Justin Saldivar

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Job Recruiters Don’t Care About Your GPA Or Cover Letter

Your best way into a job? A personal referral and a stellar social-media presence, a new survey from Jobvite found.<p>The U.S. economy is on the upswing. Last month, the unemployment rate fell to its lowest rate since early 2008. Across the country, recruiters are hard at work placing candidates in …

Mobile Recruiting: The Key To Your Next Job Could Be In Your Pocket

We shop, watch TV and read news on our phones, so why not apply for jobs from one? Increasingly, we do. Some recruiters say half or more of their applicants apply for jobs using their smartphones.<p>"I probably applied for 90 percent of my positions on my mobile device," says Kirk Coleman of Plano, …

The Secret of Getting Noticed by a Recruiter: 6 Networking and Resume Tips for Introverted Job-Hunters

<b>1. Leverage your online relationships:</b><p>You can establish a relationship with anyone in this way: get more visibility and exposure on the online to lead to real-life relationships.<p>Of course, the principle sounds easy but you must know how to apply it.<p>One of the best tools is LinkedIn. With your …

Five Lies Recruiters Tell Job-Seekers

I have said it before but I don’t mind repeating myself: many recruiters are tremendous advocates for the job candidates they represent. Many recruiters are great coaches too, but that won’t help you if you get stuck with a lousy recruiter, and there are plenty of them around.<p>It is very easy to get …

Employment

Recruiters explain 6 social media habits that could cost you the job

She'd aced the first round of interviews and even taped a trial segment, which the producers loved.<p>That's why what happened next came as such a surprise.<p>She was in the editing room, mapping out the show, when her cohost was suddenly called away for a meeting. Upon his return, he informed her that …

Employment