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Shouldn't Deprived candidates be allowed to legibily allowed to pay heed,attention to needs

given the context how would you treat sexual harassment ?? ... motives ...behind ..motives?

Added by Ravi on September 9, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

Top College Classes That Can Help Elevate Your Job Search

The competition for an entry-level job is stiffer than ever, particularly for the best-paying careers on the market. While having a college degree can boost your marketability over someone without any higher education, the advantage isn't as high as it once was.

Taking a variety of courses during your college years can elevate your job search, making you more appealing to a potential employer. If you didn't…

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Added by Kelsey Castle on September 7, 2013 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Time-To-Fill is Going Down the Tubes

The world of job searching is getting tougher for candidates. It is taking employers longer and longer to pull the trigger on new hires. Even great candidates with all the right skills and values are left wondering and waiting by the phone. According to research done by economists Steven J. Davis, Jason Faberman and John Haltiwanger, vacancies are staying open far…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 16, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Time to Shoot the Drama Monster

A lot of recruiting professionals find themselves sidetracked by the Drama Monster.  The Drama Monster presents itself in many forms including, planning a wedding, moving an office, or even making coffee in the morning.

 What recruiters need to remember is that the Drama Monster…

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Added by Rebecca B. Sargeant on August 12, 2013 at 1:18pm — No Comments

First Rule of Resume Writing - Think of Annie...

This morning Annie wrote to me pleading for simple and clear resumes/CV's. Annie is a UK-based recruiter. Annie, and thousands like her, spend a good deal of their day matching people to jobs, and to do that Annie reads resumes...... lot's of…

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Added by Martin Ellis on July 22, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Guidelines for Hiring an Intern

This is the latest in the Intern Series that we've been running this summer. In this installment, we hear from an intern, Zoe Schiffer at one of our favorite companies, InternMatch.

Before you begin recruiting topnotch interns it is important to determine what you want out of them. Great work? Or great…

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Added by Angela Yu on June 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Resume Forensics - How To Find Resumes and Candidates on the Web

Jim Stroud is the author of Resume Forensics Way back in 2008, I created a training guide called Resume Forensics. In a nutshell, it was a how-to for finding resumes and passive candidates on Google, Yahoo, Bing and a few other resources. In all modesty, it was an underground hit. I…

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Added by Jim Stroud on April 28, 2013 at 8:47pm — No Comments

A Good recruiter should possess certain Qualities..

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Added by Madhusudan Dadhich on March 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How to Deal With a Negative Coworker: Negativity Matters..!!

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Added by Madhusudan Dadhich on March 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ideas for Recruiting Great Candidates..!!

Ideas for Recruiting Great Candidates

Tap Your Employee Networks in Recruiting Candidates Spread word-of-mouth information about the position availability, or eventual availability, to each employee so they can constantly look for superior candidates in their networks of friends and associates. In this age of online social and professional…

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Added by Madhusudan Dadhich on March 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

How to Write a Resume for the 80K Professional

Added by Amos on February 1, 2013 at 1:53pm — 12 Comments

Is the focus on Time to Fill hurting candidate quality?

We've had a lot of conversations with recruiting organizations over the past few months about their recruiting processes  and strategies.  And one feeling that keeps coming up is that they feel like they are becoming too process oriented.  They feel hijacked by their requisition based…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 1, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Hidden LinkedIn Resume Tool for Candidates

Fed up with sub-standard Resumes and CV's, even from top people?

Point them to LinkedIn's hidden resume builder at http://resume.linkedinlabs.com. It's saved my candidates bacon more than once. It converts their LinkedIn…

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Added by Martin Ellis on January 25, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Artist, Leader or Entrepreneur?

I recently attended the #TonyRobbins Business Mastery course at the Excel in London.  It consisted of 4 days packed with information, tools and techniques on building and growing a business that is continually innovating and performing at its peak, and the best ways to create an exit plan for yourself; be this through creating a leadership team that will enable you to step away from the day to day running of the business, or the…

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Added by Michael Bowden on January 11, 2013 at 10:40am — No Comments

10 Ways to Double Your Monthly Placement Rate

A good measure of recruiter performance is placements per month, with sendouts (interviews arranged with hiring managers) per month and sendouts per hire being the two key performance drivers for this.



For third-party recruiters, add fee per placement to obtain total billings per month as another critical performance measure.



Whether you’re a third-party or corporate recruiter, making more placements per month would be a good thing. With this goal in mind, here are 10…

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Added by Faisal Javed on December 20, 2012 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Top CV/Resume Tip: How to write an attention-grabbing Personal Statement

My headline advice for anybody writing their CV/Resume is to get your punches in early and grab the readers attention with your Personal Statement. It should also follow these basics:

  • Make it no longer than 5 or 6 lines
  • Include your…
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Added by Martin Ellis on December 7, 2012 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

How to Choose a Headhunter - Great questions to test them...

Since I started writing this "How to Choose a Headhunter" series in 2008, the world of recruitment/headhunting has turned upside down. Back then, my first post was the top questions I'd advise anybody considering engaging a headhunter for the first time, but time has moved on and the questions have changed - although not all of them!…

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Added by Martin Ellis on December 5, 2012 at 9:00am — 10 Comments

3 Tips for Jobseekers on Navigating the Job Market

State of the Economy

The economy is a dichotomy that as soon as you think you have it figured out, the projections you felt were safe get thrown upside down.  I've been in the staffing industry for 14 years and recently decided to add up how many of those years have been recessionary and I came up with nine to ten.  The trends seem to indicate that the economy is improving at a tangible pace.  For instance, Dice just released a statistic last week of…

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Added by Mike Barefoot on December 3, 2012 at 2:38pm — No Comments

The Ins and Outs of IT Interviewing

A job interview can be a nerve-wracking process. This is especially true in the ultra-competitive IT industry, where experience is just one of the factors you need to beat out all the other candidates for the same position. Worse, if you’re nervous about the interview, it will show – and your stage fright may count against you.

So how can you gain enough confidence to breeze through an IT interview and prove you’re perfect for the job? Keep these tips in mind the next time you’re…

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Added by Jon Raymond on November 30, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments

How to Get Promoted

  I've been recruiting for a long time, over 18 years and it feels like I've checked a million references. One thing that comes up over and over again when talking to candidates, is their desire to get promoted. To move to the next level, take the next step to a manager or Director or VP, even CMO.

Some people seem to get promoted rapidly, no matter where they land. These are the people who spend on average 3-7 years at a company and during that time frame are promoted multiple times.…

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Added by pam claughton on November 29, 2012 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

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