8.17.2018

The Alaant Loop: Highest-Paying Jobs, Resumé Summaries, Hiring Increases & More

Job Search, Inclusion, Quit Thinking About Millennials
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The Alaant Loop 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:

Top 5 Must-Haves for Today’s Job Seekers

Top 5 Must-Haves for Today’s Job Seekers

By: Monica Sweeney & Amy Alvarez via the Alaant Blog

If there’s one thing we know for sure it’s that things are constantly changing including today’s job market. Since the job market has shifted to favor the job seeker, employers need to be on their game. At the same time...

The 6 Industries With the Biggest Hiring Increases

By: Abigail Hess via CNBC

Unemployment is at just 3.9 percent. In fact, the market for job seekers is so favorable right now that recruiters report many aren't even bothering to show up for interviews. But at the same time, experts predict machine learning...

Glassdoor Reveals 25 Highest Paying Jobs In America For 2018

Glassdoor Reveals 25 Highest Paying Jobs In America For 2018

By: Tim Sackett via Fistful of Talent

Glassdoor, one of the world's largest job and recruiting sites, today announced the results of its newest jobs report identifying the 25 Highest Paying Jobs in America for 2018.1 Considering that nearly seven in ten (67 percent) job seekers...

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Job Search

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Job Search

By: Arnie Fertig via—U.S. News & World Report

If you are beginning a search for a new position, a valuable exercise will be taking the time to self-reflect. Bring your strengths, aspirations and personal brand into focus. When you ask yourself the following questions and document your…

: How Any Organization Can Truly Embrace Diversity

Practice What You Preach: How Any Organization Can Truly Embrace Diversity

By: Forbes Coaches Council via Forbes

With as many as 41% of businesses saying they don’t have time to include diversity in their workplace, the need for inclusivity seems greater than ever. Many organizations claim to have a handle on diversity from within, but...

Resume-Writing Essentials: Five Most Powerful Career Summaries

Resume-Writing Essentials: Five Most Powerful Career Summaries

By: Wendy Enelow via SHRM.org

Old-school resumes used to start with a career objective to alert the reader to the type of position the job seeker was targeting. Over the past 10 years, objectives have been replaced with the much more powerful career summary section...

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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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