Recruitment

Forget sentences your interviewer doesn't want to hear — a word we use every day could sabotage you in a job interview

"I" is a tiny, one-letter word, but it can spell big trouble in job interviews.<p>"People who only use the pronoun 'I' in interviews are a washout for us," Liza Landsman, president of ecommerce site Jet.com, tells Business Insider. "There are very few tech-centered organizations that don't require a …

Business

Talent Shortage? Maybe You Need a Good Employee Value Proposition

<i>“There’s a shortage of talent</i>.”<p>That viewpoint is constantly popping up in the news. From the Internet to print media, the message is everywhere these …

Human Resources

Why Top Startups in America Ask Job Candidates About Their High School Gigs

The unique ways America's fastest growing companies find and hire talent.<p>Every company needs great employees to succeed. However, finding them is easier said than done. Often, a job candidate who seemed fantastic during the hiring process can turn out to be a terrible fit as an employee.<p>In fact, a …

Employment

No Question About It: Horizon Is One Of The "Best Places To Interview"

Horizon Media ranks second on job website Glassdoor's new top 100 list of "Best Places to Interview" in the U.S, and number one in New York State. No …

Advertising Industry

13 HR Professionals Reveal The Top Graduate Job Interview Questions

If you’re a recent graduate from University or College, then you’ll most likely be on the hunt for your first proper job and hoping to step onto the …

Employment

The single most powerful question to ask in an interview — and how top candidates answer

<b>· 'Practical hiring' is the technique of testing candidates' self-awareness.</b><p><b>· After they present a product or presentation to you, ask them, "What would you do differently?"</b><p><b>· Candidates that can answer immediately and thoughtfully are the ones that can identify more efficient processes and strive</b> …

Employment

Glassdoor Just Announced the 100 Best Places to Interview in 2017

Dignity Health, Salesforce, J. Crew, General Mills, LUSH, JetBlue, Banana Republic, Belk, and Walt Disney Company are all in the top 25 best places to interview.<p>Whether you're brand new to the job market--or you've been building your career for years--chances are you've wondered where the best …

Employment

Hiring the Right Fit for Your Business Starts with This

Out of every 10 hires made by your company, how many turn out to be good? Here's how to increase your chances of hiring the right candidate.<p><i>By Craig Hickman (</i><i>@HickmanCraig</i><i>), Author, Futurist and Senior Vice President of New Product Development, Partners In Leadership</i><p>Quick, out of every 10 hires …

Employment

Telangana issues TSPSC 2017 recruitment notification: Check tspsc.gov.in for updates

Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC) has released a notification inviting eligible candidates to fill posts in various departments in …

Employment

Another Year of Crappy Raises. Should It Matter to Recruiters?

Every summer for nine years, I have written a blog post that nobody really wants to read. That’s because it always seems to give the same bad news — …

Economy

A-level results day: What to do if you do not get the grades you want

Students across the country are waiting with baited-breath ahead of the release of their A-level results on Thursday.<p>But what should you do if your …

Education

The 14 British companies with the best interview processes

LONDON — Getting a job almost always requires at least one interview, and for any high-level or important job, candidates will likely have to go through several rounds of quizzing before getting an offer.<p>No one likes being interviewed. It's nerve wracking, time-consuming, and for the most part, a …

Business

Staggering 85% of Job Applicants Lying on Resumes. Here's How Recruiters Spot A Fibber...

New study shows huge increase in people lying on their job applications.<p>According to HireRight's 2017 employment screening benchmark report, 85 percent of employers caught applicants fibbing on their resumes or application, up from just 66 percent five years ago.<p>Given we have the lowest …

Employment

Thomas Edison tested job candidates by making them eat soup — and he had the right idea

Some people ask unusual interview questions. Others use the undercover interview technique. Others check out the condition of your car. A few ask an extremely aggressive, even off-putting question.<p>Deciding who to hire is part science, part art — even if you actually are a scientist.<p>Take Thomas …

Employment

Amazon recruiter reveals: Here's how young people can score a job there

Amazon is one of the most sought after jobs for millennials. CNBC Make It speaks with a recruiter who reveals what Amazon looks for in young hires.

Amazon

Reasons to Hire for Culture Fit Over Skill Set

When you recruit new talent, chances are you have a very specific job description in mind and are seeking an employee that bears the skillset to get …

The Workplace

Top Amazon recruiter reveals how you can score a job at the retail giant

It's no surprise that Amazon is one of the most sought after companies millennials want to work for after graduating. But, if you want to nab a job …

Amazon

4 Things You're Probably Overlooking in Your Talent-Sourcing Plan

Don't know what a sourcing plan is? It's a plan for finding candidates who don't just fit your organization; they "align" with it.<p>Every employer with a job opening has been there: sorting through applications, screening candidates, contacting references and finally making offers to the candidate …

Employment

A top Amazon recruiter reveals her No. 1 tip for more successful job interviews

When preparing for an interview, there's a lot to keep in mind. But if you're going to remember to do anything, Miriam Park, director of Amazon's …

Employment

These interview questions make it harder for certain job candidates to succeed

Certain interview questions don’t set up all job candidates for the same chances of success.<p>Here some of the things recruiters should stop asking …

Employment

10 Best Practices to Create a High Performing Sourcing Team (Infographic)

Sourcing candidates is one of an essential part of recruitment. You can’t rely on your ideal candidate seeing your job ad, many of the people you …

Employment

When Hiring for Attitude — Catch 'Attitude Fraud' Because Candidates Fake It

“Attitude fraud” — when candidates with an undesirable attitude purposely deceive and act as if they have a great one to get hired. Even though it is …

Customer Service

10 Stats On Candidate Messaging Every Recruiter Should Know [Infographic]

The war for talent has pushed the focus onto the candidate experience. A big part of candidate experience is candidate messaging.<p>The “<i>candidate as</i> …

Employment

Vacancies drop 14% in UAE but certain industries post hiring growth

Firms in the fast-moving goods industry offer the most vacancies

Middle East

The Dumbest Friday Questions I've received

Sometimes I get bizarre questions so I thought today I’d try to answer some of them. Names have been withheld to protect the embarrassed. These were …

Screenwriting

What it's really like to be a 40-year-old intern

What is it like to go back to square one when you're in your 40s?<p>We typically associate internships with young people embarking on their careers, …

New Zealand News

Adam Grant: Stop Using Behavioral Interview Questions (and Do This Instead)

Nope, despite what you've heard, this type of interview question isn't particularly effective.<p>A heap of studies show unstructured job interviews are basically useless, and that popular questions about weaknesses, strengths, and imagined career trajectories accomplish close to nothing when it comes …

Employment

Recruiter Social Media Dos and Don'ts

As recruiters, in 2017, We each create our own personal brand on social media as well as conform to our employers values (hopefully) by sharing …

Social Media Marketing

How AI Is Creating The Recruiter Skill Set Of The Future

As AI continues to automate the administrative burden of recruiting, there’s a growing consensus that the skills recruiters have today won’t be the …

Employment

Here's why the Myers-Briggs personality test should never be used in recruitment

In the 1960s, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) was rolled out across offices in the US and it proceeded to spread round the world.<p>It wasn’t long before the personality test was deemed an essential tool in determining whether a job candidate was a good fit for a company. Across the world, more …

Personality