HFR Blog

If You Don’t Succeed, We Don’t Succeed

Candidates we present to our clients are always qualified. So why do some candidates fall short? In some cases, candidates fall short because they are resistant to apply our recruiter’s suggestions. It is important to remember that a major advantage of working with a staffing firm in a job search is the detailed information we can provide on what the [&hellip
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Trust Us, Write a Thank You Letter

According to a survey by online job-matching service, The Ladders, 75 percent of interviewers said that receiving a thank you letter from a candidate affects their decision making process. It is crucial that your thank you letter is written within 24 hours of the interview (while you are still fresh in the interviewer’s mind) and sent via email [&hellip
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The Last Impression Matters

Consistent feedback from our clients and recruiters verifies the importance of having a great first impression in interviews. With that said, we also know the last impression is equally important. Try these four techniques that helped some of our candidates leave a lasting impression: Ask good questions. Put the research in ahead of time so [&hellip
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What to Research Before Your Interview

You might be a natural, but even the best can blow an interview with the smallest mistake. If you don’t do proper research and put in the time before the interview, your unpreparedness could easily make the wrong impression. The following are 6 areas you should research before your interview: Company Mission and Vision A [&hellip
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Don’t Lose Your Will to Work

Your alarm has just gone off. You reach out and almost instinctively find the snooze button without a problem. It’s time to go to work. But wait, why are you not moving? It seems like your “get up and go” left without you. You could have lost your will to work. This attitude is detrimental to [&hellip
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Most Hiring Managers Say Soft Skills are Just as Important

A majority of employers believe that soft skills (less tangible traits associated with one’s personality, such as a positive attitude) are just as important as hard skills (abilities that are learned to perform a specific job function and can be measured, such as operating a computer program).  CareerBuilder’s survey of more than 2,000 hiring managers [&hellip
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How to Dress For an Interview

Deciding how to dress for an interview may seem simple.  I urge you to rethink your strategy when dressing for an interview. It may be easier than you think to go overboard on either the conservative side or the liberal side of choosing your next wardrobe. The following are some suggestions on what to avoid wearing [&hellip
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Contributors to Landing a Job. Relevance, The Approach, Staying Connected.

Do you want to give yourself the best opportunity to be considered for one of our Hot Jobs? The following are 4 steps to help improve your chances. Relevance. Unless otherwise noted in the job description, make sure to only apply for openings that closely align with your experience and competencies. In addition, it is [&hellip
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Moving Up The Ranks!

HotFoot Recruiters came in at #7 in this years Ranking Arizona Awards! We were listed in the Business Services category under the Permanent Employment sub-category. Last year we weren’t ranked in this category so we are very happy about earning this recognition based on our productivity in the 2013 business year. We would like to boast [&hellip
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Take a Step Toward a New Career

Take a step toward your new career by applying to one of our great opportunities at HotFoot Recruiters. We are here to help candidates put their best foot forward when interviewing for openings with our trusted clients. Our professional recruiters will make sure you have the tools to perfectly present yourself to our clients. We [&hellip
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