Earn up to 100K in your first year: Junior Recruiter openings

We are seeking bright, motivated graduates looking to start or accelerate a career in the fast-paced world of recruiting. This exciting opportunity offers first-year on target earnings up to $100,000+.   As one of San Diego’s Best Places to Work, we have an energetic, hardworking culture that drives people to grow personally and professionally while having fun in the process. The ideal candidate will embrace this culture and our five Guiding Principles in representing our company to customers, vendors, clients and employees. Those are:  

1. Make $hit happen.

 

2. Do the right thing.

 

3. Celebrate success.

 

4. Give back.

 

5. Try. Learn. Grow. Repeat.

 

Here’s what the role entails:

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The ‘Ins and Outs’ of Technology Recruiting

Ask any recruiter how they got into the Staffing Industry, and they’ll all tell you the same thing: ‘I ended up here.’ That’s because recruiting is like the pop-up shop of careers. It’s not a college major, nor is it a career path that people really consider when they’re just starting out. Rather, recruiting tends to reveal itself to people in need of a change or new opportunity and draws them in, often unexpectedly. From recent grads to tenured professionals, the world’s staffing firms are filled with former teachers, lawyers, bartenders, accountants, chemists, marketers, product managers, entrepreneurs and the like who ‘ended up’ in staffing during a period of career transition. The job’s dynamism and earning potential attracts people from a uniquely diverse range of backgrounds, and a select few do exceedingly well. This is one of those stories.
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Ten Minutes Is All It Takes to Seriously Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

You already know that LinkedIn is an essential personal branding tool that every professional should use. But are you really getting anything out of it? Unless you’ve optimized your LinkedIn profile, the answer is probably no. (No offense.) Here’s the good news: basic LinkedIn profile optimization is not as scary as it sounds. Got 10 minutes? Great. That’s all it takes.  Here’s why it matters: According to LinkedIn, more than 111 million Americans have active profiles on their site. That’s about 70% of our entire workforce.  And according to READ MORE

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Meet These 15 Companies Who Hire for Culture Fit

Proven-Grad-37-e1402606476398 New to San Diego? Or just looking for a change? Here’s a tip – there’s a lot more employment opportunity here than meets the eye. Take, for example, the companies who recently hosted the awesomely unusual SD Grad Party + Job Fair bash at SILO in Makers Quarter. Part business, part celebration, this event gathered local Tech, Startup and Nonprofit employers to mingle with the graduating Class of 2014 (+ other local job seekers) in a casual, outdoor setting. While there were many highlights at this inaugural fête, one of our favorites was getting to k...
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Not Your Average Networking Event

Coming-Events.blog-04-e1397679345952 Tired of stuffy ‘networking’ events? So are we. That’s why we’ve put together the following four mold-breaking, suit-snubbing, anti-corporate gatherings – to spice things up a bit. Whether you’re into film, food trucks, scotch tasting or skill building, come mingle with other professionals and have fun in the process. It’s not-working, not networking. (But you might get something out of it.) Note: the following events are rolling out in San Diego. To receive event notifications in your city, email elevated@proveninc.com.   READ MORE

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Office Hours: Interview Practice @PROVENSD

Office-Hours2-041-e1397154358565 Join us for our first ever office hours! We would like to open our doors to job seekers, hiring managers, and anyone else with questions. Over the next few months we will be helping with the interview process, resume building tips and other requested topics. Who: Everyone! The more the merrier. What: Whether you’re a job seeker or a hiring manager, everyone can benefit from this session. Meet with one of our highly trained recruiters for interview practice, tips and tricks to perfect the skills you need to ace your next interview:

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What You Can Learn from the Toughest Interview Questions in the Country

Companies know that if you ask the same questions as everyone else, you get the same level of talent as everyone else.  If you really want to separate the employees who are merely good from the ones who can truly excel at their position, you should ask questions that make candidates actually think and reveal their true selves.   The top companies in the industry have mastered how to grab the most talented individuals using unique questions.  Here’s what you can learn:  

Neilson Company

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