Believe it or not, the first 10 seconds in an interview can make or break you. In that short period of time, you’ve probably just finished shaking hands and greeting each other, yet the interviewer most likely has sized you up and even decided whether to hire you or not according to research done by […]
Hard-driving management with high expectations can be better for a growing business than a loosely defined set of values.
A reader asked me to list some of the problems in the job search world that could potentially be fixed with new technology. Here are some thoughts on that
LinkedIn LNKD +0.46% surprised some investors last year when it made its largest acquisition to date: The $1.5-billion purchase of instructional video site Lynda.com. However, the professional networking site is making it clear it's serious about …
Not all employees will understand what it takes to get promoted. Nor will all managers. But smart managers and promotable employees will get it!
As a professional resume writer who has worked with hundreds of clients to help them secure interviews in less than 60 days, I can attest to the fact that your chances of getting a job interview will vastly improve by making sure your resume and …
But, in the 2016 campaign, she often discusses women on the stump, as she did Tuesday on a panel about pay equity organized by Glassdoor, a company that collects data on employee salaries. "Now, occasionally when I give a speech like this, which I do …
HR has left the building. There’s a stuffed animal in the HR VP’s chair signing contracts, outsourcing hiring to clowns wearing psychologists’ hats. These employers consider their employees fungible commodities.
With less than a few weeks to go until the 2013 In-House Recruitment Awards, several of the awards judges agreed to share their opinions on the new trends and challenges facing in-house recruiters. The third of the judges to share their thoughts is Rob Jones Head of Organisational Effectiveness at Crossrail.
For years, Prophet has been a popular choice with many sourcers. It’s a chrome extension that unveils contact information and other social sites on most social profiles. Prophet has been working hard to give us access to information which is typically hard to find. The geniuses behind the product have been working more discreetly than […]
Is there a nice way for an interviewer to short-circuit an interview if the candidate obviously is not the right fit?
When you receive an invitation to a job interview, do MORE research now, including checking the employer on sites like Glassdoor.com, Indeed.com or another employer review site. If you have read bad reviews about this employer, take those reviews into …
Saw this on social media last week. Great example of a real world job ad that is funny AND honest. Kinda makes me want toÂ work there! Notice the “-o -e -o” prhase as spoons and forks below the headline. Slave labour job ad
“Winter is Coming.” “You Win or You Die.” “You Know Nothing, Jon Snow.” If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you know these quotes as parts of iconic conversations from your favorite series. If you’re not a fan of the series (TV or book), you still likely recognize these quotes as fodder from a series that’s made […]