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Success has been good to me. So, for the first time in 20 years, I'm on the job market by choice. I'm considering closing my recruiting business, after nearly two decades, and developing more experience on the HR side and, yes, working from the bottom up. Eager and willing to earn my stripes.* (see #10)
Hirecentrix - Knowledge Base
Looking for a job is so stressful. Not hearing anything back, and wondering why! Wondering what you may be doing wrong, and wishing you could find a better way.
Sometimes individuals can get caught up in the moment, and may mass apply to jobs of which they are not qualified. Sometimes, maybe because they want a change of pace, they look for jobs that they believe that they would be great at, but unfortunately not what they Have Actually Done, or have gained any practical experience in.
Based on our expertise, there are 3 mistakes that job seekers make when negotiating a salary, usually due to lack of preparation and experience.
1- First mistake: A large amount of job seekers don’t know how much their skill set is worth in the market before engaging in a salary discussion. As a result, they get into a salary negotiating process feeling overvalued or undervalued.
In our last issue we began an analysis of the legal pitfalls managers can face when dealing with problems created by employees' use, and misuse, of social media like Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. We also offered some practical advice.
Robert A. Erickson, CPA
A company's use of outside recruiting agencies has often been a neglected aspect of internal auditing. However, several concerns should be addressed to avoid potential problems in the use of outside recruiting firms. A pre-determination of the number of firms used and the selection of specific firms, as well as the kind of contract required of each firm should be established.
No advantage is too small when faced with a difficult search, and there’s simply no reason not to ask for as much help as possible before you begin—especially from your client. Not only do I want to know the sources of all candidates interviewed to date, I also want to know where candidates with the requisite skills might be found, such as competitors, companies with similar products, non-profit organizations, universities, research centers and so on.
- Questions and Answers Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures - UGESP
- What You Should Know: Questions and Answers about the EEOC and High School Diploma Requirements
- Recruiting Based on Cultural Fit - An Excuse to Discriminate?
- Apple Orchard Method of Candidate Development - the advantage of networking
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Growth in women's share of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations declined to 27% in 2011from a high of 34% in 1990. While women make up nearly half of the workforce, they were 26% of the STEM workforce in 2011.
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