Tag : recruitment

23 Dec 2016
Professional Recruiter

Insights into the world of business through the eyes of a professional Recruiter

What is the role of a professional recruiter? There are essentially two types of professional recruiters in the business environment: in-house recruiters who perform their roles within the business or organization that needs to recruit, and external recruiters who work independently or for recruitment companies that provide recruitment services to other companies and organizations. In-house recruiters and external recruiters perform similar roles: they meet with managers, understand their hiring needs, and takes appropriate action to have their vacant positions filled as […]

15 Jul 2016

It’s not what you say, but how you say it! Conducting yourself in the interview!

The time that you arrive for an interview can be regarded as the first statement you make. When you arrive early, you are making a statement that you can be expected to arrive early after you are hired. Warmly greet the staff you encounter before the interview as you may leave a negative feeling if current employees feel that you were aloof. In addition, warmly greet the interviewers with a degree of enthusiasm. How you say the greeting is even […]

01 Jul 2016

Dressing the Part for the Interview

Once you have received the news that you have been selected for a job interview, your first thoughts should be preparation for the interview. Start by believing that you are the right person for the job! Visualize yourself in the job and working. Within the first 30 seconds of meeting you, most interviewers would have already formed an opinion about you. Your goal is to impress the interviewers and to get them thinking “this is the right person for this […]

24 Jun 2016

Somebody’s watching me!!

In 2014 according to a survey conducted by Jobvite, 94% of the persons they surveyed for the Social Recruiting Survey used LinkedIn to hire persons, 66% was selected from Facebook.  What does this mean in layman terms?  Employers are looking at you on social media. – Employers are judging your online behavior. The survey stated that, 55% of the recruiters indicated that they had reconsidered hiring a candidate based on the following things: Profanity Spelling/grammar Illegal drug references Sexual post […]