Scott Albert

Perficient Talent Acquisition Specialist Scott Albert has more than 15 years of experience in career development, corporate recruiting and public speaking.

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7 Ways to Stand Out in a Recruiter’s LinkedIn Inbox

7 Ways to Stand Out in a Recruiter’s LinkedIn Inbox

As a Talent Acquisition Manager for a leading digital transformation consulting firm, I constantly receive inquiries in my LinkedIn inbox about job opportunities at Perficient. Some messages connect with me instantly; some don’t. Here, I share effective ways to capture my attention and stand out among other candidates. 1. Show what you can do for […]

4 Reasons to Send a Job Interview Thank You Card

Receiving a thank you card after a job interview is a rare thing these days. I would say about one in every 100 candidates I speak with will send one. When I do receive a handwritten note, it gets my attention. I don’t want to downplay the importance of a thank you email. That is […]

6 Tips for Negotiating Your First Job Offer

We’re nearing the end of college career fair season. This is the time of year recruiters are conducting interviews to find the right candidate to fit their company’s needs. If you make it to the final round and receive an offer, there are many things to keep in mind as you negotiate your first salary […]

8 Ways to Get the Most Out of a College Career Fair

It’s career fair day. Hundreds of students will be funneling through rows upon rows of employers who are seeking top talents to join their teams. You only have so much time in between classes to make the rounds, and you want to walk out with a sense of accomplishment. Here’s how to maximize your time, […]

Why High-Value Questions are Critical in a Job Interview

You have landed an interview with a talent acquisition specialist. Now, it’s time to show them you are right for the job. If you are on the phone with me, you are qualified. The next step is gaining my confidence in you. As a talent acquisition manager, I have a problem, and I need a […]

Why Interviewing is Like Playing a Game of Baseball

Interviewing is a lot like the game of baseball. The initial interview with a talent acquisition specialist, or anyone for that matter, is the most vital to get on base, or get an “in” with the company. When you first step up to the plate, you are not trying to hit a home run by […]