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7 Mistakes Job Seekers Make

Are you in the process of searching for a new job but can’t seem to get the callbacks you want?

It may be you’re making some common yet avoidable mistakes along the way. Don’t continue your job searching without being sure. Take a look at the following seven mistakes job seekers make:


If you’re sending out resumes without knowing what your ideal job is, you’re wasting your valuable time. So,…


Added by Jatin Singh on August 31, 2015 at 12:57am — No Comments

Do job seekers really not care any more?

Some of you will be aware that I am not shy of bemoaning the fact that there are so many poor job posts littering the online space. You only have to visit a job board and pick a few ads at random to find cut & pasted job descriptions, phrases like "Our client are looking", hideous…


Added by Alasdair Murray on July 15, 2015 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

An Embarrassing Confession (and an awesome eBook)

This is definitely embarrassing to admit but I learned how to ride a bike pretty late in life. By late, I mean I learned on an adult bike when I was about 12 because someone pushed me down a hill.  Hold your giggles, please.

I’ll never forget the exhilaration of realizing “hey! I’m riding…


Added by Katrina Kibben on June 15, 2015 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Developers Read Bad Recruiting Emails via Entelo

Entelo made this video about recruiting emails their developer received and I thought it worth sharing.  Great stuff in here...if you have done it, stop.  

And yes, mistakenly posted twice but I laughed both times.  

From Entelo:  

Published on May 20, 2015

Recruiters send alot of emails, and they aren't always perfect. We asked our Engineers…


Added by Noel Cocca on May 22, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

An Alternative View on Recruiting

I was speaking to a company owner last week who let me know he spent over $125,000 a year in job postings on major job boards. I was FLOORED! When I asked him about the quality of the candidates he got from those ads, he said that he received average or less-than-average candidates but that “I use it for the…


Added by Danielle Thompson on May 11, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

5 ways for engineering companies to overcome a skills shortage when recruiting

We’ve helped engineering firms who have had difficulties in their recruitment process for eight years. Whether sourcing candidates with the right experience or finding those with niche skill sets, jobs vacancies that are not filled can cause major disruptions. Over the…


Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on April 17, 2015 at 3:43am — No Comments

CV checking, how recruiters do they controls the information provided?

You wish to apply for a senior management position in aeronautics or in the communication? No matter the industry, recruiters and recruitment agencies know how to verify the information in your CV. And the more you target a position of high responsibility; the likelihood is high that the recruiter conduct an audit of your resume before you hire … Our job blog tells you more.


One way everywhere: Internet

* If you have private profiles on Facebook, such as for…


Added by Priya N on March 18, 2015 at 7:22am — No Comments

More Followers, More Work - Twitter Tactics for Recruiters

I’ll never forget how I was picked to be the social media expert at my first company. It was 2008 and I was working at a startup called I was hired as part of the sales team then moved to marketing when we realized we did in fact need a marketing team. Oh, startups.

Anyway, I…


Added by Katrina Kibben on March 16, 2015 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

Top Factors for a Successful Sales Recruiting Project

Finding a top sales performer in today’s recruiting market can be a daunting task. Every employer is seeking the professional with the best performance record, hoping to increase revenue for their company. Realistically, however, these top performers are…


Added by Or Hillel on March 15, 2015 at 11:52am — No Comments

Finding and being found

Finding and being found


Added by Connie Hampton on March 6, 2015 at 8:37pm — No Comments

What Are The Qualities of Best Recruiters?


We all want to get a good job that suits us completely. The recruiters play really very important part in all the organizations and fields. They gives a company an opportunity to find best and most eligible staff and also, they allow deserving candidates to get right opportunity and career along with a dream job. The efficiency of recruiter actually effects positively on the organization and candidate’s future.

If the recruiter is right then it will allow…


Added by Patty on February 25, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Stop Press: Internal Recruiters and Hiring Managers CAN get along

*** Please note: This post originally appeared on The RecruitLoop Blog ***

Last week I was in Kuala Lumpur running a workshop for a group of predominantly internal recruiters.

Although the workshop was…


Added by Paul Slezak on February 19, 2015 at 4:52pm — No Comments

5 Must-Read Books for Career Professionals

Most people have career-related New Year’s resolutions and it's not a surprise anymore. Many professionals are thinking of quitting their present job or planning a big career change as the new year begins. If you plan to re-evaluate, refresh or reconstruct your line of work, perhaps these resources will help you analyze and understand which journey you want to venture on, steps you can take and how to make the right career move.

Here are 5 highly recommended career-related books that…


Added by Gabbie Keegan on January 21, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Why Recruiters Definitively Don't Suck

It's time to take an aggressive position against this prevalent and disappointing trend of demeaning recruiters.  It's almost become a fad for recruiters to write blogs about how recruiters suck, so that they can distinguish themselves against the others... their main 'selling point' being that they 'suck…


Added by Nicholas Meyler on August 24, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

An Open Letter To Hiring Managers … On Behalf Of All Recruiters

Mr Client,

I apologise in advance for the somewhat generic greeting, but it’s been ingrained in me from way back when I first got into recruitment.

I still remember all the role-plays and all the training manuals. Every scenario seemed to involve an interaction with “Mr…


Added by Paul Slezak on August 8, 2014 at 1:30am — 1 Comment

12 Tips To Bring Out Your Inner Headhunter

The historic act of headhunting is quite disturbing, yet fascinating. The literal practice of taking and preserving a person’s head after killing them, has advanced from ancient times to the 21st century. 

Figuratively, the aggressive nature of the word has carried over to the modern day recruiting industry.  In our …


Added by Jody Dugan on July 10, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

"It's a recruiter's JOB to deal with candidates and put up with shit"....Really??

I was reading this article/blog on LinkedIn by Andrew Fraser "My history of abusive, co-dependent relationships with recruiters”. It was interesting to read people’s  expereinces/thoughts on…


Added by Leena Chhabra on June 12, 2014 at 5:30pm — 10 Comments

Why "Who's Viewed Your Profile" on LinkedIn Doesn't Matter

There could be any number of reasons why someone looks at your LinkedIn profile and why your profile shows up in a search. 

A few possibilities include:

1) Nosy lookie-loos just curious about what you have going on.

2) You’ve changed…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on April 23, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Context of Content (what's a resume anyway?)

Recruiters will use any kind of information to find candidates.  I once literally got contact information off of a bathroom wall once and, yes, I made a placement.

We won't discuss the industry.

Recruiters seek out the people we place, and we find them anywhere they are. It is what we do -…


Added by lisa rokusek on February 11, 2014 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

6 Steps To Launching A Successful New Business

With the job market still in a malaise, many job seekers are now considering starting their own businesses. Even those who are still employed, driven by dreams of financial freedom, are increasingly considering launching their own companies. If successful, this would be good news for the U.S. economy especially…


Added by Scott Sargis on February 7, 2014 at 9:30am — 9 Comments

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