Posts by Valerie Killinger
Talented ‘Non-Jobseekers’ Should Always Be Interested
5 Reasons to Talk to a Recruiter When You Receive That Call You’ve been asked about your willingness to consider a new position in staffing. You’re not sure whether to accept the invite for an ‘off-the-record’ chat. You’re happy in your current role, yet curious to learn why you have been approached. Should you speak…Read More
Undervalued Recruitment Consultant? Here’s How to Negotiate a Raise
4 Steps to Higher Pay in Recruitment Yeah, we hear you! Your performance is underpaid, and that’s making you unhappy. It should. But what are you doing about it? As a recruitment consultant, you’re used to getting the best compensation package for your candidates. You’re good at it. Never had a complaint. But when it…Read More
5 Career Tips for Staffing Professionals
Survived 2020 – Thrive in 2021 Staffing professionals had a year of very heavy lifting in 2020. Already, America was battling the worst-ever level of skills shortages from 2019, with 54% of companies reporting talent shortages. And then came the pandemic. 17.9 million Americans were unemployed by June 2020. Staffing professionals faced the reality of…Read More
How Does a Staffing Exec Get Headhunted?
4 Tips to Discreetly Put Yourself on the Career Radar A results driven senior vice president. You’re prime for taking the next step in your career and would be a great catch for any staffing firm lucky enough to have you. As a staffing industry pro, you’re no stranger to the game attracting and acquiring…Read More
Can a Star Staffing Consultant Transition to a New Sector?
How to Complement a Transferrable Skillset for Career Success You’re a great staffing consultant. Your clients love you, and your success has been more than good for your staffing agency. But recently things haven’t been happening for you. The world has changed, and the sector in which you specialize has collapsed. It could be this way…Read More