Archive | February, 2013

Good Customer Service Isn’t Just An Expectation In The Restaurant Industry; Recruiters Listen up!

Everyone has experienced bad customer service in a restaurant at least once in their lifetime.  No one wants to waste their time or money on bad food or bad service.  Customers that visit restaurant establishments expect a good experience and if it’s non-existent, customers will be certain that the establishment not only understands their frustration, […]

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How Recruiters Decline Candidates…Sometimes.

For job seekers, not receiving that job offer is disconcerting and some recruiters would rather keep it to themselves than relay the bad news.  Avoiding this issue initially seems to be a natural instinct for some recruiters, but unfortunately, their inbox might start to show an influx of angry emails along with incessant phone calls […]

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The Astronomical Cost of a Bad Hire

It may cost you the next time you make a bad hire.  This infographic reveals how much you may regret making a bad hire. It may surprise you how hiring the right person the first time around can make a world of difference.     http://www.recruiter.com/i/the-cost-of-a-bad-hire-infographic/

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Will the truth be revealed or will some candidates tell white lies?

How sure are you that the candidate you just recently interviewed isn’t a complete fraud?  Unfortunately, it’s becoming a common occurrence for employers to encounter untruths not only on a resume, but also throughout interviewees responses.  The old adage, “What you see is what you get” may not necessarily be true any longer.  Some Candidates […]

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How to Achieve Job Search Success

Jobless Americans are struggling and feeling discouraged while on the hunt for a potential job and unfortunately, good jobs are harder to come by because the competition is so fierce.  However, during this time it’s imperative to stay focused and motivated.  Recruiters are trained to assess your attitude and enthusiasm; it’s necessary to show them […]

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Can Hiring The Unemployed Be Risky Business?

Today, it’s a common occurrence for employers to encounter applicants who are unemployed and seeking work.  Currently, employed job applicants are actually preferred among some employers rather than unemployed applicants.  In fact, reports show that some employers have gone as far as to include restrictions in job ads stating that unemployed candidates will not be […]

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Do Performance Reviews Really Improve Performance?

It’s that time – performance reviews.  Why does this make us so nervous? Maybe it’s because our minds are inevitably forced back to school days and the memories of our teacher passing out those dreaded report cards. Today, we are expected to complete performance reviews which can ultimately determine raises, promotions, and sometimes whether or […]

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