The phone screen interview determines whether or not you are going to move onto the next round, the in person interview. You may have done your research and…Continue
I loved working with this guy, what an Office Halloween Costume!
Office Halloween Costumes are one my guilty HR pleasures. Up there with interviewing a young co-ed, delivering a pink slip to the…Continue
Added by HRNasty on October 25, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments
I recently wrote …Continue
I just watched the HBO documentary Hard Times Lost on Long Island. This was a 1-hour documentary profiling a few unemployed individuals living on Long Island and I highly recommend everyone watch it. It should be required watching for anyone working in HR. I watch movies to escape. I want…Continue
Illin' Linkedin Introductions
In the last few weeks, I feel like I suddenly got popular with all the Linkedin Introductions I have received. Not in the “hot girl at the dance” kind of way and not in the "our company just got a billion dollar valuation" way. Either my name is on wall in a bathroom…Continue
I recently received the following email from a reader and asked them if I could post their question as this is a popular frustration with HR and would probably help. When do recruiters call back? With their permission, I am reposting a condensed version below.
For about a month now, I've been down to the finish line at conglomerate, Company X.
THEY called ME. I wasn't actively…Continue
Added by HRNasty on May 8, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments
If you are interviewing with a company, think of yourself as a restaurant worker after you use the bathroom. Simply put: Wash your hands. Your mother told you this every day growing up so that when you got into public, it would be a natural habit. Good habits pay big rewards.
Picture this: I go to use our restrooms and run into someone I don’t know coming out of the stall where “Number 2” business was just taken care of. I say “hello”, he says “hello”. It’s just a cordial…Continue