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Six Reasons Your Best Employees Quit You

There’s a saying that employees don’t leave companies, they leave managers – and today they are leaving more often than ever. According to recent Department of Labor statistics, the average tenure of an employee in the U.S. is now only 1.5 years. What do these numbers mean? Are managers doing that …

How to Land a Better Job Without Ever Looking For it

Let’s face it: Looking for a job is a huge hassle. It’s stressful (who really enjoys interviewing?), time-consuming (say goodbye to weekends outside) …

How to Get Job Candidates to Take Off the Mask | Inc.com

As Jon Steinberg, the President of Buzzfeed recently put it, the interview is really as good as it gets.<p>"If you are interviewing or negotiating with a new hire, and you like them more and more, you are making a good hire," he writes. "If you are having a difficult hiring process but think it will …

Is It Time to Quit Your Job?

Everyone has bad days at work or even long periods when they feel disheartened about their job. But how do you know the difference between ordinary, occasional dissatisfaction and a genuine mismatch? How do you know when you’re truly ready to move on? And how do you then get out gracefully?<p><b>What the</b> …

Why Multitasking Is Bad For Our Brains

<i>Ben Slater is Sales & Marketing Director at Seed, a platform that applies marketing automation and data science to hiring. Follow @BenJHSlater. This post first appeared on the Seed Jobs blog.</i><p>How many browser tabs do you have open right now?<p>I’m guessing it’s over 10, maybe 20. Some may be for …

You’re Probably Wrong About Millennials

Managers routinely complain about their Gen Y employees as entitled, disloyal, and lazy — and as a result, conflicts arise. In a study in partnership with American Express for my new book, we found that while managers have a negative view of Gen Y, employees from this generation generally have a …

10 Reasons You Didn't Get That Job

I interview a lot of millennials for jobs and I hire only a tiny fraction of them. Here's why you're getting passed up for someone else<p><b>1. You don't have a good answer to the question, "Where do you see yourself in 10 years?"</b> <br>I don't deny this is a cliché thing to ask—the Ritz Cracker of job …

Employment

Your Nice Boss May Be Killing Your Career

Chris spent years working for a supportive, encouraging manager at a major technology company headquartered in Silicon Valley. In fact, his boss raved about him. His manager gave him top ratings in his performance evaluations, space to do his work, and had never been controlling. He was, according …

Hundreds feared dead as another strong earthquake strikes devastated Nepal

Hundreds are feared dead in a remote region of Nepal after the country was hit by a second strong earthquake, just weeks after the disaster that killed more than 8,000 people and destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes.<p>The new quake has left 42 dead with more than 1,100 injured, according to …

Natural Disasters

4 Tips For Managing Your Manager

<b>Tip 1: Pick good coat tails to ride on.</b> Want to go places in your career? Start by looking for a manager who has ambition that matches yours. Opportunity often occurs when your manager moves into a new role. Managers who take on new initiatives, spearhead projects and are promoted often are great …

Three Differences Between Managers and Leaders

A young manager accosted me the other day. “I’ve been reading all about leadership, have implemented several ideas, and think I’m doing a good job at leading my team. How will I know when I’ve crossed over from being a manager to a leader?” he wanted to know.<p>I didn’t have a ready answer and it’s a …

3 Things Agency & In-house Sourcers Can learn From Each Other

I’ll be honest, when I first started writing this post I was pretty sure it was a good opportunity to show the clear divide between agency and …

Hiring Tips - How To Write The Perfect Job Advert

By Tony Restell<p>Share on:<p>I don't know where the time has gone, but I've worked in the online recruitment sector for nearly 15 years!! During that time …

Employment

Job Seekers | Recruiters | Employer Branding Blog

Refining the Candidate Journey - Adapting the experience for the modern job seeker<p>Posted: 07 August 2013<p>The candidate journey and experience has …

Job Seekers | Employer Branding Blog

The Hidden Secrets of Job Boards<p>Posted: 10 July 2013<p>Online job boards have become a huge part of the modern job search. A revolution in recruitment, …

5 Recruiting Habits Of Successful Leaders

At some point in our job-seeking lives, we’ve all interviewed at a company that felt more like a military school than an exciting, flexible, creative, ever-evolving workplace culture. The signs start early in the hiring process: a dry, lifeless job posting or stale employer branding that does not …

Salary negotiation tips: How to negotiate a job offer

By<p>Share on:<p><i>Updated 29 August 2012</i><p>Salary negotiation is a skill, one that does not come naturally to many job seekers, who usually focus only on …

The 10 Best Job-hunting Secrets of All Time

<i>... rather than complaining, take some advice from Jim Rohn: “Things will get better for you, when you get better.”</i><p>I’ve just agreed with …

How to Use Psychometric Testing in Hiring

Roughly 18% of companies currently use personality tests in the hiring process, according to a survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management. This number is growing at a rate of 10-15% a year according to many industrial and organizational psychologists, as well as the Association …

What Interviewers Wish They Could Tell Every Job Candidate

In the best interviews, job candidates say a lot and interviewers very little – after all, the interview is about the candidate, not the …

Employment