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What's the Max Number of Interviews You Should Go On for One Position?

Google is famous for being a tough hire. According to The Washington Post, candidates are forced, during interviews, to write hundreds of lines of working code and are asked a bunch of brainteaser type questions, like "How many golf balls does it take to fill an airplane?"



It's a sort of hazing that has been running rampant throughout the tech (and other)…

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Added by Erin Steiner on October 30, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Tips on Communication Skills

Have you ever heard that people got fired for in effective communication? Or a sales executive was fired for his incapability to express in a business meeting? Or a professor was fired because he wasn’t able to deliver the exact content to his students? A student who is intelligent failed in his examination because of lack of ability to express the contents or his thoughts on the sheet of paper? By this we can…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 30, 2013 at 3:22pm — No Comments

The Importance of Prudence on Social Media: 94% of Recruiters Check Social Media

Recruiters are completing background checks on applicants even before the interview process begins. Employers can easily take a glimpse into the lives of applicants using popular social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. It's important to be cautious about what we post online; one bad post can make or break a job opportunity. Search your name on Google, Bing, and Yahoo! and take a look at what others can see when they search for your name online.…



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Added by Brian Flax on October 29, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Your Job Ad is NOT a Hamburger

by Luz Iglesias from Hirefly.com

I recently saw some advice to hiring managers that…

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Added by Luz Iglesias on October 29, 2013 at 2:38pm — No Comments

What's happening? The big news roundup for online recruiting

It's that time to take a look at what's been happening in the job board industry over the past month. All I can say is - more than you might imagine. So let's get started:

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on October 29, 2013 at 8:51am — 1 Comment

10 Reasons It's Dumb to Ignore Active Job Seekers

Please note this post originally appeared on the RecruitLoop Blog.

Have you ever heard someone say that active candidates – those who are actively in the market looking for job opportunities – are a waste of…

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Added by Paul Slezak on October 29, 2013 at 4:58am — No Comments

Jobvite Proves That Social Recruiting Works!

If the proof is in the pudding, than the latest job survey results from Jobvite certainly prove that social recruiting works. Social recruiting is the practice by career recruiters of utilizing social media profiles, blogs, forums, and other online activity to identify qualified job candidates and to share information about available job positions.

Jobvite, an…

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Added by Kate Supino on October 28, 2013 at 2:50pm — No Comments

6 Tips for the Pregnant Job Hunter

Hunting for a job while pregnant is not the ideal time, but we all do what we must. If you find yourself in this situation, take the time to consider the following tips.

1. Medical benefits

Although it's considered bad form to focus on medical benefits during a job interview, if you're pregnant, you simply must. Find out what medical costs are covered in the company's insurance plan, when your coverage would begin, how much your monthly contribution is, and what your…

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Added by Kate Supino on October 25, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Career at CrossRoads?

For many of us, there comes a time in our careers when it feels like a change is required.
 
But, whatever the reasons for re-evaluating, the idea of starting again and trying something new can be daunting. So, to help you choose your direction, here are out tips for managing a career crossroads.
Am I ready to make a change?
 
Switching careers can be a tough decision, especially if…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 25, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How to Perform in your Interview

Many people have been job searching for months but wonder how to land right away into a job interview. They don’t know. But you have to reap the benefits of “power words” to get to a job interview. So while writing your resume, search online and use the power words to make it strong. Don’t make your resume boring and only list your facts. To get noticed, however, try to make it such that the employer gets impressed by your resume and gives a call you for an interview. One of the many…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 24, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

4 Pointers for Filling an Accounting Position

One of the hardest things a recruiter can do is convince a client that they can't handle their own accounting in house. Business owners often want to handle their own books because they either don't trust an employee to count their beans or they feel like it's a place where they can save money. While this isn't usually the case, hiring a bad accountant is easy. Hiring a good one, however, requires some finesse.

Follow this guide to recruiting the best accountant for the…

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Added by Andrew LIsa on October 24, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

How to Acquire the Interview Skills

It is really important to prepare well enough for acquiring your dream job before one attends to an interview. The more time you spend acquiring those skills the more efficient one can be. Bringing out your innate skill and utilizing it properly will surely fetch you a job. Now when it comes to acquiring interview skills, here are few tips that one should go through before attending an interview.
Acquiring your dream job in this competitive world may seem a tough job. Attending…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 18, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

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

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