Tips & Advice

  • Video Conferencing Guidelines

    Technology makes it possible to interview from anywhere in the world. Employers are now more likely to request live video interviews and may even record the interview and share it with all persons making the hiring decision. It is important that you familiarize yourself with live video conferencing to optimize your video interviewing skills.  The following are some important considerations: Scheduling Your Live Video Conference: Consider the time zone.  Avoid confusion by clarifying the time zone, i.e., 2 p.m. pacific time or 11 a.m. central standard time. Determine who initiates the call.  Avoid another common confusion by clarifying who will...
  • How to Recognize your High Performing Employees

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? As an employer, it’s important that you know how to recognize who your high performing employees are. Whoever you choose to place in leadership positions can either make or break your company. Research has shown that companies with strong leadership positions are more likely to double both their profit and their revenue. So how do you identify the right person for the job? Mainly through observation. High performing employees often have certain habits or characteristics that make them easier for you to spot, but only if you’re paying attention. For example, you should...
  • The Fight Against Automation

    JK Consultants   Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Technology is evolving, and it has been estimated that by the year 2030, about 2 billion jobs will have vanished due to automation. That’s almost half of the current jobs we have today. How can you prevent yourself from falling into this statistic? First of all, be aware of what jobs are most likely to disappear, and try to steer clear from those industries. In a recent study, researchers have found that the job most likely to vanish due to automation is telemarketing, but that’s no surprise considering it has already started....
  • How to Hire Fast, for the Benefit of Both Sides

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? The hiring process can be draining for both the employer and the potential employees. Employers get to sit and stare at that empty seat, imagining the expenses piling up from not having it filled. The interview process takes days, weeks, months even, and the money lost just keeps piling up in that empty chair. HR is running into maximum overdrive and the other employees are getting sick and tired of having to work overtime. It’s an extremely stressful situation, but that’s just on the employer’s side. For potential employees, the hiring process is...
  • 4 Phrases You Should Remove From Your Resume

    JK Consultants Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? A good resume is essential to a successful job search. It serves as your first impression with your employer and is the determining factor in whether or not they will pursue you. Some employers have such high volumes of applications coming in at one time that they will toss a resume in the trash for the first error they see in order to speed up the hiring process. This is why it’s vital to make sure that your resume is pristine, and uses the strongest language possible. In school, students are taught more...
  • 5 of the Toughest Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Congratulations! You sent in your resume and got a call back for the first interview. You’re ecstatic, but also apprehensive about your first impression. The truth is, you should be. Interviews are used as the final elimination process for most employers, and the questions they ask can either make or break you. That’s why we’re here to help you out and give you some advice on how to answer five of the most common and most difficult interview questions. Tell me about yourself. This question seems easy, right? The first thing people want...
  • Industry Specific Recruiting – Hire Expert Executive Search Recruiters

    Industry specific recruiting When you need to fill a key position would you prefer to have someone like JK Consultants with years of proven specialized experience in your industry, or someone who dabbles in several areas including yours? Learn more about industry specific recruiting.
  • Flexible Executive Search Hiring Tips

    Your Next Great Hire Is In Your Sights Your hiring requirements could actually be preventing you from interviewing a great employee who will have a long tenure with your company. These three tips can help you ensure that you don’t miss out on a potentially great candidate by simply viewing their application in black and white .
  • Hire An Executive Search Firm Like JK Consultants & Let The Experts Recruit The Best Candidates

    Bullseye Candidates Fast: 98% Stop spinning your wheels waiting for your HR department to fill your openings. Would you rather have your expert in employee benefits and OSHA regulations be focused on those duties or reviewing a stack of resumes?
  • Vacancy Cost Analysis – How much is that opening costing you?

    cost of vacancy in agriculture business Finding and retaining the best talent for your key positions can be a daunting task. Are you spending time sifting through candidates who either don’t fit the bill, or who don’t have the experience you are seeking? Instead of wasting your time, you can align with an experienced specialized recruiting firm who knows how to find great candidates and, most importantly, the top performing candidates in your industry.


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