Tag: recruiter

by Jaime Grimes

Ask the Recruiter: 3 Best Practices for IT Consultants and Vacations

Warm weather is right around the corner, which means both IT consultants and FTEs begin planning their year ahead – including vacation days.

Because self-employed consultants don’t receive vacation days in the traditional sense, any time off is unpaid. It’s best to schedule vacation time between projects, which is what all seasoned…

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by Jaime Grimes

What Our Run Consultants Employees Are Thankful For

Since holidays are a time of reflection, we asked our Run Consultants employees to share what they’re thankful for, and here’s what they said. Happy Thanksgiving from everyone at Run Consultants!

“I’m thankful for my family, my awesome wife Laura and my two girls, the sweetest girls a dad could…

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by Jaime Grimes

Meet the Recruiter: Caitlin Gentry

Caitlin Gentry is a Consultant Advisor at Run Consultants who has been with the company since March 2013. An Alpharetta, Ga., native, Caitlin is a graduate of DeVry University who enjoys boating, fishing, listening to live music and wood working in her spare time.

Q: How did you find Run Consultants as…

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by Jaime Grimes

How to Drive a Recruiter Absolutely Bonkers

When you want a job, you should express that desire to a recruiter or hiring manager. But you shouldn’t feel so desperate for a job that you call a recruiter immediately after sending your resume to see if he or she has reviewed it yet, expect a recruiter to…

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by Jaime Grimes

Update Your Resume with These 20 Power Words

Still using words and phrases like “think outside the box,” “dynamic,” “results-driven” or “self-motivated” on your resume? Then it’s time for you to punch it up with power words.

Seasoned recruiters have read so many resumes that they’re good at scanning them and looking for keywords, so grab their attention…

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by Jaime Grimes

Meet the Recruiter: Rich Heidal

To know Consultant Advisor Rich Heidal is to know he’s always on the go – training for an Ironman triathlon, rushing off on a “racecation” (vacation centered around a race or training for one) or talking (rapidly, of course) with a current prospect on the phone.

When he started…

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by Jaime Grimes

Ask the Recruiter: 4 Resume Must-Haves

We asked our recruiters to outline resume must-haves that will truly set you apart from other candidates seeking IT consulting roles. Follow our tips and you’ll leave every recruiter and hiring manager wondering where you’ve been all their lives.

Update your resume for each position
While IT consultants typically…

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by Jaime Grimes

How to Build a Successful Relationship With a Recruiter

As a consultant, you want to know about the latest, best jobs to match your skill set, and our recruiters want to fill those jobs as quickly as possible with great candidates. So Consultant Advisor Lindsey Gray from one of our sister companies offers three tips below on how you can build…

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by Jaime Grimes

Meet the Recruiter: TJ McGoldrick

Senior Consultant Advisor TJ McGoldrick is a team player, both in his personal life and his professional life. TJ, a former outfielder for Furman University, has worked in staffing firms as well as corporate recruiting since 1999, so he’s an expert in building teams – from the athletic field…

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