Category Archives: Blog

Should we use Credit Reports as a part of the Recruiting Process?

Should we use Credit Reports as a part of the Recruiting Process? Many recruiters represent a candidate I represent my clients who are generally small and medium size businesses.  Many do not have HR Departments who would follow Employment Law.  With the recent news that the E.E.O.C Sued Kaplan Higher Education Corporation I want to make sure that my clients are…
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Worst resume I have ever seen

Worst resume I have ever seen Inc Magazine asked HR Professionals in Twitter World today to see the worst resume we have seen.   I am not a resume writer.  I refer that area of business out.  But I see many resumes throughout the day.  Often I see hundreds and hundreds of resumes.  I have seen resumes…
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The use of Assessments in the Recruiting Process

The use of Assessments in the Recruiting Process There is an important role for assessments in the recruiting process.  But it should not be used to replace any step of a good recruiting process.  I have seen employers who use assessments but they do not speak with references (see my previous blog on the importance…
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Interview Tips

Interview Tips There are many places to go to search for tips for the interviewees; But as an interviewer, the hiring manager or the boss, where do you go.  Look no further!  Here are a few tips that are helpful to keep in mind before you begin the interview process. 1.  Confirm the interview in…
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Why are References so Important?

Why are References so Important? If I had a nickel for everyone who told me that checking references was a waste of time because a candidate would never submit as a reference someone who did not like them....I'd be, well, not rich but I would have a lot of nickels! (more…)
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