The Importance of Recruiters

WHAT TO DO WHEN A RECRUITER CALLS Seventy percent of respondents want interactions with a human during the job placement process. These stats expose the importance of recruiters and that most candidates want interactions with them.   We sat down with Jerry Jones and Craig McMillan to get their advice as veteran recruiters on how…

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A Day in the Life of a “Top Biller” Executive Recruiter

Life of a “Top Biller” Executive Recruiter  Every day is usually different, but the reward is always great. Jake Tebrugge goes through the ups and downs of what it means to be an Executive Recruiter in the current job market. To start his day, Jake comes in every morning and strategizes an efficient plan. He…

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Salary Negotiation – What Professionals Need to Know

In a tight labor market, new hires are possibly leaving money on the table if they aren’t following these simple salary negotiation tactics. According to a study from Salary.com, around 84 percent of hiring authorities are expecting their new recruits to negotiate some form of salary or benefits package, even if it is implied that…

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What Interpersonal Skills Employers are Looking For

According to the GMAC Corporate Recruiters Survey, 81% of recruiters have ranked interpersonal skills as the most desirable trait that a perfect candidate could have. Interpersonal skills such as emotional intelligence and empathetic leadership will make you stand out in the recruiting process. Here’s why. Employers have been actively recruiting candidates who have strong interpersonal…

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Medical Device Manufacturing Employment Expected to Grow

The Medical Device Manufacturing industry employment numbers are slated to incrementally grow in the five years to 2026. Annual employment growth in this sector was 2.7% from the five years between 2016 and 2021, and is expected to grow to 2.8% from 2021-2026. Medical device production accounted for 25% of total wages as a share…

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Interview Dos and Don’ts

“Tell me what you know about us?” – “I do not know. I got busy.” This is a common interaction in an interview and is a MAJOR red flag for interviewers. Interviews can be overwhelming, but there are dos and don’ts that can help guide you along. At MRT, we provide candidates with a toolkit…

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Projected Revenue in Plastic Product Industry Expected to Rise

The projected revenue for the plastic product manufacturing industry is expected to rebound over the five years to 2026. IBISWorld forecasts revenue to increase at an annualized rate of 0.8% to $105 billion. Rising demand from domestic construction to automobile manufacturing markets play a large role in the projected revenue increase. The plastic product manufacturing…

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Recent Promotion to Executive Recruiter!

Celebrating a BIG Promotion!  Brandon began his career with MRT at the beginning of 2019. He was looking for a more full-time role. Moving away from the restaurant industry, his family was able to connect him through family friends to MRT. Starting off as an Administrative Assistant, the team quickly realized his potential and moved…

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