Posts Tagged ‘interview’

10 Things a Recruiter Does Not Want to Hear

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A recruiter is looking to be on your side. Whenever you’re sitting down with a recruiter, you’re being presented with an opportunity for a better career future. While it’s always best to be honest in these situations, it isn’t always best to volunteer a little more than your recruiter wants to hear. Don’t let a…

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Let’s Not Go There: Interview Topics to Avoid

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Let’s Not Go There:  Interview Topics to Avoid Whether you are an experienced or brand new hiring manager, it is important to understand the interview topics and questions to avoid asking job candidates. At one time or another in social and professional interactions, many people ask inappropriate questions.  However, when interviewing a job applicant, asking…

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Increase Success by Decreasing Interview Stress

Do not miss the chance at hiring a top candidate because of interview stress. We have all been on interviews.  It is nerve-wracking, especially if you really want the job.  From the other side of the desk, it is a good idea to remember what your candidates are going through.  But that is not the…

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Ending Early When The Interview Does Not Go Well

Many recruiters can decide whether or not they would like to move forward with a particular candidate within the first five minutes of an interview. Why then, if that same recruiter realizes so quickly that the candidate is not a fit, would he/she waste the time of both parties by plowing through the remainder of the interview?

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From Trash to Treasure: How to Get Recruiters to Actually Read Your Resume

The most important advice I can give to jobseekers is to use keywords from the job description on their resume. This seems like a no-brainer, but many people use the same resume for every job that they apply for, even though every company and position is different. Not only does this show laziness on the candidate’s part, but it also shows their lack of qualification. Recruiters don’t have time to waste; make it easy for them to see upfront that you are clearly qualified.

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Happy New You

Many people will promise themselves a healthier diet, more cardiovascular exercise, better financial management, but many others will strive to find new employment as well.

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