Career Tips

4 Reasons to Protect Your Professional Reputation

I’ve seen so many influencers on social media encourage workers in difficult situations to quit their jobs without giving notice to their employers. After all, they say, the company wouldn’t give workers notice if they planned on firing them. Your mental health is more important than the job, they say.   However, what influencers say…

The Rise of Private Equity Firms in 2024

The private equity industry has experienced substantial growth over the past 10 years, but we haven’t seen anything yet. This key component of the global economy has a very bright and expanding future filled with imminent trends, according to industry experts and forecasts.   The immediate horizon looks promising for participating companies and industry professionals…

Top U.S. States and Cities for Tech Jobs in 2024

If you’re an IT professional looking for greener pastures in another part of the United States this year, you’re likely exploring states or cities with the most or best opportunities. And in doing so, you’re no doubt discovering one of the biggest landscapes of opportunity that exists for today’s job seekers.   IT job opportunities in…

25 Highest-Paying Jobs in Hospitality

As a premier talent acquisition firm specializing in connecting professionals and executives with employers across the United States, Goodwin Recruiting has extensive data on salary ranges across multiple industries.   Our proprietary salary data covers a wide range of jobs for staffing within the hospitality industry, one of many core markets we serve, from lodging and…

Discover the Parallels: Successful Talent Recruiting and Daily Fitness Routines

If you’re considering a career in recruitment, you have surely contemplated how to be a successful talent recruiter. I have tips for recruiters that, as you’ll see below, are a little different than what you might expect. But I promise they’re effective for both beginner and seasoned recruiters alike, and I speak from personal experience….

8 Proven Ways to Create Success in Your Job Search

One of the things that attracted me to Goodwin Recruiting was strong adherence among talent recruiters to the company’s core values, which guide how we work and do business. One of our core values is the idea that we are creators of our own success. The essence of this value is something that we, as…

Reignite the Flame in Great Job Candidates

I’m often asked how to be a successful recruiter, about my talent recruiting habits, and how to approach a candidate for a job. Those are loaded questions requiring a book to answer, so I frequently default to sharing examples, which are excellent teachers. This is one of the best examples I can give.   Talent recruiters…

25 Highest-Paying Jobs in Senior Living

In 2024, Goodwin Recruiting marked 25 years in business. One of the things we’re doing this year is creating content that’s all about the number 25.   As a talent recruiting firm that places professional- and executive-level experts with employers throughout the United States, we have extensive data about salary ranges for different positions in…

Job Seeker Tips: How to Prepare for a Video or Phone Interview

Are you preparing for a phone interview or video call for a potential new job? Here are some phone interview tips from a talent recruiter. These exercises are proven in helping job candidates build confidence and increase job search success.   1. Research the company  There are several ways to research a company before a phone…

How to Help Job Candidates Surpass Their Opinions of Themselves

It’s often said that people will not outperform their opinions of themselves. Good talent recruiters don’t subscribe to this belief. Instead, we take pride in elevating the psychological ceiling that talented job candidates often impose on themselves, whether that ceiling was intentionally or unintentionally inflicted. The method we use is found in how we effectively…

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