April 2016 Blog Posts (112)

Is job matching really here? Umm, well, ahem....

I admit it, I'm a sucker for 'Wouldn't it be cool if....?' products. You know - personal jetpacksStarTrek transportersself-cleaning…

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Added by Jeff Dickey-Chasins on April 5, 2016 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

BBC micro:bit – Is It Enough?

On March 22nd, Year 7 children at registered schools across the UK received free BBC micro:bit’s. The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized, codeable computer aimed at teaching kids to get creative with digital and develop core skills…

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Added by Enigma People Soultions on April 5, 2016 at 4:30am — No Comments

Choosing Six Sigma Training Program As A Survival Strategy

The fundamental success of any Six Sigma project depends on several important aspects. Thus, providing proper training program to each employee of a company is very essential. There is no question about that lack of proper training, the business will face numerous problems in future that carrying out the implementation of the project.

Every company has three…

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Added by Santanu Sen on April 5, 2016 at 2:37am — No Comments

The Day that Went Horribly Wrong

Being an owner of a small boutique recruiting agency has its advantages and disadvantages.  The advantages are obvious.  You have all of the time off that you want.  You manage your own schedule and no one is telling you how to recruit.  The disadvantages are also obvious.  You eat what you kill.  There are also a hell of a lot of headaches with being a small business…

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Added by Will Thomson on April 4, 2016 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Too Many People Suck At Interviewing



Interviewing is a lot harder than it looks. Think about the context. I'm going to put you in a room with a stranger. All you know about them is from what they put on this poorly phrased piece of weighted, tan paper. In 30 minutes when someone returns to save you, you're not only supposed to get to know them but also figure out if they're going to be successful. 

Right. That'll…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on April 4, 2016 at 12:02pm — No Comments

THE RESUME AND GETTING IT READY FOR THE JOB SEARCH

Getting started on the resume can often be one of the most difficult parts of the job search. Resumes, in the beginning, can seem tedious and time-consuming. You may be unsure of what to do, always keep in mind that …

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Added by Jennifer Bouley on April 4, 2016 at 10:17am — No Comments

Recruiters – falling victim to their own success?

After a recruitment boom at the beginning of this year, UK recruitment agents and companies have successfully placed a significant number of people into jobs. It would be easy to assume that recruiters are in for a long and easy ride, but is it time to consider the consequence of their success?

The success

Last year’s ‘Golden Age’ of recruitment saw an…

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Added by Kerry Clifton on April 4, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments

Your recruitment team can help you win tenders

Having your own in-house recruitment function/partner has many benefits. One of the key benefits being, your organisation is engaged with your recruitment team and able to trust your recruiters with tasks and information you may not be able to include a recruitment agency in. One of these key areas is the tender process. Coming from my experience of working in-house with…

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Added by Iain Hamilton on April 4, 2016 at 3:47am — No Comments

Don't Put All Your Recruiting Eggs In The LinkedIn Basket

Let me first preface this article with this: Linkedin is a very effective recruiting tool. For many years it's been the go-to tool for recruiters and companies looking to hire talent, and at the moment, it still is. They've essentially killed the resume and put it online, amassing a large network of professionals, and built an impressive living database for recruiters to…

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Added by Will Staney on April 1, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Gotta Get the Resume Right - 6 Resume Miscues to Avoid

Gotta Get the Resume Right 

Over the years of building and leading development teams, I have had a hand in hiring hundreds of developers, PMs, BAs and consultants.  As such, I have certainly seen my fair share of resumes; both good and bad.  Over the years I have come across some weird ones that stood out for all the wrong reasons.  There is no …

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Added by Jason S. Capps, Ph.D. on April 1, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

10 TIPS For A CV Too Get Into Recruitment

It’s the last week in this part of Thailand and its certainly been an experience I shall never forget. Next week I shall be in a new country writing this blog. I’ll let you know where I am next week but it will still be in SE Asia as the journey continues.

As you know at the beginning of the year I set up www.virtualdemon.com. This is a virtual assistant and administrative online business focusing on…

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Added by Jonathan Low-Hang on April 1, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments

Why Do You Need a Recruitment Agency Reviewing Portal Today?

Job hunting can be a difficult process for anyone who has left the university recently. This is because of the countless hiring agencies that are present in the market. For every given job opportunity, there are several agencies involved, and at the same time, numerous candidates. This creates a lot of competition amongst the agencies and therefore, to improve their business prospects, some of them indulge in practices that do…

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Added by Rebecca Zheng on April 1, 2016 at 4:10am — No Comments

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