Posts By: Kate Weimer

Here Are A Few Steps You Can Take to Rank Higher in Google Jobs Results

It’s been a mere seven months since Google Jobs launched. The supposed downfall of recruiting never happened. Seven months on and recruiting still stands. As with every development that comes recruiting’s way, navigating the world with Google Jobs is more about learning how to work with Google Jobs and less about working against it. The main […]


by Kate Weimer • February 15, 2018

How Many Photos Do You Need to Kickstart Your Employer Brand?

When you first get your employer brand going, there are a few things that are top of mind: social media accounts, careers site, content for said careers site, employer brand ambassadors, etc. One thing that might not be on that list? Photos. Photos easily fall to the bottom of the list of needs for your […]


by Kate Weimer • February 8, 2018

The Three Questions You Should Ask In Every Phone Screen

Earlier this year I talked about asking a candidate about their commute on the blog. It was a point of discussion, because there were some dissenting agreements over whether or not commute was important to discuss during a phone screen with a candidate. Here I am writing about it, thinking how I argued “for” asking […]


by Kate Weimer • February 6, 2018

What Do You Owe Your Employees When They Leave?

I was browsing through the old Twitter-sphere the other day and came across this gem: Along with being a humorous but heartfelt gift, the idea behind it got me thinking – what are the general guidelines for what employers should give their employees who are leaving on their last day of work? But first, a […]


by Kate Weimer • February 2, 2018

3 Compromise Strategies You Can Use to Make Candidates and Hiring Managers Happy

“It’s not always rainbows and butterflies It’s compromise that moves us along…” -Maroon 5 To be more precise, it’s compromise that moves recruiting along. Recruiting is all about selling, and on both sides of the sale the recruiter is working to facilitate (hiring managers and candidates) is a laundry list of needs for the position. Candidates have […]


by Kate Weimer • January 30, 2018

What’s In A Candidate’s Commute?

One of the perks of working on a recruiting floor is hearing various stories about candidates, hiring managers, and all the hiccups and successes in the hiring process. It’s also a great opportunity to ask for advice from coworkers when I have the chance to dip my own toes into the recruiting process. As a […]


by Kate Weimer • January 25, 2018

Performance Management Lessons With Mr. Feeny

Lately I’ve been binge watching a lot of television. Truthfully, I’m always binge watching a lot of television, but I’ve been into one particular show as of late: Boy Meets World.  This 90s family sitcom/dramedy was one of my favorites as a teenager when I watched reruns on Disney Channel. Now, as an adult, I’m […]


by Kate Weimer • January 23, 2018

Dating Apps Supposedly Ruined Romance Forever – Are We Now Handing the Hiring Process to Them?

Back in 1995, Match.com launched itself onto the world wide web, and singles running Windows 95 on their 8 megabyte PCs had their first taste of online dating. 20 years later, the landscape of online dating had exploded as the concept of being “online” evolved with mobile devices. While Match.com was (and is currently) still […]


by Kate Weimer • January 19, 2018

Don’t Be a New Year Gym Goer: Here are the Steps You Should Take to Make a Real Professional Change in the New Year

Did you know today is officially Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day?? That’s right: not following through on New Year’s resolutions is such a common thing that there’s a whole day to celebrate the general population’s collective failures. Despite the sad fact that most resolutions are non-starters, overall, resolution-makers start out with a good intent, to make […]


by Kate Weimer • January 18, 2018

Making Your Network Stronger Is All About Doing the Little Things

Hey superstar recruiters, I see you making placement after placement, and this one’s for you. You’ve got it all, and you’re on top of the world. You get a req, hunt for and sweet talk the perfect candidate, show the hiring manager what’s so great about them, crush the placement and move along to the […]


by Kate Weimer • December 28, 2017