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How To Respond To A Co-Worker Coming Out

I want to start this post by saying that I’m so proud and excited about the response to my first post – Coming Out At Work. It’s really cool to know there are so many people who recognize that…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on July 7, 2014 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

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.…

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

Can We Be Friends?

During the pursuit of great candidates, ask yourself these questions:

Do candidates know you? Do they like you? Do you stay in regular contact with your candidates even if they don’t get the job? Do they come to you and a knowledgeable resource when it comes to employment?  …

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Added by Jackye on January 25, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments

My 10 Most Memorable Candidate Interview Moments

Please note this piece first appeared on The RecruitLoop Blog

I was trained from very early on never to ask a candidate a question about a their age, religion, marital status, or whether they might perhaps be suffering from a particular…

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Added by Paul Slezak on November 5, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

First Rule of Resume Writing - Think of Annie...

This morning Annie wrote to me pleading for simple and clear resumes/CV's. Annie is a UK-based recruiter. Annie, and thousands like her, spend a good deal of their day matching people to jobs, and to do that Annie reads resumes...... lot's of…

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Added by Martin Ellis on July 22, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Sourcing Fees Paid to a Recruiter?

As I settle into my corporate recruiting role, I am assessing the services that we are currently receiving from our third party recruiting agencies.   

I have been considering modifying our currently model of recruiting agency engagement to only include sourcing of candidates.  My team already conducts a thorough interview (prior to the hiring manager), sits in on the hiring manager's interview, conducts the reference checks and negoitates the offer directly with the…

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Added by Lisa Ranger on June 25, 2013 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Guidelines for Hiring an Intern

This is the latest in the Intern Series that we've been running this summer. In this installment, we hear from an intern, Zoe Schiffer at one of our favorite companies, InternMatch.

Before you begin recruiting topnotch interns it is important to determine what you want out of them. Great work? Or great…

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Added by Angela Yu on June 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Resume Forensics - How To Find Resumes and Candidates on the Web

Jim Stroud is the author of Resume Forensics Way back in 2008, I created a training guide called Resume Forensics. In a nutshell, it was a how-to for finding resumes and passive candidates on Google, Yahoo, Bing and a few other resources. In all modesty, it was an underground hit. I…

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Added by Jim Stroud on April 28, 2013 at 8:47pm — No Comments

A Good recruiter should possess certain Qualities..

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Added by Madhusudan Dadhich on March 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How to Deal With a Negative Coworker: Negativity Matters..!!

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Added by Madhusudan Dadhich on March 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ideas for Recruiting Great Candidates..!!

Ideas for Recruiting Great Candidates

Tap Your Employee Networks in Recruiting Candidates Spread word-of-mouth information about the position availability, or eventual availability, to each employee so they can constantly look for superior candidates in their networks of friends and associates. In this age of online social and professional…

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Added by Madhusudan Dadhich on March 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Hidden LinkedIn Resume Tool for Candidates

Fed up with sub-standard Resumes and CV's, even from top people?

Point them to LinkedIn's hidden resume builder at http://resume.linkedinlabs.com. It's saved my candidates bacon more than once. It converts their LinkedIn…

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Added by Martin Ellis on January 25, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Top CV/Resume Tip: How to write an attention-grabbing Personal Statement

My headline advice for anybody writing their CV/Resume is to get your punches in early and grab the readers attention with your Personal Statement. It should also follow these basics:

  • Make it no longer than 5 or 6 lines
  • Include your…
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Added by Martin Ellis on December 7, 2012 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

How to Choose a Headhunter - Great questions to test them...

Since I started writing this "How to Choose a Headhunter" series in 2008, the world of recruitment/headhunting has turned upside down. Back then, my first post was the top questions I'd advise anybody considering engaging a headhunter for the first time, but time has moved on and the questions have changed - although not all of them!…

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Added by Martin Ellis on December 5, 2012 at 9:00am — 10 Comments

3 Tips for Jobseekers on Navigating the Job Market

State of the Economy

The economy is a dichotomy that as soon as you think you have it figured out, the projections you felt were safe get thrown upside down.  I've been in the staffing industry for 14 years and recently decided to add up how many of those years have been recessionary and I came up with nine to ten.  The trends seem to indicate that the economy is improving at a tangible pace.  For instance, Dice just released a statistic last week of…

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Added by Mike Barefoot on December 3, 2012 at 2:38pm — No Comments

The Ins and Outs of IT Interviewing

A job interview can be a nerve-wracking process. This is especially true in the ultra-competitive IT industry, where experience is just one of the factors you need to beat out all the other candidates for the same position. Worse, if you’re nervous about the interview, it will show – and your stage fright may count against you.

So how can you gain enough confidence to breeze through an IT interview and prove you’re perfect for the job? Keep these tips in mind the next time you’re…

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Added by Jon Raymond on November 30, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments

How to Get Promoted

  I've been recruiting for a long time, over 18 years and it feels like I've checked a million references. One thing that comes up over and over again when talking to candidates, is their desire to get promoted. To move to the next level, take the next step to a manager or Director or VP, even CMO.

Some people seem to get promoted rapidly, no matter where they land. These are the people who spend on average 3-7 years at a company and during that time frame are promoted multiple times.…

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Added by pam claughton on November 29, 2012 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

5 Things To Waste Your Time On While Waiting For That Job Interview

Applying for a job nowadays is a lot easier. Thanks to the Internet, one can just go to a job portal, click an online advertisement and voila! - your resume gets sent quickly. No more classified ads cut-outs from the previous Sunday, no walking to different companies with a dozen copies of your resume at hand, peddling it to whoever will accommodate you without any prior appointment or schedule. Job application is now a breeze.

Okay, that may be an exaggeration. There are still people…

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Added by Maria Manuella Pamintuan on November 28, 2012 at 3:30am — No Comments

“I’VE NEVER SEEN SO MANY MEN WASTED SO BADLY”: WINNING THE CV WAR (2)

[PART 2 – PERSONAL DETAILS]

The second in a series of expert advice blogs, from Dave Wood of www.northwestwebjobs.co.uk .

The battle against bad and ugly CVs continues! This week we set a keen eye on the personal details that you should and shouldn’t be including in your document.…

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Added by Dave Wood on September 7, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

“I’VE NEVER SEEN SO MANY MEN WASTED SO BADLY”: WINNING THE CV WAR

[PART 1 - VISUAL PRESENTATION]

The first in a series of expert advice blogs, from Dave Wood of www.northwestwebjobs.co.uk .

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned, since I started working for North West Web Jobs, it’s that CV construction is an issue that many need help with. To put it bluntly, the submissions that we’ve received,…

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Added by Dave Wood on August 29, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments

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