Articles about Recruiters
How to overcome awkward silence in an interview
We’ve all been there: You’re in an interview and everything is seemingly going well. Then, suddenly, the conversation hits a lull. Do you speak first to fill the awkward-feeling silence? Do you wait for your interviewer to lead the way? What body language do you express?
Researchers find that good grades are bad for female job seekers
According to new research, the better the grades a female student gets, the less likely she is to land a job interview. One would assume it's the opposite — and it is ... for men.
Study: The top 5 cities attracting the most out-of-area workers
Turns out that people have a habit of moving to certain cities for work. In fact, recent research from Glassdoor shows that San Francisco is the city in their analysis with the most workers from elsewhere at 12.4%.
This is the smartest thing I’ve ever done in an interview
I didn’t lie or manipulate. Everything I said was true and I only promised what I was willing to deliver on if I was hired. I simply presented the parts of myself that the interviewer would be most likely to resonate with.
7 of the most common mistakes recruiters make
If you do it correctly, executive recruiting can be a rewarding job. You get to work with interesting people, immerse yourself in diverse professions, and bring people together in a way that might not have been possible without you. But if you do the job incorrectly, it can become a constant battle against your bad habits.
Is it true that recruiters reject a resume in six seconds?
Recruiters actually reject resumes very quickly for reasons beyond being unqualified. Here are 5 things recruiters make snap decisions on that you may not realize.
A.I. is redefining the meaning of ‘human’ in human resources
Artificial intelligence is transforming the modern human resource department by providing a variety of new data-driven tools.
4 reasons why your job offer disappeared into thin air
Scoring a job — only to hear that the offer is no longer on the table — can be pretty painful. But while taking back a job offer might have legal ramifications for the employer, here are some potential reasons it could happen to you.
6 things recruiters are looking for in 2018
In the sometimes dog-eat-dog world of job hunting, you have to create a version of yourself that both highlights your skills and jumps off the screen of recruiters. These are some of the skills recruiters will be actively seeking in potential candidates.
Johnson & Johnson’s new hiring platform promises not to leave job applicants in the dark
Johnson & Johnson's job application platform Shine hopes to bring candidates transparency by letting them see where their applications are in the process.
Working with a recruiter? Watch out for these 5 red flags
The best protection against working with a bad recruiter is being able to identify them and knowing when to move on.
Facebook wants to help you find your next job
Facebook is muscling into the online job-search marketplace. Now if only you could keep their bosses from seeing your embarrassing photos, too.
Employers having a tough time finding qualified candidates, survey says
Good news for good candidates. A recent Glassdoor survey found that a whopping 76% of recruiters say the struggle to find qualified candidates is their No. 1 complaint.
7 reasons from recruiters why you didn’t get the job
Here's why you didn't get the position, according to recruiters and experts.
4 ways to take the initiative after a terrible job interview
Reflect on it — just not for too long.
How to be a powerful young person at work
Youth can be a big advantage.
12 tips for your best resume ever
Here's how to create a resume that will stand out for every kind of job.
A great coach explains why you’re not getting recruited for the best jobs
In the world of college basketball, Geno Auriemma is a legend.
Office seating can change your life, and one company is doing something about it
One startup is creating a whole job devoted to getting office seating right.
Your company’s job descriptions are driving women away
Many of us are unwittingly writing job descriptions that turn off a large percentage of our candidate pool — namely women.
7 secrets to success you can learn from the 7-year-old girl who impressed Google
A precocious kid can teach you a lot about finding a job.
Patriots win in overtime, you win in February
Tom Brady won his fifth ring in overtime in a Super Bowl for the ages.
The 8-minute resume
We’ve had over a year of experience now with our powerful, free Resume Reviewer, which does a terrific job at helping you understand what’s wrong and what’s right with your resume.
Job interview preparation: How to prepare for an interview in 3 steps
Knowing what is expected of you before, during, and after an interview will put you in the best position to prove you’re the best candidate for any job.
What Gets Your Resume to the Hiring Manager?
Beat the ATS by tweaking your resume with these simple tips.