Strategy

Reference Checks Are The Key To Hiring Extraordinary People

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 […]
Reference Checks Are The Key To Hiring Extraordinary People
Strategy

Recruiters Call Internet Job Board Applicants ‘Homers’ After Homer Simpson

[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 […]
Recruiters Call Internet Job Board Applicants ‘Homers’ After Homer Simpson
Strategy

6 Tips To Make Your References Work For You

[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 […]
6 Tips To Make Your References Work For You
Strategy

This Crucial Part Of The Job Search Process Is Often Overlooked

[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 […]
This Crucial Part Of The Job Search Process Is Often Overlooked