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Humanization is Recruiting Bacon

Humanization has become the bacon of the HR and recruiting world. By that, I mean that it is loved by everyone but no one wants to see it made. Experts call for HR Pros to humanize everything from employer …
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Added by Julie Salerno on February 19, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Landing a job in Europe for (Indian) foreigners in Europe

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my network of Indian contacts in ICT is “considerably” large and therefore the head-hunting branch of my company receives dozens of CV’s from India each week. I often get asked by applicants how to land a job in Germany/France/Holland etc … So I’d like to shed some light here.

Germany is currently…

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Added by Valbonne Consulting on January 4, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

How to Prepare for Oracle DBA Developer Interview?

In a world, which is moving forward at the speed of light, technology and information is playing an important role with every passing day. Almost all companies look for different technical professionals to help in several operations. Different engineers or people with similar qualifications are recruited as Oracle DBA developers by the company. They play important roles in helping the organization move forward.

  • A Few Basic Questions that You Might Face

Some…

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Added by Daniel Smith on December 19, 2013 at 11:52pm — No Comments

The Interview Process -It Could Be Worse!

The interview process can be rough, nerve-racking and even scary. As sweat starts to make that freshly pressed button down stick to your back, you start to second-guess yourself, and you can never be too sure what you’re walking into. For most of us, this is the nature of the interview, and there are some companies that fully embrace the fear inducing aspects…

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Added by Raj Sheth on October 30, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

The Importance of Video in Recruiting

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS blogger Eileen Kern.

iCIMS has rolled out Video Cover Letter as part of our own hiring process, and as an organization we couldn’t be more excited about the results we’re seeing. Our very own technical recruiter, Nicole Tucker, gave a quick snapshot of…

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Added by Elise Jennings on October 2, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

How To Be a Successful Job Candidate

Rich Peterson's Lessons from the Political Campaign Trail

Think your job search is challenging? How would you like to go on 100 interviews a month as other candidates try to discredit you and the media stands ready to report (and continually replay) any mistake or failing to a laughing public?

Next to running for office, a job search is a…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Behavioral Interviews Asked of Candidates

Rich Peterson asserts behavioral based interview questions are the most popular and overused among recruiters.

The purpose of behavioral questions is to identify how a potential new employee would act in future situations. Behavioral questions are always open ended, leaving the interviewee to fill in the blanks. To answer these…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Seven Great Questions to Ask at a Job Interview

Rich Peterson feels, "It's Now Your Turn."



After they hold you to the fire, here are 7 questions to ask them. Some of them about the company and some about you.



Do some research if you are going for an interview. Read the job description and requirements carefully. Browse the web site to see how the organization presents itself. Search…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Most Popular Behavioral Interview Questions

 Rich Peterson believes behavioral based interview questions are the most popular and overused among recruiters.

The purpose of behavioral questions is to identify how a potential new employee would act in future situations. Behavioral questions are always open ended, leaving the interviewee to fill in the blanks. To answer these questions:

1.) Identify an experience

2.) Describe the situation

3.) Describe the task presented

4.) The…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Behavioral Interview Questions

Searching for a Job and getting nailed on Behavioral Based Interview Questions?

Rich Peterson maintains It happens every day.

Behavioral based interviewing is interviewing based on discovering how you performed in specific employment-related situations. How you behaved in the past will predict how you will behave in the future. Basically, past performance predicts future…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The Toughest Interview Question to Answer

Rich Peterson says there is nothing worse than being in an interview and the being asked a question to which you don't know the answer.



Avoid the dreaded debacle and go into the interview prepared. Familiarize yourself with a few common difficult questions and arm yourself with answers prepared ahead of time.



Check out these tough interview questions and some…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Meaningless Interview Questions

Rich Peterson shared that all those meaningless interview questions actually have a purpose. That’s why everyone uses them. The interviewer is testing your ability to interact with others. By putting you on the spot, your answer gives the interviewer an idea of how you present yourself in a social and professional setting and a glimpse of what you think the most important facts about yourself…

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Metrics, Tools and the Screening Process

I have loved the term, “Work smarter, not harder” for a long time now. Not that I don’t appreciate hard work, but what I appreciate more is creating consistent and efficient processes that make life and work easier. I love when a task can be completed in less time and with fewer steps. That’s…

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Added by Raj Sheth on September 10, 2013 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Branding Through Video Interviewing

A company’s brand is who they are and what sets them apart. There are probably thousands of other companies in most industries, but there are only a handful of names that people will recognize. They will recognize those names because of clearly defined and successfully promoted branding. Even if a company offers the exact same services or products as the other guy, the company with the established brand will always do…

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Added by Angela Yu on August 14, 2013 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Stand Out with a Video Resume

Video resumes are becoming an extremely popular way to stand out from the crowd. They are easy to make, and they showcase a candidate’s creativity and tech skills. When used correctly, a good video resume can shoot you straight to the head of the pack.

We have embraced video to the fullest. Why read when you can watch! Over 1/3 of web traffic comes from …

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Added by Angela Yu on July 31, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Interview "Prep" Talk : Advice from The REKRUTR Vault

 

This week I want to take some time to talk about one of the most important parts of the recruitment process that is often overlooked; prepping the candidate for interview.

It has always amazed me that so many otherwise exceptional recruiters will work so hard to identify a good job order; find the ideal candidate; set up an interview and then drop the ball. Why would anyone work…

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Added by Amy McDonald on June 26, 2013 at 12:46pm — No Comments

The Intimidating Hiring Manager and The Bad Candidate Experience That Results

I have had a few of these types of managers in the past - the types that for some reason intimidate and belittle the candidate even before the interview begins OR within the interview goes so far south in the way they question the candidate. Where the interview becomes more like a Sopranos Mob Inquisition, or almost like an FBI interrogation that the candidate is ready to throw in the towel before the interview even completes. 

Let me warn you now - I will say this with all due…

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Added by Mike Rasmussen on June 21, 2013 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

Landing College Talent with Video Interviewing

small__6761027605 These younger candidates are looking for technology, flexibility and guidance in their candidate experience. You can offer them all of the above with video interviewing. In fact, quite often, this new generation of workers will choose these things over monetary compensation. Attracting talent, means knowing what they're looking for.

Lure Them In…

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Added by Angela Yu on June 18, 2013 at 2:02pm — No Comments

The 3 As to Ace-ing an Interview

Being prepared for an interview is one of the most important aspects of the job hunt. If for no other reason than not wasting time, you should take the interviewing process seriously. You have spent time and energy on the job hunt and the HR side has spent time and money setting this interview up. Taking steps to ensure a smooth interview is just another bullet in your…

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Added by Angela Yu on June 11, 2013 at 12:26pm — 1 Comment

Series 1.5: Talent Assessment Design

Foundational planning for a successful talent assessment program yields (1) garnered support from leadership and the identification of the best internal champions to design the assessment framework; (2) core competencies required for all talent including behaviors rooted in the…

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Added by David Perel on June 6, 2013 at 12:37pm — No Comments

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