Poised

Authentic Relationships… After being in this business for some time now, we’ve come to realize that this may be one of the biggest factors that distinguish us from other recruiters. Let me break it down for you. Recruiters are brought in by companies to fill roles with often hard-to-find talent. That likely means the company’s internal teams have already been […] Read More

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Courtroom

I was raised by a man that was a “do-er.” My father, arguably the single most successful person in our small farming community, lives and breathes hard work almost like his model was Pa in Little House on the Prairie. He is tireless, daily exercising the tools he was given: authority, decision-making, and years of experience. His slowly graying hair […] Read More

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Hot Jobs Update

Hot off the presses! This week’s ready-to-fill positions: Operations Manager – We have several open Operations Manager positions in Illinois, serving at a world-renowned distribution company. Java Team Lead – A Java shop with an Agile environment, you would play an integral part of the design and architecture for their new product using SOA. Senior Java Developer – Also in an Agile environment, this […] Read More

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Hot Jobs Update

Each week on Fridays (TGIF!), Affinity releases a list of the jobs that we are working the most actively on filling. We are calling these jobs HOT JOBS because they are exciting, with amazing companies, and roles we hope to fill with the best people ASAP. Look back each week for these updates! 1) Account Executive Still at the #1 spot […] Read More

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Hot Jobs Update

Each week on Fridays, Affinity will release a list of the jobs that we are working the most actively on filling. We are calling these jobs HOT JOBS because they are exciting, with amazing companies, and roles we hope to fill with the best people ASAP. Look back each week for these updates!  1) Business Development Recruiter We are especially […] Read More

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Keep Your Job

We are going to let you in on a secret . . . Of all the tips and tricks there are on getting a job, the main thing to know is this: hiring managers want to work with people they like. That’s right. Regardless of your work experience and education, your character is what will — or won’t — get you hired. […] Read More

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7 Tips for Successful Networking Networking is key to professional success and finding new career opportunities. But for those who are shy or not quite sure how to start, the thought of meeting new people can be intimidating. 1) Don’t arrive “casually late.” Rather, show up on time or even a few minutes early before it begins to get crowded. […] Read More

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8 Tips for Job Interview Success Getting an interview is just the beginning. Regardless of your professional experience, always take time to prepare for a job interview. After all, first impressions are everything, so make the right one with these job interview tips. 1) Practice your answers. Interviews are an opportunity to sell your experience and abilities. Practice answering questions with a friend or record […] Read More

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