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7 Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Are you in the process of searching for a new job but can’t seem to get the callbacks you want?

It may be you’re making some common yet avoidable mistakes along the way. Don’t continue your job searching without being sure. Take a look at the following seven mistakes job seekers make:

1. THE AIMLESS SEARCH

If you’re sending out resumes without knowing what your ideal job is, you’re wasting your valuable time. So,…

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Added by Jatin Singh on August 31, 2015 at 12:57am — No Comments

Dear recruiter, 15 reasons why you lost the best candidate ever

As a career strategist I’m privy to conversation from job candidates who are at the mercy of internal and third-party recruiters. I say mercy because before they can sell themselves to the hiring manager, they have to get past the recruiter.

In the grand scheme of things there seems to be a misunderstanding…

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Added by Bob McIntosh on August 25, 2015 at 8:23am — 3 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

How to minimize workplace negativity

Everyone has reason to become negative about his/her work from time to time. Workplaces are composed of people with various personalities and attitudes, which can become negative when there are deadlines to be met, and challenging tasks to be completed.  There is no set solution to preventing negativity in the workplace, but guidelines should be put in place so the employees are held to a certain expectation of behavior when the environment…

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 18, 2015 at 12:51am — No Comments

Why Not To Use PPC For Recruitment Marketing

PPC, or pay per click, is a strategy many marketers use to buy keyword based traffic to their websites. In fact, many companies from startup to Fortune 50 spend millions of their advertising budgets on "owning" certain keywords each year. So why wouldn't you try PPC for recruitment marketing? The…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on August 17, 2015 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

How to prepare for a job interview: everything starts from first impression

Create a good first impression over the phone

Rule no. 1: Find a quiet place to talk to recruiter, fully charge your mobile before the interview, and turn call waiting off.  The person on the other line will be able to hear you clearly, and you will be able to hear them.  It sounds simple, but wind can be a factor if you take the call outside!

Rule no.2:  Be friendly! …

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Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 16, 2015 at 2:18pm — No Comments

WHERE TO FIND JOBS ONLINE (AND A LITTLE OFFLINE)

Laptop shows user interface of online job search on display screen and a cup of coffee on wooden desk natural light coming through the window.

While job searches requires less shoe leather than before the Internet, a successful job search still requires clear thinking and an optimal search strategy. The number of job websites is plentiful however, for many the job hunt remains a struggle.

The most successful job searches often employ …

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Added by Recruiter Raya on August 12, 2015 at 1:49pm — No Comments

3 Steps To A Resume That Gets Results

1. Be prepared to show how your personal brand is different.

“It’s important to understand what it is you can contribute professionally that no one else can,” Weinbaum said. “Identify one of your skills, and elaborate it; make it something you are an expert at.”

But what do you do if your boss doesn’t provide you with the opportunity to do that? Take things into your own hands.

“Show your employer that you are not afraid to…

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Added by Jatin Singh on August 12, 2015 at 2:34am — No Comments

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

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