Job Seekers

Whether you're wondering how to take the first step or looking for tips to stay competitive, our industry experts have all the employment trends, insights, and tips job seekers need to find a fulfilling new career. We have compiled a definitive list of strategies for all levels of career development, from temporary and entry-level, to management and C-suite.

How Candidates Can Secure Data Scientist and Cybersecurity Positions Despite the unforeseen challenges that businesses have been forced to overcome over the past year, our world learned about the incredible importance of digital transformation. Organizations—both large and small—identified the pandemic and resulting market pressures as the drivers of their digital transformation efforts. As more companies…

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Ready for the latest social media craze that’s gaining traction across the country? As employers get creative in their search for talent, many have turned to TikTok to find qualified candidates. Yes, the video-sharing social networking site that we’ve all come to know and love is doing more than just entertaining millions of Americans—it’s now…

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Recruiters are often compared to film and television casting directors. These are experts who select actors not only as the right “fit” in terms of versatility, talent, and charisma, but who also possess a pleasant off-screen personality sure to cause minimal drama.

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How Candidates Can Boost Their Odds of Landing A Job Are you not getting traction from the jobs that you’re are applying to? Not receiving any responses from job postings? As a tenured professional in the talent acquisition industry, I’ve got the inside scoop on what actually happens when you submit your resume to an…

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How Job Seekers Can Boost Their Success in Interviews With over six decades of experience within the recruiting and talent acquisition industry, our team at Acara knows a thing or two about candidate interviews. Having conducted hundreds of interviews throughout their careers, our proven talent acquisition professionals have seen the good, the bad, and the…

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With unemployment claims falling in recent weeks, the employment market has shown promising signs of making a comeback in the early stages of 2021. As the U.S. unemployment rate fell from 6.7% in December to 6.3% in January, candidates have slowly begun to find their footing in the new job market. Upon taking a closer…

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Since the earliest beginnings of my recruiting career, the start of the new year has always been a popular time to connect with dozens of candidates who are interested in searching for employment opportunities. It should come as no surprise to see a recent report from the American Staffing Association, which states that 80% of…

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Social media has become an integral part of the staffing and recruiting industry over the past several years. Since the unfortunate start of the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve seen a dramatic uptick in social media utilization by staffing providers. Many talent acquisition professionals have witnessed the correlation between brand promotion and talent attraction. The prevalence of…

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By Stephanie Amos, Senior Recruitment Specialist In today’s virtual recruiting environment, employer ghosting has become extremely easy—and increasingly common—among organizations. Gone are the days of formal rejection letters or emails; today, some candidates fail to even hear a peep upon completion of their interview. Over the years, many job seekers have asked me: what are…

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