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Personal Brand

“When employees really focus on who they are, who they aspire to be, and the changes they need to make, they stand out – because so many people don’t,” by Lisa Orrel

Reading "Your Employee Brand is in your hands" I understood why so many people don’t act consistently.

They don’t really know where they’re going when they are looking for a job, and as recruiters its important identify and attract this kind of employees.

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on June 10, 2014 at 1:03pm — No Comments

People leave managers, not jobs or employers

Some Managers need to learn the most important lesson of their professional life: 'People don't leave their jobs, they leave certain kind of managers'.

Good managers are people you keep in touch with even after you leave a position. Bad managers are people you keep track of so you can avoid them in future. If employees don’t get along with their managers, don’t like them or don’t respect them, they will leave a company despite a high salary or great benefits. 

Mary Kay Ash, the…

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on June 4, 2014 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Certain kind of candidates.. we will probably not hired..

There are certain kinds of candidates that I will probably not hired, those who aren't serious about their job search stand out… and not in a good way. Here some examples of this kind of Candidates:

As a Recruiter we do expect, that a candidate would at least know the company name and visited the website. You wont believed how many candidates are not able to provide company information during an interview. If the candidate doesn't take time to browse the company website, it…

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on June 4, 2014 at 11:58am — No Comments

How Long You Should Stay At Your Job?

Not sure how long you should stay at your job, even if you don't like it, because it might impact your future employment options? 

As recruiters, we believe that the single biggest obstacle for an unemployed candidate in regaining employment is having a history of job hopping or leaving a company before they have…

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on June 3, 2014 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Being prepared is half the battle...

The 25 most difficult questions you'll be asked on a job interview

Being prepared is half the battle.

 

1. Tell me about yourself.

Since this is often the opening question in an interview, be extracareful that you don't run off at the mouth. Keep your answer to a minute or two at most. Cover four topics: early years, education, work history, and recent career experience. Emphasize this last subject. Remember that this is likely to be a…

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on April 12, 2012 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Being prepared is half the battle...

The 25 most difficult questions you'll be asked on a job interview

Being prepared is half the battle.

 

1. Tell me about yourself.

Since this is often the opening question in an interview, be extracareful that you don't run off at the mouth. Keep your answer to a minute or two at most. Cover four topics: early years, education, work history, and recent career experience. Emphasize this last subject. Remember that this is likely to be a…

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on April 12, 2012 at 5:32pm — No Comments

GETTING FIRED...... IS JUST LIFE....

First of all, don't beat yourself up. Getting fired can happen to the best of us. Focus on what you are going to do next and how you are going to find another job. Keeping in mind the stigma of being fired inst a positive issue to your job search.

BE POSITIVE

Job search correspondence must be positive, you dont have to mention that you were fired in your resume or in your cover…

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on April 12, 2012 at 5:17pm — No Comments

TIPS FOR TRAINING TRANSFER

The trainer makes a difference. The key ingredient is the instructor. The ability to train others is one of the most important indicators of training retention. Participants react more favorably to trainers who have experience in their industry. They appreciate facilitators who have experienced and addressed the issues and situations highlighted in the training. The more closely the instructor can link the training to participants’ real life experience, the better for training…

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on April 12, 2012 at 4:58pm — No Comments

Career Coaching

 

Why is the performance down, why is the enthusiasm down to present new ideas or to work on the present ones? Are the employees just doing their job on “as told” basis? Is there new input and a stream of ideas coming in from different teams? These are some of the questions that the employers have to answer and revisit more than once in a year when they talk about identify areas of incompetence.

Though your own performance management must be your priority and responsibility, it…

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on April 12, 2012 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Global Compensations Practices

Compensation plays an important role in global, complex organizations, is used to differentiate an organization from its competitors, to drive performance of the organization during economic downturns, compensation’s role will continue to evolve and expand.

Some Global Compensation Practices reveals that companies are evenly split between a centralized and decentralized approach to their companies’ global compensation structure.…

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on April 12, 2012 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Christmas time!

In my country Christmas is the most important holiday of the year, and its also time when companys are looking to improve the integration fo all their employees, and align the reward & recognition programmes with them.

Human Resources managers have to remember to say "thank you" in a way to maximises the motivational engagement or performance returns, considering actions that could engage and motivate people quickly in the New Year.

Christmas time its a great opportunity…

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on December 14, 2010 at 1:34pm — No Comments

Background check

Candidate with a bad background?

It might be a good idea to pause and give the person a moment to respond, if he wishes to do so.

If the person says that the record you received is in error, you should give him the chance to prove that to be the case giving him a definite deadline to produce documentation that proves his contention.



I suggest you should verified all this information before any conclusion:

Official records including felonies,…

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Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on October 25, 2010 at 2:41pm — No Comments

INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

These questions that I am about to recommend may need to be fit to the type of job that you are interviewing for.



The first question is:



Can you be so kind to share with me one mistake you have made in your current or past job, how did you resolve it and what did you learn from the mistake?



Now why ask this particular question? Well, the question requires the job applicant being interviewed to use specific work related examples and it also demonstrates their ability… Continue

Added by Ericka Diaz de Morales on October 25, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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