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Practices that perpetuate the negative recruitment stereotype

It only takes a few cowboys (and girls) to change people’s perceptions of a profession. Head over to Google, type: “recruiters are…” and take a second to look at the search predictions. The results don’t make for great reading (although recruitment is not alone). For the thousands of great recruiters…


Added by Mike Robinson on October 6, 2015 at 4:33am — No Comments

Mad Men Inspired Recruitment Tips

Mad Men, one of the most talked about television dramas of our time. Over it’s 7 seasons we have witnessed the growth, decline and merging of businesses, the acquisition and loss of clients and the rise and fall of staff. Sound familiar? The competitive world of recruitment has a lot in common with the…


Added by Mike Robinson on May 18, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Candidate Control - 10 Secrets You Need to Know

Despite the term, it's not some Orwellian mind game recruiters secretly play with their candidates. It’s about having a handle on the recruitment process as a whole. With the market leaning fully in favour of candidates, recruiters need to be offering the best…


Added by Calum Morrison on May 6, 2015 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

Succeeding In a Job Interview: Learn a Few Rules of the Game

How many times have you left the office after an interview feeling that you haven’t done your best? Roughly a half of all job-seekers get too nervous about the entire procedure and fail to impress. Here are a few rules one should stick to when preparing and going to a job interview.


1. Do your…


Added by Ann Aldrich on March 16, 2015 at 8:45am — No Comments

Recruitment management tips from a galaxy far, far away

Star Wars, an epic tale of good vs. evil and a fountain of recruitment management tips. Check out HRS’s recruitment management tips from a galaxy far, far away…


  1. Don’t underestimate the competition

No matter how big your organisation or…


Added by Mike Robinson on November 28, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Recruitment tips, where to find top creative talent

Recruit for the creative sector? Find and place more candidates with niche social networks full of top creative talent.

Having worked closely with a number of great agencies and freelancer professionals I have…


Added by Mike Robinson on October 27, 2014 at 10:55am — No Comments

PLEASE Put it in Your Resume!

You've done all the research, studied the “Top 15 Interview Questions You Should Know How to Answer”* or delved into “6 Reasons Why You Didn't Get the Job”*, you're primed and ready and totally confident in your abilities to begin your job search.

You've posted your resume on…


Added by Pam Sisson on August 22, 2014 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

What You Should Stop Doing to Increase Productivity

You’re trying to get your staff engaged, you’re doling out tokens of appreciation left and right and you are a memo machine, but all of these attempts at …


Added by Sean Pomeroy on October 14, 2013 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Practical and Personal Ways to Increase Workplace Productivity

Do you ever look at that friend of yours who has accomplished more before noon than you got done all week, and after loathing them, wonder how they do it? We’re all given the same amount of hours in a day and we all need to sleep, so what…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 23, 2013 at 12:30pm — 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…


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

How to Prepare Your Internet Resume

It’s no longer as simple as typing up a resume and faxing it in. The virtual considerations that now go into the job hunt cannot be overlooked. To stay competitive in your job search, you need to consider how technology plays into that search. There is far more to consider now that we have virtual footprints everywhere. Getting ready to look for a new position now comes with a few more…


Added by Angela Yu on July 16, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Creating Job Ads for the Right Candidates

Presenting a title, job duties and pay is pretty simple. Anyone can do that. Creating a job ad that is actually targeted toward qualified candidates is tougher. There are an estimated 5 million jobs posted online. The idea is to let…


Added by Raj Sheth on July 16, 2013 at 11:30am — 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…


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

Why I love new grads

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.

There is often the chance that someone else's candidate with more…


Added by Abe Cano on April 9, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Does Time of Day Affect Your Job Interview Success?

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…


Added by Angela Yu on March 22, 2013 at 11:40am — No Comments

Language is the cruel mistress of culture

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

How to avoid the silly mistakes in interviews!

‘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…


Added by Lipton Fleming on October 17, 2012 at 6:53am — No Comments

Replacing the Objective Statement With A Qualifications Profile On Your Resume

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,…


Added by Gavin Redelman on September 4, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Lesser Spotted Interview Tips

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…


Added by Lipton Fleming on August 28, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments

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