All Blog Posts Tagged 'job' (1,171)

How (and Why) To Create A Facebook Video Ad

I read a post on RecruitingBlogs this morning that said you get the most views on a Facebook job ad. I'm calling BS in my first ever video blog post. 

Yeah yeah, I know video…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on July 30, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Do job seekers really not care any more?

Some of you will be aware that I am not shy of bemoaning the fact that there are so many poor job posts littering the online space. You only have to visit a job board and pick a few ads at random to find cut & pasted job descriptions, phrases like "Our client are looking", hideous…

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Added by Alasdair Murray on July 15, 2015 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

Have you found your Workplace Calling?

When we think about our work life, we fundamentally want to be happy. Studies have shown that performance and job satisfaction (“happiness”) go hand in hand in making an organization successful. Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology at Yale University, Amy Wrzesniewski, discovered that people have one of three…

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on July 14, 2015 at 4:07pm — No Comments

A blog about my dog (...and recruiting)

Almost exactly one year ago, my husband and I adopted our little fur baby from the local animal shelter. We both grew up with pets, but this was our first (and only child) together as a couple. Our sweet guy, Hurley, immediately became a part of our family and dramatically influenced our official new lifestyle as doggie people.

As his one year adoption anniversary approached, I wanted to come up with a way to celebrate how much love and enjoyment he has brought our…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 3, 2015 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Free Applicant Tracking System with "human" element in it

Instead of formulaic cut and pasted resumes and job descriptions, the free ATS Jobularity is making the search personal by using advanced tools like candidate videos, live references, and job descriptions delivered directly from hiring managers.…

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on July 2, 2015 at 5:02pm — No Comments

How to Deal with Resentment on Performance Appraisal

Admittedly, immediate supervisors and the Human Resources department have it tough during performance appraisals. There are bound to be employees who feel embittered and discriminated at not being promoted, not being…
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Added by Avika Shah on June 3, 2015 at 1:13pm — 1 Comment

10 iPhone Apps to Help You Find a Job on the Go

With today’s mobile technologies, job searches are becoming easier than ever before.  There are tons of apps a job seeker can use to pursue a career and find employment opportunities.  Twitter gives opportunities to make connections with…

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Added by Dmytro Bilkun on May 22, 2015 at 11:02am — No Comments

An Alternative View on Recruiting

I was speaking to a company owner last week who let me know he spent over $125,000 a year in job postings on major job boards. I was FLOORED! When I asked him about the quality of the candidates he got from those ads, he said that he received average or less-than-average candidates but that “I use it for the…

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Added by Danielle Thompson on May 11, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Current Major Issues Of A Recruiting Company

During the previous years recruiting companies have seen many major alterations as technology and economical promotions have changed the way many companies used to hire. No doubt, there are always rising challenges that companies have to beat up, but it’s very important to have in knowledge the major issues…

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Added by Patricia Williams on May 7, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

10 Tips to write Masterpiece Resume

Framing a great resume is a surefire way of securing your dream job. Doing so, however, requires considerable shrewdness, diligence, and preparedness on your part. Here are 10 prime recommendations for writing a masterful resume and emphatically convincing recruiters to…
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Added by Avika Shah on April 22, 2015 at 10:50am — No Comments

10 Worst things to say in an interview...

As soon as you drop some words in a job interview a light bulb can spring from nowhere and give a signal to the interviewer that you are already not the right person...every word counts!

Wizard,Ninja/Guru/Expert/Warrior

If you get the Job, we will decide if you are ninja'd enough, wizardry,guru- tastic, or expertise and warriors status enough for you to work…

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Added by Or Hillel on April 12, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Diversity fail: Why you should never trust CVs and Job Interviews

Companies with a diverse workforce perform better. A 2009 study by McKinsey shows a connection between gender diversity and financial performance of a company: a company in which the management is gender diverse (more than 30% women in top management of the company), for example, had a 53 % better EBIT margin. So far so good.

So how do you get a more diverse workforce? Well, you probably already know it: it all depends on fair personnel selection. Fairness…

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Added by Corinna Litera on March 16, 2015 at 5:55am — No Comments

Top Factors for a Successful Sales Recruiting Project

Finding a top sales performer in today’s recruiting market can be a daunting task. Every employer is seeking the professional with the best performance record, hoping to increase revenue for their company. Realistically, however, these top performers are…

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Added by Or Hillel on March 15, 2015 at 11:52am — No Comments

Finding and being found

Finding and being found

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Added by Connie Hampton on March 6, 2015 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Why Not Surveying Job Seekers Could Cost You

As an employer, you’re probably bombarded with applicants, maybe more than you can handle. But do you know how these job seekers found you or what the best channels are to reach them? How do you guide your recruitment marketing decisions? What information are you using to understand your job…

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Added by Soapboxholland on March 4, 2015 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Employment Brand: Must Be Educated For A Job On Our Ignorant Team

For as long as I can remember (probably as long as they've been in existence) one way I've kept tabs on the job market and trends in general is through active job alerts from various job boards.

I know, #NerdAlert right? 

Whether I'm looking or not, I periodically look at posted jobs that come through to see what's up, who's hiring, and of course wonder about the companies posting the same opening every few weeks or month after month. 

I clicked on a…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 26, 2015 at 11:17pm — 2 Comments

Want to Start Your Career Planning Early? Get the Most Out of Your Internship..

Summer internship is a good medium to get professional exposure at an early stage of your career. While you might be a few months away from beginning your actual career, summer internship lets you understand what a real life work environment entails. It gives you the exposure and the experience that will help you later in your career.


Why is Internship…
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Added by Avika Shah on February 21, 2015 at 1:33am — No Comments

6 Screening Questions You ALWAYS Ask in an Interview

With the proliferation of articles out there on interviewing, you’d be tempted to assume that interviewing a new client is easy, or at least a skill that every hiring manager has down pat. Even seasoned recruiters and HR professionals have trouble occasionally with interviews. In my position, I see lots of behind the scenes data about interviewing, particularly screening…

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Added by Julie Salerno on February 19, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Reasons You’re Not Hired Yet

5 Reasons You’re Not Hired Yet

Looking for a new job or a career change is exciting but certainly challenging in these economic times. Many applicants submit their resumes to a variety of positions and never hear from any of the companies. This can be dispiriting, but don’t let it get to you. Here are five common reasons you are not getting interviews and job offers:

1.       Your resume is unprofessional. Printing a resume on pink, scented paper is…

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Added by Priya N on February 11, 2015 at 5:18am — No Comments

Why Cover Letter Helps You Get the Job You Want

A cover letter is another “pleasant thing” that online resume services can provide to their clients. Yet only a handful of job-hunters avail of this benefit whenever they seek the help of these entities as they walk through the job search trail. Cover letters provide the potential and future employers a glimpse of what a job seeker can do to their company. It gives highlight on the passion and interest of…

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Added by Ellen Summerhills on February 9, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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