With the explosion of social media networks, we have all become content creators, networkers and spectators, and we end up spending hours online in networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest and Google Plus, both creating and consuming content.
Over 500 million photos – not to…Continue
You’re inundated with applications. You skim through the plethora of cover letters or maybe have a quick glance at the…Continue
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Surely in this day and age resumés are becoming obsolete! I mean who even has a CV these…Continue
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Here’s some advice: Burn them. Seriously. Who cares? That person made a connection with you, your company, and your brand; but none of that matters now. You…Continue
The place was a bit of a shambles and just between you and me my boss was a patronising prick. He’d seemed so nice; so approachable … during the interview process. But from day one it was as if Dr Jekyll had left Mr Hyde alone in the…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on December 16, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments
You can fail at hiring. Maybe you’re even failing now.
“But Jenn,” you say, “I still manage to hire people. How can I be failing?”
You can be scoring a failing hiring grade and still do just enough to fill…Continue
I’ll never forget the time I was sitting opposite a client taking a brief for a new position in her team and when I asked her if she had a position description she literally scribbled a few bullet points on to a Post-It note and handed it to me across the table.
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As part of our popular RecruiterMatch offering, before a prospective client is matched with the most suitable recruiter, I will often contact the business owner or hiring manager to really drill down on their specific…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on November 25, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
It’s pretty common for most employers to include some kind of non-compete clause within their employment agreements in an attempt to protect their best interests.
These clauses are often…Continue
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Added by Paul Slezak on November 5, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments
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Have you ever heard someone say that active candidates – those who are actively in the market looking for job opportunities – are a waste of…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on October 29, 2013 at 4:58am — No Comments
She’s a pretty tough business woman (I remember she was a pretty demanding candidate too!) so I felt quite chuffed when she told me that of all…Continue
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If you measured every metric that every article on the web suggested you should measure to confirm whether you are employing effectively or not, you would end…Continue
I’ve spent most of my career as a hiring manager, but I’ve recently had the opportunity to become a candidate (which resulted in your getting to read my blog article today ). And I have to tell you – it can be shockingly annoying to be on the candidate’s side of the table.
I’ve had many moments…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on September 19, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments
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Okay, paying attention now? Thank you. Because what we have to say is really impor… put down that iPhone! I’m speaking to you! Right. As I was…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on July 24, 2013 at 7:02am — No Comments
The Marriott Hotel chain is known for its large complexes and global enterprise, employing hundreds of thousands of people all over the world in hospitality positions from cleaning to management and tourism.
With revenue exceeding the $11 billion dollar mark, the red…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on June 4, 2013 at 12:25am — No Comments
As if last week wasn’t bad enough, yesterday our Regional Director Desmond sent out an ‘All Staff’ email to let us know he’d be “making a few changes”.
I read the first few lines of the email …
“We are lucky enough to have some great clients that constantly are in need of…Continue
Added by Paul Slezak on May 16, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments
This post by the Anonymous Recruiter originally appeared on the RecruitLoop Blog. Here he vents on the curse of every recruitment agency – the Monday morning meeting: Predictions, pipelines and peer pressure.…Continue
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