10 Reasons Candidates Get Turned Down From Jobs (That Are Totally in Their Control)
Getting turned down from a role isn’t always in your control, but today we wanted to talk about the aspects that are in your control during an interview process.
The Recipe for Effective and Lasting Networking
As we are stuck inside and all go into our baking/cooking phase, I wanted to provide you with my favorite recipe for effective networking that will open you up to many opportunities and a great support network.
By Cynthia Madu in Candidates
Future of Recruiting Series: AI in Recruiting
When we think about the future of work, so much focus is on the individual -- the employee -- but the workplace is changing just as fast, and the way we think about traditional processes and tasks is rapidly evolving.
By Sarah Schultz in Candidates
Introduction: Scout the Future of Recruiting [Series]
Our goal is to share our wealth of knowledge -- and our network of talent and recruiting experts -- with our community so that you and your team can prepare for what’s ahead, whatever that means for your business right now.
Resume Tips for Career Changers [with Summary Section Template]
Shifting careers is usually a challenge, even before 2020. One of the biggest hurdles career changers face is being able to show hiring managers how their past work experience will help them to be successful in their new role. Did you know hiring managers only spend an average of 6 seconds reading each resume? That being the case, career changers must learn how to stand out and share their story well. Want to know how to get started? Keep reading.
Scouted’s 7 step guide to preparing for your first call with a career coach
So you have a call with a career coach coming up -- or you’re thinking about scheduling one. Read on for some of our best tips for prepping for a call with a career coach.
Dos and Don’ts for Writing an Entry-Level Resume
It’s a tough job market right now, and even harder for recent grads. Here are a few tips for your entry-level resume to get your career started right.
Being Out And Proud at Work
While there is no blueprint for designing a career or a workplace that is universally inclusive, there are guiding principles we can embrace to orient ourselves in the right direction, whether as an employer or employee.
By Mark Weyland in Candidates
How to Write a *Modern* Cover Letter [with Example].
There's what we call “The modern cover letter.” In this, job seekers are able to make a relevant connection with the hiring manager, stand out, and bring up relevant talking points about their candidacy. Care to learn how to make your own modern cover letter (and see our example)? Check out the blog below!
By Jacqueline Loeb in Candidates
How to use a thank you note to fix an imperfect interview
Even if your interview didn’t go exactly the way you hoped, it’s still possible to leave a positive final impression before the hiring manager makes their decision. Here are a few first steps you can take to perfect the post-interview thank-you note.
Strategies and Resources for Virtual Networking
No matter what stage of life you're at - building, managing, and leveraging your network is going to be a key part of your success.
By Jacqueline Loeb in Candidates
Practical First Steps After You’ve Been Laid Off
COVID-19 has affected lives around the world. But we also know that this situation is normal. Those who have been laid off will find jobs again. And in the meantime, there are practical steps you can take after being laid off to set yourself up for success in the future.