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Passive Candidates: Highly Perishable, Handle with Care

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Dec 15, 2014 4:00:00 AM / by Sandra M. Smith When hiring new talent, it is important for hiring managers to understand whether  the  candidates  they are pursuing are active or passive candidates. To distinguish  between  the two, an active  candidate is any candidate who is already active in the  job  marketplace – this candidate is  enthusiastically pursuing new jobs and is highly    engaged in his or her search. A passive candidate,  on the other hand, is one that is

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Supply Chain Industry Talent Crisis

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Nov 19, 2014 9:00:00 AM / by Cassandra Czech Interview with Rick Blasgen, President & CEO of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) It’s no secret that the world of supply chain and logistics is one that is growing rapidly. A recent Fortune article predicted that there will be a need for 1.4 million new supply chain workers by 2018.  Unfortunately, companies are finding that the talent they need to grow this industry simply isn’t out there. What can companies do to

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Networking: The Better Job Search

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Oct 31, 2012 8:30:00 AM / by Lindsay Ryback Are job boards really the best option for job searching in today’s market? According to the “Get Hired Fast” webpage, job board sites and newspaper ads are things of the past. With an ample amount of qualified candidates fighting for these same positions, the odds are against you to even getting an interview; let alone land the job. Sandra Smith of Insight Solutions mentions that people often feel too busy to invest

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Help Us Light the Night Against Cancer!

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Insight Talent Solutions is a proud supporter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and is excited about the upcoming Milwaukee Light the Night Walk/Run on October 5, 2017. Cancer impacts many of us in one way or another, and because of events like Light the Night we can make a difference.  The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease, and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. We are raising funds to help find

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Talent Spotlight: Eric Lopez

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UX Designer/Developer Freeosk, Chicago IL Eric Lopez used to work incredibly long hours as a graphic designer. In 2016, he learned his company would soon be letting him go, but his demanding schedule allowed him no time to conduct a job search. Then he was contacted by Insight Talent Solutions and began working with Sr. Recruiter, Sandra Smith. That was the turning point for Eric and today he happily works as a UX Designer/Developer for Freeosk in Chicago. He graciously sat down with me to share

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Join Insight and Help Fight Kidney Disease!

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Insight Talent Solutions and the Linda Rose Tribute Fund Team are gearing up for the My Kidneys Walk & Run in Greendale, WI on May 9th, 2015. This is the Linda Rose Tribute Fund Team’s second year participating in the My Kidneys Walk & Run and we’d love for you to join us! The event is aimed at raising awareness for the risk, prevention and treatment of kidney disease, as well as promoting organ donation. REGISTER HERE! Event Details & Schedule Date: May 9th, 2015

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Insight Featured on LJNRadio: Is a Recruiter Right for You?

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Insight Talent Solutions’ is excited to partner with Local Job Network.com for a radio program on the topic of “Is a Recruiter Right for You?” Sandra M. Smith, the Founder and President of Insight Talent Solutions, talks with LJNRadio’s Jenna Connour, and shares her expertise on the subject of identifying and working with the right recruiter.  During this 20 minute podcast, discover how to recognize the best recruiter for your job search needs. Who is a good candidate for working with

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Insight Talent Solutions an Article Contributor for Milwaukee Jobs.com

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Insight Talent Solutions is proud to announce that it is now a contributor to Milwaukee Jobs.com’s Articles library which is featured on their website. Insight kicked off this partnership by publishing two articles by Insight’s Founder & President, Sandra M. Smith, on the topic of finding the right recruiter to work with. In this series, Recruiters: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Smith tackles two important topics: how to discover whether or not the recruiter you are working with is right for you

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Insight Talent Solutions Featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal

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Insight Talent Solutions has been recognized by the Milwaukee Business Journal as the being part of “The List of Largest Area Retained Executive Search Firms” in the Milwaukee, WI Area. Insight Talent Solutions was recognized as number 15 on the list of 25 top retained executive search firms for Milwaukee in 2014. The list is featured in the Milwaukee Business Journal, January 23rd Edition. Subscribers to the Milwaukee Business Journal can view the full list here. Insight Talent Solutions’ Founder & President, Sandra M. Smith, was also

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Founder & President, Sandra M. Smith, a Guest Speaker for UWEBC

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On January 21st, 2015, Insight Talent Solutions’ Founder & President, Sandra M. Smith, was featured as a guest speaking for the University of WI-Madison’s E-Business Consortium’s (UWEBC) “IT Peer Group Meeting – IT Staffing Challenges & Development.” Smith spoke to a group of over 80 leaders from local WI businesses on IT staffing & development issues, detailing how rural companies can compete with larger organizations to attract top talent. Smith’s presentation also focused on the topic of “Recruiting and the Generation Gap,” specifically

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