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Are Your Hiring Expectations Ridiculous?

by George Blomgren

Admission: the following story is absurd. So, why are these sorts of requests a typical part of a recruiter’s day?

The phone rings — a call from a client. 231 more words


10 weirdest reasons for blowing off a job interview

It’s safe to say, summer is the prime time of year for skipping out on work-related commitments and just chilling. With the silly season winding down, British recruiting firm Aspire asked its headhunters in the U.K., Singapore, and Hong Kong to recall the strangest excuses they’d heard lately from candidates who either came late to job interviews or never turned up at all. 265 more words


Are You Hiding Something About Your Past From Your Employer?

In these competitive times, it is only natural for job applicants to get tempted to hide or tamper some facts relevant to the job position. 104 more words

Background Checks

Network Your Way to Job Interviews and Offers

To some job seekers, “networking” is almost a dirty word–something they want to avoid like the plague. This isn’t a new thought; we’ve been around this track a few times before. 426 more words

Career Management (General)

Mercoledì, Settimane Tre, Giorno Tredici

Reviewing and disqualifying job applicants is a big part of HR, but it is definitely not one I have any desire to do regularly. 164 more words