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DotConnect: Who We Are

Come along with us as our CEO, Dom Farnan, shares more about why we do what we do and what sets us apart from other recruiting agencies. You’ll get to know more about why we chose an RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) strategy rather than a traditional hiring strategy, what makes us unique as an organization, and the purpose that drives us forward.

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The Future of Hiring Top Talent

There will always be people who need work — people who you can hire, right? Unfortunately for many business owners, that’s no longer the case. They face a shortage of workers, especially skilled professionals who can now be picky about work (as they should be). Many industries are facing a shortage of knowledge workers, which

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What It Means To Be a Mentor

Think back to your greatest achievements. Did you do them all by yourself? Or did you have help? The fact is, we don’t get very far alone. Most of us need multiple sources of support to get us moving in our career. The better the support, the better the outcomes. Mentoring can help you get

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Understanding Your Path to Success

“A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Antione de Saint-Exupéry We all desire to be successful in everything, and that success could look different for everybody. It could mean leveling up your career to reach new heights, finding better ways to emotionally connect with your partner, or helping your child excel in their

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Keywords Talent Advisors Look For in Top Talent

Do you ever get the feeling that no one is reading your resume at all? It can feel that way when you’ve sent resume after resume after resume, just to hear…nada. It’s especially frustrating when you’re pumped up and ready to make leaps forward in your career. You did the prep work. You’ve got the

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One Thing to Do Today for a Better WFH Day

Are you tired of being told the same work-from-home strategies over and over again? Yeah? Us too. Everywhere you turn, it’s the same old story — set a schedule, manage your time, and set up a workspace. However, If you came here for productivity tips, we’ve got you covered because we recently wrote an excellent

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Musically-Powered Workday: Playlists + Podcasts for Focus

How do you feel when you listen to your favorite song? You feel good right? That’s because music is healing. Upbeat music can be a mood-booster, make you feel more positive, and help you let go of worries and cares. Soft, soothing music can relax you, calm your nervous system, and help you focus. There

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Three Books That Changed the Way We Work At DotConnect

Is there anything better than sitting outside on a warm, sunny day with a great book? Nope, we don’t think so. We’re major bookworms here at DotConnect. We love all kinds of genres, from epic fantasy novels to nonfiction reads. But, if you’ve read any of our past blog posts you would know we’re especially

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How to Structure Your Work Week For Success

“How we spend our days is how we spend our lives.” Annie Dillard Tweet An hour, a day, or even a week can seem like an insignificant amount of time, but they all add up. The small steps and tiny habits we engage in comprise our lives, so it’s important to be very mindful and

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3 Time Management Tips for Talent Acquisition Specialists

How well do you handle time management? Is it something that comes naturally to you? If so, we’re jealous. Or is time management something you remember at the beginning of the day but evaporates somewhere between breakfast and lunch? Even though we hate to admit it, haphazard time management happens more than we’d care to

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For the Girls: How to Support Your Female Employees

Alright, everyone. It’s 2021, and it’s high time we had a little chat. Gender inequality. It’s still a thing. It’s Women’s History Month, and we’re wrapping up our celebration of Women in the Workplace with a blog post we hope will help shed some light on that issue, especially during these (yup, we’re going to

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Stop Feeling Guilty About Choosing Yourself

Do you ever feel guilt creeping in even when you’ve done nothing wrong? For many of us, that feeling’s all too familiar. And what’s worse, we feel guilty about doing things we desperately need — the mental health days you take on the verge of a meltdown, time away from work spent on your kid’s

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Women Supporting Women: How to Choose Celebration Over Comparison

When someone else achieves something, do you feel happy for them, or do you feel unhappy about yourself? It’s all too common to feel disappointed when someone else achieves what we want. Envy is a universal human emotion, and we’ve all experienced the feeling — a combination of jealousy and appreciation for people who are

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Five Questions You Should Ask Before You Accept Your Next Job

What makes a job the perfect fit? There are many things that you look for when you’re trying to find the perfect position at a new company, and there’s not going to be a one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to finding a great place to work. You’ve got to learn about the corporate culture, research

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Networking 101: How to Make Quality Connections

Do you turn off the camera during Zoom meetings? Does the idea of striking up conversations with a room full of random people make you want to stay at home in your PJs? Some people can’t get enough of networking, while others…not so much. Unfortunately for the more introverted folks, networking is pretty much a

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Three Mindset Shifts That Can Help Shift Your Career

New year, same you? You feel like no matter how hard you grind, you seem to be running in place. Inspiration is few and far between, and motivation is fleeting. If this sounds like you, keep reading. More than likely, your own thoughts are holding you back. But, don’t worry – you can put yourself

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Whether you’re a business looking to grow your team, a driven individual looking to grow their career in recruiting, or a potential candidate looking for a stellar job, we have the tool you need to make a difference at DotConnect. Get in touch with us today!