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Candidate Hiring Tips
January 4, 2022

Five Tips to Help You Nail Your Job Interview

Are you preparing for an interview? Our expert recruiters at Southwest Search highlight five ways to help you nail your…
Candidate Hiring Tips
January 4, 2022

Make your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out to Recruiters!

What is one of the most important tools for a job seeker? LinkedIn! LinkedIn allows you to share your experience,…
Client Hiring Tips
December 6, 2021

Top Advice for Onboarding a New Hire

Onboarding a New Candidate is More Critical than Ever.   The hiring process doesn’t end at the candidate’s acceptance. In…
Candidate Hiring Tips
December 6, 2021

Top Interview Questions with Example Answers To Help You Ace Your Interview!

Top Interview Questions with Example Answers To Help You Ace Your Interview!   While some companies take an unusual approach…
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September 9, 2021

Top Tips to Evaluate a Company’s Culture

Top Tips to Evaluate a Company’s Culture So you are interviewing for a new job opportunity. Whether that’s for a…
hiring trendsUncategorized
September 9, 2021

Hiring Trends

Hiring Trends   The demand for skilled talent is fierce! Employers are facing new hiring and retention challenges as they…
Interview Questions to Help You Find Top TalentUncategorized
August 2, 2021

Interview Questions to Help You Identify Top Talent

Interview Questions to Help You Identify Top Talent  If you want to identify top talent, you have to ask the…
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August 2, 2021

What’s Your Expected Salary? Answer with Confidence!

What’s Your Expected Salary? Answer with Confidence! Most candidates dread that awkward question: “What’s your expected salary?” The good news…
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May 25, 2021

How to Nail Your Second Interview

How to Nail Your Second Interview Congrats, you have been asked back for a second interview! The second interview may…
why hire a recruiterUncategorized
May 25, 2021

Why Hire a Recruiter to Find The Best Candidate

Why Hire a Recruiter to Find The Best Candidate You might ask why hire a recruiter? Not only can a…
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May 5, 2021

Hiring Tip: Be Mindful of Your Social Presence

Hiring Tip: Be Mindful of Your Social Presence During Your Job Search The hiring process has changed! Competing in the…
benefits for employeesUncategorized
May 5, 2021

The Benefits Your Employees Care About the Most!

The Benefits Your Employees Care About the Most!   Studies have shown, employee values are changing. It comes as no surprise…
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April 5, 2021

Attracting Top Talent is Much Different Now. See what’s working when it comes to hiring!

Attracting Top Talent is Much Different Now Check out a conversation between three of our best staffing specialists and Partners…
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September 2, 2020

When Is the Right Time to Make a Lateral Move?

When Is the Right Time to Make a Lateral Move? The days of an Attorney joining a firm out of…
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September 2, 2020

Tips On How to Increase Productivity And Setting Yourself Up for Success While Working From Home

Tips On How to Increase Productivity And Setting Yourself Up for Success While Working From Home Whether you are a…
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September 2, 2020

Making Job Decisions in a Video Environment Without Seeing the Office Environment

Making Job Decisions in a Video Environment Without Seeing the Office Environment The Coronavirus Pandemic has changed the way we…
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September 1, 2020

Juggling Work and Personal Time While Working Remote

Juggling Work and Personal Time While Working Remote Almost overnight, companies around the world were thrown into the world of…
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September 1, 2020

Hiring & Training Remote Employees

Hiring & Training Remote Employees The Pandemic has altered the traditional hiring and training processes for companies across the world. The exact…
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February 15, 2019

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2021

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2021 Resumes tend to be overlooked until they are absolutely needed, usually during…
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February 15, 2019

Rules for Managing Your Personal References

Rules for Managing Your Personal References   You have invested time searching for a new job, updated your resume and…
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February 8, 2019

Exit Interview Questions You Must Ask Your Employee

Exit Interview Questions You Must Ask Your Employee   When an employee decides to leave a company, conducting an exit…
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February 8, 2019

Top Tips for Retaining Your Team

Top Tips for Retaining Your Team   The employment data (via LinkedIn) shows that it can take up to 60…
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January 17, 2019

Is Your Candidate a Culture Fit

Is Your Candidate a Culture Fit   What makes a candidate a great addition to your team? How can you…
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January 17, 2019

2018 Recap: What Cities produced the most migration of workers to Dallas

2018 Recap: What Cities Produced the Most Migration of Workers to Dallas   A population boom in Dallas-Fort Worth is…
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January 17, 2019

Creating Lasting Change: The Power of Mini Habits

Creating Lasting Change: The Power of Mini Habits Change is hard. Really hard. How many resolutions have you set that…
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January 17, 2019

What to NOT Wear to an Interview

What to NOT Wear to an Interview   First impressions do matter. While you don't have to spend a lot…
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January 14, 2019

The Top Goals for Every Job Seekers

The Top Goals for Every Job Seekers Yes, the market for skilled professionals may be booming right now, but that…
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November 30, 2018

6 Trends to Watch for Finance Careers This Year

6 Trends to Watch for Finance Careers This Year   As we approach 2020, we’re looking ahead to the trends…
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November 30, 2018

Top 3 Tips to Improving your Company Culture

Top 3 Tips to Improving your Company Culture  A culture of engagement can improve business productivity and employee retention. How…
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November 30, 2018

Top Trends Shaking up the IT Industry

Top Trends Shaking up the IT Industry   The IT industry is changing. Companies that depend on critical IT services…
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November 19, 2018

How to Create a LinkedIn Profile That is Appealing to Recruiters

How to Create a LinkedIn Profile That is Appealing to Recruiters Just like it makes sense to regularly update your…
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November 6, 2018

Accounting Professionals? Do You Know These Quick Tips for Excel?

Accounting Professionals? Do you know these Quick Tips for Excel?   If you're like many accounting managers, you're open to…
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November 6, 2018

Three Tips to Job Searching During the Holidays

Three Tips to Job Searching During the Holidays   People who are unemployed often do not bother looking for work…
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November 6, 2018

The Highest Paying IT Jobs

The Highest Paying IT Jobs  Technology professionals with the right set of qualifications have a lot of options in the…
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November 6, 2018

Job Hunting Tips for the Tech Newbies from Experts

Job Hunting Tips for the Tech Newbies from Experts   As you would expect, top software engineers, IT, and technical…
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October 22, 2018

The Secret Advice for the Financial Analyst Interview

Looking for a Financial Analyst Job? See our Inside Knowledge for the Interview!   Let's say you're in the market…
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October 22, 2018

Making a Career Change? Our Solution to Ensuring you Success

Making a Career Change? Our Solution to Ensuring you Success   You’ve thought about it a hundred times. Should you…
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October 22, 2018

S.T.A.R – A Guide For Your Next Interview

S.T.A.R – A Guide For Your Next Interview   You’re preparing for an interview. You’ve poured over the job description…
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October 22, 2018

Looking for a Job? Why Choose Southwest Search to Help!

Looking for a Job? Why Choose Southwest Search to Help!   You’re looking for a new job. Sure, there are…
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October 4, 2018

How to Reference Temporary Work on Your Resume

How to Reference Temporary Work on Your Resume Referencing temporary work on your resume can be tough! Experience of working…
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October 3, 2018

Tech Hiring in Dallas. Hot or Not?

Tech Hiring in Dallas. Hot or Not? Dallas/Fort Worth is booming in the tech industry. Many companies have moved their…
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October 3, 2018

Discussing Salary in an Interview? How and When to Discuss Tips!

Discussing Salary in an Interview? How and When to Discuss Tips! In a perfect world we’d all be working at…
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October 3, 2018

Looking for a Financial Analyst Job? Southwest Search gives you insight on the Interview!

Looking for a Financial Analyst Job? Southwest Search gives you insight on the Interview! Let's say you're in the market…
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September 12, 2018

The Top Five Interview Questions to Prepare For!

The Top Five Interview Questions to Prepare For!   Are you ready for your upcoming interview? It is important to…
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September 12, 2018

Looking for a New Job? How a Staffing Agency Can Help!

Looking for a New Job? How a Staffing Agency Can Help!   Are you feeling frustrated in your job search?…
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September 12, 2018

How to Write a Resume that Shouts, “HIRE ME”

How to Write a Resume that Shouts, “HIRE ME”   Resumes will certainly vary depending on whether you’re a recent…
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September 12, 2018

A Guide to Creating a Killer Linked in Profile

A Guide to Creating a Killer Linked in Profile   Nearly every industry uses LinkedIn to find and vet job…
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August 29, 2018

The Number ONE Way to Nail a Job Interview

The Number ONE Way to Nail a Job Interview By: Nancy Collamer    Early in my career, I was responsible for…
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August 29, 2018

Top Tips for Writing A Great Finance Resume

Top Tips for Writing A Great Finance Resume BY ALISON DOYLE   Tips for Creating a Finance Resume When composed thoughtfully…