Today’s job market, like most of the rest of our lives, has been taken over by the internet. Applications have moved online; interviews are conducted over Skype, and over 3.7 million employees spend at least half their time working from home. Most companies use the internet to research potential new hires before the interview.
About 60 percent of employers perform a web search on applicants before the interview. If you are looking for an IT position, the chances of your interviewer Googling you shoot up to 76 percent.
From small to large businesses, the process of hiring and managing workforce can be quite a handful sometimes. Being at the heart of productivity, this is one of the most crucial parts in the success of any business. Occasionally, businesses have paced up to meet the urgency in getting new employees in place due to a number of factors; this is where the staffing agencies come in. These professionals specialize in handling the recruitment and other few operations for businesses.
Here are a few things you should consider before engaging a staffing agency to get the job done.
So you’ve worked hard scouring job sites looking for the right job for you. You put together a well polished resume and carefully submitted it to potential employers. And you did it! You got the call to come in for an interview and you’re trying to figure out how to ace the interview. I promise you’re not alone in your struggle.
Standout-CV has created a great infographic Called “The 9 Deadliest CV/Resume Mistakes” that shows common mistakes that could be costing us our interview! Whether we are trying to land a job at a fast food restaurant or a multi-billion dollar company, we all could learn from this!
The term “business casual” is one that is often lost on job seekers, especially those who are on a tight budget. It’s not that the business casual style is difficult to define; it’s more casual than business wear, but a business casual outfit still needs to look nicer than what someone would just throw on during their day off. The problem is that a lot of young people don’t understand that there is a middle ground between formal business wear and raggedy jeans and a t-shirt. Many of them don’t even own any clothing that fits in between these two extremes, especially if they are working with a limited budget. Fortunately for them, it’s not that difficult to adopt a business casual style without spending too much money. Here are eight tips that can help you when you need a cheap business casual wardrobe.
In a sea of applicants, it can be hard to get yourself seen, heard, and recognized as the brilliant asset that you could be to a possible employer. While there may not be a magic bullet, there are many ways to help make sure you stand out in a crowd so you can get hired for the job you want most. As an experienced professional that spends my days placing applicants just like you with the right employers for them, I’ve got a few tips that can help you. So let’s dive right in!
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