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

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!

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

Does Growth Opportunity Motivate Employees?

Does Growth Opportunity Motivate Employees? We think YES! As an employee, what motivates you to strive for great? We've put some thought into this and believe what motivates employees the most, is growth opportunity. This encompasses financial, career/professional and personal growth. Typically, with more responsibility comes higher pay, higher title and higher skills. All which [...]

By |2021-03-10T17:53:52+00:00August 11th, 2015|Ruby Peak Recruiting|Comments Off on Does Growth Opportunity Motivate Employees?

Money Won’t Buy You Happiness!

Money Won't Buy You Happiness! Don't let money be the sole deciding factor when choosing which job is most appropriate for you! This is one of the biggest mistakes people make. Remember, money won't buy you happiness. Yes, everyone loves money and in many cases it can help keep people happy by avoiding unpaid bills [...]

By |2015-10-28T17:43:10+00:00July 29th, 2015|Ruby Peak Recruiting|Comments Off on Money Won’t Buy You Happiness!

Using Recruiting Agencies Successfully

Using Recruiting Agencies & Career Centers Successfully After reading the title you may be thinking to yourself, how can one unsuccessfully use a recruiting agency and career center? There's always something you can learn from both. Although true, here's how: not all recruiting agencies recruit for all positions and not all career centers provide the [...]

By |2021-03-10T17:53:52+00:00July 11th, 2015|Recruiting Agency, Ruby Peak Recruiting|Comments Off on Using Recruiting Agencies Successfully