Every year university graduates are on the increase; in 2013 there were 12 million graduates in the UK. Cue an intense competition for graduate jobs, schemes and careers for graduate schemes 2014. Now, this years graduates will find that it is now more important than ever to start planning ahead and…Continue
Added by John Brasington on September 30, 2014 at 5:18pm — No Comments
There. It’s out in the open. No foul intentions, but sometimes the truth can sting a little. There are tons of articles out there in cyber space covering employer branding with about million statistics in every one of them. Little did you know, your branding falls under the not-so-flattering category of statistics. One of the galling pieces of datum is that 29% of …Continue
Added by Raj Sheth on September 30, 2014 at 3:49pm — No Comments
There are best and worst practices for every business. The recruiting and HR space is no different. Candidates take note of the things you do well… and not so well. With the consistent development of new tools for the space, the hiring process is constantly under construction. The best practices change and evolve along with the technology. There are easy solutions to these poor…Continue
Experts and high-profile business leaders everywhere are telling employers “Hire people who are smarter than you are.” It makes a lot of sense, smart people are generally good at what they do, they can be an excellent resource, and your informal training ends up being pretty rock star status. However, what are the Joe Schmoes, and the Michael Scotts of the office…Continue
Added by Ryan Mead on September 30, 2014 at 3:36pm — No Comments
It doesn’t matter if you are conducting or participating in an interview. It doesn’t matter what position you’re interviewing for. However, whether you are the candidate or the interviewer what you wear can potentially make or break the interview. The outfit you bring to the table while speaking to your (potential) future employer not only makes a statement about your…Continue
Added by Julie Salerno on September 30, 2014 at 3:16pm — No Comments
When it comes down to it, our writers are our everything. Our sites wouldn't exist without the great content you submit. So this week, we've taken a moment to acknowledge two of those people, not just the words they write for us.…Continue
Added by Katrina Kibben on September 30, 2014 at 12:52pm — No Comments
Whoever said that “a failure to plan is a plan to fail” didn’t understand planning. Unless mentally impaired, no one actually plans to fail; what really happens is they fail to take into consideration the one element that kills the chances of any plan succeeding—emotion.
Logic makes people think while it’s emotion that makes them act. All variations of planning, be they strategic plans, project plans, or broader business plans are exercises in logic. Done right, they make…Continue
Added by Scott Wintrip on September 30, 2014 at 11:03am — No Comments
It’s kind of funny that recruiters are often considered to be “too salesy”.
I suspect what people mean when they describe agency recruiters this way is that they act like salespeople. That they display all of the hackneyed stereotypes that are associated with salespeople – or more accurately, bad salespeople.
Great salespeople don’t display these characteristics, because of the very fact that they are great…Continue
Added by Mitch Sullivan on September 30, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
When preparing your job ad do you think about your intention and strategy? Do you consider whether you want your ad to attract a broad candidate supply with relatable skills or candidates that possess very specific abilities? Do you think about words and phrases your target candidates may be searching for when looking for job openings?
The answers to these questions can determine how your job is listed. If you want your ad to attract a large candidate supply that has related skills,…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on September 30, 2014 at 9:41am — No Comments
Continuing from my previous post about the rising ecommerce industry of Dubai, this time we take a look at the UAE’s aviation industry which is forging ahead with its expansion and giving a lift to many allied sectors such as logistics, real estate and tourism in this area.
A 2012 report from Oxford Economics predicted a bright future for Dubai Aviation. As per the report the aviation industry is set to double in value in less than 10 years. The fast-growing Emirates Airline…Continue
Suppose you are determined to find someone’s email address. With the new LinkedIn InMail policy, some say, this may happen in their practice more often. The post below outlines eight top ways to…Continue
There’s one word that keeps popping up in American government job postings that raises an eyebrow: required.
Just about every government job posting we saw, particularly higher-paid ones, had very specific…Continue
Added by Paul Petrone on September 29, 2014 at 4:19pm — No Comments
They answered phones and greeted visitors. It was often considered an entry-level position with no experience required.
Times have changed and today's secretaries need more skills and background for the job. In essence, they can make your company run more smoothly or hinder its…Continue
Added by Dave on September 29, 2014 at 2:28pm — No Comments
If asked to describe your company culture in five words, you’d probably come up with three extempore before pausing to reach into your mind to find the most accurate and appealing last two adjectives. The most common ways companies describe themselves (and their employees) are: talented, driven, dedicated, innovative, and ambitious. Two of those words…Continue
About a month ago, I asked job boards around the world to participate in the 2014 Aggregator Usage survey. This study asked about how job boards really use aggregators, which ones they actually use, and what their plans were for…Continue
It's happened to all recruiters and sourcers at some point. You're scouring LinkedIn or LinkedIn Recruiter in the hopes of finding the ideal candidate. You skim the preview, see what you're looking for, and excitedly click to open the profile.
Excitement turns into disappointment when you see the greyed out/faint colored "Send InMail" button or message that reads,…Continue
Whether job seekers want to change companies, completely change their field or if they're looking to get back into the workforce after a period of unemployment, a recruiter is there to help.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the current unemployment rate in 2014…Continue
Added by Dave on September 28, 2014 at 11:45pm — No Comments
If you are in the market for a new job, there is good news. Times have never been better for easy access to information on available jobs. Regardless of whether you are looking for jobs in Orlando, Florida, Los Angeles, New York or anywhere else in America, you can quickly find job listings online, or in traditional job sources such as newspapers and drop-in employment centers. It is even possible to set up auto alerts to be notified when opportunities matching your skills become…Continue
Added by John Conor on September 28, 2014 at 11:38pm — No Comments
Added by Scott Wintrip on September 26, 2014 at 8:25am — No Comments
A recruiter represents the face of the organization as far as quality manpower is considered with respect to best recruitment services. Imagine a candidate without proper qualifications or performance recruited into a company for a key role. If the company suffers because of the inability of the candidate, then it is not just the failure of the candidate but also the…Continue
Added by Avika Shah on September 26, 2014 at 4:38am — No Comments