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5 Things To Waste Your Time On While Waiting For That Job Interview

Applying for a job nowadays is a lot easier. Thanks to the Internet, one can just go to a job portal, click an online advertisement and voila! - your resume gets sent quickly. No more classified ads cut-outs from the previous Sunday, no walking to different companies with a dozen copies of your resume at hand, peddling it to whoever will accommodate you without any prior appointment or schedule. Job application is now a breeze.

Okay, that may be an exaggeration. There are still people…

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Added by Maria Manuella Pamintuan on November 28, 2012 at 3:30am — No Comments

What it Takes to be a Waiter or Waitress in 2012

Becoming a waiter or waitress is 2012 is not exactly what it was 50, or even 20, years ago. Restaurants today have more demanding customers, making waiting tables a more demanding job as well. As the economic downturn forces many people to find alternative forms of employment, restaurants can also be more selective with…

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Added by Amanda DiSilvestro on November 15, 2012 at 9:48am — No Comments

“I’VE NEVER SEEN SO MANY MEN WASTED SO BADLY”: WINNING THE CV WAR (2)

[PART 2 – PERSONAL DETAILS]

The second in a series of expert advice blogs, from Dave Wood of www.northwestwebjobs.co.uk .

The battle against bad and ugly CVs continues! This week we set a keen eye on the personal details that you should and shouldn’t be including in your document.…

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Added by Dave Wood on September 7, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

“I’VE NEVER SEEN SO MANY MEN WASTED SO BADLY”: WINNING THE CV WAR

[PART 1 - VISUAL PRESENTATION]

The first in a series of expert advice blogs, from Dave Wood of www.northwestwebjobs.co.uk .

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned, since I started working for North West Web Jobs, it’s that CV construction is an issue that many need help with. To put it bluntly, the submissions that we’ve received,…

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Added by Dave Wood on August 29, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments

Emailing for RESULTS!

The rules haven’t changed, but as we enter the era of mobile communication, it is important to consider email etiquette more than ever. There are several reasons why appropriate email etiquette should be important to you:…

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Added by Todd Wilson on August 20, 2012 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

JOBSEEKERS: ARE YOU ASKING INTERVIEWERS THESE FIVE ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS?

Expert advice from Dave Wood of www.northwestwebjobs.co.uk .

Anyone that’s ever attended a meeting, or a presentation, will be familiar with that awkward moment when the attendees are asked “Have you got any questions?”. How many times have we all sat, silently, in a room full of people experiencing a collective mental blankness?

This same situation often arises in job interviews. Only,…

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Added by Dave Wood on August 13, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

HOW TO...AVOID SCAM JOB WEBSITES

Expert advice from Dave Wood of www.northwestwebjobs.co.uk .

People from all walks of life are being affected by these tough economic times. Young people, who have recently left education, are finding it harder than ever to establish themselves on the first rung of the employment ladder. Experienced people, working in well-established industries, are being made redundant as the economic climate…

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Added by Dave Wood on August 10, 2012 at 5:38am — No Comments

A Look at how Southern Company uses their Facebook Career Page

Facebook Career Page A visually appealing cover photo can do wonders for a Facebook career page. Here we are having an inside look on the Southern Company's Career page. What did they do right and what can they improve on?

 

Click here to learn from the successes and downfalls on their …

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Added by Lizzie Bluestein on July 12, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Recruiting - less is more or Some Simple Mistakes to Avoid when Trying to Fill a Tough Rec.

Here's a thought.  Less is sometimes more.  Everyone nods their heads sagely.  Of course, sometimes less is more.  It is a cliché almost to say 'less is more'.  Well if it is so blindingly obvious why do so many companies think that 'more is more' when it comes to recruiting?

What do I mean? Well . . .when companies engage an external recruiter to help them with those tough-to-fill bits of headcount that their internal recruiter can't manage why do they think that engaging with…

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Added by Dyll Davies on June 21, 2012 at 10:29am — 11 Comments

Getting Paid: 3 Recruiting Metrics You Need to Be Tracking

If you want to get paid, get paid more consistently, and get paid more often, you need to measure key metrics to highlight where your precious resources are best spent each day.

Here are three basic metrics to get you started:

Marketing Call Effectiveness

This is point A. To get a placement, you have to get a job order. Do you know how many calls you need to make before you obtain a job order or assignment - or are you just winging it? Measuring…

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Added by Jessica Lunk on May 9, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

Job Search Terms – What is that? Don’t I Just Apply for the Job I Want?

Job Search Terms – What is that? Don’t I Just Apply for the Job I Want?

NO – that is the long and short of it.

Recruiters – agency or in-house all use key words and search terms when sourcing for resumes. Where are they looking these days? Beyond…

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Added by Danielle Powers on April 20, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

6 Seconds on Resume Review: How do Job Seekers Get Noticed

There was a great piece that just came out by Vivian Giang on a study done using heat mapping about what a recruiter focuses on in the 6 seconds they have your resume in front of them. **Please note, as was pointed out to me by a colleague, this artlicle was produced by the Ladders, they have…

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Added by Danielle Powers on April 16, 2012 at 12:01pm — No Comments

A Trinity of Three: The Triangle that is Social Media Essentials...A Brief Look

“I like to say that Twitter is like a bar, Facebook is your living room and LinkedIn is the local chamber of commerce.” - BSStoltz

As of this moment, these three in my mind make up “The Trinity of Social Media” and you should be engaged and engaging on all three in some fashion. Keep in mind, that there are various other websites and…

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Added by Daniel J Smith on March 13, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

5 Best Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 2.18.12 to 2.24.12

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about assessing candidates through Facebook, the ATS Diamond Mind, Source to Hire, the ease of recruiting and employer branding.

 

Here are the articles our that interested us this week (in no particular order),…

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Added by Chris Brablc on February 24, 2012 at 11:56am — No Comments

How candidates can cover, letter by letter.

Firstly it’s important to remember that your cover letter is your introduction/preface, it is almost akin to the first steps into an interview room.  It’s the first impression we create so we must remember it is important to make it a good one. The main purpose of your cover letter is to entice the reader to want to learn more about you with a view to actually reading through your CV.…

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Added by Lipton Fleming on February 15, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

How To Find Java Developers with Google Image Search

How to find java developers with Google Image Search is the topic of this episode of The Jim Stroud Show. Pay attention recruiters and sourcers, as this one goes very fast. (smile) The song "I Love You" by 37Hz is courtesy of Mevio.com.

Added by Jim Stroud on February 7, 2012 at 2:13pm — No Comments

How to Interview a _____ (Accepting Submissions)

Greetings from the SmartRecruiting Blog! Let me just say...

 

Interviewing is difficult. It is very difficult to know - based on an interview or two - whether a candidate has the right skills and personality to work for your company. Every job has it's own nuances. If you have a good interview technique for a specific job you have been hiring for, please consider sharing it.

SmartRecruiters is…

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Added by David Smooke on January 13, 2012 at 6:19pm — No Comments

The Cost of (Personal) Social Media Accounts

New year, New articles to curate, New stories which just cause me to shake my head. One such story which has been making the rounds starts in (not-so) Merry England where “A human resources executive was forced from his job because his employer found his resume online and that he would consider career opportunities”. The site (Linked In)…

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Added by Daniel J Smith on January 5, 2012 at 12:00pm — 17 Comments

Put that pedal to the floor!!!

This morning, I realized that I still have a lot of work to do before the holiday.  It's Thursday...technically mid-week for a recruiter.  Long line recruiting, local interviews, and client calls are all on my plate for today.  Not to mention our VP will be in town the next two days...right before I go on vacation for a week to refresh.

The point is, I am working up to the buzzer.  Every recruiter, no matter what industry or what experience level, can slack at this point in the week,…

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Added by Zachary Sines on December 22, 2011 at 8:24am — 4 Comments

How to use social media to strengthen your employer brand in 2012

Since 2009 there has been a 209% increase in the number of companies using social media to communicate their employer brand (Global Recruiting…

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Added by Catherine Gutsell on December 21, 2011 at 10:45am — No Comments

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