concern for 57 percent of employers, according to a 2015 PayScale report. Hiring and training processes cost time and money, and as a result, turnover costs time and money. Companies would rather spend money on ways to improve employee retention than hire and train new ones. To improve employee retention,…
21 October 2015