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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 »

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by Alfred Ajani, The Undercover Recruiter Why is it extremely difficult to decide which job offer to accept when both offers have very attractive rewards and perks? What would you prefer, a role with fantastic benefits, career progression and overall job satisfaction, or a role that offers a competitive annual salary with uncapped commission? With the… Read more »

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by Casey Fleischmann, The Undercover Recruiter   Over time, the way people create, produce and present their resumes have changed. You need to do your best to impress hiring managers as it can be difficult to stand out from the crowd, especially when so many other people have applied for the exact same dream job… Read more »

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by Barbara Schlenk, ERE Media   There’s video-interviewing etiquette to be learned, and tips and tricks for getting the most out of this new best practice in your daily work. Here are five of the most common mistakes recruiters make with video interviewing, and ways you can easily avoid them: Treating It Differently Than an Onsite… Read more »