Dave's Blog – February 2015 Archive (7)

Recruiting Red Flags to Avoid

Do you wonder what happens on the other end of your applying process when your CV is in the hands of the recruiter? Would you like to know the secrets of what makes recruiters place certain CVs in the "call for interview" stack and others in the "rejected" pile?

Here's your insider's guide on things that recruiters red flag, and how to replace them with items that…

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Added by Dave on February 21, 2015 at 1:08pm — No Comments

How Can You Be the Best and Recruit the Best?

As a recruiter, you assume that you are in charge.

You have all the power, right? You hold the keys to the kingdom, so to speak. You have the client, you have access to the world of candidates, and only you can join the two. In a sense, you're a matchmaker.

But a lot can happen to prevent the perfect match.

As the following article shows, if you are…

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Added by Dave on February 15, 2015 at 5:21pm — No Comments

Staying in Touch on the Recruiting Trail

When it comes to the job hunt, text messaging is making life a little easier for recruiters and applicants alike. That's right; texting is quickly becoming the communication method of choice in the competitive job market world.

Here are just a few ways job seekers and hiring managers are taking advantage of text messaging during the recruiting…

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Added by Dave on February 12, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Recruit with a Social Media Edge

A couple of years ago, Facebook partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor and eventually unveiled its own job board.

Trend watching recruiters took notice and companies like Work4Labs, BranchOut and others now actively use and promote the…

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Added by Dave on February 10, 2015 at 5:51pm — No Comments

Do You Recruit the Right Individuals the First Time Around?

From a recruiter's perspective, knowing the right way to handle interview individuals after the interview can be tricky.

Some interviewees are needier than others and some can be downright presumptive, assuming they've got the job when in actuality your client may already have chosen someone else. Some of these problems may be avoided by recruiting the right…

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Added by Dave on February 9, 2015 at 11:22am — No Comments

Using SMS to be One of Your Recruiting Tools

Now your company can recruit faster and more efficiently thanks to SMS.

In the past, recruiters had to be part time headhunters, part time spies, sneaking around in pubs and water closets, hoping for just a few moments of privacy with job candidates. So how is SMS changing the playing field? 

Here's why SMS is spot on as a recruitment…

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Added by Dave on February 4, 2015 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Find the Right App for the Recruiting Process

Recruiting the right talent is certainly not an exact science.

In many cases, you will hit the nail on the head, delivering the right guy or gal for the position. Other times, however, you will go back and review the process to see where things might have gone wrong.

For many recruiters, any tools that can help make this process more defined and less…

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Added by Dave on February 3, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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