Many hiring trends come and go, while some others recruiters tend to stick to forever. There are trends with the skill sets of candidates being hired, the means used to hire, and even the steps actual hiring process. To increase their success, job seekers should be aware of these trends.
To get an expert view on current and future hiring trends, we asked Christa Shapiro, a Regional Vice President with Adecco Staffing US, for her thoughts.
Recruiters and hiring managers get tens, if not hundreds, of applications for every job opening. If you don’t want your email to get lost among the pile of applications in a recruiter’s inbox, you may need a new strategy.
In a recent interview with SavvySugar, Michael Junge, Google recruiter and author of Purple Squirrel, gives a few pointers on writing the ideal introduction email…
Hiring managers constantly lament that they “can’t find good talent.”And it’s no wonder! The majority of them haven’t even come close to figuring out how to write a good job description.
These terrible postings result in the companies receiving hundreds of supposedly “unqualified” applicants…
Know the trouble with most resumes? To a recruiter, they sound just like every other resume.
This is no one’s fault… because that is how most of us are taught to write resumes.
Sure it sounds good to us; after all, we don’t read 100+ resumes a day. To those who do – those making the hiring decisions – these resumes are not only redundant and worthless… they make the recruiter cringe. Literally, cringe – like in a “Not another crappy resume… I do not have time for this!” way.
To make sure your resume isn’t cringe-worthy, remove these clichés from your resume:
Most hiring trends and recruiters’ preferences come and go, while some tend to stick around for what seems like forever. These trends may include candidates’ skills sets, the means recruiters use to hire, and even the steps in actual hiring process.
In order to have the best possible chance to hear “you’re hired!” candidates must know the current preferences and trends…