Category Archives: For Candidates

10 Things That Show A Company Gets It Right

As you’re going through the interview process, there are a few things you should be watching out for. While you may be thinking about your salary and location, you also need to be looking for the most successful companies to join. Here are ten signs that you’ve found a good one:

Taking Advantage of the Global Talent Pool Without Losing Niche Focus

The term “global recruiting” has a bit of a grandiose connotation to it. It conjures a picture of worldwide access to any individual or company that you want to work with. However, despite the services being delivered on a global basis, the industry itself is still very tightly knit. The vast majority of companies and …

Redefining Work-Life Balance During Your Next Career Move

We’ve spent decades talking about why it’s important to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Motivational speakers and life coaches dole out advice about shutting off your phone at the dinner table and scheduling time for hobbies. However, when it comes time to find a new career path, many of us are faced with the reality …

8 Reasons Good Employees Leave

In the increasingly competitive world of business, what is it that makes highly productive, and seemingly happy, employees suddenly jump ship? Why are some companies having better luck hanging onto their top talent than others? There could be many factors at play.

How Immigration Reform Will Impact Global Mobility

Since 1965 the Immigration and Naturalization Act has been a hotly debated topic for politicians on both sides of the aisle. Currently, the act is designed to help bring families back together and encourage skilled workers from other countries to come to the US. This system invites innovation and has been especially beneficial to technology …

Global Mobility Job Change – What’s Next?

How do I resign effectively without burning any bridges? Today, more than ever, it is important for employees at all levels to preserve the peace and make a graceful exit when they decide to move on from a company. At Signature Source, we always advise that “how you exit is how you will enter”.  This …

5 Tips For Acing A “Virtual” Interview

FEBRUARY 8, 2016 – In today’s global, tech-centric interconnected economy, in-person interviews are no longer the norm.  It is not unusual for hiring managers and HR teams to schedule important interviews on platforms such as Facetime or Skype. Do these “virtual” interviews hold any less importance or value than in-person interviews?  Absolutely not.  An interview …

Setting Your Career Path For 2016

Here it is November already, which means it’s the perfect time to evaluate your career path, setting your direction for the New Year. NOVEMBER 20, 2015 – Today, Signature Source offers 10 suggestions for advancing your career in 2016. Each takes time – some more than others – and some might not pertain to your …

Interview Red Flags: How To Keep Them From Waving

True story: Imagine the shock of a hiring manager when the candidate appeared for the interview with her parents, who said they wanted to sit in and listen to what their daughter had to say. Obviously, that interview never happened. At Signature Source, our job is to send only top candidates to our corporate clients. …

10 Questions To Avoid Asking – And 5 To Ask – During An Interview

AUGUST 24, 2015 – We all have our thoughts about what a candidate should and shouldn’t say during a first interview, and the list often includes salary, when raises are expected, flex-time options and when to expect a promotion. At Signature Source our job is to dig deeper, so candidates understand the best way to …

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