Do you notice any problematic parts of this email message from a search firm recruiter who is recruiting for a senior level HR position? I am FIRST NAME, Recruiter with SEARCH FIRM NAME, reaching out…Continue
Just wanted to find out if anyone else has noticed this happening... Hope my explanation makes sense! ~~~~ This isn't directly related to the recent controversy about LI's latest "enhancement" to LIR…Continue
Experiment time. Or, rather a favor to ask.Would anyone who doesn't already know me AND is NOT directly connected to me, be willing to do a quick LinkedIn search to see if I show up in your…Continue
It's certainly not the first time these topics have been written about, but what do you think of this author's stand on HR being to blame for all that is wrong with corporate America? Especially…Continue
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A significant percentage of people involved with screening and selecting job candidates fancy themselves detectives, mind-readers, psychics and psychologists. They’re almost always willing to trust their own gut. But not much else slips unscathed through the scrutiny of these trust deficient evaluators of talent.…Continue
Whatever label anyone identifies with, isn’t recruiting just a series of conversations?
We are all familiar with how the 4 Ps…Continue
Poverty, debt and obesity are complex and serious societal issues with multiple potential causes and no simple solutions. That’s why society looks for easy targets to blame.
Robots are also complex and serious, yet in a dramatically different way. Depending on the perspective, robots are either credited…Continue
I've never found that to be a good "call"
I've been hearing from people that they are getting contacted by companies and staffing firms to come right in for an in-person interview without going through an initial phone screen first. These are educated, experienced mid- to senior-level career workers pursuing professional positions.
In my personal experience as a job seeker I never had a worthwhile interview experience with a company that skipped the phone interview. And,…Continue