Recently, someone I know went to a corporate website of a local firm in which they were interested. The company posted a sales position and he clicked ‘apply’. As part of the application process, he was forced to go through a 25 page questionnaire. Inquiring Recruiter? Yes, I HAD to know the details too.
The questions were all multiple choice and many were repeated in different variations. Multiple choice questions are basically someone else’s ‘canned’ answers. Remember…Continue
On Monday my expertise gave sound advice to a group of unemployed at a church employment networking meeting. For once in about a year I felt needed….like my expertise in recruitment was valued again. It was a great feeling!…Continue
Any unemployed Recruiters out there who are as annoyed as I am with what you see happening out there? I realize that companies have scaled back. For some firms, to be able to have a Recruiter at all, they have had to hire junior level recruiters who are cheaper. You get what you pay for! But now these junior people are in charge of finding talent. However, these so called…Continue
Added by Becki Dunaway on October 28, 2010 at 2:11pm — No Comments
With the first time weekly unemployment claims still hovering above 400,000; I have more Applicant Tracking System annoyances.
As I said in my previous post, I get it because I am a Recruiter who has used ATS. And…Continue
I am completely annoyed with the Applicant Tracking System blackhole. Let me explain.
I am a Recruiter with 15 years of experience. And prior to Recruiting, I served staffing professionals as an Assistant. So, I have been in Staffing for a long time. My staffing experience pre-dates the automated systems available today. Yes, I grew up in the era of receiving paper resumes. Yes people, you heard correct. I said PAPER RESUMES. I had to physically keep a…Continue