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 […]
Back in 2007 I launched a bunch of regional web directories such as Long Island Web Search with the idea of selling backlinks to local businesses. I launched…
An outdated hiring process can give job candidates a disastrous impression of your brand’s reputation and values.
Are you passing on talented candidates by making these hiring mistakes?
Most U.S. employers and small business owners don’t feel like the recession is behind them. See what staffing challenges keep them up at night.
This is more than a job for me. So why don’t more people see the artistry and skill it takes to make a great recruiter?
Beth Campbell Duke, a youth career educator, joins us for a conversation about how young adults and new grads should be identifying their skills and strengths as early as possible to ensure career…
The hardest thing for job seekers is waiting around for that email or phone call to see where they stand. We as recruiters use these gut-wrenching phrases, such as “We have decided to pursue other candidates”. They are hard to deliver, but it’s part of our job. And as humans–not just recruiters–we’re called to do […]
Sometimes, the best candidates may be closer than you think. Why look far and wide when they may be hiding in your own house?
The new Muppets Show premieres next week. Who’s a huge nerdtastic Muppets Show fan? Yours truly. I’m probably gonna host an FOT viewing party for the premiere. KD loves himself some Animal. I grew up watching the Muppets, and my kids have really enjoyed watching the older shows, so I have had the opportunity to rediscover […]