Now is a good time for job seekers to be looking for new positions. Many employers are hiring, and top talent is hard to come by. Even in a strong job market, finding a new job is something most people prefer to do as quickly as possible. Follow these five easy tips to increase your chances of landing a new role at lightning speed.
On February 7, 2016, Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller showed the world what it means to be a great team member. His efforts were rewarded when he was officially named MVP of American football’s most important game.
Miller’s accomplishments highlight the importance of building the right team for your business. Each staff member's skills, background and personality can make or break your company’s track record. This is why pro sports teams invest significant time and effort in assessing prospects before they’re added to the roster. It is also the reason why Hiregy invests in a robust candidate screening process that exceeds many of our competitors’ efforts.
Our process includes:
In our last blog, we looked at how pre-planning will help you get the most out of a job fair. Your pre-planning should include knowing the route to the event, making sure your clothes are appropriate, having a rehearsed elevator pitch, and coming equipped with plenty of copies of a great resume. Your resume should be free of typographical errors, that's a given, but there a couple of other important things to keep in mind when handing out your resume at a job fair.
In our most recent piece of premium content, How To Be a Resume Detective, we put resumes under the magnifying glass to help hiring managers get a better sense of the candidates that have submitted for their jobs. Well, I'm back with my trusty resume magnifying glass, this time with a stronger prescription to take a closer look at the Resume Red Flags.
In our most recent piece of premium content, How To Be a Resume Detective, we put resumes under the magnifying glass to help hiring managers get a better sense of the candidates that have submitted for their jobs. A quick glance at a resume that is full of Red Flags (typos, poor formatting, odd font and color choices) can eliminate that resume from consideration, but most resumes need a deeper look.
Hiregy is pleased to announce the release of our resume review guide, How To Be A Resume Detective!
A resume is often a hiring manager's first exposure to a candidate. Within every resume there are clues that show whether a candidate is worth the investment of time and resources necessary to advance them to the interview stage of the hiring process.
Last week in this space we had some fun reviewing the qualities hiring managers look for when hiring elves. As we assist our biggest client in hiring a large amount of elves each year, we see many different elf resumes. Below we would like to review one such resume, and explain how a good resume for an elf makes for a bad resume for a number of other jobs.
This past week, the University of South Florida rescinded a job offer to a candidate for their coveted men's basketball coach position because he apparently lied on his resume about earning a degree at the University of Kentucky. Unfortunately, lying on a resume is not uncommon. In today's fast paced and competitive market, lying on a resume may seem like the only way to get a face-to-face interview. Many candidates figure if they can just get a face-to-face interview, they can wow the company, and those little lies won't really matter. But they do as Steve Masiello learned the hard way from USF.