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How important is the receptionist in the hiring process?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linda Ferrante Sep 1. 1 Reply

We know how important the recruiter is important. Their the first step to the interview. We know how important the hiring manager is. They decide who earns the job. But what about the receptionist.…Continue

Mobile Recruiting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Catherine Hess Apr 20. 1 Reply

Hi All.I wondering if anyone knows what percentage of recruiters use their mobile devices to recruit. Such as post positions, receive resumes from job seekers, or even conduct Skype interviews.…Continue

Tags: Recruiting Tools / Sourcing, Job Seekers

Do you read Summary Statements/Professional Profiles?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Barbara Goldman Jun 15, 2012. 5 Replies

I asked this questions of the LinkedIn community, purposely trying to get a response from staffing and recruiting. Most of the answers are coming from Resume Writers. How do you feel about Summary…Continue

Tags: Resumes, Profiles, Professional, Statements, Summary

My resume sucks

Started Apr 27, 2012 0 Replies

What makes reading a resume enjoyable? Most people hate reading resumes, but there are a few that stand out and don't suck. What say you?Continue

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Linda Ferrante replied to Bob McIntosh's discussion 'How important is the receptionist in the hiring process?'
"In the hiring process itself?  No.  Providing feedback (non-biased) on candidates as it relates to their time with the receptionist?  Yes. "
Sep 1
Bob McIntosh posted a discussion

How important is the receptionist in the hiring process?

We know how important the recruiter is important. Their the first step to the interview. We know how important the hiring manager is. They decide who earns the job. But what about the receptionist. Do they play a role in the process? Some would say yes. What say you?See More
Aug 19
Catherine Hess replied to Bob McIntosh's discussion 'Mobile Recruiting'
"I've seen statistics suggesting that only 13% of companies are investing in mobile recruiting and only 5% of Fortune 500 companies allow candidates to apply via mobile devices. But the closest stats I can find on how recruiters use mobile are…"
Apr 20
Bob McIntosh liked Hagi Trinh's blog post Keep the Human in Human Resources – An Interview with the Evil HR Lady
Feb 25
Bob McIntosh commented on Hagi Trinh's blog post 'Keep the Human in Human Resources – An Interview with the Evil HR Lady'
"Hagi, I thoroughly enjoyed this article for the questions asked and the honesty in which they were answered. I shared it on LinkedIn, as well. Perhaps a little more on the ATS, but how HR uses it and job seekers try to beat it isn't rocket…"
Feb 25
Bob McIntosh posted a discussion

Mobile Recruiting

Hi All.I wondering if anyone knows what percentage of recruiters use their mobile devices to recruit. Such as post positions, receive resumes from job seekers, or even conduct Skype interviews. Thanks.BobSee More
Feb 10
Bob McIntosh commented on Ryan Mead's blog post 'The Myth of Extroversion: Managing the Marvelous!'
"Ryan, I enjoyed this post very much. As an introvert, it's nice to see the other side of the spectrum getting some play. It seems that introverts need all the self-help books they can get, even those written by extraverts. All the myths you…"
Dec 29, 2015
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Katrina Kibben liked Bob McIntosh's blog post 6 reasons why you need to stay on LinkedIn
Dec 29, 2015
Bob McIntosh posted a blog post

6 reasons why you need to stay on LinkedIn

Even after  you get your next job.It never fails. After my customers land a job, they immediately abandon LinkedIn like it’s the plague. I’m always glad when they land, but beforehand I tell them, “When you get your next job, don’t leave LinkedIn. You may need it in the future.”I'm afraid my words fall on deaf ears, and I just…See More
Dec 29, 2015
Bob McIntosh liked Catherine Hess's blog post Use Network Fit to Predict Employee Performance
Dec 29, 2015
Bob McIntosh commented on Amy Ala Miller's blog post 'What To Do When A Recruiter "Goes Dark" - Part 1'
"From a career advisor's point of view, I would tell the guy to swallow his pride and NEVER seek revenge online. Although this might not be occupational suicide, it would definitely portray him as a hothead and possibly unstable in the…"
Oct 26, 2015
Bob McIntosh liked Amy Ala Miller's blog post What To Do When A Recruiter "Goes Dark" - Part 1
Oct 26, 2015
Katrina Kibben liked Bob McIntosh's blog post Dear recruiter, 15 reasons why you lost the best candidate ever
Oct 5, 2015
Nicholas Meyler commented on Bob McIntosh's blog post 'Dear recruiter, 15 reasons why you lost the best candidate ever'
"By the way, I have made 17 placements with that client, and currently working on 3 great searches for them... always best to see the "big picture" rather than get caught up in the minority of deals that didn't work out."
Sep 16, 2015
Nicholas Meyler commented on Bob McIntosh's blog post 'Dear recruiter, 15 reasons why you lost the best candidate ever'
"True, Bob McIntosh.  I would much prefer to make friends than screw someone over at business, but the converse side of that is that treating people well IS good business and generally will be rewarded.  In those sad cases where a client is…"
Sep 16, 2015

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6 reasons why you need to stay on LinkedIn

Posted on December 29, 2015 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Even after  you get your next job.

It never fails. After my customers land a job, they immediately abandon LinkedIn like it’s the plague. I’m always glad when they land, but beforehand I tell them, “When you get your next job, don’t leave LinkedIn. You may need it in the…

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Millennials, stay at your job

Posted on September 10, 2015 at 7:16pm 5 Comments

As a counter argument to Catherine Miklaus' outstanding post, Are Job Hoppers Good for a Company, I offer this post. 

I recently told a potential…

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Dear hiring manager, 15 reasons why you lost the best candidate ever

Posted on September 9, 2015 at 11:00am 2 Comments

As a career strategist, I hear grumblings from my workshop attendees about how their interviews with hiring managers are less than pleasant. And what follows the interview can be just as irksome. For those of us who are gainfully employed, it may be difficult to understand candidates' frustration and, at worst,…

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Dear recruiter, 15 reasons why you lost the best candidate ever

Posted on August 25, 2015 at 8:23am 7 Comments

As a career strategist I’m privy to conversation from job candidates who are at the mercy of internal and third-party recruiters. I say mercy because before they can sell themselves to the hiring manager, they have to get past the recruiter.

In the grand scheme of things there seems to be a misunderstanding…

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