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5 Reasons You’re Not Hired Yet

5 Reasons You’re Not Hired Yet

Looking for a new job or a career change is exciting but certainly challenging in these economic times. Many applicants submit their resumes to a variety of positions and never hear from any of the companies. This can be dispiriting, but don’t let it get to you. Here are five common reasons you are not getting interviews and job offers:

1.       Your resume is unprofessional. Printing a resume on pink, scented paper is…


Added by Priya N on February 11, 2015 at 5:18am — No Comments

Why Cover Letter Helps You Get the Job You Want

A cover letter is another “pleasant thing” that online resume services can provide to their clients. Yet only a handful of job-hunters avail of this benefit whenever they seek the help of these entities as they walk through the job search trail. Cover letters provide the potential and future employers a glimpse of what a job seeker can do to their company. It gives highlight on the passion and interest of…


Added by Ellen Summerhills on February 9, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Plan your Career To Avoid reaching a Dead End

Career planning is one of the most important aspects of an individual’s life. It determines what a person pursues in their professional life, and influences a person’s status in society. Identifying the right career and constantly developing plans…

Added by Avika Shah on January 31, 2015 at 2:26am — No Comments

5 Traits a Solid Recruiter Has by Default

These are the 5 Essential Traits of a Successful Recruiter

Many think being a recruiter is easy. What a massive fallacy such assumption is! As far as landing a solid expert goes, an HR manager not only takes into consideration professional qualities, yet evaluates candidate’s…


Added by Janet G. Brown on January 27, 2015 at 10:23am — No Comments

New Year Resolutions - Time to Make Your Career Your Priority!

New Year is the time for new resolutions, and these allow a person to make a fresh start or improve things that exist. One of the most important aspects of an individual’s life is their professional career. Career is a product of several factors, and therefore it is essential for you to choose the right career path to achieve your goals. New Year, therefore, is the right time to analyse the current status of your career and set new…


Added by Avika Shah on January 24, 2015 at 3:41pm — No Comments

5 Must-Read Books for Career Professionals

Most people have career-related New Year’s resolutions and it's not a surprise anymore. Many professionals are thinking of quitting their present job or planning a big career change as the new year begins. If you plan to re-evaluate, refresh or reconstruct your line of work, perhaps these resources will help you analyze and understand which journey you want to venture on, steps you can take and how to make the right career move.

Here are 5 highly recommended career-related books that…


Added by Gabbie Keegan on January 21, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

The one interviewing method you all should know!

Asking the right questions in a job interview is not easy. Sure there are numerous lists with interview questions, but how can you be sure they fit the job requirements? You can’t. A wonderful counter example would be the question we all know: "…


Added by Corinna Litera on January 21, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

5 Tips to Succeed In the Job Market as a Fresher!

5 Tips for an Easy Trip from College to Successful Career!
  Are you making a transition from college to career? If so, then it’s the right time for a reality check! Off course, a degree from top-rated university or a mark sheet with…

Added by Avika Shah on January 17, 2015 at 2:06am — No Comments


If you think applying for a job ends at the conclusion of an interview, think again. How you follow-up after interviewing - or if you neglect to do so entirely - can end up being the deciding factor in whether or not you're offered the position. In today's increasingly digital world,…


Added by Recruiter Raya on January 15, 2015 at 3:49pm — No Comments

Employee Referrals Rise 85% in New (Quanta) Recruiting Trend: A Guide

A New Recruiting Paradigm Emerges | | @techstardust | innovation leader, recruiting veteran, and advisor | Transforming Talent Acquisition | #recruitingwars #techstardust

A simple yet powerful referral-hiring guide for executives, recruiters, and leaders

2015. The future is now but after 30 years of attempted talent acquisition innovation, we only see…


Added by James Chmielinski on January 4, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Spark of the Recruiter Civil War: The Pricing Paradox of Huge Fees

A New Recruiting Paradigm Emerges | | @techstardust | innovation leader, recruiting veteran, and advisor | Transforming Talent Acquisition | #recruitingwars

Spark of the Recruiter Civil War: Fooling, Fees, &…


Added by James Chmielinski on December 31, 2014 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

Reputation Management on the Job Boards

Finding the right job board is just as important as finding the right job, which is why reputable job boards are so important for recruiters and potential employees.

Whether it's finding a job board with dependable listings or one where employers can seek out ideal candidates, reputation management can…


Added by Dave on December 30, 2014 at 10:39am — 1 Comment

What To Look For When You’re Looking Into A Recruitment Agency

When looking for potential job candidates, executive recruiters might want to “pipeline” them for any openings that will be available in the near future. By regularly keeping an…


Added by Angela Smith on December 23, 2014 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Banking and Finance Industry Growth in 2015 Year

According to a recently published collaborative report by CII-KPMG, India’s banking and finance sector is gaining ground rapidly and is poised to become the fifth largest in the world by the year 2020. It the growth continues along the present trends, the industry would easily be the third largest by 2025.  This is certainly good for incumbents who are looking to be a part of this industry, which is currently valued at Rs. 81…

Added by Avika Shah on December 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Stuck in Your Job Search? Here are Some Ideas to Get Your Dream Occupation

First things first; searching for a job is not an easy affair is you do not know how to do it. In an economy still suffering the aftershocks of the 2008 economic meltdown, you need to have perfect job searching skills. Whether you are looking for a part time job or a permanent one, you need to know where to start or else you will get stuck.…


Added by Jenny Richards on December 11, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

HR-specialist without any experience: to hire or not to hire?

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.

Arguments «for»

  1. Not in every company a HR-manager does a lot of work. There are companies where this…

Added by Jana Rookard on December 11, 2014 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

How well does Interviewing work in Choosing the best Employee?

Employee Performance 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…


Added by Donald Sonn on December 10, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments

Professional Resume - Plays Vital Role in Job Search

Never underestimate the importance of a good resume. Your resume is your first impression and first impression counts. Your Resume is the first impression that the employer has of you. This is the means to attract the attention of the employer. It can either make the situation or break the situation. So if your resume is not working contact a professional…

Added by Avika Shah on December 5, 2014 at 7:38am — No Comments

Career Growth of IT Industry in Year 2015

Fresh graduates entering the job market are always concerned about the growth prospects and career growth in their chosen field during the coming years. These fears are especially warranted when one looks at the nature of global economies and how they have behaved in the recent past. Lay-off's have been common during the recent global economic slowdown. However, there are some jobs and careers that are considered ‘recession…

Added by Avika Shah on December 1, 2014 at 8:54am — No Comments

The Truth and Nothing But the Truth

  If you're about to embark on the job-hunting process, it's important to be as upfront and honest as possible with recruiters.

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…


Added by Dave on November 16, 2014 at 11:12pm — No Comments

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