Kara Stringer
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Who to Follow on Twitter

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The Value of Utilizing a Recruiter in Your Job Search

Started Mar 26, 2012 0 Replies

Here is an article we put together about why a job seeker would choose to use a recruiter. I am sure there are plenty of things to add, so please leave your comments!1. First and foremost, the…Continue

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Trust and Culture

Trust is defined as: (Noun) assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something; one in which confidence is placed; (Verb) to rely on the truthfulness or accuracy of; to place confidence in, rely on; to hope or expect confidently.Early in my career I worked for one the world’s premier and largest technical staffing firms. It was a great opportunity for a young graduate entering the professional workforce who was willing to work hard to achieve personal and…See More
Oct 24, 2012
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Oct 22, 2012
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Trust and Culture

Trust is defined as: (Noun) assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something; one in which confidence is placed; (Verb) to rely on the truthfulness or accuracy of; to place confidence in, rely on; to hope or expect confidently.Early in my career I worked for one the world’s premier and largest technical staffing firms. It was a great opportunity for a young graduate entering the professional workforce who was willing to work hard to achieve personal and…See More
Oct 22, 2012
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How to Follow on Twitter

We recently posted a blog article about Who to Follow on Twitter.  We included some of our favorites for job seekers, HR professionals, and career considerers.   Who are some of your favorite people to follow?See More
Aug 6, 2012
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Mass Mailing and Spam

When you are in the recruiting industry you send out lots of mass mailings be it for referrals, to advertise job opportunities, or to network. It is important that your emails to do end up in your contacts junk or spam folders. By sending out so many emails at one time you heighten the possibly of your email going to junk. Here are some tips to avert the junk folder:Do not use spam phrases like CLICK HERE, Make money here, urgent, once in a life time opportunity, Do not go crazy with…See More
Jul 23, 2012
Kara Stringer commented on Kara Stringer's blog post 'Sites to Visit When Looking for a Job'
"Of course, good luck in your search!"
Apr 18, 2012
Maisha Cannon commented on Kara Stringer's blog post 'Sites to Visit When Looking for a Job'
"Thanks for the list, Kara. I will check out Climber and Workstir..."
Apr 18, 2012
Kara Stringer posted a blog post

Sites to Visit When Looking for a Job

At the beginning of your job search the wealth of knowledge on the internet can be overwhelming.  There are sites that can help you accomplish specific things during your job search.  There are plenty of resources out there to help you, here are a few sites to start with:• Workstir - Connects individuals with trusted service providers within their area and expertise.  Sign up to offer a service and make some extra money…See More
Apr 16, 2012
Kara Stringer posted a discussion

The Value of Utilizing a Recruiter in Your Job Search

Here is an article we put together about why a job seeker would choose to use a recruiter. I am sure there are plenty of things to add, so please leave your comments!1. First and foremost, the service to the job seeker is typically free. A recruiter is literally a “no risk” opportunity from a cost perspective to help a job seeker find a new opportunity. I would caution against working with a recruiter that charges the candidate a fee. The industry model is that companies hire the recruiter or…See More
Mar 26, 2012
Kara Stringer posted a blog post

What Technology is Doing to the Paper Resume

The art of writing a resume is one that has been practiced for years and years as a tool to help job seekers define their skills and experience.  Over time the traditional and recognized way of formatting and writing a resume has changed minimally, or has it?  It use to be that you would print our resume and hand deliver it to the employer, then came fax and email, and now we have the concept of online job boards.  Over time will the printed resume even be necessary?  Has the content on the…See More
Feb 27, 2012
Tim Spagnola liked Kara Stringer's blog post Resume Written for Specific Job
Feb 11, 2012
Jennifer Olsen commented on Kara Stringer's blog post 'Resume Written for Specific Job'
"You are right on advising applicants to tailor their resumes for each job and having a variety of resumes from which to start your tweaking process. I really like the use of bullets and columns or charts on resumes. It makes the information easy to…"
Feb 6, 2012
Kara Stringer posted a blog post

Resume Written for Specific Job

Thought everyone might be interested in why and how we tell our candidates to tweak their resume to a specific job we are submitting them for.  How many versions of your resume do you have? Most people would say, “Well, I have one, how many do I need?” The answer is that unless you are truly a one-trick pony, then you likely should have a few different versions of your resume to highlight various aspects of your skill set. For senior level and executive level candidates, it is difficult to…See More
Feb 6, 2012
A blog post by Kara Stringer was featured

Networking Tips

Network can be a strong tool when it comes to filling and keeping your pipeline full. Here are couple of tips to capitalize on networking opportunities.First ImpressionsThe first impression you make is very important in networking. When you see the opportunity to meet someone new walk up to them with confidence. One of the most important pieces to a good first impression is eye contact, look them in the eye as you approach and speak with them.  Put out your hand and give them a firm handshake.…See More
Feb 1, 2012
Kara Stringer posted a blog post

Networking Tips

Network can be a strong tool when it comes to filling and keeping your pipeline full. Here are couple of tips to capitalize on networking opportunities.First ImpressionsThe first impression you make is very important in networking. When you see the opportunity to meet someone new walk up to them with confidence. One of the most important pieces to a good first impression is eye contact, look them in the eye as you approach and speak with them.  Put out your hand and give them a firm handshake.…See More
Jan 30, 2012
Christopher Poreda commented on Kara Stringer's blog post 'Interview Preparation Tips'
"Great piece Kara!  But I do have one question...I don't know how comfortable I'd be telling a candidate to bring in a piece of paper with questions on it.  I've had two candidates do that in the past even though I advise…"
Dec 16, 2011

Profile Information

Name
True North Recruiting
Job Title
Marketing Manager
Company
True North Recruiting, LLC
Which best describes your profession?
Agency Recruiting
How many years have you been in the business?
5-9 years
Which industries do you work in now?
Financial, Technology
How many employees in your company?
<10
Website
http://www.truenorth-us.com
LinkedIn Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/company/true-north-recruiting-llc
Twitter Profile
http://twitter.com/#!/Trew_Talent

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Trust and Culture

Posted on October 22, 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

Trust is defined as: (Noun) assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something; one in which confidence is placed; (Verb) to rely on the truthfulness or accuracy of; to place confidence in, rely on; to hope or expect confidently.

Early in my career I worked for one the world’s…

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Mass Mailing and Spam

Posted on July 23, 2012 at 10:26am 0 Comments

When you are in the recruiting industry you send out lots of mass mailings be it for referrals, to advertise job opportunities, or to network. It is important that your emails to do end up in your contacts junk or spam folders. By sending out so many emails at one time you heighten the possibly of your email going to junk. Here are some tips to avert the junk folder:

  • Do not use spam phrases like CLICK HERE, Make money here, urgent, once in a life time opportunity, 
  • Do…
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Sites to Visit When Looking for a Job

Posted on April 16, 2012 at 10:12am 2 Comments

At the beginning of your job search the wealth of knowledge on the internet can be overwhelming.  There are sites that can help you accomplish specific things during your job search.  There are plenty of resources out there to help you, here are a few sites to start with:

Workstir - Connects individuals with trusted service providers within their area and expertise.  Sign up to offer a service and…

Continue

What Technology is Doing to the Paper Resume

Posted on February 27, 2012 at 10:32am 0 Comments

The art of writing a resume is one that has been practiced for years and years as a tool to help job seekers define their skills and experience.  Over time the traditional and recognized way of formatting and writing a resume has changed minimally, or has it?  It use to be that you would print our resume and hand deliver it to the employer, then came fax and email, and now we have the concept of online job boards.  Over time will the printed resume even be necessary?  Has the content on the…

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