Caitlin Wells's Blog – July 2011 Archive (4)

Speed Dating, Meet the Interview Process

In a world where job candidates are in abundance, how do you find the best and the brightest among a sea of eager seekers?

Well, perhaps some of the nations top medical schools are onto something. Virgina Tech Carillion is among a group of top medical schools looking beyond the grades, MCAT scores, and resume and placing a huge value on interpersonal and communication skills. As such, they are implementing a new form of evaluation for its applicants- the Multiple… Continue

Added by Caitlin Wells on July 21, 2011 at 2:11pm — 4 Comments

Job Hunt 101 for College Grads

So, you have already completed your graduation or post graduation and now looking for a job. What do you think that the corporate world is looking in you? Are you actually ready to market yourself and face pressure of expectations? Having interviewed several hundred’ of interviewees in the last couple of months, I believe that the youngsters are ill-prepared. They miss the killer-instinct and spark that is required by the corporate world and their attitude is not just appropriate. Who is to…


Added by Caitlin Wells on July 18, 2011 at 6:28pm — No Comments

Four Reasons to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Count

I know, you made that LinkedIn account months ago and never went back. You’re content at your job, and since you’re not looking for a new one you haven’t put much effort to updating or maintaining it. What’s the point right? The point is that you may be missing opportunities! Even if you’re not looking for that “ideal job” anymore, it could definitely be looking for you (trust me, I’m the one looking!) and you don’t want to be passed over because you haven’t added a Current Position since…


Added by Caitlin Wells on July 15, 2011 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Stop Job Search Failure Before it Starts

Experiencing failure can be one of the most difficult parts of a job search for candidates and recruiters alike.  For candidates, finding out that you were turned away from a job because you do not fit the job description or company culture can be very discouraging.  For recruiters, whose job it is to find the right match between candidates and hiring companies, failure can be also be extremely disappointing when all of your hard work results in letting your client and candidate…


Added by Caitlin Wells on July 12, 2011 at 7:25pm — 2 Comments


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