Have seen someone whose employer closed the organisation two weeks ago, with everyone redundant. And yes, of course she has a job to go to. The really important message for anyone who is doing the same thing to their staff was this... personalise your thanks and farewell. The Board were so fixated on getting through the close down that at the…Continue
Added by Mary Hope on July 31, 2011 at 5:20pm — No Comments
X - it's a variable that leads to multiple scenarios. In math x is the number or goal we are trying to uncover to lead to the balance of the equation, in life x is often the hurdle or problem, solution or scenario that gives life it's most interesting choices, options and sometimes leads us to do more research to look at past variables, and similar scenarios to uncover what may need to be done. In old pirate films, and The Pirates of The Caribbean or in popular culture, x marks the spot -…Continue
Added by Mike Rasmussen on July 31, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Each job seeker can benefit immensely from tips on professional resume writing, even if you elect to use a specialized service to do the job. It still helps to have an idea of what you’d like imprinted on your document.
There are many companies online that can help you compose and print your resume using pre-set templates. Be careful when using a template. Resume formatting, presentation and layout have…Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on July 31, 2011 at 10:22am — No Comments
Its easy to put numbers ahead of quality in social media. Its natural to add people to your contact lists when its as easy as a click of a button, or a quick e-mail. Many recruitment agencies judge you based on the number of contacts you have on your LinkedIn page. Its understandable. But I believe the recruiter with 50 contacts-- people they have well-established professional and friendly relationships with--is more valuable than the one with 500 loosely affiliated connections. I think the…Continue
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. This week we’ll be talking about the evolution of recruiting, collaboration in the hiring process, mobile recruiting, employee benefits, Apply with…Continue
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Added by Kenneth Fuller on July 29, 2011 at 10:37am — No Comments
So you've made it past the initial application stage and you've been successful in gaining an interview! What now? In our series of "How to impress at your next job interview" posts we have some advice to help you make sure you put your best foot forward and nail that interview for your dream job!!
We have discussed the preparation that you need to undertake earlier than your interview day (…Continue
Added by Stephanie Bressan on July 29, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
You can search for LinkedIn profiles with experience in a particular domain.
The Google search syntax is as follows:
keyword (site:www.linkedin.com/pub OR site:www.linkedin.com/in) -"pub/dir" <startyear>..<endyear>
For example, if you want to search LinkedIn profiles with RFID experience, the Google search string will be
Added by Umamaheswari.K on July 29, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments
Reporting, and matrices a hidden land mine!!
I have done several postings on reporting and on matrices. In all of them I stress the importance of not using the stats alone to make decisions. The reason for that is because stats alone do not tell you the whole story. It is imperative you understand the WHY’s behind the numbers. If not you will fall into the hidden land mind that these reports and matrices create. You will make choices based on half…Continue
Added by Dean Da Costa on July 28, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
By Karen Bucks, iCIMS Blogger
Is there still hope for hourly and salaried employment in the retail industry?? Yes….maybe…alright well who knows for sure! But at least one month ago things looked promising. In an article from USA Today,…Continue
Added by Karen Bucks on July 28, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
There are things that seriously I do not understand….let me re-phrase, I understand why they are done. What amazes me is that people believe the people the spit the garbage out to us like we a herd of cattle waiting to be fed. Unemployment – what is the situation? It is a total crap shoot. Sectors are rising and falling more than any historical average, we have no known correlation anymore between the economy and jobs due to technical productivity gains, globalization, and of course the debt…Continue
When you think of a "salesperson", what is the association that springs to mind? Perhaps frustration, thinking of that annoyingly persistent individual at a shop, harassing you to add more products and services to your shopping basket? Maybe it's someone calling round at an inconvenient time to solicit window cleaning? These are better known as "transactional salespeople" and are the opposite of what a good business-to-business salesperson does.
bta wanted to investigate what the…
Social Recruiting is the hot (relatively) new recruiting method in the recruiting space. There are a number of companies that have had success and are doing cool things with social but there are also others that are struggling to make it a part of their recruitment marketing efforts. This article is…Continue
Industrial Engineers are in high demand these days, with online job ads up 65% nationally since the beginning of 2011. Employers and staffing agencies posted over 21,500 new online job ads in May, the highest ad volume in the past four years. Another 21,250 new ads were posted in June, a slight dip from May but still 52% higher than June 2010.
Added by Carolyn Menz on July 28, 2011 at 11:26am — No Comments
Employers and recruiters are aware that hiring an applicant with a criminal or civil background or who has falsified credentials may carry enormous legal thus a large economic loss. To avoid this, employers and recruiters are relying on pre-employment background screening. This makes sense because pre-employment background promotes a safe and more profitable workplace by protecting the employer form negligent hiring litigation, incidents of harassment or workplace…Continue
Added by Sandy on July 28, 2011 at 11:22am — No Comments
A complicated procedure for a relatively simple process, vendor management systems are the Rube Goldberg machines of today's recruiting industry. Instead of connecting with a hiring manager via a phone call or email, recruiters work with all of the…Continue
Added by Jessica Lunk on July 28, 2011 at 10:41am — No Comments
Whether you’ve been in this business for decades or are just starting out, you know that recruiting is all about the Pursuit and Capture: attracting qualified candidates, and keeping and retaining the top match.
Kinda like dating.
Think about it. As a dater, you have a dream: finding that special someone with whom you can spend the rest of your…Continue