Money Matters: Beyond Salary when Considering Job Opportunitites

When job seeking, it’s not surprising that compensation is a major deciding factor for job seekers. For many candidates, the interview question that matters most is “what salary range are you targeting?” While we’re not denying that money is important to think about, there should be a lot of considerations during the process. Here are […]

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Job Hunting is Tax Deductible? Why, Yes it is!

It’s FINALLY almost springtime and tax season is in full swing. We have some good news that job seekers might not be aware of – elements of your search might be tax deductible. Job-hunting can be extremely daunting, not to mention, time consuming and the hours can easily add up to that of some full-time […]

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Clarity in the news! The Affordable Care Act delay and its impact on businesses like Clarity

Elizabeth Wade, Clarity’s operations manager, spoke to the Daily News about the delayed Obamacare employer mandate for small and mid-sized companies until 2016. She, along with numerous other New York area businesses are relieved that there is some more time to make a more thought out choice. “It’s music to my ears,” Wade told the Daily News. […]

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Solid Growth Brightens Economic Outlook for 2014

It looks like 2014 will be a year of growth on all economic fronts with an especially bright forecast for the job market. WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers will spend more. Government will cut less. Businesses will invest more. And more companies will hire. Add it all up, and you can see why expectations are rising […]

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Article Recommendation: THE FIVE-STEP PATH TO FIND A CAREER YOU LOVE (LIKE I DID)

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Erica Ravich shares her “aha” moment to discovering a career that she loves! Read her story on the greatist.com and find out the steps she recommends to finding the right career path for you.

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Conquering the reverse interview: a simple list of Do’s and Don’ts

You are seated in an interview for your dream job.  You have smiled and charmed your way into the hiring manager’s heart with your excellent credentials and winning personality.  You have answered every question with thought and pizzazz, but then the tables turn.  The interviewer asks his final question- “Do you have any questions for […]

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How to stand out in the competitive job market today

For recruiters, finding the best-matched candidate for an open position is like finding a needle in a haystack – we sift through hundreds and hundreds of resumes to find that one resume that appears to be IT!How can you make sure that you are seen as THE ONE? I recently served as a panelist at […]

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Clarity Attends Stepping Up in the City! 5 tips to effective networking

Does the thought of a networking event freak you out? Do you get nervous thinking about what you’re going to say or if anyone will want to talk to you? Networking events can be scary at times, especially if it’s in a setting where there is a clear division of “vendors” and “clients,” usually “clients” […]

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What children on Halloween taught me about life, love, and my career

Since clarity is a recruitment agency and our primary focus is to place candidates with clients and create a happy working world, I have spent a lot of my blogging brainstorming sessions trying to consider what information job seekers need and what information they do not seem to be receiving.  My brainstorming sessions generally hit […]

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Enter Your Inner Archive: How to flesh out the “skills” section of your resume

Most recruiting sites ask candidates to include any skills that they may want to share with a future employer.  Suddenly what should be the simplest section of your profile becomes a daunting and stressful process.  What skills?  Doesn’t everyone know Microsoft Word; how am I different?! Marketable skills pop up in the most unlikely places.  […]

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