• How Technology is Rapidly Changing the Recruiting Landscape
    Nowhere is the benefit of technological disruption more beneficial than in Talent Acquisition. Learn why.
  • How to Get Recruiters to Pass Your Resume to Hiring Managers
    Recruiters can be a great way to get your foot in the door of a company where you want to work. So what are recruiters looking for when they consider passing your resume on to hiring managers?
  • Recruiters Share the Number 1 Aspect They're Looking For in Candidates They're Hiring
    Job candidates come in all shapes and sizes, and most recruiters aren't looking to hire cookie-cutter employees. However, there are certain standout qualities that seem to be universally preferred. Lucky for you, several prominent recruiters in the D.C. area have revealed the top assets they are ...
  • Q&A with the MIL Corporation—Why Washington Post Recruitment Solutions?
    Washington Post Recruitment Solutions sat down with The MIL Corporation’s Recruitment team to find out what qualities its team members look for while recruiting candidates and how Washington Post Recruitment Solutions has helped fulfil its mission.
  • Searching for Top Talent | Why Washington Post Jobs Recruitment Solutions
    Looking to employ top talent? Washington Post Recruitment Solutions can provide a comprehensive recruitment solutions strategy. Here's how.
  • What We’ve Learned So Far About Recruitment Trends in 2018
    It's no surprise technology has drastically changed the way companies recruit new employees. This isn’t a trend anymore—it’s just the new normal. But many industries are still grappling with the ramifications of these changes…even as the corporate plane continues to shift. Read on for some of the...
  • What Top Recruiters Ask Their Candidates (And What To Look For In Their Answers)
    When top recruiters consider job candidates, they ask open-ended questions intended to bring the best people to the front of the line. Here are the kinds of answers they’re seeking so you can apply them in your hiring decisions.
  • Recruiters Distinguish Between Good And Bad Cover Letters Within Minutes. Here's How.
    You can't judge a book by its cover—but you can judge a job applicant by a cover letter, according to recruiters. One quick glance at a cover letter, and a recruiter has formed a strong impression of you as a job candidate. If your cover letter is good, you'll get another look; if it's not, well,...
  • Make New Hires Your New Year’s Resolution
    Few tasks are as time- and energy-consuming as the recruiting process. According to a 2017 study by the Society of Human Resource Management, each new hire costs your company $4,425 on average—and the recruiting process typically takes 42 days to complete. Given the reality of tight budgets and t...
  • Why Optimizing Your Resume Around Keywords is Important
    If you want to get recognized as a quality candidate, it’s important to optimize your resume around keywords. Here’s how to do so.
  • How Some Companies Are Expanding Diversity Initiatives
    Diversity is good for business. Research has established that companies with diverse workforces have better financial returns and are more innovative—it's just a fact that well-integrated, diverse teams are more effective than those that aren't.
  • Hiring Trends We’re Thankful For
    We have a lot to be thankful for in our professional lives this Thanksgiving. In the spirit of the holiday, we’ve decided to look at the hiring trends we’re thankful for and consider how they could shape recruitment in the years to come.
  • Should You Be Reaching Out to Prospective Candidates on LinkedIn?
    Employers have had to get creative to identify skilled employees. They cannot rely solely on posting job listings to bridge a growing talent gap. Job boards can definitely serve a purpose, but recruiters and hiring managers must sort through hundreds of unqualified candidates in hopes of digging ...
  • How to Answer “Why Should We Choose You over Someone Else?”
    One day you’ll face a recruiter asking, “Why should we choose you over someone else?” Here’s how to prepare the best answer to this question.
  • Should You Have Your College Activities And Coursework On Your Resume?
    Should you have your college activities and coursework on your resume? Your initial impulse may be an unequivocal, “Yes!” You spent an incalculable amount of time and energy—not to mention a very calculable amount of money—studying your major. Your answer should actually lean more toward, “Someti...
  • How Long Do You Realistically Have to Apply for a Job You Found Online?
    While a posting’s date will tell you how long it’s been up, it provides no indication of whether or not the employer is still actively looking. So, how long do you realistically have to apply for a job you found online?
  • Getting Inside the Minds of Millennials
    To effectively connect with Millennials—who will account for 75 percent of the workforce in just eight years—smart companies adjust their recruiting strategies to meet younger workers where they are. Here’s how.
  • 6 Ways to Get Your LinkedIn Profile Noticed This Week
    Figuring out how to ensure you’re visible in the vast arena of this social networking platform can be challenging. Luckily for you, we’ve compiled a list of six ways to get your LinkedIn profile noticed this week.
  • Ace Your Video Interview with These 6 Tips
    Recruiters and hiring managers increasingly rely on video interviews to screen job candidates. If you haven't been interviewed by video yet, it's only a matter of time. Keep these six tips in mind to wow recruiters during video interviews.
  • Etiquette for a Lunch Interview
    Of all the different types of interviews, the lunch interview is one of the most nerve-wracking. Mixing a professional interview with food can feel like a recipe for disaster. You can do it though—take a deep breath, and keep some things in mind.