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Reading a Resume More Effectively

The purpose of a resume is to get the invitation to interview.  It’s a quick snapshot of a career.  Both writers and readers alike need to focus on its purpose. It’s an introduction. Remembering this simple fact can lend insight into the most effective way to read or write one. For today, let’s focus on…

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Why Use Specialized Recruiters?

Generalist Recruiters are not the same as Industry Specialized Recruiters.  Although they may know the ins and outs of how to find people, the broad spectrum of searches conducted by many generalist recruiters limits how much they know about any specific industry.  Different industries have different needs, corporate cultures, and expectations.  When you have an…

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Why You Don’t Want Lifers

Organizations and teams need change. Having a team that has worked together for years is fantastic, but that same team can get stagnant. What factors in the team will push the change needed to keep your team vibrant? One driver of change is employee turnover. Compared to 20 years ago, there is a big shift in…

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Bringing in the Next Generation of Women into the Automotive Industry

Women continue to join the ranks of men in technical and executive roles in growing numbers across industries. These women bring new ideas and strengthen organizations. Young women currently, however, are choosing other industries over automotive. As the automotive industry continues to grow, we need to encourage girls in middle and high schools now. They will become…

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The Reference Check

All too often I get asked the question how can I ensure the candidate that interviews is the same personality that will I see in the workplace.  The reality is, it won’t be.  People in an interview put their best foot forward.  It’s a first date.  Employers are asked to commit to a marriage with…

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Benefits: More Than Just a Great 401K

When an organization has an open position one of the first questions asked is how much can we pay this person.  What the compensation package look like is important to any candidate, but it isn’t everything.  Candidates today are looking at not just the bottom line, but to the benefits and intangibles that an organization…

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FKG visits South Carolina and Georgia in Response to SC Volvo Plant

Kathleen Truax FKG, a Scandinavian automotive supplier association, visited both South Carolina and Georgia the week of February 7th. The 32 representatives were key executives in tier one and tier two automotive suppliers. The visit by these suppliers is in response to the Volvo facility’s opening approximately 30 miles NW Charleston, South Carolina area in…