Interviewing is a lot harder than it looks. Think about the context. I'm going to put you in a room with a stranger. All you know about them is from what they put on this poorly phrased piece of weighted, tan paper. In 30 minutes when someone returns to save you, you're not only supposed to get to know them but also figure out if they're going to be successful.
Right. That'll… Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on April 4, 2016 at 12:02pm —
With each passing day technology is changing swiftly giving a new shape to the way we do business. This has revolutionized marketing too. The way we market our product or services has also taken a new shape giving rise to digital marketing.
Digital marketing is a highly dynamic field. Strategies keep on changing and if you are in this profession, however successful you might be, there is no denying the perils of sitting back and resting on your past laurels. Success doesn’t come easy… Continue
Added by Kamlesh Maddheshiya on March 9, 2016 at 5:40am —
Looking from the outside in, sometimes it seems like hiring manager versus recruiter is an epic, long-fought battle. I can almost picture part of the Hunger Games, where they're all released into the forest to start their survival. Let the games begin!
Others have compared this turbulent relationship to an epic battle like Superman vs Batman or… Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on January 25, 2016 at 1:00pm —
Managing your employees effectively and running a successful business from a remote location can be a challenge for anyone. But any manager can be a positive influence on their employees if they are committed to the task, no matter where they are. Consider this advice to make your responsibility easier.… Continue
Added by Brooke Chaplan on January 7, 2016 at 10:24am —
Let’s face it. As a recruiter, you’re out there on the front lines, rolling up your sleeves to source, screen and slate the top talent on the market. You’re able to do whatever it takes to find that always elusive purple squirrel, that needle in the proverbial passive haystack, and, against all… Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on March 17, 2015 at 4:30pm —
*** Please note: This post originally appeared on The RecruitLoop Blog ***
Last week I was in Kuala Lumpur running a workshop for a group of predominantly internal recruiters.
Although the workshop was… Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on February 19, 2015 at 4:52pm —
We all hear about how critical it is to make a good first impression. An important study recently showed that first impressions are eerily accurate and frustratingly arbitrary.… Continue
Added by Recruiter Raya on October 8, 2014 at 6:33pm —
The historic act of headhunting is quite disturbing, yet fascinating. The literal practice of taking and preserving a person’s head after killing them, has advanced from ancient times to the 21st century.
Figuratively, the aggressive nature of the word has carried over to the modern day recruiting industry. In our … Continue
Added by Jody Dugan on July 10, 2014 at 9:30am —
Did you know that there is a glaring hole within many companies that contributes to their overall turnover? This hole can cost your company big bucks too, but people seem content to just let it occur. Did you know that it can also be fixed pretty quickly, easily, and cost effectively?
Walk down this journey with me - and I promise - I'll make it quick. Employee Bill works for your… Continue
Added by Doug Douglas on March 19, 2014 at 11:20am —
The good news: for at least a few people I’ve spoken with recently, the job market seems a bit warmer so far this year than it has been in quite a while. Let’s hope so!
The bad news: applying and interviewing for jobs is just as cumbersome as ever.
The ugly news: many employers must… Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 5, 2014 at 9:30pm —
Are you making premature assumptions about applicants or candidates? Here’s a few common categories focused on finding the right fit. Do you see anything potentially wrong with these ways of assessing talent?
Once a person’s hard skills are confirmed through visually examining on paper or on screen or verbally over the phone or in person, soft skills almost always become a more prominent factor. Many people place a tremendous amount of credibility… Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on October 16, 2013 at 11:00pm —
Winning Formalized Internship Programs
These methods are based on organization's goal is to convert interns to full-time hires and is therefore paying its interns.
Unpaid internships present a number of problems for organizations focused on intern conversion.
Rich Peterson firmly believes, if you follow these simple rules, you will Hit a Home Run.
1. Furnish interns with real work assignments:
Furnishing interns with… Continue
Added by Richard Peterson on October 15, 2013 at 12:00am —
A friend and former colleague recently told me about a frustrating conversation with a recruiter. Come to think of it I rarely, if ever, hear from anyone telling me about a fantastic interaction with a recruiter. Why is that?
Anyway, my friend saw one of their connections “like” that recruiter’s LinkedIn status about a search they were working on. Thinking it looked appealing, my friend… Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 16, 2013 at 9:00pm —
I recently “googled” my name and found an assortment of results come up that I didn’t even realize were out there and visible to the public. Social media sites, registries I created, and websites that I’ve registered on and long forgotten about. When it comes to job… Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on December 29, 2012 at 7:43pm —
Many small businesses have an in-house human resources manager that will handle the nuts and bolts of interviewing prospective employees, overseeing payroll, dealing directly with any employee issues and/or questions, and making sure the office keeps rolling along smoothly.
Other companies, however, either outsource such… Continue
Added by Dave Thomas on May 8, 2012 at 6:30pm —
Technology continues to transform job development across the country, impacting the rapid growth of some industries and occupations and the decline in importance of others. Using Boston’s New England BLS Information Office’s report as a tell tale, we see that Massachusetts’ high tech industry, as well as the accompanying occupations, are significant contributors to the overall high tech recruitment market and the Massachusetts… Continue
Added by Greg Corson on April 17, 2012 at 12:30pm —
Since we largely train recruiters and businesses how to leverage the power of social media as a sourcing tool, an employer branding tool and a business development tool, one common question we get asked all the time from nervous HR managers to company directors is advice on a social media policy that will enable… Continue
Added by Johnny Campbell on November 29, 2011 at 11:36am —
Early in the year, we reported that the hiring demand for Marketing Managers was growing. However, since the 4-year high in May 2011, hiring demand for Marketers has been slowly slipping. In September, Recruiters placed a total of 17,000 online job ads for Marketing Manager positions, a 26% decline compared to May, erasing any job gains seen for this occupation in the first part of the year. However, many organizations are planning for increased marketing budgets in 2012 – will hiring demand… Continue
Added by Carolyn Menz on October 21, 2011 at 10:15am —
#1: The smartest person always gets the job
Definitely not true – companies these days are more interested in the complete worker. Having brains is always an advantage, but it's not the only thing that hiring managers are looking for. In today’s economy, an employer… Continue
Added by Gavin Redelman on October 6, 2011 at 6:39pm —
Successful recruiters, this article is not meant for you. The list outlined below is your mantra, your daily routine with your clients. You know that recruitment is a relationship based business, and that you are only as good as the relationships that you have built and nurtured with your hiring managers.
- Know their business. You can’t expect them to invest in you until you have invested in them. Go to their department and or sales…
Added by Granite Consulting on August 15, 2011 at 12:00pm —