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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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      Having a tour concert is one of the essentials of any artiste. This serves to not only promote your music but also to get to know your fans better, understand what exactly they want and learn about the type of audience you are targeting. In order for the tour to be successful, you need one great tour crew. This article seeks to discuss the attributes you should look for when hiring a cr... Read the full article
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      Hiring staff can be a challenging undertaking for any business. A pop-up restaurant is no exception. While there are many great culinary schools in the country, getting top quality staff is not always as straightforward as it looks. At the same time, there are many talented people who can attend culinary schools because of the high fees involved.  There are many factors to consider... Read the full article
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    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 ago, we ... Read the full article
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  • Getting ‘Revenge’ After Being Rejected By Employers
    After weeks of going back and forth with an amazing company about a job that would be absolutely PERFECT for you, they tell you the position has been filled. Wait, WHAT? Excuse me? What was all of that talk about how “you’ve really impressed us,” “you’d be a great asset to our company,” and “we think you’d be an ideal fit”? Where they all lies? Filthy, stinkin’, rotten LIES? ... Read the full article
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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... Read the full article
  • 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... Read the full article
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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... Read the full article
  • 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... Read the full article
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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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  • Why It Pays to Remain Calm When You’re Under Financial Pressure
    Thinking about my $33,000 student loan from grad school, my rent, my car insurance, Christmas gifts and unpaid vacation (because I work for myself) doesn’t make me jump for joy. This is something they never teach you in school: how to make good financial decisions even when you’re under financial pressure. Because let’s face it: bills are never going to disappear. The only thing we can c... Read the full article
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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?    ... Read the full article
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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... Read the full article
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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 ... Read the full article
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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 ... Read the full article
  • 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. ...... Read the full article
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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... Read the full article
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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... Read the full article
  • communication network
    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... Read the full article
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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... Read the full article
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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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      In the film “Horrible Bosses,” any resemblance to real or living people may have been purely coincidental, but for many American workers, the portrayal represents a familiar daily reality in the workplace: their bosses are making them miserable. And sick. The Journal of Business and Psychology reported that workers’ health can be adversely affected by a negative psychological climate... Read the full article
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    While job seekers experience setbacks, disappointments, or perceived failures, their motivational compass needs to be recharged. With the countless negatives a (long) job search entails, how do can job seekers stay motivated? Consider these tips from A to Z and how they apply to job seekers: A – Achieve your dreams. Avoid negative people, things and places. Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “th... Read the full article
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    Sizing up the world's biggest employers and compiling a list of the top 10, the NHS is revealed to be the fifth largest, with 1.7 million workers across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. McDonald's makes it into fourth position, with 1.9 million employees. However, 80% of the restaurants are franchises so, strictly speaking, 1.5 million of these people are employed by other compani... Read the full article
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      People exchanging digital hugs and kisses is nothing new, particularly in the age of Twitter and texting. But the “xoxo” sign-off once reserved for friends or family you would actually hug and kiss is now appearing in work emails. A recent article for The Atlantic explores the distinctly female trend, asking whether X’s and O’s are feminizing the workplace or undermining women’... Read the full article
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    UK employment law is highly regulated and frequently changes. Here, we cut through the legal complexities to provide an overview of your employment rights.  Minimum wage Current minimum wages are: 21 and over: £6.19; 18 to 20: £4.98; Under 18: £3.68; and Apprentices under 19 or in their first year: £2.65. Under the National Minimum Wage Act 1998, your employer is not allowed to p... Read the full article
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      The need for employees to work hard in the fast-paced business world is one of the leading factors that cause stress and depression in many people. Although some people toughen up to handle the ever increasing pressures at work, most people resolve to shut down or even become passive. This almost always leads to low productivity, business processes grinding to a halt or little to no creati... Read the full article
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    There are some common things you should expect when you first go into business for yourself. On the first day, you create your business plan. That night you go to bed at a regular hour and then wake up to several voicemails from some big time investors wanting to make your dreams come true. That’s when the cool party invites start rolling in and you get to meet some celebrities. Afte... Read the full article
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  • 5 Good Habits That Destroy Unproductive Meetings
    Unproductive meetings are the WORST. Ain’t nobody got time for that! And ain’t nobody got money for that, either. An estimated $37 billion is lost every year to unproductive meetings, according to this article in Business Insider. YIKES. Communicating well with your colleagues, partners, and clients can be a struggle sometimes… ESPECIALLY when you feel like there have been a lot of meetin... Read the full article
  • The Way You’re Branding Yourself At Work Might Be Hurting Your Career
    Your personal brand follows you around like a loyal canine – in your job search, online, at home, and even at work. In fact, are you even aware of how you’re branding yourself at work? The wrong brand can hurt your career (it can even send you into a major career rut), so it’s important to know how people might be perceiving you in the workplace. Does any of this sound like you? You’re ... Read the full article
  • How To Train Yourself To Become More Confident
    Unless you’re Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Shirley Temple, or Tiger Woods, chances are you’re like the rest of us and weren’t born good at music, acting, or golfing. Womp womp. The truth is, as humans, there are a lot of things that don’t come naturally to us. For some, being confident is one of those things. So, how can you become more confident in yourself or How To Be More Confident ... Read the full article
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