All Blog Posts Tagged 'online' (133)

The benefits of online exam format questions

Long gone are the days of scanned in sheets which are only as accurate as the person entering the information. The latest trend sweeping the industry is online exam format questions. If you have filled out any type of exam using an online connection in the last several years then chances are you have filled it in using these online exam format questions. But just what are the benefits of these? Here are a few examples to keep you engaged.

Accuracy: One thing which…

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Added by Tonisha Parra on November 25, 2014 at 3:40am — No Comments

3 things I learnt at the Onrec Conference and Exhibition

The 10th annual Onrec Conference and Exhibition took place in London last month. As ever, the event featured a great line up of speakers offering their insights in to the world of online recruitment.

Having first started in 2004, speakers took the time to reflect on what has happened in the industry over the past 10 years, as well as covering the latest trends and topics within online…

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Added by Stephanie Mills on November 12, 2014 at 6:04am — No Comments

How Professional Video Interviewing Technologies Outperform DIY Video Chat Options

As a recruiter, HR professional or hiring manager, you’re aware of the use of video interviewing for your hiring and recruitment needs, but you may be questioning which platform to use. Does it make a difference whether you choose video interviewing technology tailored specifically for…

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Added by Christopher Young on July 29, 2014 at 8:00am — 5 Comments

A Glimpse at the Best and the Most Awful Education Jobs

Children around the world grow up listening to a simple saying ‘Do what you Love’. However, following those words might make the scenario worse for education professionals. People, who have passed one year after another studying their favorite subject, and have achieved many…

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Added by Simon Hopes on June 11, 2014 at 2:32am — No Comments

Long Term Strategies for Finding Temporary Talent

There are many reasons why a company would want to hire a flexible or freelance worker; a worker who comes into the office, with the right skill, when a company needs it. A worker that is willing to work on a temporary, contract, seasonal, gig, project or part time basis. Let’s face it, there are often times…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on February 20, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Social Media in hiring: You can run but you can't hide!

Are last Fridays party and the not-so-great decisions that came along with it going to influence if you get your dream job or not? Well the truth is it could. The use of social media in hiring is something we all need to think about. It has made our lives increasingly public and Human Resources personnel…

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Added by Vera Gavizon on February 20, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

If Facebook Can Predict Breakups, Why Not Your Next Referral Hire?

The big news in the last week seems to be that Facebook can tell you if your relationship is going to work.  No, they're not clairvoyant, it's based on research from Jon Kleinberg of Cornell University surrounding something called "dispersion."  Jon…

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Added by Crystal Miller on November 5, 2013 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Are job boards being outdone by social media? Not really.

Following up on one of my previous blog posts, it’s pretty obvious that social media recruiting is not going to go away any time soon. But, this does not mean that the job boards aren’t vital anymore to the recruiting industry. They…

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Added by Irina Nagy on August 30, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

Should You Pass Up a Candidate Just Because of His/Her Online Reputation?

Everything we do online matters. This has always been true, but it's never been as important as it is now. What makes this feel almost patently unfair is that, in spite of our actions mattering more now, we actually have less control over how we are perceived online. Thanks to social media, and a few other factors (not the least among them being Internet trolls), people can say just about anything they want about us online.





What are they saying about you today?…

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Added by Erin Steiner on August 5, 2013 at 11:57am — 2 Comments

Resumes with assessment reports increase recruiter revenue by 16%

As a recruiter, you have to take care of many things – vetting resumes, finding and calling candidates, shortlisting, negotiating and then ensuring that you get paid for your effort. All of these take time. So how would you increase productivity of your team without investing in expensive new tools and more recruiters?

More effective recruitment practices and better understanding of an employer’s requirement will obviously help, but our research suggest that you can easily increase…

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Added by rashmi on May 15, 2013 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

Resume Forensics - How To Find Resumes and Candidates on the Web

Jim Stroud is the author of Resume Forensics Way back in 2008, I created a training guide called Resume Forensics. In a nutshell, it was a how-to for finding resumes and passive candidates on Google, Yahoo, Bing and a few other resources. In all modesty, it was an underground hit. I…

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Added by Jim Stroud on April 28, 2013 at 8:47pm — No Comments

Think before you Tweet: How a Dongle joke got 2 people fired

In one part of the world, a butterfly flaps it's wings. In another, there's a Tsunami. 



That's what happened this week, and two people lost their jobs because of it. 



When…

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Added by Michael Wright on March 23, 2013 at 9:37am — No Comments

8 Ways to optimize your online reputation

If your name is Michael Jackson, Leonard Nimoy, Lindsey Lohan or Mark Twain, you might as well skip this article. It doesn't apply to you. 



It may seem rather ironic to some people that I'm talking here about online reputation.…



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Added by Michael Wright on March 9, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

My New Year’s resolution – get a new job!

Every year millions of people make resolutions that are broken in a matter of days, the most common one is to ‘Get Fit’ and this is also the one that tends to be broken first.  But if yours is to get a new job, then you should defiantly stick to it. You spend most of your life in a work environment so its importance that you enjoy what you do for a job.

There could be a number of reasons for your job not being right for you:

  • You could be feeling that you aren’t…
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Added by Daniel Briggs on January 15, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Google Can Be Your Best Friend Or Your Worst Enemy When It Comes To Job Searching

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…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on December 29, 2012 at 7:43pm — No Comments

10 earth-shattering things that happened in online recruiting in 2012

Hey, it’s the end of the year (almost) and time to take a look at what happened in 2012. Did anything? Well, actually, yes – quite a bit. Apart from an election, a (slowly) recovering economy, and a snazzy James Bond film, it did seem like 2012 was a busy year for online recruiting. Here are my picks for the most notable:…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on December 18, 2012 at 9:23am — 1 Comment

The New Talent Challenge for Small Businesses

Small businesses constantly face the challenge of employing the right people for the job; even more so a company is growing rapidly and key personnel is needed. No matter how well the business is run and managed, business owners may find it difficult to set out a roadmap for achieving their goals – especially when it comes to hiring personnel. This is where proper talent management comes in.

Talent management is the process of tracking and managing your employees. This includes…

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Added by Lorien Roux on November 9, 2012 at 2:37am — 3 Comments

Feeling Old? The How-To Guide to Catching Up with the Online Era

In the whirlwind of social media and googling; skype meetings and online applications, it’s easy to get lost in translation. But the fact remains, professional networking and job hunting is crossing over to the digital realm, and you are going to need to get up to speed. Here are 5 steps to catching up to the craze.

1) Get Online – The days of face-to-face meetings are coming to a close. Emails have replaced snail mail; Video interviews have replaced costly travel…

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Added by Angela Gleichsner on October 5, 2012 at 1:11pm — No Comments

5 Ways Blogging Enhances Your Online Reputation

Nowadays, you’ll be hard-pressed to find an individual that hasn’t engaged in blogging in some form. It has become a powerful medium through which anyone can express their thoughts, on nearly every interest and activity. If you’re looking to build a successful blog, then you’ll need to understand how to build traffic,…

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Added by Sara Fletcher on September 26, 2012 at 4:07pm — 2 Comments

HOW TO...AVOID SCAM JOB WEBSITES

Expert advice from Dave Wood of www.northwestwebjobs.co.uk .

People from all walks of life are being affected by these tough economic times. Young people, who have recently left education, are finding it harder than ever to establish themselves on the first rung of the employment ladder. Experienced people, working in well-established industries, are being made redundant as the economic climate…

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Added by Dave Wood on August 10, 2012 at 5:38am — No Comments

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