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.
By Team Scouted in Candidates
Running a startup in 2020: Where to pivot and where to never change.
We often get asked, out of all the businesses we *could* have created, why did we create a platform that helps people get jobs? The short answer? Because a person’s first, second, or even third job has the ability to change the entire trajectory of their career.
By Jacqueline Loeb in Candidates
11 Benefits You Should Negotiate Other Than Salary
If you’re wondering what you should bring up during your negotiation of benefits, you’re in luck. We created a short list that you can keep in mind when it comes time to asking for elements in your compensation package other than the digits on your paycheck.
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.
Secure top talent for the long haul by investing in their professional development
Millennials are forecast to make up nearly 75% of the global workforce in the next five years are more loyal to companies that invest in their future leadership potential within that organization. Ready to offer your team developmental benefits but not sure where to start? Read on.
By Team Scouted in Companies
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.
How to Request to Continue Working Remotely After COVID-19
Depending on the type of organization you work at, flexibility around future work from home policies will likely vary a lot. For those of you whose company WFH policies are less black and white, here are some tips for those who are hoping to have those conversations with their managers and how to get started.
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.
What are the *right* questions to ask in an interview?
During an interview, asking questions is important. But what many may not realize is that the questions you choose to ask can say a lot.
By Team Scouted in Candidates
7 Lessons I Learned as a Remote Manager
At the beginning of March when the entire Scouted team moved to remote work, I faced learning an entirely new facet of management: not only were my employees remote but I was now also remote and learning to work from home in real-time.
By Sarah Schultz in Candidates
Don’t Make This Mistake When You Want to Close Top Talent
While companies are constantly assessing if a candidate is adequately passionate about joining their team, I cannot stress enough how important it is for the employer to demonstrate excitement about a candidate's candidacy as well.
By Jacqueline Loeb in Companies