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#Recruiters and Employers

Here are a few tips inspired by a number of blogs written by employers and recruiters… Do your research – this is an absolute given, the articles here are written by industry HR professionals.

Subcategories from this category: #Human Resources, #Talent Management

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    Workplace injuries are no joke. One minute everything is fine, and the next you’re staring at your swollen ankle or watching your arm bend in the opposite direction. Take a deep breath; it’s going to be okay. Follow these steps to make sure you’re covered. No Matter the Injury, Fill Out A Report As soon as you can after treatment, fill out an incident report. The top priority is to have
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  • Job Posting Free
      Many job posting Site offer free job advertising but if you going to post a job you want to your next candidate to be relevant and get great results regardless if the site is free or not.  So with that being said, you can post a job for free online, and now that include Pure Jobs! For recruiter and employers looking post their jobs to a community of 16 million engaged, informed
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    You may have wondered, “What’s the role of headhunters in recruitment?” Well, headhunters have a great role to play in helping clients to build their workforce with high-performance teams that accelerate business results. They find candidates who match the qualifications specified by their clients (hiring firms). There are executive headhunters who do a focused executive search in specific
  • 2012 was a great year in recruiting.  After attending several recent events and networking with recruiters, recruiting leaders, and job seekers now is a great time to reflect back and publish what we’ve recently heard as the top 7 recruiting #fails in 2012. #7 – Recruiting with Pinterest:  Gag.  Enough said. #6 – Mobile Recruiting:  Mobile recruiting is a hot topic and
  • LinkedIn continues to be cited as one of the top sites for sales professionals, recruiters, and job seekers. Is the site continuing its’ explosive growth? LinkedIn recorded 4.2 billion professionally oriented searches on the platform in 2011 and is on pace to surpass 5.3 billion in 2012. Additionally, they’ve added 1,000 employees this year. Yeah, that’s growth. We’ve be
  • By now you would have heard Facebook has launched a new jobs app, in partnership with 5 organizations. As you would guess, the experts and news organizations are stating LinkedIn should be scared as they have been “put on notice”. After receiving some feedback and taking a look at the app, there are some substantial obstacles to overcome before LinkedIn ever has to worry. In
  • Social Media and social networking is no new concept in the job search space.  Depending on who you ask – you’ll receive varying tips to build your network and possibly land a job. Some of the advice is good, but as one Recruiter shared, “Don’t listen to all the bad advice out there – if it seems crazy it’s because it is”. At a Minnesota Recruiters event a week ag
  • LinkedIn continues to be cited as the top online channel for both job seekers and recruiters. Yet, most do not spend an adequate amount of time investing in their online profile. Reasons for this vary from not enough time or knowledge, to the an awareness gap in keeping up with the sites new enhancements and features. I’m pleased to share that Paul DeBettignies, Co-Founder and
  • Recruit Co. Ltd., a Japan-based HR services and consumer internet firm has acquired the job search site leader, Indeed.com.  Indeed will continue to be led by its current management team and operate as an independent subsidiary of Recruit. Indeed launched 8 years ago, and in that time became the #1 job search site with 80 million unique visitors per month.  The company also gre
  • When researching the most effective practices on conducting a job search, job seekers can get a lot of mixed messages on what to do (or what not to do) – depending on the who they talk to. HR and Recruiting professionals can be a great source of information, given their roles in the recruitment and selection process. This article is comprised of job search tips from 50 differen
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#Job Seeker Advice

This is a collection of contributed posts from experts and professionals in the careers and job search space! We hope you’ll find one or more articles to help with your career or your search for a new one!

Subcategories from this category: #Apprenticeships

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      Just because you’ve already been through one career doesn’t mean you’re destined for a retirement home. Many people are on their second or third career. And, with more and more Australians living longer, it’s becoming a necessity. Here’s how to take advantage of it through a mature age apprenticeship.       What Is A Mature Age Apprenticeship?    
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    Ho hum…. Another day of job search (or maybe job search and work). If you feel this way, then chances are employers (and others!) will see you this way. How do you know if you are a boring job applicant? And can you really do anything about it? Read on: You force yourself to job search. Does your day sound like this? Wake up, make coffee, turn the computer on, apply for jobs, maybe eat som
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    Someone once told me a corporation was a nasty thing to fall in love with – because it will NEVER love you back. This is something every job seeker should realize. The rules of loyalty in the work force are changing. No one can deny that. However, knowing this doesn’t change the pain of getting laid off or let go. It hurts. It can wound. Each of us reacts in one of two ways, either by
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    It has been claimed in recent years that the education system isn’t doing enough to prepare young people for the world of work. This seems to be justified by the significant lack of teenagers pursuing a career in engineering. While there are many undergraduate engineers around, the crossover between teaching and actually taking on engineering work has proven to be a substantial jump – with
  • What do you mean, I shouldn’t sell myself on Amazon? (#BrazenStuff 2.1.13) | Brazen Life Spice Up Your Inbox! Sign up for our newsletter and get the latest blog posts, networking events, and discounts on our BrazenU bootcamps. ...
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    TweetPin It   Have you ever failed at something so badly you feel like you couldn’t face the world? Like you’d rather stay in bed, never leaving your home or seeing anyone ever again? I’m talking about epic, over-the-top, no-holds-barred failure where you fell down hard. It may have come in the form of catastrophic life failures—being kicked out of the
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    TweetPin It   We all know those people. The ones who seem born to do what  they do. The ones who can’t wait to get to work each day. Whether they’re musicians, actors or Wall Street stock brokers, they wouldn’t do anything else. This passion enables them to plow through life’s difficulties with raw, unbridled enthusiasm. How did they land in these car
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    TweetPin It   You know about LinkedIn, Evernote and Salesforce, but do you know about the next generation of apps poised to help you network, host effective calls and manage your meetings, follow-ups and contacts? These six apps are guaranteed to help improve your communications, no matter who you connect with or what kind of relationship you want to build: T
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    TweetPin It   Forget business school or The Wall Street Journal—you can learn everything you ever needed to know about good project management from watching Psy, a 34-year-old Korean man, bust some moves in his YouTube hit video Gangnam Style. In his video, Psy, noble man that he is, clearly demonstrates the top four things every budding project manager need
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    TweetPin It   Experience, a strong network and an excellent resume are important aspects of a strong career. But to truly propel your professional development, take stock of your personal influencers and make sure they aren’t stifling your career potential. Even the most independent among us have people who influence our decision-making, whether consciously
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#Job Search

Once you graduate university or a someone currently looking for advice on, updating your CV or Resume. It needs to be professional, and here you can read articles by the experts.

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  • The BEST 7 Habit Changes That Will GUARANTEE Professional Success In 2017
    The Best Habits. The biggest difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is that successful people challenge themselves to make simple habit changes (and actually follow through). At the beginning of every year, all of us think, “This is going to be MY year. I’m going to set goals for myself and get what I want — finally.” But how many of us ACTUALLY follow throug
  • 8 Habits Of Happy Job Seekers
    Who said job search had to be a huge downer? Not me! For most of us, job search is a part of life. It’s something we all have to deal with at some point – like jury duty. But that doesn’t mean we can’t allow ourselves to be happy until we find a job. Your job search could take weeks – likely months – and life is just too short be unhappy that whole time! Yes, it’s possible to be h
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    What To Consider Before Relocating For A Job
    Thinking about relocating for a job? Read this first… I have a friend who was out of work for more than a few months. A job offer became available more than a few states away. Needing the job badly, he took it. After the company paid him to fly back and forth for a year (a great perk!), he now finds himself commuting every Monday and Friday – a drive that takes more than five hours. Du
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    Would HR Managers Review YOUR Resume?
    If there’s one thing clear in the field of career advice, it’s the plethora of recommendations and “tips” on how to craft an effective resume. And the complexity of what I’ll label “resume wisdom” has escalated in recent years from the impact of technology and the emergence of some new, and very different, resume formats. On the technology side, job seekers confront the need to ma
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    3 Career Secrets Students Should Know Before Graduation
    Navigating a career can be challenging as a student or recent grad. The truth is, school teaches you everything EXCEPT how to get a job (and keep it). Not sure what to expect in the “real world”? You’re not alone. Here are some career secrets YOU should know before you graduate: #1. Define your personal brand. Everyone has a personal brand, whether you like it or not. Your personal brand
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    Who isn’t sick of the incessant slog of working for a big corporation under the looming shadow of global economic pressure that sends American jobs and whole companies overseas. When you add in an unappreciative boss and workplace malaise, it’s only natural to start dreaming about starting your own business. The questions add up fast — How do I even start? Don’t I need a lot of money? a
  • 6 Behaviors That Can Hurt Your Chances At Getting The Job
    Your attitude can impact your behavior and ultimately your job search results. Even if you can offer employers the exact experience and skills they are looking for (and more), you’ll have trouble getting the job unless you carry the right attitude.   6 Behaviors That Can Reduce Your Chances At Getting The Job The wrong attitude leads to poor behavior and unfortunately, that may be the
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  • 7 Ways To Actively Manage Your Career
    You go to work, you do your work, and you come home wondering where this is all going. You wonder what your next step is. What you can be doing to elevate your career. So, you ask your manager. And your manager stares at you blankly and points you to your projects. You’re confused and head back to your desk. It is too easy to continue this routine until you get frustrated with your current sit
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  • 5 Things That Will INSTANTLY Make You More Employable
    Whether you were fired, laid off, let go, or just quit your job, it’s important to find activities that will make you more employable when you’re out of work. Otherwise, you’ll have a hard time keeping up with qualified job candidates who aren’t desperate for a job. Also, you’ll have a lot of explaining to do when it comes to addressing gaps on your resume. Your goal is to fill those
  • Communication Career Paths: Pointers for Getting a Job in Radio Broadcasting
    Broadcast radio is still a very popular career choice for many people. Even with the advancements made in technology, including the growth of internet radio and podcasting, radio is still going strong and it will continue to do so. If you want to enjoy a career in radio, there are various paths you can take to get into the industry. Here is a guide to some of the best ways to break into the rad
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  • Get A Promotion In 2017 By Doing THIS…
    You’re happy at your job, but you want to take it to the next level. You’re ready for more responsibility and a fatter paycheck. Are you ready to get a promotion in 2017? According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, 30% of workers are hoping to get a raise or promotion this year. If you want to get a promotion in 2017, you need to brand yourself accordingly. Think about your key skill s
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  • How To Talk About Salary (Without It Being Awkward)
      Let’s talk about salary. This is going to be awkward. You see, when a candidate meets a company and falls in love, they need to have some awkward conversations before they can commit to each other and start having fun together. Salary is one of those conversations. Ugh. Okay, talking about salary doesn’t have to be awkward. The important thing is to be prepared. You need to do your h
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    Organization is a pain, but the simple truth of the matter is organized people get more done. Why? Generally speaking, they have better time management, live with less mess and get in less trouble. If you want to decrease the mistakes you make and stop getting in your own way the only real option is to become organized. It’s easier said than done certainly, but if you follow a few simple step
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    We’ve all experienced those days when we just don’t want to work and can think of a million other things that we’d rather be doing. Please, no more meetings! No more boring conference calls! No more spreadsheets and flow chart presentations! We just want to go home, get back into bed, and take a nap with our dog. However, there are bills to pay and careers to make so let’s just do our be
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    People who are entering the workforce today are estimated to have 12 to 15 jobs over the course of their career. To more seasoned workers, that may seem like a lot, but staying in a job two to five years looks like it is going to be the norm for millennials (the generation born between the early-1980’s and early-2000’s). There was a time in history, however, when people tended to stay with
  • What Happens When a Serious Injury Occurs at Work? Deciding on future employment.
    In the last ten years the rate of accidents at work has fallen, although in 2013/14 over 600,000 people still reported being injured in the workplace. These have shown signs of levelling off in recent years though. There were 133 fatal work incidents too, which is over a fifty percent decrease from 20 years ago. The majority of accidents at work usually result in a few days off sick. Serious i
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    Office distractions are all around us. And they are getting increasingly more difficult to tune out. There are so many ways our boss, customers and teammates can reach us to break our focus, it makes it challenging to get things done. Maybe this is why we are all so very busy each and every day. It makes it challenging to get anything done. You get emails, texts, phone calls all day long for so
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    In this age of digital technology and growing economy, everyone works hard to be able to achieve success in their careers and businesses. They spent most of their time working, doing meetings, negotiating, writing proposals, and so on, to reach all the goals that they have set for themselves and for their businesses. Everyone wants to give their families good and comfortable life and for them t
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      Are you the type of person who hates to be interrupted at work with “good mornings” and other niceties? Do you routinely avoid the break room or eat lunch at your desk? Do your co-workers hang out socially, but rarely invite you for an after-work drink? While you may think of yourself as an introvert, your co-workers may be interpreting your communication cues quite differently. The
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  • Salary Requirements
    Discussing salary ahead of receiving a job offer can come with risks, but in some situations, you can’t avoid it – especially when it’s the employer who’s asking for it when you apply. The concern with bringing up salary is that the number you pull out may be too low or too high from what the employer is considering. So you may wind up with the short end of the stick or taken out of con
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