Entries by Courtney Strauss

Is your LinkedIn Profile mobile friendly…

MAKE SURE YOUR PROFILE IS MOBILE-FRIENDLY (CHECK YOUR PROFILE ON YOUR PHONE) About 40 percent of LinkedIn users are using the mobile app. While LinkedIn itself is mobile-friendly, you will want to ensure that your profile is, too. Like we mentioned earlier, your mobile device will preview up to 42 characters of your headline. Additionally, it […]

Soft Skills are not just Resume Fluff…

 Unlike technical hard skills, soft skills can translate across multiple industries. This is great news for someone looking to make a career transition or looking to fit into a new company/group. Here are some skills that you can leverage both when you are looking for a job and also when you need to excel in […]

Working from home? cultivate some good habits.

Maintain a live schedule. Since you’re not seeing your colleagues every day, it’s hard to stay updated on their whereabouts and the goings-on of the company. Employees working from home need to make it a point to have an active schedule. By keeping constant updates and reminders, it is easy to stay abreast of what the […]

Leverage LinkedIn

LET RECRUITERS KNOW YOU’RE ACTIVELY SEARCHING (CAREER INTERESTS) Recruiter and hiring managers aren’t clairvoyant, but they are very active on LinkedIn. If you’re looking for new opportunities, let recruiters know. Under Career Interests, switch the toggle over to let recruiters know you’re open to new paths. You can also be more specific and let recruiters […]

Want to improve your relationship with the Boss?

Don’t expect your boss to be your best friend – even the warmest of managers will sack you if they need to. But they should trust you to get on with the job, support you when needed and deal fairly and honestly with any problems. Here’s how to improve the relationship with your boss: 1. Instead of […]

Sending your resume via email? Read this…

When sending your resume to potential employers or recruitment agencies it’s important that you pay attention to the style and tone of your email. Besides, this is their first impression of you so your email etiquette MUST be right if you want to be successful! Remember that applying for a job is a formal process and […]

Senior Head Hunter/Recruiter

Location: Lynnwood, Wa   CareerpathsNW is one of Puget Sound’s leading and most recognized search firms, having been involved in making thousands of placements over the past 12 years. We specialize on placing professionals in permanent positions across several verticals, including but not limited to Insurance, HVAC, Industrial, Paper and Packaging, Manufacturing, Construction and Construction […]

Industrial Branch Manager – $100K

Location: Hillsboro, OR Do you know the industrial distribution marketplace? Are you a proven leader with a record of success in sales, operations, staff development, and customer satisfaction? If so, this rare opportunity could be yours! Promotion has opened up the manager role in this top-ten-ranked branch. Our client, a leading provider of industrial equipment, […]

Industrial Branch Manager – $100K

Location: Tri-Cities, WA Do you know the industrial distribution marketplace? Are you a proven leader with a record of success in sales, operations, staff development, and customer satisfaction? If so, this excellent career opportunity could be yours! Our client, a leading provider of industrial equipment, parts, and supplies, is looking for an experienced manager to […]

Assistant Project Manager (Construction) $40,000 – $45,000 DOE + Benefits

Location: Seattle Summary: The successful candidates will be responsible for numerous tasks to support the Project Management and estimating teams. These are typically Commercial Projects in the Pacific NW (WA, OR, ID & MT), mostly new construction as well as a few remodel projects, and the projects range from business centers, restaurants, church projects, strip […]