Should employers hire a HR-specialist without any special experience is an issue that every head should decide for himself. And this decision can be influenced by numerous factors for and against. Here are some of them.
There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance. Using reference checks (.26), education (.22) or biographical data (.37) did not improve the odds too favorably. In fact, even the best predictor, test scores, came out at .57. We could make the…Continue
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Whether you were let go from your previous job for unsatisfactory performance or you have social media skeletons in the closet, starting a new job with a clean slate is the best…Continue
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Whilst stuck in a dead end role, have you ever dreamt of finding a dream job that lights your fires, motivates you and makes you want to get up and go in the morning? For some its a vocational calling, such as a doctor or teacher, for others its something they excelled at…Continue
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So, you just landed yourself a new job and you are probably nervous, because you want to impress your employer. Well, you are not the first person to feel like this because everyone feels nervous the first time they step into the professional waters.
Starting a new job is a nerve wracking experience. It might cause much anxiety because you really want this job, and you cannot afford to be thrown out in the first week. Besides, you have a lot…Continue
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There are laws that protect pregnant employees from recruitment discrimination, but there are also some factors you have to consider when hiring…Continue
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Are you feeling discouraged during your job search? Discouragement can come not only from how potential employers respond to your queries and applications, but also from your own self-assessment of skills. You might be wondering if you'll ever be good enough for the jobs you want.…Continue
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Finding top talent in the healthcare industry can be a daunting task. For many healthcare positions, the education requirement and the average employment duration are both well above average. When searching for a highly skilled talent in lower turnover roles, you can never have enough people in your talent pool. SmartRecruiters has posted 400,000+…Continue
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At Great Rated, we're truly excited to share our recent People's Picks: 20 Great Workplaces in Technology, based entirely on the results of confidential employee surveys. Not only do these companies offer fantastic benefits and opportunities for advancement. They've also created magnetic work cultures within a sector that can be particularly challenging for recruiters because the…Continue
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The philosophy of recruiting is changing today. Yes, this sphere is not what it used to be several years ago, because today recruiters have to deal with totally different kinds of candidates – Millennials.
Hiring Millennials differs…Continue
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A recruiter represents the face of the organization as far as quality manpower is considered with respect to best recruitment services. Imagine a candidate without proper qualifications or performance recruited into a company for a key role. If the company suffers because of the inability of the candidate, then it is not just the failure of the candidate but also the…Continue
Added by Avika Shah on September 26, 2014 at 4:38am — No Comments
Lots of job sites and other recruiting tech has been in the news lately. Here's my roundup.
* Jobs2Careers Ranked #131 in Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Privately-Held Companies. Congrats to Bruce Ge for building a good aggregator in the face of Indeed and SimplyHired. READ ABOUT IT HERE
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The short answer to the title question is yes. With the advent of startups, new businesses emerging, and technology ever-changing the classic job description is not appealing or compelling for the average job seeker today. Who wants to work at a company whose job description is from the time of typewriters?
Unless you’re a hipster who’s hoping to write on an authentic typewriter at their alternative new…Continue
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You’ve spent all this time crafting your job listings and it’s published live on the web. Congratulations. How do you begin promoting it? Driving traffic to your job listings begins with a strategy because, let’s face it, your job listings are not going to engage great candidates if no candidates can find it. You can’t have a party if you don’t send invitations. Here are 11 free and paid sources from 5 different acquisition channels to get you started.…Continue
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A 2012 study by TheLadders revealed that Recruiters spend 6 seconds reviewing a resume. If…Continue