Tag: employee retention

Orlando, where hiring decisions are made quickly

June 18, 2015
By Paul Brinkmann, Reporter, Orlando Sentinel (original article)
Hiring decisions are taking longer and longer to make in the U.S., as the economy improves and many jobs become more highly specialized and more skilled, a new survey says.

Forbes has listed Orlando as the #1 Job Growth City in the US in their rankings of the top 10 cities with the highest job growth in the first 3 quarters of 2014. The cities that have made the list show the strongest non-agricultural job growth, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Most people assume that a recruiter’s job is to help them land a job. Although this is true, a true headhunter works for an employer. Their aim is to successfully fill a position for a company. They meet with hundreds of candidates and it is your job to make sure you’re the first person they think of when a position opens up. If you stand out to a recruiter, you will be the one they recommend to companies.

Standing out during an interview may be difficult. Hiring managers are looking for star employees that will add value to their company. Employers want people that exemplify their company goals and demonstrate certain traits. Showing that you have the following 7 traits will allow you to stand out during an interview and increase your chances of getting hired: