Recruitment

A Day in the Life: How Recruiters Use Social Media

by Mike Myers July 1, 2015

Social media and recruiting — yep, I’m at it again. I recently wrote about why social media should be a part of your job search strategy, detailing how recruiters rely on social media to find, research and hire candidates. Social media is an integral part of a recruiter’s workday, but what does that use actually […]

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Job Search Etiquette: When You’re Contacted and Not Interested

by Mike Myers June 29, 2015

Picture this: Your phone dings. It’s an email from a recruiter reaching out about a job. You’re flattered, but not interested. How do you respond without eliminating future opportunities with the company? Whether it is a LinkedIn message, an email or even a phone call, you’ll likely be faced with this scenario at some point […]

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Do Grades Really Matter to a Recruiter?

by Jenna Blair April 15, 2015

If you’ve ever conducted an internet search with the words “do grades really matter to employers” while job hunting, you likely emerged more confused than when you started. Some results insist good grades are essential to getting a great job; some say they’re irrelevant. So here’s the definite answer to the question, “ do grades […]

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Cultivating a Strong Employer Brand to Attract Top Talent

by Mike Myers March 19, 2015

We’ve talked a lot about how a strong social media presence can help candidates find the right job, from developing a rock-star LinkedIn profile to making the best use of Twitter. But did you know we follow our own advice? It’s just as important for employers to cultivate a strong online brand. Why? Think about what […]

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The FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For List Is In, and Burns & McDonnell is #15

by Renee Gartelos March 5, 2015

A hot cup of coffee, a relatively clear inbox and some good news — that’s a great way to start the day. Especially when the news is this amazing: We’ve once again been named one of FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For! And this year we landed at no. 15 on the list. […]

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