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Video Job Interviews: Remote trumps Live

The obvious use of Video in Recruiting is at the job interview itself, through Video Job Interviews.



The "Live" option works in a way similar to MSN-Skype video applications, allowing conversation to take place.



In the "Remote" option, a Company sets up a Job Interview, sends it to the Candidate, and he/she completes it independently using a webcam.



Both live and remote Video Job interviews beat Video Resumes in interaction capacity, legal convenience and risks… Continue

Added by Ryan on September 17, 2008 at 9:01am — 1 Comment

Who are we Kidding?



Job interviews are starting to look a lot alike. The same questions are being asked over and over again and they are getting the same responses.



Where do you see yourself in 5 years?



What are your strengths and weaknesses?



There is nothing wrong with these questions, as long as candidates are willing to give honest answers and recruiters are willing to listen. Otherwise, it can become pretty hard to distinguish the… Continue

Added by Ryan on September 1, 2008 at 12:33pm — No Comments

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Mingle with employers, recruiters and jobseekers! Find Rosemary Pichot.
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Added by Ryan on August 3, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The Truth about Interview Travel Expenses

The force of globalization and increased movement of workers, coupled with the general lowering of travel costs would indicate a willingness of companies to incur in travel expenses to invite a candidate for an interview, when they are unable to fill a position locally and out-of-state or foreign applicants have the required skills, such as experience in a specific industry or company.



However, reality is different.



Most often than not, companies remain silent on the issue… Continue

Added by Ryan on August 1, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

Candidates Want to Know

It´s time we face it.



Candidates do not like to apply to postitions when companies advertise vacancies in a vacuum.



Often, companies do not state the name of the company or the salary range for the vacancies they advertise. Insted, they use words such as "Multinational Telecom Company", or "Magic Circle Law Firm" and are silent or vague when it comes to salary. This is often rooted in that companies, or their human resources consultants, want to attract the best candidates… Continue

Added by Ryan on August 1, 2008 at 7:30am — No Comments

Tech: A girl´s Best Friend

Women have been struggling for decades to achieve equal status to men when it comes to the workplace. The statistics are way too familiar. In the US, for full-time, year-round workers, women earn around 33% less than men for the same job. For women of color, the gap is even wider.



Women are also more likely to work in more precarious forms of employment with low earnings, little financial security and few or no social benefits. This results in that women also tend to own fewer… Continue

Added by Ryan on August 1, 2008 at 7:00am — No Comments

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