02.22.2019

Alaant Advisor

Setting Up Your Workplace for Success, Staffing Firms Are In, Reach a Broader Range of Tech Candidates and more!

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+ About the Alaant Advisor
The Alaant Advisor is our column focused on all things going on in the world of recruiting, job placement, and search. Think of it as your weekly briefing—a handy, quick guide to what's going on.

Here's what's happening this week:

Hot Candidate's of the Week!

These are two of the best candidates we've seen this week. If you would like more information on these candidates, please reach out to us right away.

John - Marketing Manager

Hartford, CT
  • Wrote, created content, placed and followed-up with a wide range of advertising, email, presentation, web pages, direct mail, interactive marketing, video and FAQs, geared to promote increased sales and membership, special initiatives, and enhance the Knights of Columbus brand and design for consistent delivery and messaging.
  • Created and produced web content as well as concept creation for final distribution
  • Created and implemented strategies for social media, webinars, surveys, video/webinar writing and production, online and traditional advertising in a flexible, collaborative environment.
  • Successful ability to layout, design and produce all types of marketing, presentation and print materials through desktop publishing, extensive web master CMS, design and development such as Dreamweaver, Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and other related MS Word and graphic design software programs in both PC and Macintosh systems
  • Proven success record with graphic design experience from concept to layout, development and final production, publication and distribution for a wide range of media, including marketing/print materials and web site design/redesign for manufacturing, direct-to-consumer, B2B, and customer-focused industries
  • Prepared various content, logos, trademarks, diagrams/specifications, artwork and copy for post cards, signs, posters, sell sheets, direct mail, brochures, web site, displays/various POP and other marketing materials

James - Inventory Control Specialist

Albany, NY

James is professional, articulate, and has a strong interest in the numbers side. While in college, he was responsible for the statistical analysis and correlation of data between workers in the school system. In his recent role, he was responsible for educating customers on life and auto policies the firm provided. James also provided support to clients and was a liaison in the process. He is very comfortable presenting in front of a team and is interested in moving into a data focused role.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics. Coursework includes: Financial Economics, Money & Banking, Econometrics, Accounting, Statistics and Statistical Analysis
  • Focuses on statistics and data related economics. Responsible for formatting documents so they are easy to read and understandable for the team
  • Comfortable with Excel, VLOOKUP’s, Pivot Tables.
  • Familiar with SAP

About the Author

Miranda March Digital Strategist for Alaant Workforce Solutions

Miranda March, Digital Communications Specialist

Miranda has a real knack for connecting the dots between employers and job seekers. She prides herself on keeping a pulse on the national and local hiring markets. In her downtime, she enjoys cooking new foods and spending time with her family. A little-known fact about Miranda is her love of video games, new and old.

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