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by Hannah Dickins, Recruiter.com You aren’t going to get very far if you’re blindly sending out your resume to whatever job openings you see. What you need to do instead is fully analyze a job description before applying. Doing so will allow you to determine whether or not you’re the right fit for that company… Read more »

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by Sophie Deering, UndercoverRecruiter So you’ve spent hours sourcing, interviewing and negotiating in order to find the perfect employee for your organization; you probably think that the hard part is over, right? Not quite. The first week or two in the job is an incredibly important time for your new employee, so it is essential that you ensure they get off on… Read more »

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by Laurence Hebberd, Undercover Recruiter Eating is important for anyone – especially to get you through a day. However, proper nutrition is essential when preparing for a crucial time in life – such as a meeting or interview. A poor diet can make you tired or sloppy, whereas a healthy diet will make you more focused,… Read more »

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by Lisa K. McDonald, Recruiter.com This or that, black or white, yes or no, one or the other – not everything can be defined in such simple terms. “Being liked” and “being respected” in the workplace are neither polar opposites nor absolutes. Unfortunately, we often guided to believe that you can only pick one. This is not entirely… Read more »

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by Brie Reynolds, Recruiter.com In the past, hiring managers had their pick of candidates to choose from. Even with ho-hum job descriptions, your average hiring manager often found themselves inundated with job applications from eager job seekers. Not so anymore. Ask any recruiter, and they’ll tell you that today’s talent market isn’t what it used… Read more »

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by Sophie Deering, Undercover Recruiter You could be the most qualified candidate on the market, but if you go about your job search with the wrong attitude, you could still struggle to secure a job. There’s more to hire-ability than your qualifications and skills, as people want to hire individuals who are easy to get on with… Read more »

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by Roy Baladi, SmartRecruiters Blog It’s difficult not to have an opinion about this topic given how much empathy each of us can feel towards this subject. We all have bosses and therefore only need to think about our own jobs. I’ve personally worked at Merrill Lynch, Boeing, Genworth Financial (G.E. spinoff), Citi, as well… Read more »

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Recruiter.com Welcome to Recruiter Q&A, where we pose employment-related questions to the experts and share their answers! Have a question you’d like to ask? Leave it in the comments, and you might just see it in the next installment of Recruiter Q&A! Today’s Question: How do you efficiently wade through the sea of resumes you… Read more »

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by Michele Lando, Recruiter.com Most people believe that the terms “resume” and “CV” are interchangeable, but that is far from correct. Unfortunately, these crucial documents aren’t discussed very often in school, so as we make our way out into the workforce, we are forced to do some research and figure it out on our own…. Read more »

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by Jen Dewar, Recruiter.com The talent shortage has organizations struggling to find and retain top-tier talent. There simply aren’t enough qualified candidates to go around, and HR professionals are getting more strategic about how they approach recruitment and employee retention. However, organizations can get so caught up in the “here and now” that they often… Read more »