Cara Aley's Blog (3)

Maternity Leave: What's Standard Practice?

The benefits package a company offers can make or break a candidate's decision to work there. When it comes to maternity leave, a woman who is thinking about getting pregnant or already is will typically consider the leave offering as a major factor in whether or not she takes the job.

So what is the standard practice for what an employer is required to offer for maternity leave? Here, we'll review both federal and state requirements.

Make sure you are…


Added by Cara Aley on September 6, 2013 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Pointers for Placing Recent Graduates in the Ideal Job

For most recent graduates, the prospect of looking for a job is daunting. Recruiters can help provide great guidance when it comes to determining which career path a graduate will set out on.

Here, we provide some pointers on placing recent graduates in a job they will see as ideal.

An entry-level sales position will teach a candidate a world of knowledge, and looks great on a resume as a first job.

First thing's first - have an intake…


Added by Cara Aley on September 5, 2013 at 5:00pm — 8 Comments

What a Social Media Profile Can Tell You About a Potential Employee

Many a job has been lost due to revelations found in social media profiles that shared just a bit too much for the employer’s taste. According to a recent survey conducted by Jobvite, “nearly 3 out of 4 hiring managers and recruiters check candidates’ social profiles – 48% always do so, even if they are not provided.”

It’s clear that the internet is a very useful tool for…


Added by Cara Aley on April 22, 2013 at 10:45am — No Comments


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