All Blog Posts Tagged 'and' (120)

US Adds 248,000 Jobs, Unemployment Drops to 5.9%

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics September Employment Situation Summary, 248,000 jobs were added to the economy, the unemployment rate dropped .2 percentage points to 5.9%, and the number of unemployed persons decreased by 329,000. Compared to a year ago, the unemployment rate is down by 1.3%. Job growth in the US marks a 12-month average monthly gain of…

Continue

Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on October 3, 2014 at 11:10am — No Comments

Hiring in Oil and Gas Keeps Flowing

The oil and gas industry is considered to be booming and it's reflected in hiring trends. When comparing the past 90 days to the same 90-day period last year, the number of job ads posted online in the US grew 17%, according to data from WANTED Analytics. Over the long term, the growth is even more apparent. Oil and gas demand…

Continue

Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 11, 2014 at 10:12am — No Comments

Discrimination: Tattoos and Body Modification Challenge to Business Casual and Business Attire

The face of the up and coming American and Canadian worker is changing and it’s often decorated with ink and metal. A recent study in the Journal of American Academy of Dermatology has found that just under half of people in their 20’s have either a…

Continue

Added by Daryl Daley @IntelMinds on June 18, 2014 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

How Can Congress Change Energy Hiring

In Washington, a bipartisan bill encouraging energy efficiency, the Shaheen and Portman's Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, was recently stalled due to disagreement over amendments to the bill.

According to …

Continue

Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on May 29, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Competence drives confidence

When have you been most confident at work, in any job? 

I strongly suspect it was when you had a high level of competence in that job. 

I recently had reason to recall the start of my recruitment agency career, in London twenty five years ago. I was twenty two years old. I was working in an office for the first time. I was living out of home for the first time. I was resident in a country that was not my own. I was in a job that I had zero previous experience in…

Continue

Added by Ross Clennett on May 27, 2014 at 7:08am — No Comments

Analyzing the "RecruiterSpam" Problem

Once upon a time, and a beri-beri good time it was, there was a poorly-researched article about e-recruiters in The Atlantic magazine recently, which prominently featured me, without acknowledgment, and without any effort at journalistic integrity or any effort to determine the truth of the…

Continue

Added by Nicholas Meyler on March 7, 2014 at 12:00am — 6 Comments

Employment Picking Up Momentum: TIME TO ENGINEER A NEW RESUME!

According to today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, the unemployment rate dropped a staggering .3% to 7%. In the process 203,000 new jobs were created. This brings the total to 1,235,000 new jobs created over the last seven months!

 

Job creation was across the board in most sectors including:

  1. Transportation and warehousing creating 31,000 new jobs in…
Continue

Added by Scott Sargis on December 7, 2013 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

Winning Internship Programs

Winning Formalized Internship Programs

These methods are based on organization's goal is to convert interns to full-time hires and is therefore paying its interns. 

Unpaid internships present a number of problems for organizations focused on intern conversion.

Rich Peterson firmly believes, if you follow these simple rules, you will Hit a Home Run.

 1. Furnish interns with real work assignments:

Furnishing interns with…

Continue

Added by Richard Peterson on October 15, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

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…

Continue

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

United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and the New York State Legislature – Today’s Radical Accountability Zeroes

Being married to a teacher, I’m biased, typically erring to a teacher’s point of view. However, when the behavior of teachers is harmful to children, I’ll take the kids’ side every time.

That’s the case in this latest awarding of Radical Accountability Zeroes to the UFT, the New York City affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers, and the New York State…

Continue

Added by Scott Wintrip on July 3, 2013 at 10:22am — No Comments

Kill the Dog and Corral the Pony – Scott’s Sales Yoga Thought for the Week

Earlier this week, a salesperson told me about a difficult conversation she was about to have with a client. In asking for my advice, she said there was a chance this customer will ask for a price reduction and that she’d have to do a “dog and pony show” to convince them to keep working with her at the current rate.

I told her she needed to “kill the dog and corral the pony.” As you may suspect, there was a long pause on the other end of the phone after such a startling…

Continue

Added by Scott Wintrip on May 2, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Interviewing: What type of car salesman are you?

There are two things (hopefully) that every person will encounter in their life (among a million other things, but we’ll focus on these two for now).

  1. Interviewing for a job
  2. Buying a (used) car

What do these two things have in common, you ask?  I’m glad you asked, let me tell you why.

Imagine yourself walking into a car dealership to buy a brand new Audi A6 sedan.  You’re going to encounter 1 of 2 car salesman.

  • The skeezy car…
Continue

Added by Dane Anar on April 10, 2013 at 2:33pm — No Comments

Crafting Powerful Sales and Marketing Messages

Scott explains the four ‘C’s’ that will allow you to craft powerful sales and marketing messages.

Click here to…

Continue

Added by Scott Wintrip on February 15, 2013 at 8:26am — No Comments

Making High Speed Business Broadband Has Given A New Meaning To Business Places

The high quality business broadband is seen making history by creating a good distinction in the business world and surviving or going into liquidation.

Certain foremost experts believe it should be a legal necessity for small firms to have…

Continue

Added by Tristen Merritt on February 14, 2013 at 12:43am — 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…

Continue

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

What are the Best Paid Offshore Jobs?

Most of the off shore jobs are available in the oil and gas industry. People want to go for offshore jobs because of the high pay package and other facilities. Working offshore can be a great challenge if you are not adoptable. It has its own disadvantages. However, the rewards are good enough to overlook the negative aspects of offshore jobs.

Let’s have a look at the different types of offshore jobs that you can apply for.

Offshore Installation…

Continue

Added by Daniel Smith on January 4, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

2013: The Year of the Recruiting Platform

2013 is just around the corner. According to Staffing Industry Analysts, 2013 looks to be a terrific year for the staffing and recruiting business.  How will you put your best foot forward with your Recruiting & Sales Process Automation? Are you familiar with the newest term in Recruiting…

Continue

Added by Reena Gupta on December 17, 2012 at 4:15pm — No Comments

My 2 cents on Linked In and its impact on recruitment industry

Before I start I should establish that this post is purely based on my personal experience and I am not trying to pass it as factual information. I am solely sharing my experience and will hopefully be able to hear from others who have the same or perhaps a different opinion.

 

I have spent the good part of the past 6 years in building a decent network on Linked In. A network that has a large number of executives and decision makers in it but is also wide enough to span across…

Continue

Added by Navid Sabetian on November 22, 2012 at 1:32am — 8 Comments

Should job boards and employment sites have these features? Just wondering...

As noted in previous posts, I’ve been thinking lately about what makes a job board good – or not. Below are a few questions to that effect – and yes, some employment sites have these features, but most do not. Maybe there absent features you’ve wondered about?

  • Voice input for search: Hey, if you’re…
Continue

Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on September 18, 2012 at 9:08am — 3 Comments

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

1999

Subscribe

Free Webinar!

Marketing Partners

RecruitingBlogs on Twitter

Recruiting Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All

© 2014   Created by RecruitingBlogs.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

scroll to the top