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VanderHouwen Blog

VanderHouwen’s blog is your one-stop resource for resume and job search tips, professional development guidance, recruiting best practices, and the latest news on employment trends we’re seeing in the market. Whether you’re on the hunt for your next job opportunity or seeking to hire talented candidates, we’ve got you covered. Learn from VanderHouwen’s experienced recruiting team so you can land your dream job or build your team with top talent.

Why Networking Matters For Engineers

Why Networking Matters for Engineers

Networking matters when it comes to engineering. Whether you’re a mechanical engineer, work in industrial…

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5 Skills Developers Need To Stay Competitive In 2017

5 Skills Developers Need to Stay Competitive in 2017

Ready to get to work? Let’s start with the facts. According to the US Bureau…

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4 Tips For Managing A Millennial Workforce

4 Tips for Managing a Millennial Workforce

Last year, millennials surpassed baby boomers as the largest generation in the United States. Born…

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VanderHouwen Has Rebranded!

VanderHouwen Has Rebranded!

Have you noticed anything different about us recently? On Wednesday, October 19, 2016 we had…

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Interview Prep Guide

Interview Prep Guide

Interviewing is hard. We’ve partnered with thousands of candidates over the years so we feel especially qualified to say that nobody finds interviewing easy. No matter your experience level, you would probably agree the interview process can be a high-stress ordeal. That’s why we compiled an Interview Prep Guide.

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Five Signs That Indicate It’s Time For A New Job

Five Signs that Indicate it’s Time for a New Job

We all have bad days at work. Even those of us who love our jobs and find our careers to be fulfilling have days when we feel like we just can’t take it anymore. After a stressful project is finished or a long week is over, do you still find yourself fantasizing about leaving your current company for another role?

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Getting A Candidate To Say Yes

Getting a Candidate to Say Yes

Having a candidate turn down an offer isn’t just frustrating, it’s also a waste of time, resources, and can be detrimental to team morale. When a candidate hesitates on a final job offer, it can be a sign that you haven’t done all you could do to get them to “yes.” So what do you need to do to get your top candidate to accept your offer?

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Employee Perks That Actually Matter

Employee Perks That Actually Matter

The most successful companies not only offer benefits that help secure candidates during the hiring phase, but also keep employees engaged and satisfied over time.

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Four Ways To Become A Better Networker

Four Ways to Become a Better Networker

Do you dread networking? From mingling and small talk to having to approach strangers, networking can be downright draining. But connecting with people doesn’t have to be a chore. Meeting new people is a great way to learn about the job market, improve your personal and professional brand, and create referrals for your next career opportunity.

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How To Hire The Right Staffing Agency

How to Hire the Right Staffing Agency

Finding the right staffing agency is a lot like finding the right employee – it takes a tiny amount of luck, a little bit of investigating and a whole lot of diligence.

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Resume Sample Template

Resume Sample Template

Resume Sample Template

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Resume Writing 101

Resume Writing 101

If there’s one thing the VanderHouwen team understands, it’s resumes. Over the years, we’ve reviewed, edited and advised on thousands of resumes. We understand what it takes to make a resume stand out from the rest.

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