Category Archives: recruiting

10 Things Recruiters WANT You To Know About Them

Recruiting 101

As corporate recruiters, we hear the misconceptions about who we are and what we do for a living. We want to set the record straight.

And since we are the ones that will ultimately be the person who decides to give you a job offer or not, so please take notes. Here are 10 things you probably don’t know about corporate recruiters… but you should…   

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5 Traits Recruiters Look for When Finding Passive Candidates


It is no secret. In these times, no job is permanent. If a public company has a few bad quarters, you are dispensable. If the economy starts going south, the company “has to make difficult decisions”. Believe me when I say to you, it is in your best interest to always be a passive candidate.

What is a passive candidate? You aren’t really looking for a job, but are always open to looking a great opportunity…   

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6 Ways to Get a Recruiter on Your Side (And Keep Them There)


A recruiter’s typical day is a whirlwind of emails, resumes, job interviews, blogs, social media, phone screens, background checks and LinkedIn profiles. For many, a 12-hour work day is considered normal.

Amid all that hustle – and with everyone else demanding the recruiter’s time – how do you make a recruiter really care about your career… and make your job search a top priority?   

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Meet the Robots That Really Read Your Resume [Infographic]


You thought a human actually reviewed your resume? In most cases… you would be wrong.

Given this reality, you need to work hard to ensure your resume makes it through the ATS and gets into the recruiter’s hands. To help get you started in the right direction, take a look at this infographic from HireRight, which shares some important do’s and don’ts that will help make your resume robot-friendly…

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On Its 10th Birthday… How Facebook Has Transformed Recruiting


Recruiters have been early adopters of Facebook, using it to tap into the large array of talent that’s available in every industry imaginable. During this celebration of the decade of social media, let’s take a look at how Facebook has transformed the recruitment industry as we know it today.   

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The Social Job Search: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

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I’ve helped a lot of candidates flesh out their job search strategy, including the changes and improvements they need to make to their job search.

When I think about the ways recruiting has been transformed in the last few years, a lot of changes have happened “behind the scenes”. That’s to say that if you’re a recruiter – or interact with a lot of recruiters – then you’ll be aware of these changes…   

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