With the rise of social media, company review sites and the internet in general, the job search has evolved in many ways. But there are aspects of the process that remain steadfast.
Case in point: applicant etiquette is still a thing.
A post-interview thank-you note is a small, yet meaningful gesture that can leave a...
dani villalobosHow to Write a Thank-You Note in 5 Steps
The job search is a process — a series of steps that get you from finding that perfect career opportunity to actually signing an offer letter. And the first significant hurdle to pass: landing an interview.
Job seekers often bypass this step, and instead choose to focus on preparing for the event before they've even...
dani villalobos3 Tips to Help You Land the Job Interview
There's no question about it: 2018 is all about the deal.
With a strong economy as the catalyst, companies are increasingly turning to mergers and acquisitions as a means for growth, widening their consumer base and increasing overall productivity. In fact, $2.5 trillion in mergers was announced for the first part of...
dani villalobosOC CFO Forum Spotlights the Evolving Role of CFOs in M&A
We've all had them. Those curveball questions in a job interview that give you pause and your confidence an unwanted jolt.
Sure, you went into the meeting prepared — backed with a strong understanding of both the role and how your background makes you the best fit. But it's important to think outside those rehearsed...
dani villalobos3 Uncomfortable Questions to Conquer in Your Next Job Interview
It's time to jailbreak your job search. Cut the time, unanswered leads and barrage of resume send-outs with the addition of a key player who knows the process like their career depends on it. Because, well, it does.
Enter: the recruiter.
They can help simplify the job hunt process and get you noticed by the right...
dani villalobos5 Ways a Recruiter Can Advance Your Job Search
Sink or swim. The adage is a common one in the corporate world — a way to distinguish successful employees from the rest. In this tight labor market, however, that type of onboarding experience will most likely backfire.
Today's talent require a gentler touch.
As discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series,...
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Century Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Phil Bruno to Executive Director. He served as Managing Director of the firm's Glendale and Westlake Village locations — bringing more than 20 years of staffing industry experience to help drive Century Group's success in the region since 2015.
"Phil has been...
dani villalobosCentury Group Promotes Phil Bruno to Executive Director
Hiring is expensive — why not aim to protect that investment early on? A successful onboarding process provides your new hire with the tools needed to make an impact, as well as saves the organization time and resources by extending their tenure with the company.
Century Group's Instructional Design and Training...
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People can be flaky — this isn't anything new. But an emerging phenomenon that seems to be stumping employers? Ghosting. At work.
In a market that has more job openings than job seekers, companies are facing unprecedented challenges. It seems the tables have turned. Rather than leaving hundreds of applicants in the...
dani villalobos3 Repercussions of Ghosting That Job Interview
It's no secret the role company culture plays in both courting and retaining today's top talent. In fact, financial professionals surveyed in our 2018 Compensation Report ranked the topic as a leading reason for choosing a new position or staying with a company.
And the key to culture: the people.
dani villalobosWhy Productive Relationships in the Workplace are Essential