If you have been unemployed for more than 6 months and have no prospects on the horizon, I'm afraid it is time we had a little talk. First, know that I offer this advice with love. You are clearly not alone. There are millions of others in the U.S. that find themselves in a similar situation.
Maybe sometimes standing out in an interview isn't always the best thing. But as every recruiter already knows, sometimes it's the worst of times that provide the most memorable - and funny - moments in an otherwise often dull daily professional existence. And this one will crack you up.
Would you hire her?
If the answer is yes, go for it - she's probably still looking for a job. Proof that in interviews, there are no stupid questions, but there are plenty of stupid…Continue
The bad news: applying and interviewing for jobs is just as cumbersome as ever.
The ugly news: many employers must…Continue
I've been a recruiter for a LONG time - long enough to have built relationships that have lasted beyond the decade mark. Despite the years of REALLY dedicating myself to knowing my candidates, and understanding what's important to them etc., I find myself haunted by the new catch phrase - "Candidate Experience".…Continue
Contracting achieved record high growth each month in 2013. As employment and economic expert …Continue
Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on February 5, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments
S eriously. Just stop. STAHP. You’re embarrassing yourself and the community at large. If I see one more ridiculous, self-serving post about the “recruitment agency of the future!” and how y’all are going to CHANGE EVERYTHING I will probably just burst into tears out of pure frustration. You. Are. Full. Of. Crap.…Continue
An interview is always stressful for people who have a tendency to get panic attacks. Some people might have a…Continue
Added by Sharon Kaith on February 5, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments
Every few months or so, a new game app comes around that my 16 year old daughter and all of her friends go crazy over. They sit there in a deep stare, barely moving, likely not even breathing - then BOOM - an eruption of disappointment, followed by the resolve to do even better next time, even if it means subsidizing their time spent on homework or interacting with their…Continue
Added by Doug Douglas on February 4, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments
If you want interviewing advice, there’s literally millions of options out there, and more or less, most of them say exactly the same stuff, such as “Research the company, prepare questions to ask, show up 10 minutes early, make eye contact,” you get the…Continue
Recruitment agencies have not only helped job seekers by helping them find the most appropriate jobs, but have also made lives easier for enterprises and businesses by helping them fill up vacant posts with the right mix of talent and expertise in…Continue
Added by Karter Bezon on February 4, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments
Our executive recruiting firm regularly receives inquiries from the executive recruitment staff, including internal management recruiters, from many engineering, scientific, IT and technical oriented companies…Continue
Added by Scott Sargis on February 4, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments
Whatever type you belong to there comes a point when you start feeling the…
One of the most valuable educational tools for professionals is right at your fingertips but it is rarely used for these reasons. Business to business types of sales or networking with other professionals in your line of work is simple and easy using social media sites including…Continue
In a world consumed by social media we often get consumed with "likes". What in the world is our world coming to? Please tell me! I feel pretty comfortable in my own skin. I have some great friends, an awesome family, a fantastic job and I feel pretty lucky. Ladies and Gentlemen, let me tell you…Continue
I too have been bored! Not just here, but everywhere online. Too much noise, nonsense and dumbification. There has been a severe suckage situation for quite some time now across multiple venues. Maybe I'm a fool for saying that (more than handful of times) here, over there, or anywhere. Or, perhaps...?
As a regular contributor and commenter within the HR and recruiting blogging community, I was thrilled to be invited to join RecruitingBlogs’ 2014 Editorial Advisory Board. Yeah, I…Continue
A few years ago, RiseSmart, an outplacement company, found a correlation between lower unemployment rates and Super Bowl victories.
They analyzed unemployment rates for the…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on January 30, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
If you read one of my recent posts, “Getting Started with Recruitment Marketing”, you’ll know my thoughts on the importance of analytics in a total recruitment…Continue
New Haven, CT – January 30, 2014: RecruitingDaily, LLC announced today that it has hired Anna Brekka as a key addition to its global leadership team. Noel Cocca, CEO and Partner of Recruiting Daily, made the announcement.
“Anna’s accomplishments in the industry are well noted and her vision matches ours. Anna provides a unique skill set that’s really a perfect fit for our…Continue