All Blog Posts Tagged 'expert' (24)

First Steps Of Networking

I f you’ve started your job search or looked at career resources, you’re probably hearing this word a lot—Networking. You may be thinking you don’t know any professionals in the career that interests you, or find the task daunting. In reality, each of us already has networks that can help us in our career path and job…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on December 4, 2012 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Everyone on the Planet Should Have a Blog

That is an outrageous and absurd idea, right?

Yet, countless career related experts continue to suggest that to job seekers. I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve read and heard that exact piece of advice, but it is a prevalent theme amongst the rapidly reproducing “build your brand” and “brand yourself as an expert” contingent.

They may not be saying it quite like the title above, but essentially when they advise anyone who is looking for a job to start a blog, that IS what…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 4, 2012 at 11:00pm — 22 Comments

Special Delivery: Who Ordered the Spam?

I was silently hoping that someone had finally sprayed enough insecticide on the pests that continue to propagate terrible job search advice. Alas, plenty of evidence of their insidious and obnoxious existence still emerges regularly.

There are a number of sources in my local area that sponsor workshops, seminars and other events directed at job seekers. From what I can tell, the vast majority of the sponsors and presenters have literally zero relevant background to justify providing…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on March 27, 2012 at 6:30pm — 6 Comments

Hiring and Onboarding High Performance Sales Teams

Listen to an interview with sales management strategist and talent management expert, Lee Salz, as he shares hiring and onboarding pearls.

 

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Added by Lee Salz on July 19, 2011 at 2:44pm — No Comments

The Big Question Sharp Interviewers ASK THEMSELVES

There is a key question that top interviewers ask themselves when evaluating sales talent. In this episode of the Sales Management Minute, learn what these top interviewers ask that you should be asking too...and the indicators of candidate trouble.

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Added by Lee Salz on June 28, 2011 at 11:04am — No Comments

Promoted and Fired - On The Same Day!

Promoted and fired - on the same day! It could easily happen. In this episode of the Sales Management Minute, learn the keys to analyzing sales performance.

 

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Added by Lee Salz on June 22, 2011 at 3:55pm — No Comments

The Hunter-Farmer Strategy: 3 Reasons Why It Often BACKFIRES

Separating your sales team into hunters and farmers may seem like a great idea. Before you implement it, check out this episode of the Sales Management Minute to learn how to avoid three common blunders.

 

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Added by Lee Salz on June 21, 2011 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Recruiting the Sales Way

Successful corporate recruiting requires focus, time, and hard work.  Companies that are very successful finding the top candidates understand that attracting candidates is a sales process.  The amount of effort put into the search for the right candidate is reflected in the quality of candidates presented for interviews.  Are your company’s hiring managers frustrated in the quality of candidate received?  Do they constantly request the aid of search firms (who understand Recruiting is…

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Added by Bill Humbert on May 30, 2011 at 2:08pm — No Comments

Moving to Australia …. A True Story

 

Two years ago a Brazilian lady, aged 28 spent thousands of dollars getting the right visa to come to Australia to work and live. This girl had a bachelor degree in engineering and three years of work experience in her field. She was extremely driven and extremely intelligent and although her English was not 100% fluent it was certainly good enough to get by.

Having arrived in…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on April 2, 2011 at 3:56am — 8 Comments

How Resumes differ from country to country

Just how important is having a country-specific resume to your chances of getting employed? Can the resume that got you a job in the UK be used for the Australian job market? Do you really have to design a new resume depending on the country? 



The answer is simple. Just as every resume and cover letter you write needs to be targeted and focused toward the company you are applying for, the same concept is applied toward the job market you are applying for. Different countries… Continue

Added by Gavin Redelman on March 22, 2011 at 5:26pm — No Comments

“Dont Dress for the job you have, dress for the job you want to have”

Dress for Success

Does what you wear to an interview really make a difference in the hiring process? The answer is yes – the way you dress always matters

Don’t allow your appearance to damage your chances of being hired for a job. As the old phrase…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on August 23, 2010 at 7:47am — No Comments

Job Interview Killers

When it comes to your job interview, you want to leave it with nothing but positive energy. You want to leave the interviewer thinking that you will most certainly be a positive addition to his or her company. The last thing you want to do is to kill your chances with a simple mistake or two. While there are a number of ways to prepare for a successful interview, there are also a number of ways to quickly end your chances of getting hired. Below are some simple things to avoid during an… Continue

Added by Gavin Redelman on August 23, 2010 at 7:43am — No Comments

How to Bring a New Employee Up-To-Speed

So you've recruited that brand new recruiter or staffing assistant to join your corporate recruiting team. If you've done your job right, they will come with all or most of the skills and experience necessary to be successful at your company. However, there is a wealth of information that they will need. No matter where they have worked before, they will need to understand all your processes, procedures, policies, and most of all the structure of your organization. What is…

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Added by Simon Meth on July 11, 2010 at 1:38pm — 2 Comments

What Spelling and Grammar Check Won’t Pick Up on Your Resume

You’ve probably been told over and over that the use of proper spelling and grammar are extremely important on your resume and that one little mistake can ruin your chances at obtaining a particular job. It seems to me that these warnings are given out all the time. When I ask people to tell me the number one mistake on a resume, they almost always say that it’s bad spelling and/or grammar. This really makes me wonder because it’s pretty rare that I come across an error-free…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on June 14, 2010 at 7:14pm — No Comments

How to Make a Career Change

It is NEVER too late for a career change! Sure, you might not have direct experience in a certain industry or job, but you need to prove to any hiring manager that your existing skills are, in fact, transferable skills.

If you’re debating about making a career change, don’t be afraid. Even if a career switch later in life seems like a completely radical change with many possible consequences attached to it, you should still go for it if it’s something you really…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on June 6, 2010 at 7:04am — No Comments

Listing Hobbies & Interests on Your Resume – Should You Or Shouldn’t You?

I frequently come across resumes that include a section for “hobbies and interests” or something similar. Many people think it’s necessary to include something like this, however I can assure you that it’s probably best to avoid doing so. There is a limited amount of space for content on your resume and just a small amount of time for the reader to look over your information. That being said, you should use it strictly to highlight your professional qualifications and achievements, not your…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on June 2, 2010 at 11:54pm — 1 Comment

Top 10 Resume Mistakes

Resume Killers

My philosophy is simple:…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on May 16, 2010 at 6:30am — No Comments

Resume Tips – Something to think about

How many times have you picked up a magazine while waiting for an appointment and flipped through the hundreds of pages of articles? How long did it take you to decide whether or not to turn the page? Studies show that most people make this decision in less than 5 seconds.

This is the exact same scenario with your resume—it can be discarded within a matter of seconds. An example I always use to highlight this reality came during my experience as a recruitment…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on May 16, 2010 at 6:29am — No Comments

The Eagle Has Landed

Following an exciting month of March Madness filled with exciting opportunities I have made the decision to join Albin Engineering in San Jose as a Partner and Vice President of Sales/Marketing. Our firm focuses on Innovative Technology Services and staffing solutions. I have been busy getting to know my new team this week.



With three offers on the table I made the decision to join the Albin team for several reasons including to stay located… Continue

Added by Craig Silverman on April 17, 2009 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

Craig's Updated RBC profile

Just created a new profile on Recruiting Blogs!

Added by Craig Silverman on March 23, 2009 at 4:18pm — No Comments

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