Added by Angela Yu on May 23, 2013 at 3:32pm — No Comments
Let's take a quick look at a day in the life of the…
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Top 3 Items to Bring to Your Interview
Don’t arrive to an interview empty-handed! Being well prepared demonstrates to your…Continue
Added by Dan Roffino on April 18, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Top 5 Interview Questions – Know how to answer them!
Added by Dan Roffino on April 9, 2013 at 5:02pm — No Comments
For a talent acquisition manager, the career website is often their first exercise in employer branding. These days, companies are deploying employer brand strategy to their social media channels as a means to further engage with talent. However, once a candidate decides to apply for a job, the rest of the hiring…Continue
Added by Angela Yu on March 18, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The stats are scary.
The average cost-per-hire is something like $5,000 USD.…
There are days when I love my job as a Talent Management Pro.
There are days when I want to end my own life by throwing myself into a cage full of wild animals, ideally gorillas who are under the influence of amphetamines, and let them rend my body limb from limb. …
Added by Michael Wright on February 13, 2013 at 3:51am — No Comments
For a lot of people, January is the month to look for a new job – everyone wants to start the New Year with a boom and for many that means finally landing their dream job. (If you are still struggling to get an interview, please see our blog post ‘My New Year’s resolution – get a new job!’ for help and tips on where to…Continue
‘Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure’ Confucius.
There is no way I can over exaggerate how important it is to make sure you have prepared well for an interview. This must be the rule whether you are a senior level candidate or someone starting out in your career.
Many people blame…Continue
Added by Lipton Fleming on October 17, 2012 at 6:53am — No Comments
You always hear the same old tips about how to research into the company, interviewer, role and question preparation. Well we’ve already covered those off in depth in our Ultimate Interview Guide, so we wanted to give you some basic but lesser known tips to get you through your interview and see you into round two.
Added by Lipton Fleming on August 28, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments
Amidst all the hubbub over targeting the best talent for your organization through social media recruiting, developing your …Continue
This post originally appeared on the SkillStorm blog: www.skillstorm.com/blog
Perhaps never in our history has the competition for a job been so intense. Before you walk into your next interview, be aware that you’ll likely face some tough questions intended to throw you off your game. Why are more and more companies incorporating tough questions…Continue
Added by SkillStorm on May 31, 2012 at 10:06am — No Comments
Have you experienced a situation like this at an early-stage interview--you're excited to be there, a bit nervous expecting the difficult questions to be fired at you, but the interviewer is doing 100% the talking?
Then toward the end of the interview, you ask if he wants to ask you any questions, to which…Continue
Added by Bob McIntosh on May 25, 2012 at 7:39pm — No Comments
Did you know that virtual MBA recruitment technology can help save the planet?
In 2008, MBA Focus and its partner schools decided to no longer offer printed resume books to recruiters in an effort to conserve paper and save trees. Based on the number of resume books ordered each year, we estimated that we would save at least 75 trees per year.
Today, in partnership with InterviewStream, we aim to reduce carbon emissions one virtual interview at a time! And…Continue
Added by Ryan Pratt on April 23, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced in their March 2012 report that there are currently 5.3 million long-term unemployed people in the U.S. This figure is virtually unchanged from the previous month, meaning nearly 43% of the unemployed sector has been without a job for more than six months. That is a lot of competition when applying for a job.
To ensure that…
Added by Amish Shah on April 18, 2012 at 10:27am — No Comments
Forbes.com came out with an article on 10 of the toughest interview questions. Topping its list was, “Why should I hire you?” This is understandably one of the most unnerving questions to be thrown at you; but…Continue
As a hiring manager, how many times have you said the phrase “The resumes I am getting do not match what I’m looking for at all”? Well, now is the time to restructure your hiring process and see what you can do to improve your results. For starters:
1. The proof is in the details – Your job description is everything; it should be detailed, but not a novel. Make sure that important “must haves” are at the top to catch those quick readers in their tracks before they hit the “apply”…Continue
Added by David DeCapua on March 13, 2012 at 10:10am — No Comments
The question of “what is appropriate to wear to an interview” is one asked by every type of job seeker (young and old) and it’s important to pay attention to detail. Whether you’re interviewing at a CPA firm or an ad agency that wears jeans every day, it’s important to overdress for your main entrance.
Let’s start at the top, shall we?
Women – If your hair is down, make sure it’s brushed,…Continue
With hundreds of resumes to review on a daily basis, recruiters and hiring managers need an efficient, scalable solution for filtering and identifying the right candidates. Video interviewing empowers recruiters and HR professionals to engage qualified candidates faster, and improves collaboration with hiring managers.
Recently my business has been looking for a technology professional, who possess not only technical skills, but the ability to communicate well with others. It sounds…Continue
Added by David DeCapua on February 2, 2012 at 11:11am — No Comments