All Blog Posts Tagged 'job' (1,190)

Persevere - Providing Good Customer Service Even When It's Outside Your Purview

Establishing a new telephone account the other day, I noted that there was going to be monetary credit if I simply logged on to the cell phone company's home page and filled out a simple survey. Obviously I am going to take full advantage of such an offer, so I dutifully went online, filled out the survey, clicked their "submit" button and then checked my account balance. No credit. "Okay," I thought, "maybe it takes 24 hours for their system to credit the account. I'll check… Continue

Added by Nancy Ford on February 26, 2009 at 3:03pm — No Comments

Candidates with Quality Over Candidates in Quantity

MBA Focus has an exclusive pool of 50,000+ elite MBA students and alumni.

* Each partner school is highly-rated by professional magazines like Business Week, U.S. News & World Report and Wall Street Journal to ensure the candidates are high quality.

* Registration for the resume database is behind each schools’ career service intranet to ensure the pool of candidates is exclusive and authentic.

* Reach only qualified candidates across all industries and… Continue

Added by Ryan Pratt on February 26, 2009 at 11:14am — No Comments

Post All Your "MBA Required" and "MBA Preferred" Jobs

You can easily broadcast all your job openings via MultiPost, MBA Focus’s new job posting tool. MultiPost allows you to:

* Post MBA-qualified jobs across all industries, functions and locations.

* Reach 50,000+ candidates or a more specific selection of your choice (interns, graduating MBAs, alums from any or all our partner schools).

* Unlike ordinary job boards, ours are school-endorsed and used by students and alumni who are actively and passively searching for… Continue

Added by Ryan Pratt on February 26, 2009 at 11:08am — No Comments

Global Twitter Job Feed Directory

Global Twitter Job Feed Directory

At Workhound, our mission is to organize the world’s online recruitment data. We are tracking the pronounced shift towards social media. New platforms are emerging (e.g. facebook and twitter) and we’re building semantic tools to make sense of the data found on them. We have several new products that we will be introducing over the next 2 months to address this… Continue

Added by william fischer on February 20, 2009 at 8:58am — No Comments

IT companies in Germany build up a community to recommend applicants

We have just launched a new community on HR recruiters and CEOs of 17 IT companies in Saxony, Germany who recommend their applicants among each other. How? They recommend the good ones, who cannot be hired due to several reasons, to the other members of the communities. The recommendation is done by a reference code that is given to the denied applicants by the recommending organization. After that the applicant can go to the community-exclusive portal (… Continue

Added by Jörg Klukas on February 18, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

On Linkedin - Size does matter.

Hi everyone,

I know this is nuts, but I was up all Sunday night, thinking about all my candidate and recruiter contacts who keep harassing me on how to use linkedin. I have to admit that most users of this group are pretty connected and use linkedin pretty aggressively, but then there are so many other of my contacts that are on linkedin but still don't really use it effectively.

Many of my contacts know that I believe in a big linkedin network. (on the quality - quantity… Continue

Added by Konstantinos Kasekas on February 17, 2009 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Post a Job to an Exclusive Network of Elite MBAs

Do not worry about an onslaught of unqualified candidates! With MultiPost, only the world’s elite MBAs from the world’s elite MBA programs can see your job posting. MultiPost distributes your job opening to multiple MBA and alumni job boards at once. MultiPost is an exclusive service only available to a selection of top business schools, including: Chicago, Wharton, Kellogg, Stanford, Columbia, and 50+ other top schools.

You select which schools you want and the candidate… Continue

Added by Ryan Pratt on February 17, 2009 at 10:38am — No Comments

Good Resumes in Bad Times

In this economy, I wanted to reach out to candidates and give the do’s and don'ts of writing not just a good, but an EFFECTIVE RESUME. I asked my very opinionated team of K. Russo Associates executive recruiters to write down all the things that we as recruiters (and therefore Human Resource managers) find helpful and annoying when reading over a resume.

The Top DO’s for Good Resume Writing

• Use a clean and simple font; stay away from anything cursive or hard to… Continue

Added by Karen Russo on February 17, 2009 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

Job boards are in it for themselves

While browsing the ‘news web’ this morning I pick up an interesting article entitled “Beware job board CV advice”. The headline immediately caught my eye and the content certainly raised a few questions.

Written by Nick Gendler, a career coach at, the piece discusses the author’s experience (via a colleague) with a CV review/writing service, offered by [continue… Continue

Added by Julian Stopps on February 17, 2009 at 4:58am — No Comments

Here are just a few ways to use Facebook as a tool in your job search (for those looking for a job)

(This is something I wrote up for a friend that I found out lost his job via his Facebook status...)

Here are just a few ways to use Facebook as a tool in your job search


1)Sync your Twitter feed with your Facebook status. Then use Tiny URL to embed your resume in your status. If you are not too web savvy then post your resume on Resumebucket. Almost every day I see a status about… Continue

Added by Marcus Ronaldi on February 13, 2009 at 2:07pm — No Comments

A New Trend for Savvy Job Seekers (Targeted ads towards on Social Networks)

While on Facebook I noticed an ad to the Left hand side which connected to a recent graduate from University of South Florida with a Masters degree in Engineering Management. I clicked on the ad which took me to the following resume

Which also included links to his Linked In Profile.

I am not currently recruiting for engineering roles but I contacted him. He said that he is getting responses and… Continue

Added by Marcus Ronaldi on February 11, 2009 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Twitter and the Long Tail of Recruitment

Twitter and The Long Tail of Recruitment

Giles Guest of Enhance Media nicely teed up a Long Tail framework for thinking about recruitment. Here are some of my quick thoughts on how they might apply specifically to the recruitment advertising market. The Long Tail can be a problematic framework for setting corporate strategy but it provides a useful heuristic for… Continue

Added by william fischer on February 11, 2009 at 7:38am — 1 Comment

“Pealse hyer mee” What is setting YOU apart from the other hundred billion job applicants and landing you the job?


This morning I logged in to my email and received this warning from the System Administrator:

“Your mailbox has exceeded one or more size limits set by your administrator.”

My InBox has filled up with tons of applicants applying for active openings. The sheer amount of applicants isn’t what amazed me. It was the amount of people applying for postings that don’t match the skill set in the listing. One missed requirement that stood out most… Continue

Added by Heather Gardner on February 6, 2009 at 3:41pm — 3 Comments

New concept (?) - No Cure No Pay Job Board

I've been recruiting non-Dutch speakers for jobs in The Netherlands since May '08. February 2nd, our new site went live, offering more advanced and automated features. I am now able to offer my clients a no cure no pay job board model, next to a classic agency model. So what does this mean?

Candidates and recruiters can sign up themselves and define their profile/job posting. Included is a broad set of match criteria to automatically match candidates with jobs. Furthermore people can… Continue

Added by Careers In Holland on February 5, 2009 at 6:36am — No Comments

Using Twitter as a Recruiting Tool

In speaking with recruiters on a daily basis, I’m often asked about Twitter. What is it? How does it work? How can it help me as a recruiter? etc. In my opinion Twitter is a fantastic recruiting tool and also a great tool for people who are looking for a job.

If I were a recruiter I would have a link in my email signature that encourages job seekers to “follow me on Twitter“. Then I would offer to alert them every time I find out about a… Continue

Added by Ken Horst on February 4, 2009 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Salary Negotiation in Tough Market

People are running to and fro suspended in disbelief regarding the economic downturn and the announcement of ever increasing layoffs. Passions are at a high, and people are lucky to get a job is the general view all around. Does that leave no room for negotiation I was asked? If I get selected, can I still negotiate salary or are they simply going to select the next person out of the 100 applicants. What am I to do?

Lets talk about Jennifer.

Jennifer is a mid level systems… Continue

Added by Jason Monastra on February 4, 2009 at 2:51pm — No Comments

What role do we play in our job search?

I am motivated to write this however will begin in saying that I pray my words do not lead anyone to believe I am not sensitive to what is going on in the country and the economic situation of people all over the world. However I write on the comments and expectations I see sewn throughout the conversations on the net about the changing government and the increase our new leadership will offer.

Let us be honest, if change happens - our government will have done little for our… Continue

Added by Jason Monastra on February 3, 2009 at 8:46am — No Comments

No Pot of Gold at the End of This Rainbow

With more and more companies reducing headcount a trend has emerged that has me baffled. As you might expect we’ve targeted companies that are performing poorly because they are easier to recruit from since logically many more people are looking to “jump ship”, but what we’ve seen is that while many of these potential candidates are expecting to be let go the are actually waiting around for it to happen.

The big reason….the severance package…Huh?

Yes it seems the belief of… Continue

Added by bill martineau on February 2, 2009 at 9:11am — 4 Comments

The Best Job in the World, APPLY NOW!

Looking for a six figure job? How about six figures in six months? What will you do? It's only the best job in the world!

"The Caretaker of the Islands of the Great Barrier Reef is a newly created position. There are a few minor tasks that need to be taken care of, but the most important duty is to report back to Tourism Queensland (and the world) and let us know what’s taking place on the Islands of the Great Barrier… Continue

Added by Chad Sowash on February 2, 2009 at 8:45am — 2 Comments

Thoughts on Enhance Media's - Online Recruitment Conference London

Some quick thoughts on the really quite good - Enhance Media's Online Recruitment - 2009 - The Year Ahead Conference.

Great turnout. With bad news aplenty in the industry, it's nice to be reminded that online recruitment advertising remains a massive opportunity (we still think at least £200+mm in the UK) with many smart people involved. Companies are still recruiting, but to a lesser degree, and there is greater pressure on them to be… Continue

Added by william fischer on January 30, 2009 at 9:49am — No Comments

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