Write Resumes That Work & Interview for Success

Whether you're deep in your job search, or you're just starting to look, join our CEO and Co-Founder Louis Song for a complimentary consultation tailored to your unique needs. Send us your resume when you RSVPand he'll also provide personalized feedback on your key areas of strength and improvement. RSVP by clicking here or continue to the form below! Here's what people are saying on Yelp...

"I attended a Resume Workshop that Proved Recruiting hosts the last Tuesday of each month. The company culture was very inviting and I immediately felt welcomed when walking into the office. Louis Song, the co-founder, led the event and taught the best practices when searching for a job. He gave simple, actionable advice that people working in any field could follow. Anyo...
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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:

As a Junior Recruit...
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5 Ways to Make a GREAT First Impression

It only takes a glance, maybe five seconds for a person you meet for the first time to evaluate you. During that short time, their opinion about you can be influenced by your body language, appearance, demeanor, how you are dressed, and even your mannerisms. In most cases it is not easy to undo or reverse the first impression; this makes first impressions crucial since they tend to form the tone for all relationships that follow. So, whether it is in your social life or career, it is vital to know how to create a positive first impression. In this article, we look at some tips that will help you make a great first impression.

1. Be punctual

Whether you are going for a job interview or a business meeting, being on time is a must. You should live by the saying, “if you’re on time you are late if you’re early you’re on time.” Always make a point of getting to the interview venue at least 30 minutes early; this allows you ample time to get used...
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Proven University Internship Program

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a recruiter? Now’s your chance to find out. We are seeking bright, motivated interns for our upcoming ‘Proven University’ new-recruiter training class. This is a paid internship program for new or recent graduates seeking a crash course in Recruiting with plenty of mentoring and on-the-job learning. 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.

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The Questions You MUST Ask in an Interview

You have researched the company and the position you are interviewing for, you have studied how not to blow the interview, and you have prepared your answers to common interview questions – all of which is important, but in reality it’s the bare minimum. If you want to stand out from the crowd you must ask great questions, thereby demonstrating your interest and connecting with the interviewer on a personal level and determining if it’s even the job you want!   Ultimately a job interview is a two-way street. Of course, your primary objective of the ...
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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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RSVP For Office Hours @PROVENinc

Summer's over folks, and it's time to get back to work. How does that make you feel? If the answer is, 'like sh*t,' then we have an event for you. On Tuesday, October 14, PROVEN offices nationwide will open their doors to local professionals seeking to pursue a new, different or better career. Stop by our offices in San Diego, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. between 5 - 7 PM local time, and we'll match you with a trained recruiter who can provide one-on-one guidance to address a wide range of needs. (Resume help, career assessment and counseling, goal setting... you name it.) By the way, this monthly event is completely free. [caption id="attachment_2745" align="alignright" width="300"]READ MORE

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Headhunter Tales: Jerry McMillin

JerryBlog-05-e1408489171598 Great recruiters don’t just recruit. They build meaningful, mutually-impactful relationships with their candidates and help to change entire lives, not just careers. If you think we’re exaggerating, then you may be in need of a new recruiter. Check out this recent anecdote from Jerry McMillin, a rookie Technology ‘headhunter’ in our San Diego office. Jerry is a rising star at PROVEN, and his passion for helping people to find more fulfilling opportunities raises the bar for the rest of us. “When I first began at PROVEN, I knew very little a...
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5 Creative Ways to Advance Your Career This Summer

Summer-Networking-03-e1406243694717Remember that old phrase, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”? Well, in today’s job market, it’s more important than ever. Networking, and hanging out with well-connected people is one of the most powerful strategies you can use to advance your professional career prospects with both your current or desired company. Meeting the right people has the potential to get you interviews and job opportunities that would otherwise be off limits to you as some positions are never advertised. There’s no better time than the summer. Take advantage of the casual vibe and the lightened work load offered during the warm months. Get out a...
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July Office Hours: Bring Your Job Search to Silo!

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Calling all Job Seekers! Join us for Office Hours on Wednesday, July 23rd @SILO in Makers Quarter from 2:00 - 4:00 PM.

This month's open office session will be held at SILO in Makers Quarter during Bring Your Own Work (BYOW) Wednesday. This is an opportunity to get outside, shake up your job search and network with a new and [caption id="attachment_2642" align="alignright" width="150"]READ MORE

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