What Millennials Want Employers to Know About Social Media

by Dora Wang, Recruiter.com It’s the age of millennials. As of Q1 of 2015, this generation has surpassed Gen. X as the largest group in the U.S. labor force, according to Pew Research Center. There’s no doubt they’re changing the shape of the modern workplace, so companies have to make sure they can keep up. […]

The Intricacies of Networking to Find a Job

by Ken Sundheim, SmartRecruiters Lately, there has been a spike in the number of articles that have been written on networking to find a job. While this is not a new concept, the overarching view of networking does bear some fundamental flaws. Unfortunately, the majority of Americans lack critical thinking skills and don’t consider the […]

3 Job Interview Questions You Must Stop Asking

by Mark Murphy, SmartRecruiters There are lots of bad job interview questions out there. (If you want to see how you would fare against some good interview questions, take the free quiz “Could You Pass This Job Interview?”). My numerous studies and interviews with hiring managers have revealed that the following three job interview questions […]

The Best Way to Answer – Why Should We Hire You

by Lia, Everyday Interview Tips Even though on average, job interview candidates are asked between 10-15 questions at every job interview this one is the only one that really matters – Why Should We Hire You? Yes you are qualified, experienced and have the right education but so do all the other applicants? Why should […]

The 10 Skills Employers Most Want In 2015 Graduates

by Susan Adams, SmartRecruiters Can you work well on a team, make decisions and solve problems? Those are the skills employers most want when they are deciding which new college graduates to hire.  The next-most-important skill: ability to communicate verbally with people inside and outside an organization. Employers also want new hires to have technical […]

How Online Company Reviews Can Impact Recruiting

by Jayson DeMers, SmartRecruiters Job candidates have never been in a better position to research potential employers, and employees have never been more empowered to spill it all when it comes to reviewing their current workplace. Sites like Glassdoor, Vault and CareerLeak give interview candidates and employees the unprecedented opportunity to share the inside scoop […]