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From Recruiter to Sales Executive: A How-to Guide for a Successful Recruiter Career Path

From Recruiter to Sales Executive: A How-to Guide for a Successful Recruiter Career Path recruiter or sales executive speaking to a client at work

If a recruitment or sales job has ever intimidated you, you wouldn’t be alone. It’s almost mystifying how a recruiter or salesperson can connect with people with such ease, network flawlessly, and close a deal; and even more so when they are successful and have lucrative paydays on top of it. So, what about when […]

Matlen’s Silver Linings: Straight talk from Recruiters – It’s a Candidate’s and Recruiter’s Market

Matlen’s Silver Linings: Straight talk from Recruiters – It’s a Candidate’s and Recruiter’s Market Candidate's and Recruiter's market

After a 2020 that was characterized by uncertainty in the workforce, 2021 is shaping up to be a historical hiring year and a return to the candidate’s market. It’s no secret that the competition is high amidst a talent shortage. With the explosive growth of remote work, we almost see a chicken-before-the-egg effect when it […]

Mental Health Check: 5 Ways to Support Your Remote Workforce through Tough Times

Mental Health Check: 5 Ways to Support Your Remote Workforce through Tough Times Yoga at Work

With the drastic shift in work environments almost at the year mark as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s no wonder that feelings of stress and disconnect have reached a high among workforces. Mental health and the well-being of the workforce have taken center stage, and for good reason, considering the challenges working adults […]

Navigating a New Work Day on Your Own

Navigating a New Work Day on Your Own

A recent survey conducted among corporate leaders suggested that 82% of respondents plan to continue with a model of some form of remote work this year. Even industry giants like Facebook, Google, and Salesforce have adopted a remote work model for some time now, with Salesforce recently announcing that regular workday hours may even vary […]

Interviewing is a two-way street: Don’t hide from the hard questions.

Interviewing is a two-way street: Don’t hide from the hard questions. business man hiding under a desk

We can all picture the setting: candidate anxiously awaiting their first employer interview, frantically rehearsing answers to the dreaded question: “Can you list your top 3 strengths AND your top 3 weaknesses?” (Wait, is that a trick question? Almost – but here are some tips to answer that one masterfully.) We’ve been there. But we’ve […]

Every Great Recruiter is a Great Salesperson

Every Great Recruiter is a Great Salesperson A recruiter is a great salesperson

Did you know that every great recruiter is a great salesperson, but not every great salesperson is a recruiter? To be a recruiter, you’re constantly selling. You’re selling yourself as a recruiter to candidates and clients alike. You’re also trying to sell your top candidates and their skill sets to your clients and as well […]

How Can Recruiters Help with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts?

How Can Recruiters Help with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts? Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) are buzzwords these days and for the right reasons; we should be focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion of our team members. Normally, this is thought of as a function that the internal HR team is responsible for, however, it is equally important that your recruiting team (internal or external) be […]

How you can get involved to support our Veterans

How you can get involved to support our Veterans

Here at Matlen Silver, we are very proud to support our nation’s heroes. You may have even recently seen our blog post offering you some tips for supporting Veterans in your workplace. With Veterans Day approaching, we wanted to share some information about how the Matlen Silver team is stepping up, with hopes that it […]

How to navigate recruiting right now with an influx of tech talent

How to navigate recruiting right now with an influx of tech talent

With tens of millions of Americans looking for work right now, chances are your inboxes are stuffed, your recruiters are maxed out and your phone is ringing off the hook.  It certainly is a reversal of fortunes, isn’t it?  But while it may seem at first glance that more resumes is a good thing, it […]

What to look for when seeking new (or renewals for) staffing vendors

What to look for when seeking new (or renewals for) staffing vendors

Now more than ever, where and how you spend your talent budget is critical. From choosing the right candidates to reduce turnover and maximize productivity, to aligning with the right strategic partners, every decision is important right now.  With so much pressure on organizations to maximize every penny and avoid mistakes, it can be difficult […]

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