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You're Three Questions Away From Quantifying Your Resume

Posted by Kelly Mead, SPHR on July 24, 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Some people have an advantage when it comes to quantifying their accomplishments on their resume.  Take Deep Roy, the one-and-only Oompa-Loompa from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; how many of us can say that we saved our company millions of dollars by doing 165 jobs?

Hiring managers and recruiters want…

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What's not OK to ask an LGBT co-worker?

Posted by Katrina Kibben on July 24, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

I’ve been having some fun with this topic and some shock value. After I shared my last post on LinkedIn, the scary side of the world reared its ugly head. I saw comments like “you weren’t…

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How Yahoo Hires: Recruiter-In-Chief

Posted by Paul Petrone on July 24, 2014 at 11:22am 0 Comments

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Credit: Wikipedia Commons

If you gave Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer truth serum and asked her about her hiring practices, she’d probably say she’s trying to put Yahoo on par with her former company, Google.

If you gave Yahoo employees truth…

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Practice Makes Perfect: Video Interviewing Gives Candidates an Edge

Posted by Julie Salerno on July 24, 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments

The benefits of video interviewing greatly outweigh the rather minimal costs. It saves companies roughly 67% on traveling costs over traditional face-to-face interviews. As wonderful as it is for companies to save that extensive amount of money, what…

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3 ways to find people on LinkedIn (that most people don't Know)

Posted by Shane McCusker on July 24, 2014 at 7:12am 1 Comment

We all know that LinkedIn is one of the most popular sources of candidates for the recruitment industry. Unfortunately for many recruiters, their client have as much or sometimes better access to search LinkedIn than they do. In this video I show 3 alternative ways to search LinkedIn and find people that may otherwise be missed. By understanding how LinkedIn works and the…

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Bad Job Seeker Behavior: 9 Ways To Ensure You DON'T Get The Offer

Posted by Kimberly Lucas on July 23, 2014 at 10:30pm 0 Comments

It’s summertime!  Feeling like I’ll take a lighthearted theme this month.  One of the coolest things about my job is that I get a firsthand recall of the best—and the worst—things that happen during an interview.

The following are actual occurrences – I’m fairly certain that the…

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Jack be Quick Jack be Nimble

Posted by Daniel T. Bloom on July 23, 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

A month ago, many of us were glued to the tube watching the finals of the World Cup from Brazil. It gave us an insight into how in order to win, the players had to be quick and nimble. Every second of the game, the players had to be alert to what was happening on the field. The goalie had to forecast the moves that were required in order to meet the incoming ball to keep out of the net. The player on the field had to judge when was the right moment to kick the ball or to…

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Amy Ala on The Recruiting Animal Show

Posted by Recruiting Animal on July 23, 2014 at 5:00pm 2 Comments

 Amy Ala returned to The Recruiting Animal Show today and I thought it was a really good show.  We got into the nitty gritty of a number of really basic topics such as: What is sales? How do you start a call when the other person answers the phone?…

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Which Offers More Job Security: Direct Hire or Contract Staffing?

Posted by Debbie Fledderjohann on July 23, 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

In the not so distant past, the title question would have been a no-brainer.  Direct hire, right? After all, workers in contract staffing were often referred to as temps.  Certainly a work arrangement that is temporary by it's very nature could not be more secure than traditional…

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Managing Digital Era Risks: Social Media Policies and More

Posted by Courtney Hunt on July 23, 2014 at 9:42am 0 Comments

Managing risks is part of the cost of doing business, and managing them well can be a competitive differentiator, in both the economic marketplace and the war for talent. A relatively small percentage of organizations have addressed Digital Era risks in a meaningful way, however. This post provides an overview intended to help organizational leaders understand some of the challenges and…

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You're Three Questions Away From Quantifying Your Resume

Some people have an advantage when it comes to quantifying their accomplishments on their resume.  Take Deep Roy, the one-and-only Oompa-Loompa from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; how many of us can say that we saved our company millions of dollars by doing 165 jobs?Hiring managers and recruiters want to find people who…See More
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You're Three Questions Away From Quantifying Your Resume

Some people have an advantage when it comes to quantifying their accomplishments on their resume.  Take Deep Roy, the one-and-only Oompa-Loompa from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; how many of us can say that we saved our company millions of dollars by doing 165 jobs?Hiring managers and recruiters want to find people who…See More
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What's not OK to ask an LGBT co-worker?

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What's not OK to ask an LGBT co-worker?

I’ve been having some fun with this topic and some shock value. After I shared my last post on LinkedIn, the scary side of the world reared its ugly head. I saw comments like “you weren’t born that way”…See More
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