5 Soft Skills You Should Always Bring Up In An Interview

If you are extremely qualified, have terrific application materials, a targeted resume and you’re interviewing for jobs, but always coming up with a silver medal, it’s possible that you’re bumping up against an elusive category: likability. Read more: http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/2013/03/20/5-soft-skills-to-showcase-in-an-interview#ixzz2OIKUWPaN… Read More »

These Days, Recruiters Are Worth the Money

When it comes to sourcing the right interview candidates, I’ve never been keen to use recruiters. But I recently changed my mind. My company, Metal Mafia, has an excellent candidate screening process, a super training program, and a very successful team of employees to show for it. But hiring has always been a difficult task… Read More »

Young Agents: What do you think about your career?

 The Insurance Journal wants to know…  Are you a young insurance agent, 40 years old or younger? Tell us what you think about the insurance industry, the agency you work in, and what young agents want in an insurance career. Click here to complete this 5-minute survey. Insurance Journal is making its final call for… Read More »

Agency Compensation: Who’s Worth What in Your Independent Agency?

Article by Andrea Wells, Insurance Journal, March 20, 2013 From top level managers to office and support staff — every person in an agency has a role to play in helping the agency win in the sales game. When one person fails, the whole agency suffers. And when an agency suffers, so does employee compensation.… Read More »

Upcoming Free Job Seeker Training Webinars

Negotiate Better Than Your Competition March 28th @ 11:00 am EST (8:00 am PST) Throughout your job search, you will find yourself in a position to negotiate. Often it’s the job seeker who negotiates the most effectively who wins. This session will address: How to effectively negotiate When you need to negotiate in the job… Read More »

Here’s Why the World Needs Recruiters

by Adrian Kinnersleyon March 12, 2013 Recruitment can mean different things to different people. There is a plethora of different business models within the staffing industry, so I thought it might be a good idea to define what I believe good recruitment is. This will perhaps put into context why I don’t believe that  LinkedIn… Read More »

Monthly Job Highlight: Credit Anaylst & Staff Accountant for Insurance

Below are the jobs we’ve selected to highlight this month. ________________________________________________________________________________ Job # 4305  CREDIT ANALYST – This growing bank in Central San Diego area is seeking an experienced Bank Credit Analyst.  Minimum three years experience in financial analysis and loan documentation. The primary goal of this position is to support the Loan Officer in credit… Read More »

Search for Candidates Online Who are Actively Searching for Work!

Many of our candidates post their confidential profiles on our website for clients to review. We just posted quite a few profiles today to include:   Accounting & finance Staff, Bank Branch Manager, Teller/Member Service Rep Commercial & Personal Lines Inside Sales Producer, Claims Analyst, Claims Examiner Director of Marketing, Employee Group Benefit Specialist Personal… Read More »

USCIS Revises Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9

03/08/13 – WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today published a revised Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 for use. All employers are required to complete a Form I-9 for each employee hired in the United States.   Improvements to Form I-9 include new fields, reformatting to reduce errors, and clearer instructions to both… Read More »