A job interview can be a nerve-wracking process. This is especially true in the ultra-competitive IT industry, where experience is just one of the factors you need to beat out all the other candidates for the same position. Worse, if you’re nervous about the interview, it will show – and your stage fright may count against you.
So how can you gain enough confidence to breeze through an IT interview and prove you’re perfect for the job? Keep these tips in mind the next time you’re… Continue
Added by Jon Raymond on November 30, 2012 at 12:46pm —
Applying for a job nowadays is a lot easier. Thanks to the Internet, one can just go to a job portal, click an online advertisement and voila! - your resume gets sent quickly. No more classified ads cut-outs from the previous Sunday, no walking to different companies with a dozen copies of your resume at hand, peddling it to whoever will accommodate you without any prior appointment or schedule. Job application is now a breeze.
Okay, that may be an exaggeration. There are still people… Continue
Added by Maria Manuella Pamintuan on November 28, 2012 at 3:30am —
The relationship between corporate recruiters and candidates has witnessed a shift in the information available to the two parties. The widening use of the Internet, particularly social media, has opened up access to data on both sides, ushering in an age of transparency and a heightened potential of mutual communication. In other words, candidates are now in a better position to take the initiative and interact with organizations. This means that corporate recruiters have to step up… Continue
Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 27, 2012 at 9:12am —
You may want to rethink hitting that ‘sell’ button next to your LinkedIn shares. It appearsFacebook’s newest job search app has landed with an unceremonious thud in the recruiting space.
Last week the app launched with much fanfare, probably because Facebook has done little to nothing when it comes to creating job apps.…
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on November 26, 2012 at 4:19am —
Facebook launched its long-rumored job board offering last week. It was a bit rocky:
- “ It’s buggy and kind of janky looking.” – FB userMike Chapman (and thank you, Mike, for…
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on November 20, 2012 at 8:23am —
I’m regularly asked by recruiters and HR directors what type of roles video interviewing works best for. It’s a very pertinent question, for which there is no simple, right or wrong answer. It depends on a number of factors such as the seniority of role you’re recruiting for, or the size of your organisation.
The first thing to say is, you shouldn’t be thinking of video interviewing replacing face-to-face interviews. Instead, video interviews provide a great way to filter large… Continue
Added by Tom Stroud on November 19, 2012 at 8:54am —
Becoming a waiter or waitress is 2012 is not exactly what it was 50, or even 20, years ago. Restaurants today have more demanding customers, making waiting tables a more demanding job as well. As the economic downturn forces many people to find alternative forms of employment, restaurants can also be more selective with… Continue
Added by Amanda DiSilvestro on November 15, 2012 at 9:48am —
As a recent graduate myself, I know that it can be difficult to know what you want to do while you’re still in school. I graduated with a degree in English education, and so I prepared myself to teach high school kids about Shakespeare and wear heels everyday so that everyone knew I wasn’t a student. I just stumbled upon… Continue
Added by Amanda DiSilvestro on November 15, 2012 at 9:07am —
Every job market is unique and in order to gain the most out of your job search, working alongside a specialised recruiter can be your ticket to success. Just as you may use a mechanic to help you with your car or a plumber to help stop your leaking tap, an expert recruiter can help… Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on November 13, 2012 at 8:59pm —
For years I’ve been writing about what I see as the evolution of job boards – away from the traditional ‘job postings and resume’ model, and toward something more social, interactive, flexible, and useful to both candidates and employers. Many factors are … Continue
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on November 13, 2012 at 9:15am —
Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about recruiting headlines, finding the right talent, moneyball recruiting, hr technology trends and niche job boards.
Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order),… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on November 9, 2012 at 12:20pm —
A by gone era of style, etiquette, and interesting HR
How you just blew your phone interview!
The phone screen interview determines whether or not you are going to move onto the next round, the in person interview. You may have done your research and… Continue
Added by HRNasty on November 9, 2012 at 12:23am —
As Monster Worldwide’s earnings report approaches, rumors that the job site is once again facing a possible buyout are swirling.
Over the past five years, Monster has been the subject of almost two dozen takeover rumors by electronic news services, brokerages or newspapers, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Towards the end…
Added by Sylvester Simon Pascal on November 5, 2012 at 4:30am —
Added by Alasdair Murray on October 26, 2012 at 6:00am —
Looking for a new job? Relatively happy where you are but could be tempted? Well however actively looking you are, here’s how to find the hidden jobs you might never hear about and then create an application so good they’ve just got to interview you.
Tip 1: Write your own CV/resume
Don't go and pay $50 to have someone write one for you. It's a waste of… Continue
Added by Nick Leigh-Morgan on October 25, 2012 at 6:00am —
The folks at LinkedIn have been busy lately, rolling outnew features, connecting with their users at the LI conference, and busily expanding their empire in all directions. Some pundits are proclaiming that… Continue
Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on October 23, 2012 at 9:12am —
I see a lot of resumes, more than I care to admit, and between us, sometimes I even dream about them. The problem with resumes in general is that 98% of them look virtually the same. Granted, there is only so much you can do with a couple… Continue
Added by Elena Bajic on October 22, 2012 at 11:16am —
With recruitment technology becoming more and more sophisticated, innovators are looking for ways to help recruiters and sourcers better manage their time and automate many of the time-sinking tasks that talent acquisition teams struggle with on a daily basis. But the automation is going beyond simple job posting, opt-in talent network building and automated notifications and becoming more strategic to full enterprise. It’s with these new abilities and functionality that recruiting… Continue
Added by Chris Brablc on October 18, 2012 at 4:51pm —
Here is a video interview I did at mRecruitingCamp. Wow! I am so grateful to be asked to participate in it. Muchos gracias to Dice and Sarah White. (Smile) What follows is an article provided by the good people over at Dice. Enjoy...
Jim Stroud, MC at MRecruiting Camp Dreams About Having A "Matrix" Job Alert
"I want a mobile recruiting app that allows passive job seekers to still be passive," said Jim Stroud (… Continue
Added by Jim Stroud on October 17, 2012 at 5:56pm —
Having recently read a number of blogs on this subject I feel compelled to write this as I believe most articles are very one sided in their viewpoint. Most are focused on outlining to candidates the many reasons why, when they resign, they should not be tempted to stay by a counter offer. I don’t think I have read anything explaining the reasons why you SHOULD accept a counter offer but here’s the thing - there are times and there are circumstances when… Continue
Added by AdMore Recruitment on October 12, 2012 at 4:02am —