Why You Shouldn’t Talk Numbers

Why You Shouldn’t Talk Numbers What is your expected salary range? One of my favorite functions as a recruiter is helping to prepare candidates for job interviews.  In this capacity, I’m often asked what the best or safest response is to one of the most feared and controversial interview questions likely to be asked at [...]

By |2021-04-01T22:43:59+00:00March 30th, 2021|Interview Process, Interview Tips, Job Search Tips, Recruiting Agency, Ruby Peak Recruiting|Comments Off on Why You Shouldn’t Talk Numbers

What to Bring and NOT To Bring With You To Your Interview

What to Bring and NOT To Bring With You To Your Interview So you’ve just finished submitting your resume to a few different companies and you’ve landed an interview! Way to go! You’re one step closer to landing your dream job. Now it’s time to prep and make it past that grueling interviewing process! Here [...]

By |2021-03-10T17:53:51+00:00October 17th, 2018|Career Life, Interview Process, Interview Tips, Job Search Tips|Comments Off on What to Bring and NOT To Bring With You To Your Interview

How to Get Back Into the Work Groove after the Holidays!

How to Get Back Into the Work Groove after the Holidays! Hello 2016! It’s the new year and you’ve just come back to work from an awesome holiday break that went by way too fast. You’re still in vacation mode but have so much work to do and need to get back into the groove of [...]

By |2018-10-17T18:45:41+00:00January 15th, 2017|Career Life, Ruby Peak Recruiting|Comments Off on How to Get Back Into the Work Groove after the Holidays!

How to Stand Out as an Exceptional Employee

How to Stand Out as an Exceptional Employee During the Holidays Here are some tips on how to stand out as an exceptional employee during the holidays and end your work year with a bang. 1. Offer to help plan holiday events. If you’re job title doesn’t require you to plan events, offer the event coordinator some [...]

By |2021-03-10T17:53:52+00:00December 24th, 2016|Career Life, Interview Process, Interview Tips|Comments Off on How to Stand Out as an Exceptional Employee

Working with Recruiters and Head Hunters

Working with Recruiters and Head Hunters Working with Recruiting Agencies in San Francisco, CA When working with recruiters or temporary staffing agencies, be honest, upfront, and treat the meeting like an interview. In addition to learning about your skills and experience, recruiters need to get a true sense of who you are, how you work, [...]

By |2021-03-10T17:53:52+00:00October 17th, 2016|Recruiting Agency, Recruiting San Francisco, Ruby Peak Recruiting|Comments Off on Working with Recruiters and Head Hunters

How to Make it Past Your Probationary Period

So you spent some time with your recruiter working on your new job search and you make it past the grueling interviewing process. Congrats, you received an offer letter! The hardest part is over but with every job, whether stated or not, there's always a 90 day probationary period to get past. Starting any new [...]

By |2015-12-11T22:41:51+00:00December 11th, 2015|Career Life, Interview Process, Interview Tips, Recruiting Agency, Recruiting San Francisco, Resume Tips, Ruby Peak Recruiting|Comments Off on How to Make it Past Your Probationary Period

E-mail follow ups…

When sending thank you notes over email after interviews, type your email notes from scratch every single time. Copying and pasting recycled thank you notes often results in emails that are littered with unintended font size and layout discrepancies that aren't always noticeable on your screen, but are on someone else's. Most commonly, copied text [...]

By |2015-12-09T22:53:11+00:00November 30th, 2015|Career Life, Interview Tips, Job Search Tips, Recruiting Agency, Recruiting San Francisco, Resume Tips, Ruby Peak Recruiting|Comments Off on E-mail follow ups…

Admitting Flaws to Recruiters and Head Hunters

Admitting a Flaws to Recruiters and Head Hunters During an interview you might find yourself stumped when asked "what is your greatest weakness?" But don't fret! Employers don't actually expect you to throw yourself under the bus, rather they want to know how honest you are and how aware you are of areas that need [...]

By |2021-03-10T17:53:52+00:00October 28th, 2015|Recruiting Agency, Recruiting San Francisco, Ruby Peak Recruiting|Comments Off on Admitting Flaws to Recruiters and Head Hunters

Being Accessible to a Recruiter

Being Accessible to a Recruiter An exciting step in the recruiting process is when your recruiter has confirmed an interview for you with one of their clients. At this point, your relationship with your recruiter is in full gear. Once you've landed that interview, your chances of securing a new position are greatly increased. From [...]

By |2021-03-10T17:53:52+00:00October 28th, 2015|Recruiting Agency, Recruiting San Francisco, Ruby Peak Recruiting|Comments Off on Being Accessible to a Recruiter