Published April 9, 2013
Abe Cano, Therapist Recruiter, WSI Healthcare
I am one of the lucky few that has the ability to place a new graduate with relatively little to no real world experience. Continue
There is often the chance that someone else's candidate with more…
Added by Abe Cano on April 9, 2013 at 10:30pm —
Job interviews are already stressful enough as it is. Now we're hearing that the time of day you take your interview can affect your chances of being accepted for the next step! In fact, there are even studies that say the day of the week matters.
Whatever is a jobseeker to do? Let's dissect these new findings and then figure out some super stealth ways to ensure your interview goes well, no matter WHEN it is.
Afternoon Interviews Are At a Disadvantage
According to a… Continue
Added by Angela Yu on March 22, 2013 at 11:40am —
There are days when I love my job as a Talent Management Pro. Continue
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 —
‘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 —
Does your current resume begin with a generic objective statement telling the reader what type of jobs you are looking for? Let me guess that it reads something similar to this:
“I am seeking the opportunity to expand my skills, knowledge and experience in a challenging professional environment. I am honest,… Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on September 4, 2012 at 10:30pm —
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.
Here are… Continue
Added by Lipton Fleming on August 28, 2012 at 10:18am —
If you are a current job seeker you no doubt have one more thing to stress about – writing the perfect resume. The resume is often regarded as one of the most difficult documents to develop. An effectively written resume will get the reader’s attention within the first 20 seconds. However, with such demand for jobs, 20 seconds… Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on July 10, 2012 at 7:59pm —
From today's RBC Daily:
"Change just one word and you can sometimes change your entire approach for the better." This is a great quote from Jeff Harden's new article on Inc. entitled The 5 Most… Continue
Added by Tim Spagnola on March 13, 2012 at 10:22am —
It is 2012 and the economy has not completely recovered—particularly in the legal sector. As a legal recruiter, I’m in the tough position of placing a select few candidates from a highly-saturated, highly-qualified pool of available attorneys. There are more attorneys available than there are available seats on projects. Law firms remain cautious about hiring; many attorneys continue to experience layoffs; and, new attorneys… Continue
Added by David King on February 21, 2012 at 5:30pm —
You have read many politically correct publications on how to write an effective resume broken down by industry, level of experience, geographic culture, style and presentation. They are all correct, but are they meeting your needs? We are going to take a slightly different approach to resume writing, identifying the pitfalls so you can avoid a recipe for disaster.
At the end of this piece, you will have to ask yourself this question: Is my resume a wimp? We will… Continue
Added by Mark A. Leon on February 21, 2012 at 10:15am —
Firstly it’s important to remember that your cover letter is your introduction/preface, it is almost akin to the first steps into an interview room. It’s the first impression we create so we must remember it is important to make it a good one. The main purpose of your cover letter is to entice the reader to want to learn more about you with a view to actually reading through your CV.… Continue
Added by Lipton Fleming on February 15, 2012 at 4:30am —
The resume services team from ResumeEdge, a Nelnet company and leading online provider of resume writing services, today released a new resource, “Top Ten Interview Blunders.” People often spend countless hours working on their cover letter and resume to secure a coveted interview, but then make mistakes during the interview that can’t be undone. This new guide… Continue
Added by Crystal T on July 26, 2011 at 11:30am —
Regular readers of the Rockwood Blog already know how important it is to avoid typos.
But sometimes even perfect spelling and grammar aren’t enough – there are some things that should be left off a resume.
Here’s a great article from Yahoo! Finance discussing 10 things… Continue
Added by Dan Ogden on July 1, 2011 at 10:30am —
Like most sequels, this is not as good as the original, but I hope this is a better sequel than Revenge of the Nerds II. Please read #4 first if you are pressed for time.
1. Cold Calls on Voicemail. Keep the pitch short. Find out the delete # in my system and say "Don't hit the 9 key! My friend Julie is a top notch SharePoint developer and asked me contact you about yesterday's posting. I'm Julie Carr with Blobert Blaf Blechnology (or any company that just… Continue
Added by Bert Shimabukuro on June 28, 2011 at 8:30pm —
You have read many politically correct publications on how to write an effective resume broken down by industry, level of experience, geographic culture, style and presentation. They are all correct, but are they meeting your needs? We are going to take a slightly different approach to resume…
Added by Mark A. Leon on May 4, 2011 at 11:48am —
Are you a recent graduate, just completed degree or graduation course? Are you presently looking for job, but are quite confused about exactly how to start the job hunt? Then here are some useful and handy tips that will definitely help you in the long run, while searching job that suits your profile-
- Making resume- resume is your paper presentation. Whatever you possess is depicted in your resume, so it should be strictly relevant and professional. Resume should be very neat,…
Added by Julian wood on April 8, 2011 at 6:24am —
www.SearchtoEmploy.com, a recently launched, multi-award nominated Job website , have today
transformed themselves into a world class Employment Network by including a truly unique Invite Platform that tracks the contacts you invite to their website and allows you to be paid a $10.00 (Australian) referral fee if anyone you invite… Continue
Added by Andrew Turnbull on November 29, 2010 at 1:30pm —
Recruiters have a number of things to juggle day in and day out in order to run a successful desk, but it is always important to not lose sight of the little things in the bigger picture. Here are just two quick examples of… Continue
Added by Noel Cocca on October 21, 2010 at 10:30pm —
As more and more companies begin to utilize Social Recruiting to achieve their broader strategic recruiting objectives. An important consideration is, what makes an effective social recruiter? Continue
1. Be Present–This means establishing a presence on sites (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter & niche) that are important to your target audience. The key is to strike the right balance between heavily trafficked and niche sites. For each site that you join, you are going to have…
Added by Omowale Casselle on May 13, 2010 at 11:09am —
When sitting in front of your potential next employer, in a job interview, the most essential piece of paper which adds instant credibility to your personal brand is not your college degree – it’s your resume!
We recently turned to Certified Resume Writer Violet Nikolici Lowery, President of A Plus Professional Resumes and Creator of “Pimp My Crappy Resume”, to address a frequently asked question by Job Seekers – “Should I include… Continue
Added by Carlos Gil on April 19, 2010 at 12:30pm —