There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance. Using reference checks (.26), education (.22) or biographical data (.37) did not improve the odds too favorably. In fact, even the best predictor, test scores, came out at .57. We could make the… Continue
Added by Donald Sonn on December 10, 2014 at 1:28pm —
Every young leader makes mistakes, it’s a normal thing. However one of the main characteristics of a good leader is precaution. If you are a brand new leader, try to follow these tips and you can prevent yourself from making the most common young leaders’ mistakes.… Continue
Added by Lisa Orto on December 5, 2014 at 3:21am —
Interviewing for a job is a scary experience. After all, your interviewer is making an important decision that will affect your future. If you answer a question in the wrong way, you could ruin your chances of working for the company. To help you prepare for your next… Continue
Added by Recruiter Raya on December 4, 2014 at 6:03pm —
The philosophy of recruiting is changing today. Yes, this sphere is not what it used to be several years ago, because today recruiters have to deal with totally different kinds of candidates – Millennials.
Hiring Millennials differs… Continue
Added by Lesley J. Vos on October 3, 2014 at 5:44am —
I have trained thousands of recruiters in my time. So I would like to think that I know what works and what doesn’t.
Recruiting is sales.
There. I said it.
Sure it’s about helping candidates get jobs; or finding the best talent for employers. But when all is said and… Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on September 22, 2014 at 2:30am —
A professional CV should sell your services to potential employers and is very important for a career search. It can also work against you if it is not written accurately. It’s exceptionally difficult to repair the damage once an employer notes mistakes on your CV. To avoid all this mistakes and CV rejection, consider the points below: Continue
1. Avoid submitting inaccurate data:
Inaccurate data is a crucial mistake. Messing up with data…
Added by Micheal Obineme on July 2, 2014 at 8:59am —
By now, you’re feeling like there’s no hope. Especially when you think you’re just as qualified as your colleagues who are getting jobs, you don’t understand why your job search efforts are failing you. Continue
Even if you think you’ve done everything to get a job, there are important elements of your job search…
Added by Micheal Obineme on July 2, 2014 at 8:30am —
If you are hoping to land a job or want to keep your current job, you have to realize that your personal brand will affect a company. A wrong step could leave a company a lot of clean-up—your picture gets placed in the paper for something illegal; you guest post a controversial article; a joke on Twitter gets… Continue
Added by Amanda DiSilvestro on March 10, 2014 at 5:00pm —
OK. I admit it. I used to think "passionate" was a good CV or resume word. It conveys more than "hard-working" or "diligent" and adds "caring" and emotion. If you're passionate about something, you're fully absorbed, engaged and enthusiastic. I… Continue
Added by Martin Ellis on December 19, 2013 at 7:00am —
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 —
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 —
Whether you're starting your own business, changing careers, or just going off the job grid for a bit of soul searching, your financial situation is about to change - drastically. If you've decided you have enough money tucked away to take that plunge - or you want to get to the point that you do - a tighter budget is going to be your new reality. Consider the following while embarking on your new career journey.
You're going to need to reevaluate your media intake.…
Added by Andrew LIsa on November 2, 2013 at 3:30pm —
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 —
Encouraged by a world that often doesn't look much beyond tomorrow, we often make decisions in isolation that seem a good idea at the time - only to regret them later. I understand the Danish perspective is that "at least when I wet myself it's… Continue
Added by Martin Ellis on October 1, 2013 at 5:07am —