I'd finished work for the week early last Friday so decided, as an experiment, to throw an offer out on Twitter - I'd write a free bit of recruitment copy for the first recruiter to get in touch with me and send me an existing job ad or description. I didn't hold my breath, and to be…Continue
Today’s job-seekers are on the move and more connected with their mobile devices than ever. More than 85 percent of people looking for jobs use their smartphones to start a job search on a job board, and 70 percent prefer to apply via their mobile devices. More than half want to upload their resumes on the go. If your …Continue
Added by Stacy Carpenter on November 13, 2015 at 12:33am — No Comments
There is hardly any working professional who does not want to improve career prospects but very few are sure about the ways to do so! There is no magic solution to bag a dream job and neither there is a short cut way. However, with a few proven strategies and consistent efforts you can make a change in your present career position. This is applicable to professionals in almost any industry including IT, healthcare, retail etc.
Below listed are a few handy tips, which may help you…Continue
Added by Tim Breasnan on November 3, 2015 at 12:18am — No Comments
Most recruiters have this perennial complaint while hiring for engineering firms; it is very hard to find a good engineering manager. They say, good engineers are tough to hire but easy to find, while on the other hand, good engineering managers are not only tough to hire but also tough to find. But what exactly makes a good engineering manager? We will find out…Continue
Added by Angel Joana Hall on October 28, 2015 at 1:34am — No Comments
What are you willing to do to make your resume stand apart from the pack? Would you plaster your face on a giant billboard? Drop off your application in costume? In many lines of work, creativity gets you points. However, it’s important not to go overboard.
To make your resume…
Added by Stacy Carpenter on October 4, 2015 at 12:52am — No Comments
The waiting game begins
After a job interview, the toughest thing is to weather the waiting period, which may take months or sometimes, even more. Time goes by and you may not hear a single word from the interviewer who seemed very…Continue
Added by Ben Karter on September 15, 2015 at 6:10am — No Comments
Guys, Listen to me.
Recruiters for shipping is blooming in more hilarious way.Share your views towards it.
As this SevenSeas is also plays a significant role in the recruitment process for shipping.…Continue
Here are a few ways to think of recruiting as marketing and transform your hiring process:
In marketing, your brand is everything. It defines the company and helps form opinions about the company. In recruiting, your employer brand is everything. The employer brand defines your workplace, the company culture, and lets job seekers know what to expect.
Branding is one of the most important pieces…Continue
Added by Jatin Singh on September 4, 2015 at 3:08am — No Comments
Besides the common notion that your body language affects the way others see you, there is more to it. In one of the popular TED talks of October 2012, Amy Cuddy talks about how body language affects the way…Continue
Added by Ben Karter on August 31, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments
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:
If you’re sending out resumes without knowing what your ideal job is, you’re wasting your valuable time. So,…Continue
Added by Jatin Singh on August 31, 2015 at 12:57am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…
Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 18, 2015 at 2:52pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 18, 2015 at 12:51am — No Comments
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…Continue
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! …Continue
Added by Stacy Carpenter on August 16, 2015 at 2:18pm — No Comments
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 …Continue
Added by Recruiter Raya on August 12, 2015 at 1:49pm — No Comments
“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…Continue
Added by Jatin Singh on August 12, 2015 at 2:34am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on July 30, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
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…Continue