All Blog Posts Tagged 'Hiring' (238)

Survey: 1 In 4 Workers Searching For A New Job

A recent LinkedIn survey of 18,000 full-time workers across the world revealed that a quarter of them are actively looking for a new job and 85 percent would at least be willing to talk to a recruiter.

Of the 18,000 workers surveyed, 25 percent said they are looking for…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 20, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Smart Way to Ask Stupid Interview Questions

Google used to ask brainteasers, but have since moved away from them. Credit: Pixabay

To get into the University of Chicago, applicants have to write an essay based off promptsprovided by the…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 19, 2014 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Are ‘Ban-The-Box’ Hiring Laws A Good Idea?

Ban-the-Box laws seek to give convicts a better chance of getting hired. Credit: Pixbay

Last week, Gov. Chris Christie signed the Opportunity to Compete Act …

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 19, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

Four Prominent Views On America’s Minimum Wage

At this year’s State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama made headlines by asking Congress to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10.

It was a bold move by the president, as minimum wage has always been a political hornets’ nest. Liberals have argued that workers need to earn a living wage, whereas hardcore conservatives question the need for minimum wage laws at all.

As…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 18, 2014 at 10:04am — No Comments

Why I Don’t Rule Out Failures While Hiring

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By Paul Petrone and Bill Palifka

Hey recruiters and hiring managers – the right failure is okay.

In hiring, everyone is looking for that superstar,…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 14, 2014 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Why The Job Interview Shouldn’t Be About Selling The Job

There is a misnomer floating around cyberspace that the job interview should be just as much about the hiring manager selling the job to the candidate as it is the candidate selling themselves to the hiring…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 13, 2014 at 4:29pm — No Comments

Had An Amazing Interview? Don't Ruin Your Chances By Making These Mistakes

 
One of my best friends is in the interviewing process with several hospitals seeking a new nursing position. While…
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Added by Emily Davis on August 12, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

How Hard-to-Fill Are the Top Paying IT Jobs?

Computerworld featured the results of a study by Mondo, a company that recruits and places technology workers. Mondo recorded salaries earned by 4,000 of their placements in 2014 to determine top paying IT jobs. Below we listed the jobs they found to have the…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 12, 2014 at 9:54am — No Comments

The Critical Hiring Data You’re Not Collecting

Warren Buffett puts a premium on collecting behavioral data while hiring. Credit: Pete Souza

When you analyze how we initially screen job applicants, something becomes obvious: it is all about what the applicants have done (or said they’ve done), instead of finding out who the people really are.

Think about it. Looking at a resume – 80 percent of which contain misleading statements, and 53…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 12, 2014 at 8:42am — No Comments

Marvel and DC: Similar Companies; Very Different Job Descriptions

Marvel’s Spiderman and DC’s Batman. Credit: DJKAYE, deviantart

DC and Marvel have been foes since the 1930s, when the two companies began printing comic books. Since, they…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 11, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

What Oprah Taught The World About Hiring

Oprah Winfrey. Credit: Alan Light

If you want to learn the secret to hiring, there is no better lesson than Oprah Winfrey.

Winfrey is a bold, African American woman who wanted to talk about gays and feelings before it…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 31, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Parable of Iron Man: How One Big Hire Can Make All The Difference

In 2008, Marvel was on the ropes, or at least the movie-making part of the business was.

Just look at the last eight movies featuring Marvel characters released before April 2008:Blade Trinity, Elektra, Man-Thing, Fantastic Four, X-Men: The…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 30, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

The Greatest American Hires Of The Past 100 Years: Dwight Eisenhower

Hiring Eisenhower as the Supreme Allied Commander in Europe might have been FDR’s greatest move. Credit: Wikipedia

At VoiceGlance, we believe the key to any organization’s success is hiring the right people. To honor that belief, we…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 29, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Hiring Trends for the Skill Set CIOs Want Most

In a recent Robert Half survey, 57% of CIOs said that network administration is the most in-demand skill set within…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 29, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

How Zappos Hires: All About Culture

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. Credit: Wikipedia

When Tony Hsieh started Zappos in 1999, he was smart enough to realize what would make his company stand out.

There was nothing unique or proprietary about a site that sells shoes. It had competitive prices, but…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 24, 2014 at 4:11pm — No Comments

How Yahoo Hires: Recruiter-In-Chief

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Credit: Wikipedia Commons

If you gave Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer truth serum and asked her about her hiring practices, she’d probably say she’s trying to put Yahoo on par with her former company, Google.

If you gave Yahoo employees truth…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 24, 2014 at 11:22am — 7 Comments

Practice Makes Perfect: Video Interviewing Gives Candidates an Edge

The benefits of video interviewing greatly outweigh the rather minimal costs. It saves companies roughly 67% on traveling costs over traditional face-to-face interviews. As wonderful as it is for companies to save that extensive amount of money, what…

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Added by Julie Salerno on July 24, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

How Amazon Hires: No Mistakes Allowed

The E-commerce site’s hiring practice takes after its intense CEO, Jeff Bezos. Credit: Wikipedia Commons

Amazon’s theory on hiring can be tied to something its CEO, Jeff Bezos, …

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 23, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Why Your Lowest-Paid Hires Can Matter The Most

Credit: Ethan

There are two coffee shops in my neighborhood: a Tim Hortons and a Dunkin’ Donuts.

The prices at both are pretty much the same. The food is different - if anything I prefer Dunkin’ Donuts. And yet, I got to the Tim Hortons every…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 22, 2014 at 3:25pm — No Comments

What Companies Are Consistently Getting Wrong About Hiring

Credit: Vo Minh Thong

Forbes reports that the average customer satisfaction ranking for companies in America is around 86…

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Added by Paul Petrone on July 21, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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