Job hunting can be a difficult process for anyone who has left the university recently. This is because of the countless hiring agencies that are present in the market. For every given job opportunity, there are several agencies involved, and at the same time, numerous candidates. This creates a lot of competition amongst the agencies and therefore, to improve their business prospects, some of them indulge in practices that do…Continue
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Pros and Cons of IT Services Outsourcing
Although outsourcing is accepted as being the future of business growth, many industries fear, often with good reason, that this will result in loss of operational control and a fall in quality and standards. Nowhere is this truer than with IT where high operational costs, concerns about intellectual property and the need to find and retain the right people are major issues. That being said, IT companies have realized that…Continue
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Recfluence has ventured into the digital space after a successful launch, ushering a new age of recruitment for candidates as well as recruiters. The past few weeks have been filled with curiosity and excitement on Recfluence, and the impact it's going to have within the sector.
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The waiting game begins
After a job interview, the toughest thing is to weather the waiting period, which may take months or sometimes, even more. Time goes by and you may not hear a single word from the interviewer who seemed very…Continue
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The scientific community has recently unveiled hundreds of surprising new research studies which proposes that happiness can be taught like mathematics or geography. This has a huge impact on the economy given that, according toHarvard…Continue
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During years when temporary employment makes up slightly more than 2% of the current workforce (nearly 3,000,000 temp workers) and is continuing to increase, it is fascinating to notice the trends in a booming temporary employment and staffing industry compared to trends in employment as a whole.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that a year over year comparison between temporary employment…Continue
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Great news! The world is still ok.
The federation of small businesses tells us that of the 5.2 million businesses in the UK, small firms accounted for 99.3 per cent of all private sector businesses in the UK, 47.8 per cent of private sector employment and 33.2 per cent of private sector turnover.
This is good! Power to the people. The independent man still holds the key to his own destiny. This is important in a world where we see the big multinationals are constantly…Continue
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Conducting job search is often an extremely time consuming and daunting task for most. However, if you understand the strategic approach to a smart job hunt, you can find the right company where your skills would be recognized and your struggles would come to an end.
Here are some steps that will help you to find the right job that suits your experience and skill sets:
Added by Ben Karter on March 3, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments
The reason you are looking for a job change could be anything from a change of place, an opportunity to climb up the ladder, or simply to get into a profession that matches your passion. Irrespective of any reason, the smartest way to deal with such a situation, especially if you are in London or Reading is to look for the most reputed IT recruitment agency Reading or London job consultants who will help you to find what you deserve.
Why should you look for IT employment agencies…Continue
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The recruitment industry has seen a massive shift in the last few years with exponential growth and increased revenue in certain sectors. On the whole, Ciett found that the global revenue of recruitment agencies stands at over $350 billion, with over 200,000 recruitment agency branches across the globe, employing over 620,000 employees in 2013. Additionally, during the 12 month period ending August 21 2014, employment agency revenue…Continue
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A New Recruiting Paradigm Emerges | email@example.com | @techstardust | innovation leader, recruiting veteran, and advisor | Transforming Talent Acquisition | #recruitingwars #techstardust
A simple yet powerful referral-hiring guide for executives, recruiters, and leaders
2015. The future is now but after 30 years of attempted talent acquisition innovation, we only see…Continue
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Spark of the Recruiter Civil War: Fooling, Fees, &…Continue
There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance. Using reference checks (.26), education (.22) or biographical data (.37) did not improve the odds too favorably. In fact, even the best predictor, test scores, came out at .57. We could make the…Continue
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Back in the day, just before and during the early days of the Internet, I used to write job copy. I generated about 90% of my fees by selling this to my clients.
I’d produce a great display ad - probably not always as great as what the client would get from a decent creative ad agency, but…Continue
Can you imagine a world where professional athletes only get paid if they win? In 1960, the Dallas Cowboys didn't win a game. In 1976, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn't win one. And as recently as 2009, the Detroit Lions didn't win a single game. In the NBA, the Charlotte Bobcats won just 7 games in…Continue
Unfortunately, most buyers of recruitment agency services wish it wasn’t true at all.
That’s not because these buyers don’t like being sold to – many of them do, because buying the right stuff is part of their job and one of the ways they add value to their…Continue
It is clear that the industry of flexible work is on the rise. Revenues of temp agencies for placing temporary and contract workers was $104.8 billion in 2012, up from $98.3 billion in 2011 based on …Continue
Recruitment Process Outsourcing. This phrase burst onto the recruiting scene in the past 10-15 years or so, but the concept of it has been around for much longer. It was consistently used in the 1970’s during Silicon Valley’s very competitive market for high tech labor – it was very hard to find…Continue