All Blog Posts Tagged 'employment' (322)

Accents in recruitment and employment

For better or worse, the UK has different attitudes to its regional accents. What are these attitudes, and what impact do they have on employment? Facilities management company DCS Multiserve has provided us with this research…

Accents affect employability

Research has shown that a strong accent can affect how employable a person is – and how they are treated at work.

Eight in 10 employers admit to making…

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Added by Jake Holyoak on September 28, 2017 at 3:30am — 2 Comments

5 Most Common HR Complaints

For your business to work efficiently, it's necessary to maintain the efforts of the human resources department. When the manager's performance goes unchecked or incompetent workers get hired, a number of complaints arise. Pay attention to several, common complaints that affect the HR…

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Added by Rachael Murphey on August 18, 2017 at 1:11pm — 1 Comment

How to Read an Employment Contract

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Added by Shae Holland on July 27, 2017 at 1:55pm — No Comments

How to Be a Stellar Employee

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Added by Shae Holland on July 21, 2017 at 11:50am — No Comments

5 Ways to Leverage Social Media for Talent Acquisition

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Added by Justin Mowrer on June 22, 2017 at 5:12am — No Comments

#DidYouKnow: Pre-Employment personality testing goes back as far as 206 BC!

Pre-employment personality testing dates as far back as China's Han Dynasty (206 BC – 220 AD), but what we consider modern cognitive testing began in France during the 1800s.



Pre-employment assessments gained popularity in the late 1800s for U.S. government…

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Added by Chrissy Nicholas Dooley on May 12, 2017 at 12:13pm — No Comments

What to do if you have a toxic boss

We are sure that everyone has encountered a bad boss at some stage during their career, but a toxic boss can be detrimental to your health. Earlier this year a new study by the Alliance Manchester Business School revealed the impact of a…

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Added by ISL Recruitment on May 9, 2017 at 9:55am — No Comments

Hiring Right: Best Places to Find the Right Candidate for the Job

Recruiting new employees is one of the hardest tasks any manager is faced with, but don't sweat it. We know exactly how to help you find the best candidates for the job. Here are five of the best places to find new employees for your company. …

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on May 13, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Tips on How to Answer the Top 10 Job Interview Questions

1. Can you tell me about yourself?

 

This can be one of the most terrifying questions of all time, not to mention the most challenging to answer as well. As a candidate for a specific position, when this question is asked you are quick to wonder what the interviewer wants to know. What could be…

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Added by Pharice Brown on March 30, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Me a Product?! - Career Marketing 101

A job search seems to have many hurdles to overcome – resume, interview technique, appearance, and networking are challenges that job seekers face. These…

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Added by Pharice Brown on March 25, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

6 Resume Writing Tips for Career/Educational Counselors

Writing a good resume can be considered as a kind of art, because there is not a correct way to formulate one’s resume, but there are always some resume writing tips that can be found helpful when applying for an education and career counseling position. It is important to stand out from the crowd with your resume and that is done with quality content that is clearly written without any errors.…

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Added by Jennifer Bouley on December 25, 2015 at 10:09am — No Comments

An Education in the Fine Arts

Should You Continue Your Studies?

Courtesy: tiverton.ri.gov

Courtesy: tiverton.ri.gov

 Choosing to continue your studies within a form of the fine arts after high school graduation is both risky and expensive.…

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Added by Jennifer Bouley on December 24, 2015 at 6:06am — No Comments

Done with Job Interview? Now, Learn How to Follow Up?

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…

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Added by Ben Karter on September 15, 2015 at 6:10am — No Comments

How to build a successful dream team



Great teams don't just happen. Сreating a successful team is possible only when the right people with the right skills come together. However, in today’s competitive market, simply hiring top talent isn't enough. Knowing your players' strengths and…

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 18, 2015 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Does Being a Smoker Put Off Potential Employers?

If you've been a smoker for a while, you might be oblivious to the message is sends out about you. This can make a huge difference in an interview and to potential employers. We're going to look about what smoking says about you, and how it could influence potential employers as to whether they take you on or not.



They might say it doesn't matter - but that isn't necessarily the case



Most interviewers and potential employers want to seem as open-minded as…

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Added by Peter Ellington on April 27, 2015 at 6:00am — No Comments

Here’s to the Independent Recruiter!

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…

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Added by Dan Midwinter on March 10, 2015 at 6:18am — No Comments

What Are The Qualities of Best Recruiters?

 

We all want to get a good job that suits us completely. The recruiters play really very important part in all the organizations and fields. They gives a company an opportunity to find best and most eligible staff and also, they allow deserving candidates to get right opportunity and career along with a dream job. The efficiency of recruiter actually effects positively on the organization and candidate’s future.

If the recruiter is right then it will allow…

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Added by Patty on February 25, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How well does Interviewing work in Choosing the best Employee?

Employee Performance 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…

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Added by Donald Sonn on December 10, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments

What I learned from my son's first recruitment experience

Last week was a momentous one in my life: My eldest son, Guy, was offered his first job. Then twenty four hours later he was offered another job.

 

Given what I have dedicated my working life to, it has been a fascinating experience to observe the process of my own child attempting to enter the workforce for the first…

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Added by Ross Clennett on November 13, 2014 at 5:36pm — No Comments

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