Has your company seen a decrease in the number of qualified candidates recently? Having a career page and posting open positions to social media isn’t enough. Did you know that on average 46% of candidates rate their experience poor or very poor? Why… Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on September 15, 2014 at 2:26pm —
The three-headed watchdog for the afterlife, Cerberus, guarded the entrance to Hades. The mythical creature ensured no one entered who wasn’t qualified to do so. He assisted the god of the underworld, not the poor souls who passed by. Just the same, recruiters serve as… Continue
Added by Sean Pomeroy on September 15, 2014 at 2:13pm —
Time travel is possible! How do I know? Because last night, I was transported back to 1982 as I went to see Journey in concert.
Back in 1982, just a freshman in high school at the time, I went to see Journey. They were my favorite band and Steve Perry was my favorite singer. Now, at the time, my… Continue
Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on May 23, 2014 at 12:20pm —
We’re cleaning out our garages, homes and probably Dropboxes; so why not the recruiting process? Recruiters can add all the great new recruiting tech to their processes, but maintenance and upkeep are just a fact of life. Don’t let your recruiting process get cluttered with old practices, redundancies and inefficient ways of getting to your goals.
Are your canned… Continue
Added by Julie Salerno on April 18, 2014 at 1:06pm —
I've never found that to be a good "call"
I've been hearing from people that they are getting contacted by companies and staffing firms to come right in for an in-person interview without going through an initial phone screen first. These are educated, experienced mid- to senior-level career workers pursuing professional positions.
In my personal experience as a job seeker I never had a worthwhile interview experience with a company that skipped the phone interview. And,… Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on March 25, 2014 at 9:23pm —
At the recently concluded CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas, Dick Tracy’s wristwatch phones came ever closer to reality.
A plethora of companies introduced new products. Pebble Technology Corporation,… Continue
Added by Scott Sargis on January 17, 2014 at 8:30am —
Recruitment Process Outsourcing. This phrase burst onto the recruiting scene in the past 10-15 years or so, but the concept of it has been around for much longer. It was consistently used in the 1970’s during Silicon Valley’s very competitive market for high tech labor – it was very hard to find… Continue
Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on December 14, 2013 at 4:08pm —
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… Continue
Added by Neelam Mestry on December 9, 2013 at 2:31am —
We’ve all seen them. Those annoyingly entertaining mimes who pull themselves down a sidewalk with an imaginary rope, or ride an imaginary escalator down behind a barricade. But the one they are probably the most well-known for is the imaginary box that has seemed to trap them. They can press on the walls, scream, pound their fists – but nothing penetrates that box!
If you are a HR… Continue
Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on December 3, 2013 at 3:23pm —
Recruiting new staff is challenging and stressful…To avoid making hiring mistakes, it’s best to plan ahead. So apart from advertising the vacancies, looking at the time it takes to hire, getting the right number and quality of applicants and dealing with the admin burden, what else do employers need to look at? If handled properly, the hiring process can deliver a constant… Continue
Added by Irina Nagy on November 28, 2013 at 9:17am —
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…
Added by Neelam Mestry on November 15, 2013 at 4:05am —
Have you ever heard that people got fired for in effective communication? Continue
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…
Added by Neelam Mestry on October 30, 2013 at 3:22pm —
The interview process can be rough, nerve-racking and even scary. As sweat starts to make that freshly pressed button down stick to your back, you start to second-guess yourself, and you can never be too sure what you’re walking into. For most of us, this is the nature of the interview, and there are some companies that fully embrace the fear inducing aspects…
Added by Raj Sheth on October 30, 2013 at 10:00am —
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… Continue
Added by Neelam Mestry on October 25, 2013 at 2:30pm —
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… Continue
Added by Neelam Mestry on October 24, 2013 at 8:00pm —
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… Continue
Added by Neelam Mestry on October 18, 2013 at 9:30am —
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… Continue
Added by Neelam Mestry on October 9, 2013 at 5:30am —
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…
Added by Neelam Mestry on October 3, 2013 at 8:31am —
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… Continue
Added by Neelam Mestry on September 26, 2013 at 8:59am —
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… Continue
Added by Neelam Mestry on September 23, 2013 at 5:49pm —