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Stop showing candidates your A S S umptions

Are you making premature assumptions about applicants or candidates? Here’s a few common categories focused on finding the right fit. Do you see anything potentially wrong with these ways of assessing talent?

Personality Predictions

Once a person’s hard skills are confirmed through visually examining on paper or on screen or verbally over the phone or in person, soft skills almost always become a more prominent factor. Many people place a tremendous amount of credibility…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on October 16, 2013 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

Are you sure you need the answer to that interview question?

If you are in a position of interviewing a job applicant, you are by virtue of that role inferring that you believe you are justified in knowing the answer to any questions you decide to ask, relevant or not.

Recently during a twitter chat related to hiring practices I responded to another participant…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on October 14, 2013 at 11:00pm — 14 Comments

Social Media: Is Your Activity Impacting Your Job Search?

Social media has changed the hiring process immensely, particularly for those seeking job interviews. Hiring managers who search an applicant's name will most likely discover at least one active social media profile.



Even if your resume paints you to be the perfect candidate for the position, your social media activity could prevent you from getting a job interview. While it may be fun to share your adventures with your family and friends on Facebook or Twitter, you may not want…

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Added by Amy Kirkegaard on October 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Frequently Asked Interview Questions !!

While attending an interview, one has to face many questions. They can be related to your major subjects or field of interest or general knowledge too. Apart from these questions, there are a few frequently asked questions in an interview. While answering them, keep in mind that your answers will win a job for you. So, stay focused, utilize your communication skills to optimum extent and conclude well. As soon as you put your resume before the employer, you can expect a question which…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 9, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Creative Resumes: How Creative is Too Creative?

Hiring managers receive many resumes for each job posting. Candidates who want to get a jump on the competition find creative ways to make their resume stand out. A creative resume can help you get noticed and increase your chances of getting an interview.



But sometimes candidates go too far with their creativity.





Making your resume stand out from the crowd can be a difficult task.



The main purpose of a resume is to help you get an…

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Added by Amy Kirkegaard on October 8, 2013 at 9:37am — 2 Comments

How to Build your Confidence Level !!

A general guidance any jobseeker gets before attending an interview is to be confident. A question which arises in the job seeker’s mind is whether it is really that important. Is it not enough to possess the skill set for the job and be good with your technical knowledge? There cannot be a one word answer to this question. These are actually inter-related matters. Sometimes you can be lucky to crack an interview…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 3, 2013 at 8:31am — No Comments

Hertz seeking Corporate Recruiter in New Jersey & Florida

The new RecruitingBlogs job board has launched along with its newest job posting.

The Hertz Corporation needs to hire Corporate Recruiter in two locations:

The primary mission of the Corporate Recruiter role is to provide leadership in the assessment of recruitment needs, government compliance requirements, and staff supervision. Position Hertz as the employer of choice attracting the…

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Added by Chris Russell on September 30, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

The Most Important Job in the World

Today I dropped off Kennedy, my daughter, at Kindergarten just like I do every day.  When I was walking her to class, I was deep in thought.   Kennedy was holding my hand tightly and my 2 year old son, Trace, was in my arms.  I passed the cross-guard and said “hello” just like I do every morning.  I walked in…

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Added by Will Thomson on September 26, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Advantages of Recruitment and Selection Process

Recruitment and selection process is nothing but the organization's ability to source employees to improve the quality of its human capital and stand in the competition. This process is carried by the human resource management of that particular organization, where they target to people to get the best quality employees for their organization. There are many advantages of recruitment process.

Most of the employers or recruiters around the world find themselves in many roles while…

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Added by Neelam Mestry on September 26, 2013 at 8:59am — No Comments

Cultivating abundant Mentality

In today world we expect that we need to have everything in abundance, when we hope for this, it is natural that we have to have an elaborate thinking and have to accept things in a positive way, for making this possible we have to have to cultivate abundant mentality within ourselves. A mentality that is confined and limited will take you nowhere but only to a place of frustration, ego and…

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Added by Neelam Mestry on September 23, 2013 at 5:49pm — No Comments

Mobile Jobs: Applying on the Go

The Internet job search has gone mobile. Like the rest of the world, your competition is moving faster and doing more while away from home. Mobile job search is now standard fare for job hunters and recruiters alike. Whether you're looking for mobile jobs on an Apple or Android device, there's something out there for you. Most of the mobile job apps you'll want to use are free and have been…

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Added by Andrew LIsa on September 20, 2013 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

College Classes to Take to Find and Keep a Job

Economics

Environmental Studies

Engineering

Statistics

Computer Programming

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Added by Richard Peterson on September 14, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

5 Ways to help you get an Employee !!

Are you new to the field of business? Wondering what would it take to run your organization? Setting up a new branch in a different city? It might be a bit difficult in finding a potential employee, especially for those companies which are new to business. Unless or until any kind of special facilities are provided there won’t be much turn out. If the company…

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Added by Neelam Mestry on September 14, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Virtual Career Fairs: Are They Worth Your Time?

The traditional job fair has a long history. It used to be that candidates would meet at a specific location selected by a company or group of companies and recruiters would make contact and begin the vetting and selection of the right candidate for specific job positions.



Today, virtual career fairs are attracting both job seekers and recruiters for a variety of reasons, not the least…

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Added by Bev R. Sninchak on September 12, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Ways to help you get a Job !!

There are actually many ways to get the right job, it will not even take hardly a month or so to get placed in an appropriate job, but the job which you take up needs to be rewarding and it should also be able to make you get recognized for your talent. If you really want to get a job in a simple and quick way, here are some 5 ways to help you get a job:

 

  1. The Recent trend or the…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on September 11, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Top College Classes That Can Help Elevate Your Job Search

The competition for an entry-level job is stiffer than ever, particularly for the best-paying careers on the market. While having a college degree can boost your marketability over someone without any higher education, the advantage isn't as high as it once was.

Taking a variety of courses during your college years can elevate your job search, making you more appealing to a potential employer. If you didn't…

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Added by Kelsey Castle on September 7, 2013 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Maternity Leave: What's Standard Practice?

The benefits package a company offers can make or break a candidate's decision to work there. When it comes to maternity leave, a woman who is thinking about getting pregnant or already is will typically consider the leave offering as a major factor in whether or not she takes the job.

So what is the standard practice for what an employer is required to offer for maternity leave? Here, we'll review both federal and state requirements.



Make sure you are…

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Added by Cara Aley on September 6, 2013 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

New to Recruiting? Here are 9 Things You Should Know

"Recruiting" is the office-appropriate word we use for what we used to call "head hunting." It's a great job to have, once you get the hang of it. If you're new, though, getting the hang of things probably feels a long way off.

Here are nine things you should know if you want to be able to develop the keen instincts of the pros.

1. You Need to Have a Real Interest in…

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Added by Erin Steiner on September 1, 2013 at 4:30pm — 10 Comments

Using a Cover Letter Template: Yay or Nay?

A cover letter is often the first impression a potential employee gets of a job candidate. This single sheet of paper or document on a screen can open the door to an interview or promptly close it, causing the job seeker to lose all hope of getting the position.

It's recommended that a cover letter accompany every resume sent. If the job seeker is applying for positions in different fields, he or…

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Added by Mary Ylisela on August 30, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Your Internship Job Listings Stink: 6 Ways To Turn Them Around

Attracting the best and brightest intern candidates to your internship program isn’t an easy task. In fact, the search for talented interns often leaves us overlooking some of the most valuable pieces of the recruiting and hiring puzzle -- namely,…

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Added by Ashley Mosley on August 30, 2013 at 9:52am — No Comments

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