- September 15, 2014 by William Frierson
With the fall season approaching, recruiters who visit college campuses will be looking to find quality candidates to hire. The following post shares advice on having a successful recruiting experience on campus this autumn.
Ah, the fall! I love it. Everything about it: pumpkin spice lattes, fall scented candles, pumpkin carving, boots, and back to school time. As someone who’s made a transition from being on the ground as a college recruiter to a…
- September 12, 2014 by William Frierson
For recent college graduates searching for jobs outside of the United States, India may be a good place to look at. Learn more in the following post.
Quoting trade-analyst.com: “Studying the trends of various sectors, the media & entertainment industry has rocketed a 62% growth. Robust growth is exhibited by almost all the industry sectors monitored by the index like IT/ITES, Healthcare, Engineering& Construction, Production & Manufacturing, Travel and Education which indicates that the business sentiment is turning positive. We are
- September 08, 2014 by William Frierson
Whether you know it or not, most hiring managers have a hiring style that is more reflective of who they are as a person, and not necessarily reflective of the companies for which they work.
However, like a duck drawn to water, people will feel naturally drawn to a culture that aligns with their value system, and thus, they hire accordingly. Over twelve years of recruiting for a wide-variety of companies, industries and alongside highly effective hiring managers, I have outlined below the top five hiring styles. Continue Reading
- September 05, 2014 by William Frierson
For recruiters trying to find the best candidates for job openings, the following post shares a new resource they might be interested in.
In many ways, recruiting is a lot like dating. So in the arduous process of finding the perfect match, what works for one might work for the other, right? That’s what Jobr thinks: This new job search app is taking its cue directly from the online dating world. Matching employees and jobs On the surface, Jobr
- August 28, 2014 by William Frierson
Recruiters who are looking to hire the best candidates for a small business can get seven tips to help attract them in the following post.
Finding and hiring the right people is easier said than done, but it’s an important part of owning a small business. Training and processing new employees is expensive, so managing turnover and improving employee retention is an excellent way to keep tabs on your bottom line. Here are seven strategies you can employ to make
- August 27, 2014 by William Frierson
Employee Referral is a simple internal recruitment method to interview and hire more employees through the referrals provided by their existing employees. The employees simply forward the résumé of a family member or friend who is looking for employment to the hiring department of the organisation. If their referral is selected, the employees receive a referral bonus. Employee referrals are few of the most cost effective ways of employee recruitment and the best means to build man power required by the organisation. With the growing number of dissatisfied employees and increased workforce attrition, it is becoming more and more essential for companies to hire quality employees that will stay and contribute to the business workflow. Listed below are the various benefits of employee referral schemes. Continue Reading
- August 14, 2014 by William Frierson
For recruiters looking for new ways to find the best job candidates, there are seven strategies being used today they can implement that are found in the following post.
Recruiting isn’t what it used to be. And for most recruiters, that’s a good thing. These days, there’s less reading through stacks of formal resumes and cover letters, and more interacting with candidates on a casual — and often digital — basis. Here are seven modern methods recruiters are using to bring in new talent: 1. Open-ended job postings You
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- July 30, 2014 by William Frierson
As recruiters constantly search for the best candidates available to fill job openings, the process of recruiting may become easier thanks to big data. Learn more in the following post.
Can you imagine a world where you don’t have to sift through piles of resumes? Where a small list of qualified candidates lands on your desk, waiting for you to make the final hiring decision? With the growth of big data, this isn’t some futuristic fantasy — it may soon become your reality. A recent Mashable article calls big data
- July 18, 2014 by William Frierson
Are you a job seeker on social media? If so, understand that recruiters are checking out your profiles to learn more about you as a potential job candidate. Any red flags they discover in your profiles can hurt your job search. While it may seem unfair to rule you out because of certain mistakes, it is important not to give recruiters any reason to disqualify you as a candidate. Continue Reading
- June 17, 2014 by William Frierson
As a job seeker, it is important to understand that your online reputation (basically anything online about you) matters to recruiters, which can impact your job search. The following post features an infographic that talks about managing your online reputation.
Even when not actively job searching, you must constantly maintain your online professionalism. Just ask Evan Spiegel of SnapChat, who learned the hard way that anything communicated digitally can (and, at some point, most likely will) affect your reputation. As this infographic from KSBD shows, we must constantly be aware that