Archive for March 2013

Unique Interview Questions: Looking into a Candidate’s Soul

The companies that use unique interview questions are highly selective. With a surplus of qualified candidates and impressive resumes, employers and recruiters needBrainy Man a few interview tips and tricks to gain the insight they want about candidates. Tired old interview questions like “Tell me about yourself” and “What are your career goals?” just don’t…

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The Top 6 Reasons Why Poor Hiring Makes You Poor

The True Cost of Bad Hiring Decisions Grab some Kleenex before you get into this article. It could be painful. A 2012 study from CareerBuilder reveals a whopping 69 percent of employers report they have been hurt by a bad hire this year. Over 40 percent estimate the cost to be more than $25,000. 24…

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Why Working With A Recruiter Saves You Money

Recruiters Are Not Your Pocketbook’s Enemy working with a recruiter for Recruiting DivisionInefficiency is the enemy of productivity, which in turn, also makes it the enemy of your profits. So when it comes to hiring, you may think taking care of all the hiring duties yourself may be the most efficient way to go. Because…

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Which Staffing Solution Fits Your Company’s Needs?

Temp, Temp to Perm, and Direct Hire Explained staffing solution for Recruiting DivisionYour office has a position open, and you don’t have the time to search for candidates yourself. So you decide to work with a staffing agency, but you’re wondering which staffing solutions are available and which are the best for you. Here are…

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Social Media for Recruitment – By the Numbers

There was a time not long ago when sites like Facebook and Twitter were filled with drama teens, computer geeks, and twenty-something singles looking for dates. Social media for recruitment was not considered. However, social media has undergone many changes. Today, it is hard to find a computer user who doesn’t have some form of…

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Choosing the Right Recruiting Firm

Avoid Bad Recruiting Solutions recruiting division, recruiting, hiringThere are many recruiting firms out there, which means that you need to be very careful in choosing the right one for your company. How can you tell that the firms promising good recruiting solutions actually deliver? The best ones will have a few key things in common,…

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Hiring manager’s opportunity

The interview process is the hiring manager’s opportunity to get to know a top candidate’s personality, values, and communication skills on a deeper level than on paper or in telephone interviews. In “Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer,” Jim Roddy emphasizes the importance of using unique interview questions to assess skills and personality, and cautions…

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Why Google’s IT Recruiting Strategies include Programming Contests

Looking for some out-of-the box IT recruiting strategies? Competitive programming contests attract the IT superstar hungry for challenge. Programming competitions are also a way for companies to search, screen, and recruit IT talent. But, exactly how effective are these competitions, and what level of programming skill do these competitions actually uncover? Ask the programmers themselves,…

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