All Blog Posts Tagged 'Career' (186)

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 4.20.13 to 4.26.13

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. In this article, we’ll be talking about mobile Career Sites, social recruiting, technology, content and changing skills.

A reminder that the…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 26, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Be a Good Doctor with your Employer Branding

I was talking to a colleague about messaging the other day and he had a really good analogy that I wanted to share in thinking about how and what you communicate with your target market.  He mentioned trying to be a “good doctor” when you are creating messaging and deciding on what to communicate.

Here’s the concept.  A good doctor won’t tell you all the degrees he or she has on their wall, what they studied in medical school or the latest medical research they published but they will…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 25, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Mobile in Recruiting: What does that mean?

Mobile is one of the biggest buzzwords in business today.  And organizations are trying to figure out how to leverage mobile not only to improve employees ability to do work better but also to better the overall experience for customers and other stakeholders.  However, when someone says you need to think about Mobile, this can mean a whole host of different things for the organization.  And there are a number of different touch-points where embracing mobile can make a whole lot of sense (or…

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Added by Chris Brablc on April 17, 2013 at 11:12am — 2 Comments

Why you should NOT Accept a Counteroffer

This post was a collaborative effort. My manager and I wanted to explain the ins and outs of counteroffers.

Leaving your current firm? Beware of the counteroffer!

You scored a new job and now it’s time for the dreaded formal resignation. Shaking in your boots, you head to your manager’s desk to hand over your resignation…

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Added by Evelyn Amaro on April 16, 2013 at 9:40am — No Comments

Will my Klout score get me a dream job in Digital Media?

Has an interviewer, or job advertisement, ever asked you for your Klout score? 



In time, maybe they will. …



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Added by Michael Wright on March 30, 2013 at 4:00am — 3 Comments

The Five Best Ways To Get A Travel Job

If your experience of the travel industry solely consists of a few family holidays, then don't worry - you've still got plenty of opportunities to secure yourself a travel job. But there are definitely a few ways that you can boost your chances...

Work experience

As with most industries, securing some good work experience is definitely time well spent. These can vary massively (both in terms of length and quality), but if you're…

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Added by Owen Mckeon on March 18, 2013 at 1:01pm — No Comments

More Easy Ways To Improve Your Travel Job CV

Should your CV last more than two pages? How honest should you be? Should you tailor it to suit online job boards? Here’s how to create the perfect travel job CV.

Keep it short

Try to keep your CV relatively short - ideally keep it under two pages. For any attractive travel job, employers are likely to see many applications, so it's unlikely that the fourth page of your CV clinches it for you.

There are many ways to free up space on your CV, such as…

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Added by Owen Mckeon on March 18, 2013 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Easy Ways To Improve Your Travel Job CV

Even if you're happy in a secure travel job, it's always important to refresh your CV - no-one knows what's going to happen in the future, so why not keep your options open?

By following a few easy steps, you can make sure your CV will not only stand out to employers, but will also reflect well on you as a candidate.

Sell yourself

Sum yourself up in a few words at the top of your CV stating the type of travel job that you want and what you can offer in…

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Added by Owen Mckeon on March 18, 2013 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Build Up Your CV To Land Your Dream Job

As most people who've struggled and searched for a new job in recent years will know, the increased competition means that it's becoming harder to stand out and, frequently, it's the smaller things that make the difference. While you may not be able to add a new position to your CV, you can certainly boost your employability.

Do some work experience



Yep, it's an old classic, but work experience is always a good addition to the CV. If you can, try to gain…

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Added by Owen Mckeon on March 18, 2013 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Part 8: How Talent Networks fit into a comprehensive recruitment strategy

This is the seventh post in a series on Talent Networks.  You can view the other posts here:

Part 1: What is a Talent Network?

Part 2: Developing a Talent Network Strategy

Part 3:…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 14, 2013 at 1:44pm — No Comments

5 Myths about Recruitment Marketing

Within any organization there are a number of things that you take for granted as being true in your process and strategy.  Things that in thought may not appear to be a big deal but given a second look may have a considerable impact on your overall results.  And in many cases, this is not done with intent but happens because you expect your technology and process to accurately handle these areas.  The real problem is that some organizations don’t even realize they have a problem.

To…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 13, 2013 at 10:24am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 3.2.13 to 3.8.13

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. In this article, we’ll be talking about moneyball, big data, candidate sourcing, Avery Bradley and career sites.

Also, here is…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 8, 2013 at 1:45pm — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.23.13 to 3.1.13

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. In this article, we’ll be talking about career sites, candidate experience, people analytics, Valve and social recruiting.

Also, here is…

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Added by Chris Brablc on March 1, 2013 at 10:57am — No Comments

The Value of Optimizing your Career Site/Job Postings (with Stats)

A lot of folks talk about the value of performing Search Engine Optimization on your job postings, but very rarely do we get the chance to see actual statistics regarding the benefits.

In order to get an accurate read on the performance of an SEO project, we first need to gather the current performance data to use as a benchmark for the "Before" statistics. To do this, establish the list of keywords you want to optimize for and run the queries through the Google search engine. You may…

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Added by Larry Engel on February 13, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

The Candidate Experience: A consumer dilemma...

Think back to the most important item you ever bought. Whether it was a house, a car, an engagement ring or a much sought-after collectible, I’m sure you did your research - consulted reviews, comparison sites, friends, relatives and maybe even the experts. Every buy…

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Added by Laura Purt on February 8, 2013 at 9:34am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 1.26.13 to 2.1.13

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. In this article,…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 1, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

6 Career Site Mistakes you may be doing today

 

With the information boom, candidates expect employers to provide them with the necessary information in order to make an informed decision on their careers.  And while this happens via social recruiting, conversations with employees and information found on the internet (whether that’s sites like Glassdoor or message boards), a lot of the impression that candidates have for your organization can be gathered through your Career Site.  And in many cases, it represents your…

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Added by Chris Brablc on January 29, 2013 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Register with a Care Agency to Succeed in Your Career as a Caregiver

Why is it a good idea to register with a care agency if you want to build a career in the care services? Whether you are new to this field or have considerable experience in this sector, you may find it easier to get appropriate jobs if you register with a care agency. However, this is not the only reason for this. Here are a few reasons that make this a good choice.

Reason 1: The care agency completes the basic screening and background checks:  When the family of an elderly…

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Added by Daniel Smith on January 28, 2013 at 12:40am — No Comments

Tip for working with recruiters – Listen and don’t be desperate!

Thought I would share an article written by my boss, Ed Guy, who is a veteran recruiter and owner of NationStaff Inc....

 

I have heard that the most important trait for a successful sales person is the ability to listen. Hear your client and then get them what they want. As a recruiter,…

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Added by Evelyn Amaro on January 22, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Celebrate LinkedIn’s Milestone With A Free Profile Picture Enhancement

2013 is a very special year for LinkedIn…the company started the new year off by breaking the 200-million member mark.

Now while that’s great news for the company and its shareholders, as well as many of its business-owner members, it can mean a bit of a challenge for you as a job seeker.

The good news is that as a member of LinkedIn, you have a HUGE audience.

The bad news is, you also face a TON of competition.

So how do you tap into the vast…

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Added by Amos on January 21, 2013 at 11:56am — No Comments

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