Recruitment

'Turn the interview process on its head': A Facebook director shares 3 questions to ask in every job interview

Job interviews can often feel like interrogations, with hiring managers drilling applicants on their work experience and best professional qualities.<p>But successful candidates typically know that the best interviews are conversations rather than a one-sided questioning.<p>Jeff Reynar, director of …

Employment

Ten Things Never, Ever To Reveal When You're Job-Hunting

Dear Liz,<p>I decided to change jobs a few months ago. I talked to a recruiter, “Marcia,” who had a few job opportunities for me.<p>I had a long conversation with Marcia. I told her what I’m looking for in a new job, and I told her how my current boss is abusive to me and the other employees in our …

Employment

Unilever Is Ditching Resumes in Favor of Algorithm-Based Sorting

Artificial intelligence and algorithms soon could take control of much of the initial hiring process.<p>Traditionally, the hiring process has meant plenty of face-to-face interaction with candidates, with managers using interviews to narrow their candidate pools. But technology might give that method …

Artificial Intelligence

British film industry launches £20m recruitment drive - accountants, hairdressers and nail technicians wanted

A job in accountancy may not be synonymous with Hollywood glamour.<p>But in a major recruitment drive led by Bond producer Barbara Broccoli, the British film industry is looking for 10,000 people to plug a skills gap - and accountants are particularly welcome, along with hairdressers, nail …

Film (UK)

You've seen these clichéd brochure photos a million times – but do you know the locations?

Amalfi Coast

28 go-to interview questions these Australian CEOs always ask job candidates, and why

Hopefully you’ll be prepared the next time you’re asked one of these questions. Photo: iStock<p>There are a number of job interview styles, from a …

Human Resources

The Single Biggest Hiring Mistake I've Seen Leaders Make

When I was younger, I took a job running a fairly large church. I was in so far over my head. The good news was that I was 31….so I knew everything. When I first started leading the church, I was tasked with building my team. I had the help of others, but they gave me a lot of latitude, and I ran …

Leadership

Here's the Kind of Person You Should Always Be Hiring--No Matter the Job

While some positions require certain skills, these three traits will tell you if someone is going to be a great addition to your team, regardless of their role.<p>Company culture is a personality. While it may start with the CEO's vision, it ends up developing a life of its own, evolving and maturing …

Leadership

3 Tips for Drafting a Great Resume

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Employment

Ask the Headhunter: A manager’s 8 secrets to better hiring

Headhunter Nick Corcodilos shares a manager’s eight secrets to hiring the best candidates. Photo by sot via Getty Images.<p>Nick Corcodilos started …

Employment

Stellar Software Technologies Launches a Recruitment Platform Param ai

Stellar Software Technologies Private Limited announced the launch of Param.ai, a recruitment platform powered by analytics and artificial …

Human Resources

Use These Tricks to Reach Job Seekers--Wherever They're Searching

Diversify your sourcing to reach job seekers in all the right places, and attract passive candidates.<p>On average, job seekers look for jobs on up to 16 different sources. That's not a typo.<p>It can quickly become all-encompassing for hiring managers to ensure job listings have coverage on all the …

Business

Eden Scott's founding director says political and economic turmoil has damaged industry confidence

Eden Scott’s founding director, Chris Logue has the viewpoint that the recruitment industry is sometimes its own worst enemy in how it presents …

Human Resources

How Did 3 Companies Use Guerrilla Recruiting Successfully?

In today's job market, your recruitment strategy must go beyond phone calls or emails.<p>The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to a 16-year low in May. Great news, right? Well, for the country in general, yes. But for employers? Not so much.<p>Why? Well, right about 2010-2011 (around the time things began …

Human Resources

New CareerBuilder Study Identifies 12 Missing Links in Your Candidate Experience - The Business Journals

CHICAGO and ATLANTA, June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Any business process is only as strong as the weakest link – and candidate experience is no …

Employment

LinkedIn CEO shares the 2 interview questions he always asks job candidates

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner oversees a platform that helps millions of people get jobs, and he knows what makes a great hire.<p>When interviewing job …

Employment

Want To Hire Great Employees? Fix Your Broken Recruiting Process

It is sad that business leaders still complain about “talent shortages” when anyone who has applied for a job lately knows that the standard corporate or institutional recruiting process is badly broken.<p>It isn’t talent shortages that keep employers and willing and capable job-seekers apart. It’s …

Employment

The 25 highest-paying jobs you can get without a bachelor's degree

Don't have the time or money to get a bachelor's degree?<p>Don't fret. There are plenty of high-paying jobs that require only a two-year associate degree, postsecondary nondegree certificate, or even just a high-school diploma.<p>According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, these …

Bachelor's Degree

How to Interview Engineers

We do a lot of interviewing at Triplebyte. Indeed, over the last 2 years, I've interviewed just over 900 engineers. Whether this was a good use of my …

Employment

Why Emotional Intelligence is Essential to Your Firm’s Hiring Process

By now, hiring managers at even the most traditional accounting firms know that if they hope to find the perfect candidate, they need to look for …

Emotional Intelligence

4 Secrets To Hiring The Right People

When hiring, LaRosa’s, Inc.’s philosophy is, “Good people know good people.”<p>That’s why they make sure to tap their current employee base to help find additional great talent, says Steve Browne, Executive Director of HR at LaRosa’s. (LaRosa’s is a chain of pizza restaurants located in Ohio, …

Human Resources

In Unilever’s Radical Hiring Experiment, Resumes Are Out, Algorithms Are In

To diversify its candidate pool, the company relies on software to sort applicants and targets potential hires on their smartphones<p>When Saniya Jaffer arrived for a job interview at Unilever PLC’s Englewood Cliffs, N.J., office last October, she was a finalist for a summer position in information …

21st Century

Going In-House: The Talent Challenge

AdExchanger |"Brand Aware” explores the data-driven digital ad ecosystem from the marketer's point of view. Today's column is written by Belinda J. …

Electronic Arts

The Cost of a Bad Hire

“He was a D1 football player. A walk-on who earned a full ride.”<p>I was bragging and so very proud of my first hire as a rookie VP of Sales. I was sure …

Leadership

Your Company's Candidate Journey Sucks -- Here's Why, And What You Can Do To Improve It

Ask any job seeker about their candidate experiences and you’re sure to hear a lot of horror stories.<p>While no one expects the hiring process to be perfect, it seems like more and more job seekers are complaining about their experiences, everything from the online application process to responses …

Customer Experience

How to Catch an Employer’s Eye if You Don’t Have Much Experience

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Employment

8 Ways to Ask Questions and Improve Your Relationships

Questions are basic to all forms of human communication, and none more so than the ones we ask in our relationships. Sometimes those questions touch …

Psychology

Headstart wants to better analyze candidates to fit them with the best jobs

Nicholas Shekerdemian has a pretty typical startup story: he dropped out of college, met up with technical co-founder Jeremy Hindle and then ended up starting a company. But Shekerdemian, who at the time was helping match English teachers with Chinese citizens, wanted to start a company that would …

Machine Learning

This Is Exactly What To Put On Your Resume To Get An Interview

There isn’t a straightforward answer, but relevancy plays a big part.<p>Whether you are well into your career or have a gap in your employment, it can be tough to decide what to include on a resume. This is especially true when you reach a point where you question whether your work experience happened …

Employment

'It's Hard To Find Qualified Applicants' -- Another Business Lie

Dear Liz,<p>I am an HR Manager for a growing consulting firm.<p>I agree with you that it’s not hard to find talented people, even for a small firm like ours, if you have a great culture and pay reasonable salaries.<p>I have never had a hard time finding great people to hire, even though our small firm …

Employment