If you could either only interview your job candidates or only conduct reference checks, which would you choose? Serial Internet entrepreneur Kevin Ryan thinks the answer is simple. Reference checks. Every time. “The reason I think it would be great is you’d be panicking,” explains Ryan in a recent video […]
[credit provider=”The Simpsons / screencap” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khSIYmTzt6U&feature=related”] For people without an inside track to a job, internet job boards, corporate websites, and job fairs are often their first resource.Unfortunately, despite the fact that they’re the most widespread and easy way to find job openings, recruiters apparently have a very low opinion […]
[credit provider=”Dell / Facebook”] You are that close to landing the job of your dreams. All your future boss has to do is check your references and you’ll be on the team.Yet reference checking can be a formidable hurdle, one that may eliminate one in five candidates from consideration, according to an OfficeTeam […]
[credit provider=”kelfoto via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kelfoto/266234996/”] Your job interview could go phenomenally well and if your references don’t check out the way you assumed they would, you should go ahead and forget about your much-prepared performance because it’ll no longer matter.And the problem is, most of us will never know why […]
One of my favourite, and also the least successful, ideas in online recruiting has been the referral bonus system.
This is truly awesome.