We have all read about the candidate experience. I want to share an amazing “recruiter experience” I recently had…Continue
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 have prepared some great answers, but in the same way a lot of…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 office bully, and my personal favorite: reporting a 20% less yearly…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 to watch movies so I don’t have to think about the real world, but…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 stall or my Linkedin account hit a tipping point and…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