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At 2:08pm on March 17, 2011, David Palmer said…

Ty,

Just had a look at the Zuzu Hire website. Good Luck with it there's definately a market for this. How did you put together your video presentation as I'd like to do the same for Vacancy-Clearing?
David

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Thanks for the friend request. I appreciate it.

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Ty Abernethy commented on Chris Russell's blog post 'Candidate software suggestions'
"Check out SmartRecruiters's ATS.  It's free and a very solid recruiting software.  http://www.smartrecruiters.com   Hope this helps out your friend! "
May 18, 2011
Mark Bregman commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'What’s More Important When Hiring: Passion or Skills?'
"I agree and would add that Passion + Intelligence + Track Record of Success (in any endeavor) can be enough in many cases.  To extend your football analogy, Peyton Manning has all three - and that is why his coaches have trusted him to make key…"
May 3, 2011
Mat von Kroeker commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'What’s More Important When Hiring: Passion or Skills?'
"Depends on the budget."
Apr 29, 2011
Ty Abernethy commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'What’s More Important When Hiring: Passion or Skills?'
"I agree totally.  Passion is like the icing on the cake.  Icing is useless without a well baked cake.  You must take much precision in measuring out the right ingredients and baking at the right temp.  But if you're picking…"
Apr 29, 2011
Nate Fischer commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'What’s More Important When Hiring: Passion or Skills?'
"But more importantly, step back for a moment.  Because without a clearly written resume showing the necessary skills in an online driven marketplace, a candidate won't even have the opportunity to show whatever passion they have.…"
Apr 29, 2011
A blog post by Ty Abernethy was featured

What’s More Important When Hiring: Passion or Skills?

Unfortunately, passion and drive are sometimes overlooked qualities of a job candidateduring the search and interview process.Generally, when people are being interviewed, the hiring manager uses a task-and-experience job description to find candidates. Then they focus on a resume, whichhighlights skills acquired through school and job experience. While skills and experienceare important attributes that should always be considered, talent and passion are equally--if not more--vital to real job…See More
Apr 29, 2011
Ty Abernethy commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'What’s More Important When Hiring: Passion or Skills?'
"True dat!"
Apr 28, 2011
C. B. Stalling!! commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'What’s More Important When Hiring: Passion or Skills?'
"Trust..."
Apr 28, 2011
Ty Abernethy posted a blog post

What’s More Important When Hiring: Passion or Skills?

Unfortunately, passion and drive are sometimes overlooked qualities of a job candidateduring the search and interview process.Generally, when people are being interviewed, the hiring manager uses a task-and-experience job description to find candidates. Then they focus on a resume, whichhighlights skills acquired through school and job experience. While skills and experienceare important attributes that should always be considered, talent and passion are equally--if not more--vital to real job…See More
Apr 28, 2011
Luke Toland commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'Do Objectives Really Matter on Resumes?'
"Objective: to solve world peace, the Japan nuclear crisis, halve the U.S. unemployment rate, prevent a future financial meltdown, and to be an outstanding employee for your company"
Apr 2, 2011
Sandra McCartt commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'Do Objectives Really Matter on Resumes?'
"No, leave them off.  Just a potential knock out factor.  The only time an objective should be on there is if there a specific objective.  "Neurosurgeon looking for partnership potential in the Dallas area"  Meaning…"
Apr 2, 2011
C. B. Stalling!! commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'Do Objectives Really Matter on Resumes?'
"I never read them. The person wants a job Right!"
Apr 2, 2011
Helena Smith commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'Do Objectives Really Matter on Resumes?'
"In many career services departments, it is consistently mentioned that a clear and consise objective is necessary for many of the reasons that was listed previous post.  However, I have noticed that for more seasoned professionals, their are…"
Apr 1, 2011
Ty Abernethy commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'Do Objectives Really Matter on Resumes?'
"I agree Valentino.  It can do good, but it can also do harm.  Because of the potential negatives, I prefer to just leave it off.  Thanks!"
Apr 1, 2011
Valentino Martinez commented on Ty Abernethy's blog post 'Do Objectives Really Matter on Resumes?'
"Presenting an "Objective" statement on a resume does many things. It specifies that anything not related would be of less interest than the career "Objective" It can be too specific to be of interest to an employer It can be…"
Apr 1, 2011
Ty Abernethy posted a blog post

Do Objectives Really Matter on Resumes?

Ah, the age-old debate of the objective. Everyone wonders about it. A decade ago, no resume was complete with out a resume objective. Nowadays, resume objective statements are gradually becoming obsolete, and we (hiring professionals) do recommend omitting or replacing them with well-written professional profile summaries. A Deeper Dive into the DebateIt’s one of those sticky questions that divides career experts everywhere. If you got 100 of them in a room, 50 would likely say yes, you should…See More
Mar 31, 2011

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ZuzuHire
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5-9 years
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Technology
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<10
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What’s More Important When Hiring: Passion or Skills?

Posted on April 28, 2011 at 9:00am 6 Comments

Unfortunately, passion and drive are sometimes overlooked qualities of a job candidateduring the search and interview process.

Generally, when people are being interviewed, the hiring manager uses a task-and-experience job description to find candidates. Then they focus on a resume, whichhighlights skills acquired through school and job experience. While skills and experienceare important attributes that should always be considered, talent and passion are equally--if not more--vital…

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Do Objectives Really Matter on Resumes?

Posted on March 31, 2011 at 2:46pm 7 Comments

Ah, the age-old debate of the objective. Everyone wonders about it. A decade ago, no resume was complete with out a resume objective. Nowadays, resume objective statements are gradually becoming obsolete, and we (hiring professionals) do recommend omitting or replacing them with well-written professional profile summaries.

 

A Deeper Dive into the Debate

It’s one of those sticky questions that divides career experts everywhere. If you got 100 of them in a room, 50…

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How Long Should You Wait from "Hello" to "You're Hired"?

Posted on March 24, 2011 at 11:37am 3 Comments

We know finding the right candidate can be like finding a needle in a haystack. You want to be sure you hire the right one, so it’s logical you want to take your time. But don’t let time be an interference.

 

The hiring process should be about getting to know the candidate to figure out if they’re the right fit for the position. It shouldn’t have to be lengthy process (although sometimes it’s inevitable).

 

Realistically, this process should take no more than four…

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How Important Are References?

Posted on March 17, 2011 at 2:00pm 3 Comments

Ah, references. They can be that little added oomph your candidate needs to get the job- It can also be the axe that puts them out the running. 

 

Many candidates offer references when you interview them. You may already have some if they applied online and your company requires they list a few. 

 

The reference check is a valuable way to check the validity of the claims made by the candidate in respect of experience and qualifications. It gives another point of…

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