Articles about Recruiters
3 tips for answering behavioral interview questions
Behavioral interview questions can make anyone sweat during a job interview. But it's possible to avoid getting caught off guard.
The economy is so strong, job seekers are ghosting employers
Now, because of a strong labor market, it's the job seekers who are doing the "ghosting," or disappearing without notice.
6 phrases (and 6 words) you should never include in a cover letter
Use the right wording on your cover letter, and you’re golden. Write the wrong thing, and your application can end up in the “thanks, but no thanks” pile.
Why you need to vet and coach your job references
At their best, a good job reference is your cheerleader. But at their worst, they can be the reason why you get ruled out of contention.
How to handle an interview when you have multiple job offers
Receiving a job offer while you are still in the interview process elsewhere can put you at a huge advantage if you play your cards right.
4 ways to slash your resume down to one page
Slicing off bits of your resume in order to keep it to one page can be so tough, especially when you've accomplished a lot in your career.
5 ways to get ahead in your job search – before you even start
If you were to jump ship at work tomorrow, how prepared would you be to start up your job search again? Here's what to have ready — before the time comes.
27 surprising things that affect whether you get hired
There are many seemingly small details in an interview that can affect your chances of landing the job. Some are within your control, others are out of it.
This is what makes a great recruiter
Whatever their approach, the best recruiters all possess certain internal traits that help them succeed — behavioral mechanics conducive to excellence.
From campus to career: 5 tips to stand out during the job search
Regardless of all of the wonderful advice you will hear about resume content, what to wear, and interview questions, there are other components of interviewing that can set you apart:
Words you should never say to a hiring manager during an interview
One answer to a hiring manager kills most interviews. Why? Because everyone between you and the CEO doesn’t want your vision or ideas. That stuff costs money. They want you to work on their vision and their ideas. They don’t need yours.
How to instantly improve your LinkedIn profile headline
There is a proven LinkedIn profile headline formula that isn’t about catchy taglines (“The pro you’ve been looking for”) or meaningless buzzwords (“Innovator, Influencer, Omnipotent”) — but ACTUALLY increases the number of searches you appear in and leads to more profile clicks.
How to address an employment gap in your resume
You made it to the interview, but you know there's a glaring employment gap on your resume. Here's how to talk about it the right way.
Why you shouldn’t contact a hiring manager before an interview
The hiring manager (who should be the key interviewer) is typically very busy and doesn’t have the time to coach you on your interview. There is also nothing in it for them — so you’re burning their time. They may be recruiting for several different positions at once and have a healthy candidate pipeline for each.
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.