Lizz's Blog (2)

Credit Inquiries for the Jobless - Insanity

This is absolutely insane:

The New York Times reported that companies are now using credit checks to narrow down a pool of candidates - you're kidding me, right? I understand for finance positions, government jobs and other positions that would require stellar credit, but for data entry clerks and personal trainers? Give me a break!

It is hard enough in today's economy for people to find a job opening, stand out enough to get noticed with a cover… Continue

Added by Lizz on August 11, 2009 at 1:07pm — 13 Comments

Cultural Fit

Video Killed the Microsoft stock. NO, I don't mean Stock as in stock market or wall street trading, I mean stock like Microsoft stock photo's. I have been conducting a lot of "brand scans" lately, looking for the best and worst examples of career websites to use in my Employment Branding presentations - and I must say I am amazed that many of the people on these career sites are the same..... Same ethnicity, same clothes, same happy faces, same everything. If companies really believe… Continue

Added by Lizz on October 1, 2008 at 11:29am — 1 Comment


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