2013 is a very special year for LinkedIn…the company started the new year off by breaking the 200-million member mark.
Now while that’s great news for the company and its shareholders, as well as many of its business-owner members, it can mean a bit of a challenge for you as a job seeker.
The good news is that as a member of LinkedIn, you have a HUGE audience.
The bad news is, you also face a TON of competition.
So how do you tap into the vast…Continue
Added by Amos on January 21, 2013 at 11:56am — No Comments
I read an interesting article today about ways that people market themselves out of a job.
I'm curious to hear whats the oddest way you have seen a candidate drop the ball to get themselves kicked out of the running or shortlist!
Added by Amos on March 26, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments
As headhunters were taught early that counter offers are bad and we need to make sure we explain to our candidates the pitfalls of excepting them. Obviously the time we put into a search can never be replaced or compensated for if one is on a contingent assignment. It might hurt our wallets more then our pride when they are excepted - not all counter offers are bad, and some are really great for our candidates careers and…Continue
In my years of headhunting top talent I’ve helped candidates come up with Quirky Sneaky, Desperate, Slightly Kooky, Yet Effective Ways to leave the office, (in the middle of the day) - especially for demanding executives that need to meet them asap. Here are 10 of my favorites...
1. Family Emergency – Say that one of your family members is…Continue
Added by Amos on April 14, 2011 at 6:13pm — No Comments
Are doctor appointments still the standard?
Some of the most tenacious recruiters I know can get candidates to meet a clients whim, last minute, for what ever reason.
What has been the weirdest/best excuse you've heard of lately? (might have even recommended)
Client: No I never heard of Linkedin – What is it exactly? How do you spell that?…Continue
known to me then as “headhunting” circa 1995. Like a bright eyed novice I was
eager to serve my clients and candidates above and beyond the…
Added by Amos on May 26, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments