David Sprinkle, Managing Partner at Veritas Recruiting Group, was on News 13 discussing job search advice for the new year.
- If your New Year’s resolution is to find a new job, set specific quantifiable action steps… i.e. “I will dedicate 2 hours every day to job search activities.”
- Using social networking sites like Facebook and Linkedin are great tools for networking, but it’s even more important to combine the ‘high-touch’ with the ‘high-tech’….call people, set up coffee meetings and lunch meetings, start building relationships offline.
The Orlando Business Journal reports that there is a shortage of accountants in the Central Florida area. Reasons for the shortage include Verizon hiring 1,100 accountants for their new financial hub in Lake Mary, as well as Deloitte aggressively hiring here as well.
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.
October 31, 2014 – This morning on Fox35, David Sprinkle, managing partner at Veritas Recruiting Group, discusses how an outdated resume format can hinder your job search. He gives tips on how to stay updated and what you should be doing to make sure your resume is perfect. David knows what recruiters are looking for and he gives insight on how to make sure your resume gets to the hiring manager.
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.