All Blog Posts Tagged 'job' (1,218)

Tough Times: 7 Freelance Works to Survive

It's no surprise now that the economy is dwindling. So, either you're going to worry and wait until all gets better (which could take years) or you'll do something proactive for yourself. I suggest the latter way, as it's the one that builds character. It helps you financially survive in everything. Tough times teach us to be…

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Added by Ellen Summerhills on September 26, 2016 at 3:30am — No Comments

What the Modern Job Seeker Looks for in a New Company

The modern job seeker is usually someone of a younger generation, and there's plenty of information available highlighting how these new professionals approach employment and what they tend to expect from employers. Millennials are used to an internet age, a recession, and more professional adaptability. They might need or require different benefits than your older staff. You want to recruit the right workers, but how do you get them interested? With that said, here are four things modern…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 19, 2016 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Struggle Bus: Driving Traffic to Job Ads

Know what I really hate? When I attend an event expecting original content and I get the same regurgitated ideas from everyone else who speaks on the topic. It’s not only lame but it’s a big ol’ waste of my time. Unfortunately, this happens most often in those “recruiting is marketing” webinars.

The ones I used to really like as a marketer living in a…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on July 27, 2016 at 3:26pm — No Comments

So, you want qualified applicants to apply, huh?

Attracting the right applicants to a job posting can be challenging, right? 

Sure. Sometimes. Not always. 

But, getting them to apply might be... 

If your "apply now" process starts like the following, I'd like to point out a possible reaction: "ain't nobody got…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 15, 2016 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

On the Hunt - Become the Perfect Candidate for Any Job

In today’s job market, it’s important to make sure that you stand out from the pack. The competition for most jobs is fierce, but there are a few items you can control to make sure that you’re the right candidate for any job.

Get Your Resume Right

It’s likely that your resume will be the first…

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Added by Rachelle Wilber on June 27, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Is a career as a Health Care Assistant the ideal choice for you?

Care assistants are an essential part of many people's lives. Without these healthcare sector workers, many individuals would be unable to live independently or in their own homes. Studies show that when someone who is elderly or sick, injured or living with a disability is cared for at home and has access to friends and family, their health, happiness and sense of purpose is highest.

However, it takes a special kind of person to be a Health Care Assistant. Not everyone is cut out for…

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Added by Mary Yohanan on May 27, 2016 at 8:49am — No Comments

The Way to Disrupt the Recruitment Industry!

Earlier on this week, we posted a simple graphic informing people of the high levels of low job satisfaction in the UK, together with a brief message suggesting that visiting Recfluence.com can help reduce you search time. We had several emails and comments asking us what we…

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Added by Rebecca Zheng on May 16, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

5 Unexpected Ways You're Sabotaging Your Own Productivity

Each day businesses assess and rate their productivity, always aiming to achieve a higher percentage or meet a different goal the following day. As a worker you might not have the best, most productive day of work every day, but reviewing a few of the unexpected ways that you…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on April 29, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Totally new recruiting sites (at least to me!): check 'em out!!

I am continuing to discover new job boardsrecruiting sites, and other interesting recruiting startups. The last…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on April 19, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

5 Essential Elements of a Successful Job Advert

A hiring process requires copious amounts of time, manpower, and money. Reviewing tons of applications, making tons of phone calls, and setting up tons of interviews is intensely draining. You don’t want to have to do it any more than necessary. Finding the right candidate in a…

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Added by Kelly Smith on April 14, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Panel: Job Ads Suck with @BillBoorman + @StephenODonn

If I did a search for "job ads that suck," a couple articles - including quite a few from our websites would pop up. It's a fact - most job ads are very poorly written. They're some of the worst content on the internet, and that's saying a…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on April 13, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Stumped by a Job Interview Question? Here’s What to Do.

You can prepare for an interview day and night and still get stumped by a question during the interview process.  That’s okay, you are not alone it happens to many prepare and qualified individuals. There are some questions that you just are not prepared for and they seem to come out…
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Added by Pharice Brown on April 8, 2016 at 12:00pm — 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

FYI - Niche Job Site TreasuryJobs is For Sale

I’ve been hired to help broker the sale of TreasuryJobs.com, the only niche job board that serves that sector of the financial job market in the United States. The site launched in 2014 and has significant double digit sales with a strong history of growth since its inception. The site is hosted on theForceFinder job board software platform.…

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Added by Chris Russell on March 2, 2016 at 11:07am — No Comments

The Evolution of the Job Posting

It might be folklore, but it’s still a great story. 

The most successful job ad ever written was Shackleton’s broadside advertising for the crew of the Endurance.  Printed with hand-set type on cheap paper and glued to piers and posts around the harbor, it read:

A reported 5,000 men lined up…

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Added by Maury Hanigan on February 29, 2016 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

5 (baby) reasons why your job application essay is rejected

We take it too personally when hear that our job application is rejected. Especially if it is the position we really wanted or spent hours on writing the essay and filling out the forms. All in all, we are people and it is hard not to take it to heart -…

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Added by Annie Horowitz on February 23, 2016 at 8:07am — No Comments

Tech Job Board Pricing Guide

How much does it cost to post a tech job these days? Well the answer varies from free to $495. I went on a tour of the tech job boards that I found online and here is a quick list. These are just single job post prices as of today's date.…

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Added by Chris Russell on February 17, 2016 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Do crappy job ads = crappy company culture?

I have this theory that job ads reflect the "quality" of a company's culture. Here are a few examples of what I mean... 

Job ads full of typos, misspellings, grammar errors and poor formatting, such as chunks of jumbled text, look sloppy and reflect a place that doesn't value professional…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 11, 2016 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

Job Seekers Are Scared of You, Recruiter

As a country and an education system, we really suck at trying to educate job seekers about how to find a career or even decide what they want to have a career doing. We spend an inordinate amount of time focused on chemistry and biology instead of coaching people to find their dreams and…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on February 9, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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