All Blog Posts Tagged 'professional' (59)

Common Misconceptions about Recruiter’s Mind

A recruiter represents the face of the organization as far as quality manpower is considered with respect to best recruitment services. Imagine a candidate without proper qualifications or performance recruited into a company for a key role. If the company suffers because of the inability of the candidate, then it is not just the failure of the candidate but also the…

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Added by Avika Shah on September 26, 2014 at 4:38am — No Comments

Add This Guy to the Recruiter Wall of Shame

Usually when a recruiter contacts someone via LinkedIn, it’s because s/he saw something of interest on that person’s profile. Then there’s THIS GUY that apparently liked what he saw enough to plagiarize…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 30, 2014 at 8:06pm — 28 Comments

Legal Recruitment Agencies Are Your Best Bet When it Comes to Job Searching

Getting the right job with the right company is difficult no matter one's field – but for some reason, that seems to go double for anyone who’s looking to make a career in the field of law. Perhaps it has something to do with how competitive the industry has become, or how highly specialized many of the positions in this industry can be. But is there any way that a professional looking for…

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Added by Simon Hopes on May 15, 2014 at 9:42am — No Comments

Employment Picking Up Momentum: TIME TO ENGINEER A NEW RESUME!

According to today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, the unemployment rate dropped a staggering .3% to 7%. In the process 203,000 new jobs were created. This brings the total to 1,235,000 new jobs created over the last seven months!

 

Job creation was across the board in most sectors including:

  1. Transportation and warehousing creating 31,000 new jobs in…
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Added by Scott Sargis on December 7, 2013 at 2:00am — 1 Comment

Tips on How to Find and Work with a Mentor Webinar

Bryant & Stratton College Online will host a new session in its ongoing free employability webinar series. Titled “Are You My Mentor? How to Find and Work with a Mentor,” the free webinar is available to job seekers, prospective students and current Bryant & Stratton College Online…

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Added by Kavitha T on August 20, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

NEW GROUP: SERVICE PROVIDER SOLUTIONS

We would like to invite everyone to check out the group Service Provider Solutions a one stop shop for human resource managers, directors, recruiting agencies and staffing firms seeking solutions or seeking additional training or certification credit hours to connect with a multitude of industry service provider companies such as: educational, payroll, back office, financing, professional employer…

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Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 14, 2013 at 4:39am — No Comments

Exempt, non-Exempt, contrac employee, independent contractor & lease staffing employee

Regardless of your position it is very important to fully understnad the difference between various employment statuses.

Employee status is defined by both IRS code and DOL laws.

Non-exempt simply means the employee is not exempt by DOL from the employer paying overtime. They may work for the client company or a third-party provider.

Exempt is a status given to certain employees who meet DOL requirements such as minimum salaries, job titles and certain work requirements…

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Added by Jeff Dahlberg on April 9, 2013 at 7:07am — No Comments

Does this thing come with an instruction manual?

Earlier this week I posted a few profile-enhancing tips on a LinkedIn discussion group frequented by active job seekers. One of the things I constantly notice when helping newcomers get up to speed on the essential functionality of LinkedIn is how poor they tend to be at populating their profiles with meaty, search-friendly information.

This is especially noticeable in the job seeker community. Rather than placing career relevant and recruiter magnet content, they fill their headline,…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on March 8, 2013 at 1:00am — No Comments

7 Points to Decide Whether You Need a Professional Resume Writer

The success of your job application depends on the way in which you present your achievements before the prospective employers. As your resume represents you before a prospective employer, it is important to get it right. If you do not have a proper resume, you need to make one before you apply for a specific job.

The…

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Added by Richard on January 25, 2013 at 7:47am — No Comments

How to Be a SAP Professional?

In last decade IT market has experienced rapid growth since companies realise implementation of IT systems can offer competitive advantage. This eventually leads to increased turnover and better customer services. There is thus a steady growth of demand for IT specialists. Evolved technology has improved the…

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Added by Daniel Smith on January 4, 2013 at 8:12am — No Comments

Why Quality Wins Over Quantity When It Comes To Job Searching

Let’s face it, when you’re looking for a job, you want it as fast and as easy as you can get it. It can be overwhelming and time-consuming searching for a job. It’s true that you likely won’t land an interview, or job for that matter, without actually applying for job openings (unless they come through…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on January 1, 2013 at 4:46pm — No Comments

6 Tips To Help Organize Your Time While Job Searching

Job searching can be overwhelming, long and tiresome. In order to use your time productively and get the best results, you should organize your activities and set short-term goals.  Organizing your time will help you to stay focused, avoid burning out and help you to achieve maximum results.

Below are some tips for…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on November 30, 2012 at 11:30pm — No 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

Choosing a Right Staffing Agency

Staffing Services - Staffing Agency - Employment Agency - IT Staffing Firm

Staffing Agencies are now becoming a hub of recruitment and staffing activities. Staffing agencies are providing impeccable services…

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Added by Sam on September 24, 2012 at 1:09pm — 2 Comments

LinkedIn is about as sexy as a minivan, but it's the best damn online networking site out there

Welcome to the most professional club on the Internet, LinkedIn. Of the major social media sites, LinkedIn does the best job of creating an atmosphere of professional online interaction and...preventing its members from making idiots of themselves.

Why will LinkedIn NOT allow you to cross the line from professionalism…

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Added by Bob McIntosh on September 3, 2012 at 9:21am — No Comments

Writing a Gold Medal LinkedIn Profile

Did you know that LinkedIn is now regarded as the world’s largest online professional network with close to 200 million members in over 200 countries. More and more hiring managers, recruiters, employers and head-hunters are using LinkedIn as part of their hiring strategy. With demand for jobs at an all-time high,…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on August 10, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

Is Your Professional Resume An Olympic Gold Medal?

With the Olympic Games fast approaching, athletes from across the world will all be vying to be the very best in their chosen sport and take home a gold medal. In events such as swimming and athletics it is usually only seconds that separate first and last and with competition so strong, a tiny mistake can often be the…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on July 16, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

Just Say No! Decoding The Ways Recruiters Say "Thanks, But No Thanks"

I've been getting some interesting intelligence as a recruiting professional engaged in a full-fledged job search for the first time in over 10 years. I liken it to the show Undercover Boss, as I'm experiencing many eye-opening…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on April 25, 2012 at 11:00am — 15 Comments

OMG kant believe ths just hapend! LOLz

I had an interesting exchange via email with a VP level candidate while working to coordinate a meeting/ interview with a client. And I quote:

“Kant do it thurz? can Friday?”

My recruitment work is done primarily in the mobile and digital tech space, I’m a texter, a twitter junkie and into Social Media and totally get the language of microblogging.

There has to be a line drawn and adhered to that separates the quick…

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Added by Jeremy Spring on March 28, 2012 at 4:41pm — 8 Comments

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