12 Tips to Whip Your Brain into Shape

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As we make our way through busy, repetitive weeks, often times our minds begin to feel like they are functioning slower and losing alertness. This is because the brain needs exercise just as much as the rest of the body does. According to Victoria Xiao, TheLadders contributor, suggests that to ensure optimum and consistent performance,… Read more »

How to Bring up Salary During an Interview

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Discussing salary during an interview can sometimes be intimidating, but if you come prepared, time it right and take cues from the employer you can avoid an awkward interview. According to CareerBuilder here are a few general rules to consider when bringing up salary in an interview: Time it right Don’t take the focus away… Read more »

New hire profile: Cailean Bailey

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We are excited to welcome Cailean Bailey to the Renaissance Team! Cailean brings a great deal of experience and enthusiasm to his role as Client Services Manager and we are lucky to have him. You can read his bio here, but we wanted to get to know him a little better. Keep reading to see… Read more »

Temp of the Month | June 2016

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Congratulations and Thank You to Christine! Christine was nominated by her recruiter, Brooke, for her outstanding performance in her role as a Project Specialist. Throughout her placement she has thoroughly impressed all of us here, as well as her team at our client company. Thank you, Christine, we appreciate all that you do! Where are… Read more »

3 Innovative Ways to Grab a Recruiter’s Attention

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Do you feel like you have landed in the job search black hole? Sometimes trying new job search methods can lead to unexpected positive results. TheLadders suggests these three innovative ways to grab your recruiter’s attention from the start. 1. Try a “Pain Letter” instead of a Cover Letter. A Pain Letter is a simple… Read more »

5 Ways to Optimize Your LinkedIn Summary

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Your LinkedIn summary is one of the most widely-read sections on your profile. This section should be used to hook the reader and persuade them to look further at your job history, education, certifications and awards. In fact, according to TheLadders, studies show that recruiters spend more than 90% of their time focused on your… Read more »

New Hire Profile: Anne O’Keefe

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We are excited to welcome Anne O’Keefe, the newest addition to our RPG family! Anne is not just the friendly face at the front desk, she is also the schedule master and the queen of candidate files. She keeps us on track and makes sure we have everything we need to ensure a smooth on-boarding… Read more »

How to Explain Employment Gaps

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There are a number of reasons you may have a gap in your work history. Whatever your situation, it’s often difficult to explain that employment gap to potential employers. According to CareerBuilder, here are three tips to help you prepare a perfect answer to a tough question. 1. Get comfortable with your pitch Practice focusing… Read more »

New Hire Profile: Kylene Flechsig

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Renaissance Personnel Group has recently added some new talent to our recruiting team. We are proud to welcome our newest Recruiting Analyst, Kylene Flechsig! We asked her a few questions to get to know her better, check out what she had to say! What was your very first job? I was a sales associate for… Read more »

Master the Answers to These Common Interview Questions

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Many companies structure their interview questions in the same way, yet many job candidates fail to prepare beforehand. No preparation can mimic the real thing, however if you know enough about the organization and position you are interviewing for, the interview itself shouldn’t be the challenging part. According to TheLadders, here are the best ways… Read more »