Candidate Resources
Posts From the monthly archives: "May 2017"

Changing careers is a major decision that can affect every dimension of your life. That’s why The Bluestone Group recruiters spend time getting to know you, your needs and your goals. How We Work Confidentiality. Your resume is always treated confidentially. We will not forward it to anyone without first discussing the opportunity with…(Read More)

Potential for higher earnings: Companies typically pay a premium to get the right contractor, with the right skills, at the right time. Travel opportunities: With each new assignment comes the chance to work at another location of your choosing, from across town to across the country. Skills Portfolio: Every contract assignment offers the opportunity to…(Read More)

Career Planning


When you decide to take your next career step, write out your personal and professional goals to see if they align. The following steps can lead to success in your career management. Take a good look at yourself. Understand your needs. What is important to you? What are you passionate about? A career spans many…(Read More)

We at The Bluestone Group understand the importance of privacy when making a career move. Posting your resume on a public job board can be hazardous because you never know who will see it. We make it our top priority to conserve the privacy of our candidates therefore we do not disclose personal information without…(Read More)

Resume Tips


Your resume is your most important calling card in your job search. It should include the following information: Contact information. Include phone, mail and email contact information. In addition, make sure your voicemail message is professional. A message that is too casual can create a negative impression. Career objective. You may choose to list or…(Read More)



Before you interview for a position, learn as much about it and the employer as possible. If you found the position through a recruiter, he or she should be able to provide that information for you. If not, conduct research on the Web, visit the library, and tap into industry contacts. Questions to Ask After…(Read More)

Do’s Arrive 15 minutes early. Tardiness is never excusable. Plan ample time for your interview. Don’t schedule anything around your interview that will create a time crunch. Research. Researching the company before the interview and learning as much as possible about its services, products, customers and competition will give you an edge in…(Read More)

Congratulations! You’ve landed the job! Now you are faced with the delicate challenge of resigning from your current employer without burning bridges, and saying good-bye to friends and colleagues. Your Bluestone Group recruiter will prepare you for the resignation process. Your manager needs to hear that your decision is firm and final and…(Read More)

The Counter Offer


While counter-offers may be tempting and even flattering, there can be pitfalls that you need to be aware of. Ask yourself these questions: Will your loyalty always be in question? If there are future cutbacks, will you be the first to go because of concerns about your loyalty? If you accept the counter-offer…(Read More)

Relocation Tools


Community Search Use this search tool to create a list of up to 25 cities that may be a good fit for you and your family, by providing key important demographic and economic conditions. Cost of Living Analysis The Cost of Living Analysis provides a report on the cities’ cost of living, climate, demographics, and…(Read More)

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