Traditionally companies drew from the pool of viable applicants on career sites and job boards.
Today, recruiters and employers are utilizing employee referrals to find the most qualified applicants. Your current employees may hold the key to the perfect candidates.
Check out this interesting infographic from Jobvite. It shows how statistically, referred candidates offer several advantages to employers over those who apply through “outside sources.
If you’ve limited your search to major job boards, filled out more than 25 job applications or can’t keep track of how many applications you’ve submitted, which companies you’ve applied to or who you need to follow up with, you probably suck at applying for jobs.
Lucky for you, we’ve compiled some tips to help you improve your current job search strategy:
Recently, a very lucky Iowa resident won an astounding $202 million playing the Powerball lottery. While it isn’t the biggest lottery prize ever, it’s an astounding reward given the very little effort that went into winning it.
Typically, the bigger the prize the more popular the contest; with popularity comes more competition, which in turn decreases your odds of winning.
Like lotteries and sports, job searches are highly competitive…