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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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    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
  • 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... Read the full article
  • 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 ... Read the full article
  • 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... 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
  • dream job sign
    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
  • gangam style
    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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    A lot of nurses who want to push their careers forward usually go down the administration route and pursue jobs as nursing directors or supervisors. While these career paths are rewarding and lucrative, there is actually another path you can explore if you want to advance in your nursing career. That path is becoming a nurse practitioner. According to studies compiled by Bradley University, hos... Read the full article
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      You might think of Pinterest as another way to kill time online when you should be doing something more important. Millions of early adopters put the 2-year-old social network on the map doing just that -- sharing pictures of cute outfits, cool home interiors and exotic travel destinations. Now that 11.7 million people and companies are using it, though, Pinterest is emerging ... Read the full article
  • The best way to find a job in dubai
        As you probably know, working in the Middle East and in the UAE in particular is no longer the bane that it once was - i.e. being in the dessert with nothing to do but ride a few camels is a far cry from the glitz and glamour of today. And so the very large expat salaries are not as prevalent as they once were. It's simple really - people actually want to move and make their... Read the full article
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    What you need for best results when doing a video interview on the go. This is a guest post by Josh Tolan. If you’d also lie to guest post here on Pure Jobs, follow these guest post guidelines. Don’t run out and buy that new pair of dress shoes just yet — your next job interview might require a webcam or mobile device instead. A new OfficeTeam survey revealed that 63 percent of HR manag... Read the full article
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    It is becoming increasingly common to recruit new talent online because, to put it frankly, that’s where most people spend the bulk of their free time. If someone is actively looking for a job, chances are that person will initiate a quick search in between messaging friends and reading emails. If you are seriously seeking top talent, it pays to hire an online marketing agency with experience in... Read the full article
  • Job Scams:  How to Avoid Online Job Scams
    With so many people on the job hunt in the current recession, there are unfortunately others who want to take advantage of the situation. We have heard of warnings about a rise in scams involving unauthorized money transfers from hackedonline bank accounts to what it calls "money mules," which are people hired through work-at-home scams to help cyber criminals overseas launder money. But it's no... Read the full article
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    Have you ever experienced anything like these? 1) Most destructive interviewee From Professor Ad Man: “I had a job interview for a communication specialist position at The American Red Cross. The supervisor asked me to take a seat. As I scooted my chair back to make room for my portfolio, my seat hit the shelf behind me and I knocked over some stuff, breaking the man’s journalism awards. ... Read the full article
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    Every now and again you get a contentious topic when it comes to careers advice in relation to job seeking and recruitment agencies/consultants are certainly no exception. If you’ve used recruitment agencies before no doubt your opinions will range from some are good, some bad and OMG seriously why did I bother? In this post I’d like to cover what they are, how they can help you and mo... 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
  • 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... Read the full article
  • 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... Read the full article
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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... Read the full article
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