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  This week we are fortunate to have Lars Schmidt (@ThisIsLars ) host #HFChat this coming #HireFriday 9/14 Noon-1 Eastern, 11 Central-just hop on over to Twitter and follow the hashtag #HFChat. You’ll be glad you did. How many times have you wanted to reach through the phone and throttle the recruiter screening you on [...]

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‘Tis the Season to be Strategic Career Fair Tips for Savvy Job Seekers Guest Post By Shannon Smedstad   When you think of the fall, what comes to mind? Back-to-school. Football. Job fairs? Yes, job fairs. There’s been a resurgence in job fairs across the country as a means for companies to brand themselves and [...]

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“The future of mobile recruiting”   In a February 2012 poll conducted by JIBE, over 60% of jobseekers said that they would search for positions on mobile, and almost 50% said they would apply directly on their phone.  Join us as we look at mobile recruiting from the job seeker’s point of view and see [...]

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Regular visitors to our Friday Twitter chat sessions have heard this fact stated over and over: Corporate recruiters agree that employee referrals are one of the best sources of viable candidates because they come with a built-in reference check. Statistics on the source-of-hire for new employees confirm that this is usually one of the largest [...]

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Ask anyone who knows about social media, hiring and recruiting and they will point to Sodexo as a company that has set the example for others to follow. They have not only led the way to discover the company benefits of their external presence online they have also looked inward with the same approach. There [...]

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Welcome to the transcript for the first #HFChat on Twitter for the New Year. This week’s chat was led by guest host Robert Dagnall @ResumeGuru on the topic: Job Search Strategy To Find A Job Right Now! Robert was joined by #HireFriday founder and CEO Margo Rose along with regulars Cyndy Trivella, Steve Levy and [...]

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If you are one of the regular #HireFriday followers you have heard this fact repeated over and over again: Networking is one of the most successful job search techniques. Intellectually we know and understand this to be true, but emotionally it can be difficult because it involves actually finding and connecting with people instead of [...]

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It’s the season to be stressed out! Especially if engaged in a year-end job search after months of looking. On Friday on #HFChat we discussed Job Search Fatigue, led by HireFriday Founder and CEO Margo Rose. She was joined by the #HireFriday leadership team of Cyndy Trivella, Steve Levy and me. The Questions What are [...]

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I just got done reading a great post by Ed Newman, entitled, “Does The Speed Of Information Make You Lazy.” It spurred a monumental thought, “Does the speed of technology make job seekers lazy?” What do I mean by this? Ok, before you jump all over the host of “Compassionate HR,” hear me out. Remember [...]

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“Yuck, I hate looking for a job,” she said as she woke up Monday morning.  Was it a bad dream I just had? Wiping the sleep from her eye she exclaimed, “I have to hit the street running again. How long will it take me this time?” “Blech,  how many people are eyeing me, judging [...]

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