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This Is Exactly What A Hiring Manager Scans For When Reviewing Resumes

This Is Exactly What A Hiring Manager Scans For When Reviewing Resumes

You have only six seconds to make a positive impression

Hiring managers only look at resumes for a matter of seconds. Here's what you can do to make yourself stand out from the crowd. Read More »

The Weekly Roundup: Make Recruiters Work For You

The Weekly Roundup: Make Recruiters Work For You

Show recruiters you are the best candidate for the job

Recruiters are an essential part of job search. Experts show you how to build relationships and optimize your visibility for recruiters and search firms Read More »

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

That's right: six seconds.

According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on candidates. Read More »

10 Tips From a Top Recruiter

10 Tips From a Top Recruiter

How to position yourself for job hunting success

A top recruiter in the Education Technology field shares 10 tips for candidates to position themselves for job hunting success. Read More »

What 85% Of Recruiters Want You To Do

What 85% Of Recruiters Want You To Do

Facebook can make you readily accessible to recruiters

Employers want to connect with you. Facebook is an underused social media platform for professional use and here's how to make more of it for your job search. Read More »

​Green Staffing Solutions: Minority Jobs in Marijuana

​Green Staffing Solutions: Minority Jobs in Marijuana

Salaries range from $11 - $15/hour

Green Staffing Solutions was set up to source talent for the burgeoning legal marijuana industry in Seatac, WA and has more than 100 applicants since opening. Read More »

Why Recruiters Are Not Your Best Friends

Why Recruiters Are Not Your Best Friends

The recruiter does not work for the jobseeker and don't forget it

While many recruiters will go out of their way to advise the most qualified job seeker, don't ever think of the recruiter as your best friend. Read More »

Recruiter: Why Most Job Seekers Get Overlooked

Recruiter: Why Most Job Seekers Get Overlooked

By Abby Kohut Job seekers around the country are all struggling with the same issues. A big one? They're "unfindable" by recruiters. While you may think it's a recruiter's job to find you, it's actually YOUR job to try to be found. The more you help the recruiters, the faster they will find you online and the... Read More »

Tips On Working With A Recruiter -- From A Recruiter

Tips On Working With A Recruiter -- From A Recruiter

By KELLY SERVICES Using the industry knowledge and networks of recruiters can be a critical component of any job search. A professional recruiter can offer career advice, inside knowledge of your target industry or company, compensation guidance and "cultural fit" insight on prospective employers. With the... Read More »

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Application Gets Seen

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Application Gets Seen

By Anna Pitts Applying for jobs is a challenging task, one made all the more difficult when you know your recruiter has dozens of other applicants to consider. Instead of getting lost in the crowd, here are some things you can do to fast-track your resume to the front of a long queue: Read More »

No. 1 Secret To Getting Hired In 2013

No. 1 Secret To Getting Hired In 2013

By Nancy Collamer Does it seem like the resumés you submit online vanish into a black hole? You're not alone. Most job seekers applying for jobs online never get so much as an email in return. So how exactly are people snagging offers? Read More »

5 Surefire Ways To Turn Off A Recruiter

5 Surefire Ways To Turn Off A Recruiter

By Ritika Trikha Recruiters love helping people find the perfect job, but after working with dozens of candidates day in and day out, they're bound to develop a few annoyances that drive them nuts. A recruiter's job is tough. It's up to them to match the perfect candidate to the perfect company every single... Read More »

5 Reasons Recruiters Keep Rejecting You

5 Reasons Recruiters Keep Rejecting You

By Lisa Swan If you want to find a good job these days, you might have to work with a recruiter. Deal with it. That's because today, many companies have dispensed with traditional human resources departments in favor of outside recruiters. It saves the companies beaucoup bucks -- but it also means that you... Read More »

Why Employers Can't Fill Jobs When Millions Are Unemployed [Infographic]

Why Employers Can't Fill Jobs When Millions Are Unemployed [Infographic]

It's one of the strange outcomes of the Great Recession: At a time of high unemployment, when some 12 million Americans are without jobs, some employers are saying that they can't find anyone to hire. There have been lots of explanations for this, from job candidates' lack of cover letters to employers'... Read More »

Where Recruiters Are Looking For You

Where Recruiters Are Looking For You

By Lindsay Olson Gone are the days where recruiters and hiring managers only looked through their pile of resumes to find great job candidates. Thanks to social media's popularity, employers are now using tools like Facebook and LinkedIn to a) find candidates like you and b) find out more about job... Read More »

Is It Acceptable To Ask A Recruiter If The Job Is Going To Be Filled Internally?

Is It Acceptable To Ask A Recruiter If The Job Is Going To Be Filled Internally?

You hear about a job and get invited to an interview, but you've been to a couple where they ended up hiring internally and you don't want to waste your time. What can you do, is it acceptable to ask a recruiter if the job is going to be filled internally? Read More »

5 Workplace Culture Trends For A New Year

5 Workplace Culture Trends For A New Year

By Megan M. Brio I've talked before about personality-culture fit on Glassdoor, and it hit a nerve with the community. Now that 2012 is here and hints of economic recovery are in the air, I'd like to look at five culture 'musts' organizations should adopt to attract job seekers as the market slowly... Read More »

Networking Tip: Are You Connected to the Hiring Community?

Networking Tip: Are You Connected to the Hiring Community?

We all know networking leads to interviewing for jobs. Who you know and who they know can connect you to all types of hiring managers, recruiters, and human resources professionals. There are old-fashioned ways of networking that still work today, but the standard in on-line networking has been fairly... Read More »

How to Get Noticed By Recruiters

How to Get Noticed By Recruiters

During a recent staffing conference I attended, I talked with recruiters and asked them this question: "If they could tell job seekers one thing, what would it be." Here are their responses. Read More »

Are You Pressing Your Recruiter's Hot Button?

Are You Pressing Your Recruiter's Hot Button?

Many of you have had unique experiences working with recruiters during a job hunt. Some good and some not so good. Like every profession, there are "good people" and then there are others. You need to do your own homework to ensure you are working with a reputable recruiter. At the same time, you need to do what... Read More »

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