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Why Personal Branding Affects Company Branding

If you are hoping to land a job or want to keep your current job, you have to realize that your personal brand will affect a company. A wrong step could leave a company a lot of clean-up—your picture gets placed in the paper for something illegal; you guest post a controversial article; a joke on Twitter gets…

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Added by Amanda DiSilvestro on March 10, 2014 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Characteristics of a Great Recruiter!: Part l

It doesn't matter if I am a hiring manager or a candidate on the market or an event attendee (career fairs, open house, speed interviewing or whatever), it is pretty apparent that most of the folks that are recruiting for companies today do not have the skills, knowledge, or experience to meet the minimum expectations of the job.

 It is quite disappointing to see the skill level and caliber of many recruiters that reside in Corporate America today. Some have been promoted into their…

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Added by Richard Peterson on November 14, 2013 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Tracking Metrics

Tracking Metrics

Rich Peterson knows there are loads of articles about how the metrics behind recruiting drive the hiring process.

Recruiting metrics provide us an opportunity to take a analytical approach to hiring by allowing us to quantify the hiring process. Tracking day-to-day details provide us a look at the big picture.

Almost all HR metrics record history. It has little value in the fast-changing business world where any of your numbers, positive or…

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Added by Richard Peterson on October 15, 2013 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

7 Ways To Piss Off Any Candidate

I’ve spent most of my career as a hiring manager, but I’ve recently had the opportunity to become a candidate (which resulted in your getting to read my blog article today :)  ). And I have to tell you – it can be shockingly annoying to be on the candidate’s side of the table.

I’ve had many moments…

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Added by Paul Slezak on September 19, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

College Classes to Take to Find and Keep a Job

Economics

Environmental Studies

Engineering

Statistics

Computer Programming

For More Information:…

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

First Rule of Resume Writing - Think of Annie...

This morning Annie wrote to me pleading for simple and clear resumes/CV's. Annie is a UK-based recruiter. Annie, and thousands like her, spend a good deal of their day matching people to jobs, and to do that Annie reads resumes...... lot's of…

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Added by Martin Ellis on July 22, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Would You Want a Planned, Canned Response? – Scott’s Sales Yoga Thought for the Week

Cans work well for beans and vegetables but fail miserably in sales. Yet, many sales organizations mandate that salespeople memorize or read specific soundbites designed for specific situations. Would you want to be on the receiving end of one of these impersonal, canned statements? This type of sales practice is just one of many reasons why people dislike hearing a sales pitch.

In Sales Yoga, we practice the art of Integrative Questioning to build rapport, develop…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on May 30, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

The Best Tips for Using Social Media to Land a Job Interview

Whether you’re just starting out, a new college graduate or a veteran of the hunt, social media can absolutely help

 you to land a job interviewIn conjunction with a solid resume and network, there are several great tips, tools and techniques you can use to break through the resume stack and get your foot in the door. While landing the job from there is still an uphill fight, you know having you voice heard…

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Added by Ryan Connors on April 11, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Next time you hire a CEO, hire a Recruiting Leader

Next time you hire a CEO. …







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Added by Michael Wright on February 27, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

A bad IT Recruiter Walks Into a Bar...

D ear Wannabe IT Recruiters:

Please quit and do something that you are better suited for.  I don’t know, sell cars. Become a barrista. Just do something – ANYTHING as…
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Added by Jackye on February 14, 2013 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

How to Write a Resume for the 80K Professional

Added by Amos on February 1, 2013 at 1:53pm — 12 Comments

Register with a Care Agency to Succeed in Your Career as a Caregiver

Why is it a good idea to register with a care agency if you want to build a career in the care services? Whether you are new to this field or have considerable experience in this sector, you may find it easier to get appropriate jobs if you register with a care agency. However, this is not the only reason for this. Here are a few reasons that make this a good choice.

Reason 1: The care agency completes the basic screening and background checks:  When the family of an elderly…

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Added by Daniel Smith on January 28, 2013 at 12:40am — No Comments

5 Ways To Network As A College Student

Unfortunately networking and career development are not always the main focus on college campuses but you can do more networking at college than you think. Whether it’s for a job in the future, or you’re seeking an internship or summer position, networking is a great way to share knowledge and open doors for…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on January 28, 2013 at 12:13am — No Comments

Hidden LinkedIn Resume Tool for Candidates

Fed up with sub-standard Resumes and CV's, even from top people?

Point them to LinkedIn's hidden resume builder at http://resume.linkedinlabs.com. It's saved my candidates bacon more than once. It converts their LinkedIn…

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Added by Martin Ellis on January 25, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Reaching the Decison Maker

Let us share ideas here for the New Year that would be great. Recruiting as we all know has changed and it is tied to the state of the economy the economy is very poor now. What are your ways of reaching more decision makers who don't know you and getting them to do business with you?

Here is the way I get new clients.I research the internet look on CareerBuilder.com, Indeed.com and SimplyHired.com and firm's web site for current openings and then go to linkedin and get the name of…

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Added by Jane Roth on January 25, 2013 at 11:36am — No Comments

Top CV/Resume Tip: How to write an attention-grabbing Personal Statement

My headline advice for anybody writing their CV/Resume is to get your punches in early and grab the readers attention with your Personal Statement. It should also follow these basics:

  • Make it no longer than 5 or 6 lines
  • Include your…
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Added by Martin Ellis on December 7, 2012 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

How to Choose a Headhunter - Great questions to test them...

Since I started writing this "How to Choose a Headhunter" series in 2008, the world of recruitment/headhunting has turned upside down. Back then, my first post was the top questions I'd advise anybody considering engaging a headhunter for the first time, but time has moved on and the questions have changed - although not all of them!…

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Added by Martin Ellis on December 5, 2012 at 9:00am — 10 Comments

3 Tips for Jobseekers on Navigating the Job Market

State of the Economy

The economy is a dichotomy that as soon as you think you have it figured out, the projections you felt were safe get thrown upside down.  I've been in the staffing industry for 14 years and recently decided to add up how many of those years have been recessionary and I came up with nine to ten.  The trends seem to indicate that the economy is improving at a tangible pace.  For instance, Dice just released a statistic last week of…

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Added by Mike Barefoot on December 3, 2012 at 2:38pm — No Comments

6 Tips To Help Organize Your Time While Job Searching

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…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on November 30, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

5 Things To Waste Your Time On While Waiting For That Job Interview

Applying for a job nowadays is a lot easier. Thanks to the Internet, one can just go to a job portal, click an online advertisement and voila! - your resume gets sent quickly. No more classified ads cut-outs from the previous Sunday, no walking to different companies with a dozen copies of your resume at hand, peddling it to whoever will accommodate you without any prior appointment or schedule. Job application is now a breeze.

Okay, that may be an exaggeration. There are still people…

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Added by Maria Manuella Pamintuan on November 28, 2012 at 3:30am — No Comments

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