Episode 101 - Special Holiday 2023 Series: Unpolished GOLD - Navigating the Hiring Landscape w/ Jane McCracken

Unpolished MBA

Dec 31 2023 • 20 mins

Holiday Series 2023 - Unpolished MBA Gold: Mining For Talent In Transition

In this episode, we had the pleasure of speaking with Jane McCracken, a serial entrepreneur and an expert in the recruitment industry. Jane brings a wealth of knowledge about the current job market, offering invaluable insights for both job seekers and employers.

Some Topics Discussed Include:

Adapting to New Communication Styles:

  • Embracing open-mindedness and adapting to how different generations communicate.

Corps Team's Mission and Services:

  • An overview of Corps Team's role in the staffing and recruitment industry, catering to startups and Fortune 500 companies.

The Evolution of MomCore to Corps Team:

  • The company's journey and expansion from focusing on helping women re-enter the workforce to serving a broader clientele.

Current Hiring Trends and Challenges:

  • Insights into the robust yet nuanced job market, companies' right-sizing strategies, and opportunities amidst layoffs.

Focus on Soft Skills and Behavioral Interviews:

  • The shift towards evaluating candidates based on soft skills and behavioral aspects during the hiring process.

Utilizing AI and YouTube for Interview Preparation:

  • Tips on using tools like ChatGPT and YouTube to prepare for interviews and improve responses.

Job Application Strategies:

  • Advice on being patient, thorough, and leveraging networks to enhance job application success.

Engaging Corps Team for Talent Acquisition

Follow Jane McCracken

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jane-karwoski-mccracken-821227/

Company: Corps Team https://www.corpsteam.com/

Follow Monique Mills

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/moniquemills/

Bio Website: https://moniquemills.biz/

TPM Focus - Revenue-Focused Strategy for Startups and SMBs: https://tpmfocus.com/

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