All Blog Posts Tagged 'posting' (46)

How to Use Data to Prepare Your Hiring Strategy

We know that many jobs are hard-to-fill and that you need data to back up your recruitment strategy. To help, we thought we'd demonstrate how you can use data analytics to build your hiring plan. In this example, we examine hiring demand and talent supply data for an IT Project Manager opening in Seattle,…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on July 17, 2014 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Job Postings Are Not the Enemy

By now you’ve probably heard and maybe even read at least one of the 129,732 industry blogs or news articles about Zappos’ new job…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on June 3, 2014 at 9:30pm — 14 Comments

Ditch the Double Standard

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…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 5, 2014 at 9:30pm — 4 Comments

The Ticket Scalper Version of Direct Talent Sourcing

When accepting those rapidly accumulating random LinkedIn connection invitations, I generally also scroll down to peruse my timeline. In doing so, I often notice plenty of job opportunities being posted. Some of these are blasted out by automation tools and others are manually added as a person's LI…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on January 7, 2014 at 11:00pm — 7 Comments

Recruitment Skills

What are the skills required to get recruited? You might be very good at your technical but all of these can be showcased only after you get into a job. It is how you present your skills that impress the employers the most. For this the most important factor is your communication skill. You could be just average or above average at your technical but if it is backed up with good communication skills, you…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on December 9, 2013 at 2:31am — 1 Comment

Performance Management

These days a lot of importance is given to the word Performance Management in the corporate companies especially as they use it as one of the strategies to improve the productivity of the company. Some find this to be a complicated process as there is no specific indication of what this process deals with. Does it deal with some product / service or some department or employees or anything else? To remove…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on November 15, 2013 at 4:05am — No Comments

Tips on Communication Skills

Have you ever heard that people got fired for in effective communication? Or a sales executive was fired for his incapability to express in a business meeting? Or a professor was fired because he wasn’t able to deliver the exact content to his students? A student who is intelligent failed in his examination because of lack of ability to express the contents or his thoughts on the sheet of paper? By this we can…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 30, 2013 at 3:22pm — No Comments

Career at CrossRoads?

For many of us, there comes a time in our careers when it feels like a change is required.
 
But, whatever the reasons for re-evaluating, the idea of starting again and trying something new can be daunting. So, to help you choose your direction, here are out tips for managing a career crossroads.
Am I ready to make a change?
 
Switching careers can be a tough decision, especially if…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 25, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

How to Perform in your Interview

Many people have been job searching for months but wonder how to land right away into a job interview. They don’t know. But you have to reap the benefits of “power words” to get to a job interview. So while writing your resume, search online and use the power words to make it strong. Don’t make your resume boring and only list your facts. To get noticed, however, try to make it such that the employer gets impressed by your resume and gives a call you for an interview. One of the many…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 24, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

How to Acquire the Interview Skills

It is really important to prepare well enough for acquiring your dream job before one attends to an interview. The more time you spend acquiring those skills the more efficient one can be. Bringing out your innate skill and utilizing it properly will surely fetch you a job. Now when it comes to acquiring interview skills, here are few tips that one should go through before attending an interview.
Acquiring your dream job in this competitive world may seem a tough job. Attending…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 18, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Frequently Asked Interview Questions !!

While attending an interview, one has to face many questions. They can be related to your major subjects or field of interest or general knowledge too. Apart from these questions, there are a few frequently asked questions in an interview. While answering them, keep in mind that your answers will win a job for you. So, stay focused, utilize your communication skills to optimum extent and conclude well. As soon as you put your resume before the employer, you can expect a question which…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 9, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

How to Build your Confidence Level !!

A general guidance any jobseeker gets before attending an interview is to be confident. A question which arises in the job seeker’s mind is whether it is really that important. Is it not enough to possess the skill set for the job and be good with your technical knowledge? There cannot be a one word answer to this question. These are actually inter-related matters. Sometimes you can be lucky to crack an interview…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on October 3, 2013 at 8:31am — No Comments

Advantages of Recruitment and Selection Process

Recruitment and selection process is nothing but the organization's ability to source employees to improve the quality of its human capital and stand in the competition. This process is carried by the human resource management of that particular organization, where they target to people to get the best quality employees for their organization. There are many advantages of recruitment process.

Most of the employers or recruiters around the world find themselves in many roles while…

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Added by Neelam Mestry on September 26, 2013 at 8:59am — No Comments

Cultivating abundant Mentality

In today world we expect that we need to have everything in abundance, when we hope for this, it is natural that we have to have an elaborate thinking and have to accept things in a positive way, for making this possible we have to have to cultivate abundant mentality within ourselves. A mentality that is confined and limited will take you nowhere but only to a place of frustration, ego and…

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Added by Neelam Mestry on September 23, 2013 at 5:49pm — No Comments

These recruiters must be crazy to be so lazy

Automation is wonderful if it helps you become more efficient and productive with your time. There are a plenty of tools and technology that do just that. So far, however, there aren’t any such advancements completely capable of hiding overt laziness. A few examples:

Bullhorn Reach job postings – Being a prominent fixture in the recruiting world, Bullhorn is widely used as a job ad…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 30, 2013 at 8:00pm — 7 Comments

2013 Recruiting Channels Survey Results: Social Media is Here to Stay

Check out iCIMS' latest blog post from iCIMS guest blogger Erin Osternhaus.

The number of channels available to recruiters to source candidates has grown rapidly in recent years--namely those offered by social-media based recruiting. Software…

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Added by Elise Jennings on July 3, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Value of Optimizing your Career Site/Job Postings (with Stats)

A lot of folks talk about the value of performing Search Engine Optimization on your job postings, but very rarely do we get the chance to see actual statistics regarding the benefits.

In order to get an accurate read on the performance of an SEO project, we first need to gather the current performance data to use as a benchmark for the "Before" statistics. To do this, establish the list of keywords you want to optimize for and run the queries through the Google search engine. You may…

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Added by Larry Engel on February 13, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Add Employer Branding to your Facebook Job Postings

Everyone puts up job postings. What separates your job posts from the posts of other companies? What are you doing to help your company stand out to job seekers?

Showing your employer brand on your Facebook job…

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Added by Lizzie Bluestein on June 27, 2012 at 2:26pm — No Comments

6 Seconds on Resume Review: How do Job Seekers Get Noticed

There was a great piece that just came out by Vivian Giang on a study done using heat mapping about what a recruiter focuses on in the 6 seconds they have your resume in front of them. **Please note, as was pointed out to me by a colleague, this artlicle was produced by the Ladders, they have…

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Added by Danielle Powers on April 16, 2012 at 12:01pm — No Comments

The Lost Value of Job Postings

We’ll admit right out of the gate that this is one blog post that directly relates to the type of business we run at ShinyNeedle. In order to write this post we had to mention our website, and we had to discuss challenge based hiring. There are hundreds of job posting websites available today. We just recently posted an article on how to manage the extremely large world of job posting websites. There are some that provide zero value, and some that have a bigger brand and have found ways to…

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Added by Patrick Richard on March 20, 2012 at 10:45pm — No Comments

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