All Blog Posts Tagged 'new' (73)

Yes, No, and Goodbye

What a rough few weeks. You've probably heard a couple of things about me lately – I lost a friend / colleague, and I changed jobs. After nearly two years as a corporate recruiter for Zones, responsible for just about every department outside of sales, I left. Coming on the heels of a death in our department, it was especially hard to say goodbye.

The past month has been full of difficult conversations. I was not actively looking for a new role. Some might even call me a passive…

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Added by Amy Ala Miller on March 6, 2013 at 2:43pm — 17 Comments

Monday Musings: First Monday of 2013

I titled this blog first Monday primarily so I would be forced into finishing it and publishing it today. I've been meaning to blog for months now, and still have several unfinished works in progress sitting in my RBC drafts. So, in the spirit of my new year commitment to blog weekly (and to test the theory that I work best under pressure), I figured I'd start this Monday Musings blog about nothing in particular and everything in general.

2012 was EPIC for me, both…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on January 7, 2013 at 11:30pm — 6 Comments

Old School vs New School Recruiter - Infographic


Infographic - Old School vs New School Recruiter

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Added by Noel Cocca on December 12, 2012 at 5:36pm — 2 Comments

I am A Nurse Practitioner, For Gosh Sakes! Hire Me…Please!

Talk about a catch-22! Let’s use Sally, the average Nurse Practitioner (although there’s nothing average about NPs), as an example. She has been a nurse for many years and has been working on her MSN for quite a while. The happy day arives when she has earned her MSN. She then sits for her national certification and passes. She is so thrilled now because she is officially a certified Family Nurse Practitioner!

Sally’s job search now begins. She applies for every Family Nurse…

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Added by Cynthia Doyle on July 17, 2012 at 8:13pm — 1 Comment

5 Things A Good Recruiter Would Never Do!

This post originally appeared on the SkillStorm blog: www.skillstorm.com/blog

In a down economy it’s natural to assume that your corporate clients aren’t returning your calls because they aren’t hiring and therefore don’t need your services. How about when things turn around? The reality is hiring takes place in all economic states. The more…

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Added by SkillStorm on April 26, 2012 at 10:06am — No Comments

How Long Does it Take to Find a New Job?

So, how long does it take to find a new job?  I have heard this question a lot over the past year.

The answer to this question is unknown as data, statistics and personal success is difficult to quantify when comparing the total population of people interviewing. Perhaps a better question would be “What can I do to improve my chances of finding a job as quick as possible”? or “What can I do to improve my chances of finding a job”?

Everyone has a different level of background,…

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Added by Ryan McCormick on April 3, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

3 costly mistakes jobseekers make on cover letters

What’s more important – having a good CV or a good cover letter…? The answer? Both! Cover letters are just as important as CVs because a good cover letter gets your CV through the door and a good CV then goes on to qualify you for an interview!

If you know anything about my background, you’ll know I fell into CV writing, cover letters and so on by accident while working in the media as the assistant editor of a magazine. Back then I had to recruit people (as well as everything else)…

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Added by Mildred Talabi on March 17, 2012 at 3:04pm — No Comments

MY NEW IPAD2

Added by Cora Mae Lengeman on February 15, 2012 at 7:58am — 5 Comments

10 Predictions for Recruitment & Staffing in 2012

Social Recruiting finally went mainstream in 2011 with corporate and agency recruiters embracing LinkedIn and internet sourcing as a required skill for the modern recruiter, shifting away from job-board advertising to digital headhunting. It was also a year of continued economic uncertainty ending with fear of a double dip recession in Europe and beyond. Despite this we will remember 2011 as the year that the recruitment industry took its head out of the arse of the global recession and…

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Added by Johnny Campbell on January 4, 2012 at 5:19am — 8 Comments

Merry Christmas [video]

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! In this Christmas Special, Jim Stroud remembers previous Christmases and ponders what is really important. Special thanks to the Stroud Family for pitching in on this episode.



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Added by Jim Stroud on December 20, 2011 at 10:46am — 2 Comments

Recruiting Communication: Email is dead. Send flowers, pay your respects and move on.

Do you remember recruitment back in the 1990s? I do. A typical day would start with the post being delivered, we would gather around and rip open all the envelopes, pore over the CVs, passing them around the boardroom table in Number 2 Argyle Square, Donnybrook, where I started my recruitment career with …

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Added by Johnny Campbell on December 8, 2011 at 8:26am — 39 Comments

Worried about the new Facebook privacy settings? Here’s how to update yours.

This post originally appeared on our blog at www.skillstorm.com/blog

 

Facebook recently unveiled their new look. Love it or hate it, the changes are universal and many people are revealing more than they wanted in their status updates.

The new Facebook will now allow you to watch movies, listen to songs or read newspapers…

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Added by SkillStorm on September 29, 2011 at 11:47am — No Comments

Human Capital Financial Reports - To be released October 1!

Press Release:

Workforce Expert and HR Software Executive Tim Giehll Releases New Book: Human Capital Financial Reports

Tim Giehll has written a revolutionary guide to help CEOs, the SEC, investors critical as the nation deals with ongoing workforce imbalance and growing unemployment issues.

 

View the full release here:…

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Added by Tim Giehll on September 27, 2011 at 12:23pm — No Comments

MBA Databases Available Now: Cornell, Duke, NYU, Wharton and more

Six new MBA resume books have released over the past week. Each Resume Book is an extensive database of profiles and resumes submitted by top MBA talent at one of our member schools. Select a school below and search this resume database by experience, certification, keywords, and more.





Available Now:…

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Added by Ryan Pratt on September 7, 2011 at 4:34pm — No Comments

CK Science Launch Science Jobs app for iPhone!

CK Science is always looking for new and innovative ways to make the job hunting experience as easy and as enjoyable as possible for our candidates. We would therefore like to introduce to our new free Science Jobs iPhone app.



The Science Jobs app for iPhone will help take the hassle out of searching…

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Added by CatherineGutsell on June 28, 2011 at 11:01am — No Comments

New York City Hiring Demand Gains 46%; Web Developers in Short Supply

New York City area employers and staffing agencies posted more than 80,200 new online job ads jobs in May, up 23% over May 2010. Demand has now rebounded from the drop in April and has gained 46% since the beginning of this year.

 

Hiring Demand for NYC Metro Area — 4 Years:

Hiring Demand for NYC Metro Area — 4 Years

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Added by Carolyn Menz on June 24, 2011 at 9:16am — No Comments

The most in demand occupation over the past 30 days - Computer Specialists

 The number one position that recruiters posted over the past thirty days was for Computer Specialists. There have been over 220,000 new jobs for Computer Programmers, a 26% increase from the same time period in 2010.

 

Hiring Demand for Computer Specialists by Employers – Past 4 Months: …

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Added by Carolyn Menz on May 24, 2011 at 11:34am — 1 Comment

Making a Great Impression on Your First Day

You shined in your interviews and landed a new job!  The interviews you went on were your first and only time to make a great first impression on important people at the company.  Since you were offered the job, they clearly had a great first impression of you!  Now it’s important that you maintain that.

Here are some tips for a successful first…

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Added by Shana Borwegen on February 21, 2011 at 5:11pm — 1 Comment

Why stay at a job you hate

We've all had one (or two, ok maybe more!) - the dreaded job we have come to hate. You feel sick at the thought of going to work, you can't wait for your holidays and when it gets really bad, you can't sleep at night.


So why do we do it?
Why do we stay at a job we hate? There are a multitude of reasons, from things like:
  1. it's easy
  2. fear of starting over
  3. lack of confidence
  4. family or financial commitments,…
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Added by Stephanie Bressan on January 17, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Secrets on how to take charge of your career in 60 seconds

 

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”

 

 

 

Good Luck!

 

© RedStarResume Publications –…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on January 14, 2011 at 9:14am — No Comments

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