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Google Jobs: What Does it Mean for Your Company When Recruiting Talent?

October 24th, 2017

When more people see your job openings, more people can apply, and you have a greater chance at finding the perfect candidate to help lead your team to success. Recently, Google for Jobs, a new initiative from the search engine giant set out to do just that – help increase the people who see your job postings.

Excited? Read how to get your jobs noticed and useful tips to help you attract great applicants

How to Get Your Jobs Listed on Google

Getting your job positions to this new feature isn’t hard. There aren’t hoops to jump through or any secrets you need to know.
All you need to do is follow these two steps.

1) Add structured data to your job listings.Here are the specifics to guide you.

2) Submit a sitemap with a date for each listing.

The structured data can be tested before being submitted and the listing can also be previewed so you can make any corrections before it is published.

The Importance of Google Reviews

Google for Jobs will pull together reviews to be coupled with the job listing. This is great news for a company who has good reviews, both on Google and even on sites like Glassdoor. If your company doesn’t have positive reviews or doesn’t have many reviews, you will want to ask current employees to submit a review. You can incentivize your employees to do that too. Getting more positive reviews will help attract a larger pool of candidates.

Will Candidates Find Your Listing?

Google for Jobs is a great way to help candidates find your job listings. It takes into consideration keywords in your job description in addition to a candidate’s location.

Also, true to Google’s commitment to track and provide analytics, they do plan to release the ability to filter traffic that is generated by these special job listings so you can see how effective it is for your company.

Find the Right Candidates

If you’re looking for assistance on finding the right candidates for your company, contact Concorde Personnel today and work with a top staffing agency in Stamford.

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In the Job Interview, How Can You Show You’ll Be a Successful Sales Employee?

October 10th, 2017

If you have an interview coming up, you know that you have to be prepared in every way possible. From what you’re going to wear, to researching the company, there’s a lot you need to do. One other thing you need to do is determine how you can convince your interviewer that you will be a successful salesperson on their team.

How to Show You’ll Be a Successful Salesperson

The best way to show your interviewer that you’ll be a successful salesperson at their company is to explain your strengths. You’ll want to match these particular strengths with characteristics of a good salesperson.
Here are four examples:

Empathy
Focus
Responsibility
Optimism

After identifying which strengths you possess that will make you a successful salesperson, you’ll need to brainstorm examples that illustrate how you will apply these qualities on the job. If you have specific scenarios to explain from previous experience, that is fantastic. If this is a first job, you can draw on other relevant life experience.

How to Explain Salesperson Strengths

If you need some help explaining the strengths of a successful salesperson, consider these examples for the above qualities.

Empathy

  • Ability identify and react appropriately to the behaviors and emotions of customers
  • Ability to build rapport easily and make customers feel comfortable in their presence
  • Great listening skills
  • Understands how to ask questions that dive deeper than only ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answers

Focus

  • Goal oriented; can articulate and break down larger goals to manageable steps
  • Does not depend on manager for direction or motivation

Responsibility

  • Positive outlook, regardless of difficulty, and does not make excuses for hard times
  • Accepts valid criticism and suggestions for performance improvement

Optimism

  • Can take rejection without being deflated
  • Focuses on opportunities and solutions instead of roadblocks to achieving sales and career goals

When preparing for your sales interview, you may want to consider these qualities and if you’ve been able to demonstrate these in your career to show your interviewer that you’re going to be successful at the job, and at their company.

Work With a Top Employment Agency in Westchester NY

If you’re interested in exploring more employment activities by working with a top staffing agency in Westchester, contact Concorde Personnel.

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