Recruiting Industry Lingo

April 22, 2008

If you have ever worked with a recruiter you will know that they can have some interesting sayings. Here is a short list of recruiting jargon:

Airplane test: To pass this test means that a recruiter is willing to spend 7 hours with a candidate in an airport or airplane. Are you a bore? Talk too much? Read more

5 Resume Tips

April 14, 2008

Your resume is a marketing tool to get you in the company and in front of the hiring manager. Once you are in, you will need to put on your sales cap, and close the deal. You don’t need to go into detail about every success in your resume. Try to be clear and concise. The purpose is to generate enough interest in you so that the potential employer will contact you. Before you send out your resume, take the time to read it as if you were the hiring manager. How does your resume sound when you read it out loud? Do your accomplishments stand out? How does it look? Make sure it is nice on the eyes and not single spaced or in ALL CAPS. Read more

Workers Taking Second Job

April 14, 2008

Moonlighting is becoming popular again as many Americans find that they can’t make ends meet with one full-time job.

Mark, a 32 year old Senior HR Recruiter, has found it very difficult to make ends meet with only his current job. Read more

Sourcing Google

April 14, 2008

Sourcing Job Candidates
Have you ever had to hire someone with experience supervising at least 25 people, but didn’t know how to source them effectively? Here is a good technique using Google to focus on a range of numbers. Read more

Building a Recruiting Source Pool

April 12, 2008

Many recruiters purchase lists or books that contain information about where to locate those difficult to find job applicants. Here is a tip that will save you thousands:

Build your own candidate source pool. Read more

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