Hook, Line & Offer: How to Catch & Keep Your Top Talent

More than ever, job seekers are in an increasingly advantageous position to secure the professional opportunity of their dreams. This candidate-driven market is powerfully changing the way organizations must attract, recruit, and retain their top talent. To further understand the challenges employers face, let’s take a hard look at the data: At the beginning of

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Question: “If you are on temporary assignment, how do you determine whether or not the employer is interested in hiring you permanently? If you want to make your temporary role a permanent one, what are the steps you should take?” – Toccarra W., Chicago, IL

Answer: Before you pursue converting your temporary assignment to a permanent position, you should make sure that your interest in a permanent role is truly based on your commitment and dedication to the organization and your work, not simply your desire to end your job search. Are you achieving your assignment goals and exceeding them

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Question: What is the best way to show how experience in one field can translate to success in another; for example, going from teaching to project management? – Joe O., Arlington, VA

Answer: Years of experience in one field don’t have to prevent you from moving into another. Even if you only worked for six months or two years, there are likely transferrable skills you have that can move seamlessly into the next role. Whether this is your spot-on strategy knowhow or your writing wherewithal, identifying your

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