There has been a lot of chatter about the state of job boards as recruiters and candidates shift towards using different media to connect and apply for jobs. Are they still relevant? The answer is a resounding YES.
The evidence is clear – job boards remain one of the top sources for new hires. Most importantly, jobseekers will continue to use them in their…
With the country having gone into recession, many people are taking the decision to relocate elsewhere. After several miserable, almost non-existent summers, warmer climates are looking more appealing than ever to potential emigrates. With a strong economy and beautiful weather,…
Added by Andy Thomas on May 21, 2013 at 7:54am — No Comments
Often, high level opportunities at large corporations are filled by having connections within the institution. Attempting to gain the attention of a high…Continue
Added by Dan Roffino on May 7, 2013 at 4:10pm — No Comments
As a staffing company, IT Accel caters to different sized businesses, and our network of talent has different needs as well. Thinking about those two facts, we always focus on gathering pertinent information from both parties to try to create a perfect match that will ultimately lead to the most successful and mutually beneficial work relationship. …Continue
Added by Dan Roffino on April 29, 2013 at 3:42pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Evelyn Amaro on April 16, 2013 at 9:40am — No Comments
Has an interviewer, or job advertisement, ever asked you for your Klout score?
In time, maybe they will. …
They say timing is everything. Nothing illustrated this more than when I entered a hall full of networkers today, and a woman I had never met approached me before I even put my dollar in the contribution jar. It was as if she came out of nowhere like a dive-bombing sparrow from the sky.
Added by Bob McIntosh on March 17, 2013 at 3:48pm — No Comments
These days, HR and Recruiting professionals seem to post new jobs everywhere, from niche sites, to job board aggregators to industry-specific landing pages and of course, all the social channels like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. This can put a new or startup hiring team in a quandary. Where to come up with hefty job board fees? What if we can't afford (or don't need) the sophisticated tools that LinkedIn has to offer? Finally, the most important question of all:
Is having MORE…Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on March 12, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Handshakes are often overlooked in relation to their importance in greetings and interview situations. Many people take for granted this simple, common act of communication that happens almost on a daily basis. As a Senior Consultant for a leading online resume builder…Continue
Added by Andy Thomas on February 8, 2013 at 5:34am — No Comments
Data analysts are responsible to collect information from various sources, analyse them and suggest recommendations on its basis. It is expected will help the company to overcome problems and achieve desired goals. Entry level positions usually seek individuals with a bachelor’s degree, while a master’s degree will keep you much ahead in the process of job search.
Most people enjoyed the fact that data analyst’s job is crucial to the company. However, the position will require you to…Continue
Added by Daniel Smith on February 8, 2013 at 12:11am — No Comments
Interviews are often listed as one of the most stressful situations in which a person can find themselves - along with moving house and having a baby. This does seem a little disproportionate though; an interview, after all, is little more than a conversation between two or three people that is probably over in less than two hours. Yet we continue to worry about them, losing sleep over what questions might be asked or what would happen if your mind went blank.
Admittedly, a lot might…Continue
Added by Andy Thomas on February 7, 2013 at 7:16am — No Comments
The job role of an electrical engineer is complicated. You need to handle a lot of things including designing, development and maintenance of different machinery and electrical equipment. Those who are interested in making their career in this field have the opportunity of working in different sectors. Transport network, powerhouses, distribution and telecommunication, every sector has need for trained electrical engineers.
Added by Daniel Smith on January 4, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments
Let’s face it, when you’re looking for a job, you want it as fast and as easy as you can get it. It can be overwhelming and time-consuming searching for a job. It’s true that you likely won’t land an interview, or job for that matter, without actually applying for job openings (unless they come through…Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on January 1, 2013 at 4:46pm — No Comments
I recently “googled” my name and found an assortment of results come up that I didn’t even realize were out there and visible to the public. Social media sites, registries I created, and websites that I’ve registered on and long forgotten about. When it comes to job…Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on December 29, 2012 at 7:43pm — No Comments
Ever wonder where all the traffic to your job postings comes from?
On the heals of last week’s piece on The 5 Things Everyone Should Know About SEO in Job Descriptions, Ongig took a look at our last 100,000 visits to the “social job descriptions” we help power for our employer users (and thus have visibility into via…Continue
Added by Jason Webster on December 10, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Are you in the right job for your talents? Do you
look forward to going to work each day....or do you
My grandfather, who was a very wise man, gave me great advice many years ago. He said that "life is too short to be miserable at your job. If you're that unhappy, it's time to go and do something else."
Of course, there are always circumstances that…Continue
Added by pam claughton on December 9, 2012 at 2:13pm — No Comments
Job searching can be overwhelming, long and tiresome. In order to use your time productively and get the best results, you should organize your activities and set short-term goals. Organizing your time will help you to stay focused, avoid burning out and help you to achieve maximum results.
Below are some tips for…Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on November 30, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments
According to ERE.net roughly 30% of all hires come through a referral. A referral pipeline can be easier to build in the early and mid-stages of a company’s growth. People are attracted by the opportunity to get in early and have an impact.
As your company grows, the referral pipeline can be…Continue
Every job market is unique and in order to gain the most out of your job search, working alongside a specialised recruiter can be your ticket to success. Just as you may use a mechanic to help you with your car or a plumber to help stop your leaking tap, an expert recruiter can help…Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on November 13, 2012 at 8:59pm — No Comments
It is superior to use pictures rather than just words when communicating a message — this is an application of “The Picture Superiority Effect". In this article, I’m gonna co-opt it for us recruiters and call it “The Visual Recruiting Superiority Effect” or “Visual Recruiting” for short.
But first, some advertising/design/recruiting…Continue