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Posted December 05, 2014 by

Use Data to Drive Your Recruiting Decisions

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Close-up of a touchscreen with financial data in form of charts and diagrams. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You may find this surprising – but 74% of talent acquisition leaders say that their organizations do a poor job of using metrics in their recruiting process.

Why? Some of it is lack of time – but a good portion simply don’t know what numbers are available and what can be done with them.  But sometimes even when you know what numbers you want, you’re charged more money by your ATS or job board “partner” for access to your own numbers.  At College Recruiter, we think that’s wrong.  In fact, we automatically provide detailed reports every month for job postings and every targeted banner ad and targeted email campaign so that our clients know how many candidates saw the ads (branding) and how many of those clicked through to the employer’s web site to apply. (more…)

Posted August 05, 2014 by

Are Recruiters Not Contacting You about Your Resume? Here are 7 Reasons Why

So, you have put your resume online, but recruiters are not contacting you about job opportunities.  There are seven reasons why according to the following post.

I’ve probably read (err, perhaps I should say “perused”) 1,000+ resumes in my time. Some of those resume are good… most really suck. I’m usually a positive guy, but in this case – based on all the trend mistakes I’ve seen as I built, acquired and grown several businesses and personally hired every employee

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Posted August 04, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Writing Resumes to Search for Jobs? One Thing to Take Them to the Next Level

For recent college graduates searching for jobs who want to take their resumes to the next level, the following post suggests doing this one thing.

In a job market where every word on your resume counts, we are prone to generalizations. The point of your resume, of course, is to concisely convey relevant information about your work history and potential. To do this, you need to use real examples of achievement. You need to quantify… everything…

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Posted July 31, 2014 by

How to Study Roman Numerals for Interviews

Roman numerals from 1-12 written on sandy beach

Roman numerals from 1-12 written on sandy beach. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Roman numeral is the number system that was used in ancient days. People used to make use of combinations of the Latin alphabet to represent values. These days, it is very beneficial to learn Roman numbers as it helps in becoming a more cultured human being. Roman numbers are being asked in a variety of competitive exams as well as interviews.  Hence, it is important to know about Roman numbers. (more…)

Posted July 01, 2014 by

College Students, Writing Resumes to Help You Land Jobs? Get Some Expert Advice

To help them land jobs, college students need to write resumes that speak to potential employers.  The following post shares some career advice for this part of the job search.

Scoring your first real job can feel a little daunting at times, but there’s always something you can do to up your chances. For instance, you can make your resume (and LinkedIn profile) as perfect as possible. To help you do just that, we’ve spoken with some of the best, most reputable Generation Y experts

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Posted June 18, 2014 by

By the Numbers: Impress Recruiters with Your Resume

While you might focus on various parts of your resume, don’t forget to use numbers to make a powerful impression among recruiters.  In the following post, find out how to use them successfully in this document.

Companies of all shapes and sizes hire one thing (and one thing only): solution providers. And how do you show you are a solution provider? Numbers. Numbers define the size and scope of your previous employer, position, and contribution. Your accomplishments, both past and potential, are defined by these numbers. Employers, when looking for

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Posted June 04, 2014 by

Want to Succeed in an Interview for an Entry Level Job? 10 Things that Will Impress the Interviewer

In order to succeed in your interview for an entry level job, try talking about these 10 things that will impress the interviewer, which are mentioned in the following post.

There is a ton of advice out there about what not to say in an interview (don’t badmouth your boss, don’t ask about salary in the first five minutes, etc.). But how do you know what you must say in an interview? How can you influence the recruiter so she

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Posted May 30, 2014 by

Writing Cover Letters for Entry Level Jobs? 6 Tips to Stand Out from the Crowd

When writing cover letters for entry level jobs, how can you capture the reader’s attention?  If you want your letter(s) to stand out from other job seekers, check out these six tips in the following post.

Here’s something I bet you didn’t know: 18 percent of employers they appreciate a creative cover letter. Which is why – in order to differentiate yourself from other job seekers applying for the same position – you must allow your personality to shine through! To do just that, here are 5 unconventional

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Posted May 20, 2014 by

Applying for an Entry Level Job? How Your Resume Can Pass the 7 Second Test

If you are applying for an entry level job, make sure your resume can pass the seven second test.  Learn how it can in the following post.

Depending on who you listen to, it is widely believed that an applicant has between 6 and 10 seconds to impress the resume reader – the recruiter. Here, then, is my version of the 7-second test… and exactly what I look for, step-by-step, when I glance at a resume – and determine

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Posted March 28, 2014 by

Browse Innumerable Opportunities To Build Successful Forex Trading Career

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Currency exchange. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you are passionate about trading currencies, and happenings in the currency market across the globe interest you, consider a career in forex. It is the ideal career which can help you to earn large profits as you enjoy your job. If you like to take risks and can take strong decisions in a short span of time, a career in forex would be the ideal choice. Forex refers to dealing with the aspects of currencies and making the best of fall and rise of their prices. If you want to excel as a forex dealer, you will have to study reports of the market, ascertain the rates of the different currencies and get the right view of the market. (more…)