Staying Relevant in Your Career

Over the last several years, many job seekers have had to revamp their skills or reinvent their careers in order to land a good job. Some job seekers have even changed fields in order to find gainful employment. For the most part, this could be attributed to the recent recession, but in truth it’s also the […]

Giving Thanks in 2014

With Thanksgiving nearly here, Corporate Resources of Illinois has much to be thankful for in 2014. This year alone, we’ve serviced countless employers, helping them source incredible talent. In the same sense, we’ve helped hundreds of job seekers find employment. And yet our gratefulness doesn’t end there. We were also nominated for the Better Business […]

Recruiting: Protecting Your Investment

In today’s HR environment, employers are taking significant measures to protect their investment. This includes evaluating and refining HR practices, equipment, staff and external partnerships like employment agencies or recruiters. The majority of employers know the costs of hiring the wrong person can be exponential, but what about the costs of partnering with the wrong […]

Tips to Find Applicants Fast

Many companies today encounter road blocks when hiring, especially towards the end of the year.  With our vast experience, we decided to list a few key tips that can help hiring managers find the right applicant fast. • Consider a temp-to-perm solution:  Having difficulty finding a permanent candidate?  Try a temporary candidate.  This gives your firm a chance […]

Recruiting: Planning the final stretch for Q4

Time is ticking.  With the end of year approaching, hiring managers have less than ninety days to reach their talent acquisition goals.  Where are you with your hiring goals?  We’ve worked with plenty of clients to know this final stretch can be challenging.  But with careful planning the right knowhow, your goals can be completed […]

Raise your hand: Ask an Expert Recruiter!

Do you have a burning question that you’d like to ask us?  Corporate Resources has been in the business for two decades and has build a solid reputation on helping employers and job seekers succeed.  Our clients appreciate our ability to navigate through the hiring process with ease. And now’s your chance to tap into an […]

25 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate your Team

Summer can be a monotonous time of year with employees vacationing throughout the season.  We aspire to be the best possible recruiting firm for our clients every day.  In order to keep our business on track and to provide stellar service to our clients, we sparingly use quotes to get our in-house team motivated.  Below […]

Employers: What you can and can’t say in an interview.

Forbes posted an article not too long ago called 10 things you should never ask in a job interview.  It’s great advice for candidates, but employers have their own guidelines to follow.  These are common sense type questions which frankly, are easily forgotten in todays over communicated and lax society.   It’s been our experience that […]

Online Recruiting Tools: Buyer Beware

The New York Times recently published the article “Online Hiring Tools Are Changing Recruiting Techniques,” and in it, they feature a wide spectrum of advice, most of it for bigger budget firms.   One key feature trending in the post are the online recruiting tools.  They’re popping up all over the place, aren’t they?  My advice to organizations […]