Becki Dunaway
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Seeking Recruiters for Direct Hire Openings at Rolls-Royce

Started Apr 19, 2011 0 Replies

Rolls-Royce in Indianapolis, IN is seeking to fill roles for Recruiters!!  Experienced College/Campus Recruiters should visit our career page and apply for job ID's 13477 or13478.  Experienced Sr.…Continue

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Becki Dunaway commented on Mike Ososki's blog post 'Older Workers'
"Love your post - Great Rant!!  Okay...so tell me how does the older worker get noticed over the younger ones?  I know people in their 40's and 50's and even though they are applying for jobs that area a match to their…"
Aug 8, 2011
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Seeking Recruiters for Direct Hire Openings at Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce in Indianapolis, IN is seeking to fill roles for Recruiters!!  Experienced College/Campus Recruiters should visit our career page and apply for job ID's 13477 or13478.  Experienced Sr. Recruiters (non-campus hiring) should apply for job ID 13475.  Please apply for these positions at the:  Rolls-Royce Career PageSee More
Apr 19, 2011
Becki Dunaway commented on Alasdair Murray's blog post 'Social recruiting? It's just a passing fad (unless you're a household name company of course)'
"I agree with most of your post.  Social Networking is simply that -- networking.  It's just another tool in the Recruiter's tool belt; until the next "fad tool" arrives."
Feb 9, 2011
Dr Simon Harding left a comment for Becki Dunaway
"Thanks for joining us on Think Oil !"
Jan 31, 2011
Paul Basile commented on Becki Dunaway's blog post 'Personality Tests Make the Hiring Decisions'
"Funny stories are great. I can of course cite equally funny stories of wrong-headed hiring done by apparently smart, experienced, insightful recruiters and hiring managers where it all goes wrong. We all can.  Stories and cool and…"
Jan 28, 2011
Sandra McCartt commented on Becki Dunaway's blog post 'Personality Tests Make the Hiring Decisions'
"Any time i have a client who is using tests i ask if i may take it to see how i score.  There have been some pretty funny results. One reflected that i would be better suited to work as an auto mechanic.  I have trouble screwing in a light…"
Jan 28, 2011
Becki Dunaway commented on Saundra Lee's blog post 'Top 5 Lessons Learned in Career Transition'
"Saundra -- Nice post!  I'm learning patience as I have been one of those affected this go round.  It is hard to be patient when you're used to always getting hired right away.  When you start to lose your patience I think…"
Jan 27, 2011
Becki Dunaway commented on Becki Dunaway's blog post 'Personality Tests Make the Hiring Decisions'
"I think we can all agree that we have different opinions about whether to test or not.  And not one opinion appears to be totally right or wrong.  I think testing works well in some situations; but I really believe it should…"
Jan 27, 2011
Paul Basile commented on Becki Dunaway's blog post 'Personality Tests Make the Hiring Decisions'
"Morgan, well I can't really agree. In baseball Hall of Famers go 0 for 4 all the time. Look at the longer term statistics. Doctors lose patients all the time; look at the full results. Test can be bad, there isn't a lot of fixed control.…"
Jan 27, 2011
Paul Basile commented on Becki Dunaway's blog post 'Personality Tests Make the Hiring Decisions'
"Fun stories, folks but the facts are these: tests win, science wins. You can be as much of a gut-feel expert as you like about, say, medicine and health, but I will trust the licensed MD every time.  Medical science isn't perfect - shall…"
Jan 27, 2011
Sandra McCartt commented on Becki Dunaway's blog post 'Personality Tests Make the Hiring Decisions'
"A certain Texas oil man who owned a chain of banks became so excited about a bunch of tests that he started using them to hire employees for the banks.  He decided they were so great that he insisted that all of the current employees of the…"
Jan 27, 2011
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Jan 27, 2011
Becki Dunaway commented on Alban's blog post 'What Women Want?'
"Alban -- wow!  Amazing how a simple call to ask the question can lead you to what you probably already knew anyway, huh?  Thanks for sharing!"
Jan 27, 2011
Paul Basile commented on Becki Dunaway's blog post 'Personality Tests Make the Hiring Decisions'
"We test people outside of any application process and it is the best way.  Why should a test taker have a particular job in mind when answering questions about him/herself? We get much more meaningful results this way and the individual gets…"
Jan 27, 2011
Peter Blitz commented on Becki Dunaway's blog post 'Personality Tests Make the Hiring Decisions'
"I have always used the tests after a phone screen with a select group. One thing I've recently started doing is telling the candidates up front that I don't use the results as a screening tool and that I will share the results with them.…"
Jan 27, 2011
Paul Basile commented on Becki Dunaway's blog post 'Personality Tests Make the Hiring Decisions'
"Becki, I think given the experience cited at the beginning of this train of comments, it's logical to shy away from tests at the beginning of a recruitment process.  But in fact, properly done, it opens real possibilities for the candidate…"
Jan 26, 2011

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Becki Dunaway
Job Title
Recruiting and Pipeline Generation/Sourcing Expert
Company
Inbetween roles
Which best describes your profession?
Corporate
How many years have you been in the business?
>15 years
Which industries do you work in now?
All Industries
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Becki Dunaway's Blog

Personality Tests Make the Hiring Decisions

Posted on January 25, 2011 at 3:13pm 18 Comments

Recently, someone I know went to a corporate website of a local firm in which they were interested.  The company posted a sales position and he clicked ‘apply’.  As part of the application process, he was forced to go through a 25 page questionnaire.  Inquiring Recruiter?  Yes, I HAD to know the details too.

 

The questions were all multiple choice and many were repeated in different variations.  Multiple choice questions are basically someone else’s ‘canned’ answers.  Remember…

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Thrown Under the Bus

Posted on November 12, 2010 at 2:52pm 6 Comments

On Monday my expertise gave sound advice to a group of unemployed at a church employment networking meeting. For once in about a year I felt needed….like my expertise in recruitment was valued again. It was a great feeling!…

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What happened to the follow up?

Posted on October 28, 2010 at 2:11pm 0 Comments

Any unemployed Recruiters out there who are as annoyed as I am with what you see happening out there? I realize that companies have scaled back. For some firms, to be able to have a Recruiter at all, they have had to hire junior level recruiters who are cheaper. You get what you pay for! But now these junior people are in charge of finding talent. However, these so called…

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The Black Hole of Recruitment – The Applicant Tracking System – Part 2

Posted on June 28, 2010 at 2:04pm 17 Comments

With the first time weekly unemployment claims still hovering above 400,000; I have more Applicant Tracking System annoyances.

As I said in my previous post, I get it because I am a Recruiter who has used ATS. And…

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At 2:29am on January 31, 2011, Dr Simon Harding said…
Thanks for joining us on Think Oil !
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Looking for someone to simply source for you? I am available to work virtually for reasonable!
 
 
 

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