There are literally thousands of articles available for candidates on how to leave a lasting first impression throughout the recruitment process. Everything from how to craft an engaging cover letter; to how to make a résumé stand out; and even to…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on September 8, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments
My flight home from San Francisco the other day was delayed by over an hour. It felt like every 10 – 15 minutes the boarding time would be pushed out, resulting in a mass sigh or groan of frustration from the all the passengers waiting in the departure lounge.
I wasn’t paying too much attention to the…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on July 28, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments
Please note this post originally appeared on The RecruitLoop Blog
Surely in this day and age resumés are becoming obsolete! I mean who even has a CV these…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on January 24, 2014 at 11:48pm — No Comments
Here’s some advice: Burn them. Seriously. Who cares? That person made a connection with you, your company, and your brand; but none of that matters now. You…Continue
You can fail at hiring. Maybe you’re even failing now.
“But Jenn,” you say, “I still manage to hire people. How can I be failing?”
You can be scoring a failing hiring grade and still do just enough to fill…Continue
She’s a pretty tough business woman (I remember she was a pretty demanding candidate too!) so I felt quite chuffed when she told me that of all…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on September 19, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
With the war for quality talent as fierce as it is right now, if you are lucky enough to have identified a star candidate, you need to ensure that you make the most of the interview and not waste your valuable time.
There’s no denying the value of asking candidates a series of behavioural or competency based interview…Continue
Please note: This article was originally posted on the RecruitLoop blog
As a career recruiter, I’ve seen my share of ‘shifty business’. And sometimes from employers themselves! It usually involved a client contacting my candidate directly so as to avoid having to pay a recruitment fee.
Such shady dealings have unfortunately always taken…