RecruitingBlogscom

Follow Us:

All Blog Posts Tagged 'career' (424)

4 Reasons Why You Didn't Get a Job

By now, you’re feeling like there’s no hope. Especially when you think you’re just as qualified as your colleagues who are getting jobs, you don’t understand why your job search efforts are failing you.

Even if you think you’ve done everything to get a job, there are important elements of your job search…

Continue

Added by Micheal Obineme on July 2, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

10 Interview Questions That Sound Weird but have Great Value

You may have all the right degrees that can get you through a job interview, if the interviewer decides to stay to the questions that relate job and how well you think you can perform it. But it has been noticed that employers like Apple, Yahoo! and more try to judge a person through some weird and tricky questions.…

Continue

Added by Akansha Arora on May 15, 2014 at 1:30am — 6 Comments

First Impressions Count Online

I am constantly amazed at how little money most professionals are willing to spend to promote and market themselves. Like this kind of investment — investing in yourself —  is crass, egotistical, and over-indulgent. Our actions and accomplishments speak for themselves, right? We’re sick of hearing about…

Continue

Added by Peter Clayton on May 14, 2014 at 7:30am — 18 Comments

A Reflection on Cancer

Tomorrow is a day of celebration for me...I was declared "cancer free" on May 1, 2012. My battle with cancer has had a profound impact on me personally and has changed me in many ways. Some in my behaviors, but mostly in my motivations and drivers.

To give you a brief history, I was diagnosed with…

Continue

Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on April 30, 2014 at 12:21pm — 1 Comment

Recruiting: Darwinism or Creationism?

In full disclosure, I’m a huge geek. In 99 out of 100 opportunities on any given night, I’ll watch anything that is on the NatGeo or History Channels before I watch any of that mindless drivel of reality TV. (the Real World still gets a lifetime free pass). And so I had the opportunity to get all freaky with my inner geek and watch the …

Continue

Added by Pete Radloff on February 14, 2014 at 10:00am — 11 Comments

6 Steps To Launching A Successful New Business

With the job market still in a malaise, many job seekers are now considering starting their own businesses. Even those who are still employed, driven by dreams of financial freedom, are increasingly considering launching their own companies. If successful, this would be good news for the U.S. economy especially…

Continue

Added by Scott Sargis on February 7, 2014 at 9:30am — 9 Comments

How to Align Your Cultural Identity with Your Recruitment Strategy

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Sharlyn Lauby.

S harlyn Lauby, SPHR, CPLP is the HR Bartender, whose blog is a…

Continue

Added by Elise Jennings on January 31, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

The Rise of Mobile Technology in Talent Acquisition

Check out iCIMS' latest blog from iCIMS Blogger Meaghan Kacsmar.

We…

Continue

Added by Elise Jennings on December 20, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Recruitment Skills

What are the skills required to get recruited? You might be very good at your technical but all of these can be showcased only after you get into a job. It is how you present your skills that impress the employers the most. For this the most important factor is your communication skill. You could be just average or above average at your technical but if it is backed up with good communication skills, you…
Continue

Added by Neelam Mestry on December 9, 2013 at 2:31am — 1 Comment

Performance Management

These days a lot of importance is given to the word Performance Management in the corporate companies especially as they use it as one of the strategies to improve the productivity of the company. Some find this to be a complicated process as there is no specific indication of what this process deals with. Does it deal with some product / service or some department or employees or anything else? To remove…
Continue

Added by Neelam Mestry on November 15, 2013 at 4:05am — No Comments

9 Pointers for Creating an Engaging On-Campus Career Fair Booth

Business isn't war, but sometimes it feels pretty darn close.



You're constantly fighting to boost the bottom line. You're battling industry competitors for business, often from a limited client pool. And you struggle every day to grow and improve your company in a perilous business climate.







The initial stages of this combat are seen in your recruitment efforts, because you're jockeying with your industry competition for the best employees. And the…

Continue

Added by Chris Martin on November 11, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

4 Pointers for International Career Recruiting

Finding a domestic recruit is challenging enough, but what if you're tasked with recruiting via the international market? Your fellow recruiters know what's up. Here are some things they recommend that will make your search a little bit easier.





We're everywhere!



1. Narrow Your Boolean Search



Dean Da Costa has already written about this for this site and…

Continue

Added by Erin Steiner on November 8, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

5 Career Fair Practices That Will Scare Quality Candidates Away

Career fairs have been shown to be a terrific way to find qualified candidates you may otherwise not have had a chance to recruit. Going to the trouble and expense of sending company representatives to a career fair is worth it, providing you don't make mistakes like the following.



Infighting



Sending two people who don't get along to the career fair is a bad idea. When candidates see reps fighting over how to arrange the display table or who gets to play the…

Continue

Added by Kate Supino on November 7, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Rules for Writing an Eye-Catching Job Description

Your staff is the cornerstone of your business; without them, you wouldn't be able to achieve your goals and success. When you're looking to hire, you want to attract the most dynamic, qualified candidates in order to ensure your business stays on top. But how do you go about attracting the best candidates for the job? By writing an eye-catching job description.



Think about it: When people are looking for a job, they are more apt to submit their resume to a position that sounds…

Continue

Added by Bridget Galbreath on November 6, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

3 Tips for Placing Candidates in Out-of-State Positions

The role of a job recruiter can certainly be a difficult one. It takes a keen eye and a lot of know-how to find the perfect candidate for a position. Add "relocation required" to the job description, and the task gets even harder. It's difficult enough finding someone who has all of the right qualifications, let alone someone who is willing to move.





Photo Credit: Alyssa Burris



If you…

Continue

Added by Bridget Galbreath on November 5, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

How Much Weight Should a Job Candidate's Education Hold?

The benefits of holding a college degree for a job-seeker are fairly obvious - August 2013 stats show that the unemployment rate for college graduates is just under 4 percent, compared to nearly 8 percent of those who only have a high school diploma and nearly 11 percent for high-school dropouts.

However, that only answers the question how much attending college should matter for…

Continue

Added by Kelsey Castle on November 4, 2013 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

Secrets for Successfully Recruiting Passive Job Hunters

Passive job seekers aren't those who are lazy or disinterested. In fact, they're quite the opposite - they're too busy doing their job successfully to know that another company has their sights set on their talent. That's exactly what makes them so appealing.

For one thing, these candidates are currently employed. They're productive members of the workforce, gaining skills, experience, and education that could benefit your company. However, they're not the people who are searching job…

Continue

Added by Kelsey Castle on November 3, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

4 Tips for Budgeting for a Career Change

Whether you're starting your own business, changing careers, or just going off the job grid for a bit of soul searching, your financial situation is about to change - drastically. If you've decided you have enough money tucked away to take that plunge - or you want to get to the point that you do - a tighter budget is going to be your new reality. Consider the following while embarking on your new career journey.



You're going to need to reevaluate your media intake.…

Continue

Added by Andrew LIsa on November 2, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Software Knowledge That Will Make an Accountant's Resume Stand Out

Most employment experts agree that accounting is one of the few professions expected to be "safe" over the next decade, with plenty of opportunities, even as much of the job market remains difficult for white-collar workers. Remaining competitive, however, is more important for accountants than perhaps anyone else, as the wealth of opportunities will draw top candidates with whom you'll have to compete.

The single best way to to do this is to master software applications that you'll…

Continue

Added by Andrew LIsa on November 1, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Tips on Communication Skills

Have you ever heard that people got fired for in effective communication? Or a sales executive was fired for his incapability to express in a business meeting? Or a professor was fired because he wasn’t able to deliver the exact content to his students? A student who is intelligent failed in his examination because of lack of ability to express the contents or his thoughts on the sheet of paper? By this we can…
Continue

Added by Neelam Mestry on October 30, 2013 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

1999

Marketing Partners

RecruitingBlogs on Twitter

© 2014   Created by RecruitingBlogs.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

scroll to the top