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How fools recruit: 'I'll know them when I meet them'

No matter how far we think businesses have come with respect to recruitment and employment practices, there are always plenty of reminders that old habits die hard. 

One of these old habits is the classic client response to a recruiter who requests a job description; ‘I don't need a job description,…

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Added by Ross Clennett on March 20, 2014 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Key Selection Criteria: When less is more

Malcolm Gladwell's book, Blink: the power of thinking without thinking, (Penguin, 2005) provided me with some fantastic insights highly relevant for recruiters, specifically when Gladwell explores the ‘less is more' syndrome.

Gladwell asserts that in certain circumstances, receiving more information about an issue can cause you to become more inaccurate or ineffective in your response to, or conclusions about, that issue with a corresponding increase in your…

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Added by Ross Clennett on January 24, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Job Search Terms – What is that? Don’t I Just Apply for the Job I Want?

Job Search Terms – What is that? Don’t I Just Apply for the Job I Want?

NO – that is the long and short of it.

Recruiters – agency or in-house all use key words and search terms when sourcing for resumes. Where are they looking these days? Beyond…

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Added by Danielle Powers on April 20, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Including Key Achievements in your Resume

If I had a dollar for every resume I saw that did not include “key achievements”, I would be a very wealthy resume writer!

 

Failing to include key achievements throughout your resume is a recipe for disaster and will cause your resume to be put straight in the deleted folder and never to be seen again.

 

The job market is competitive, and if you’re going to prove to the hiring manager that you are the…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on July 9, 2011 at 12:30am — 10 Comments

2011 the year of the skills shortage

2011 is expected to be a bumper year, the economy is finally getting stronger and all in all people are feeling more confident than 12 months ago. BUT according to recruiting expertsHays a shallow pool of talent in many specialist area's is the biggest threat to growth (ref here) for the… Continue

Added by Stephanie Bressan on December 27, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

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