Monthly Archive: September 2012

Pregnancy Discrimination Pits You Against Your Child

Posted by The Resumator under Current Events

In a 2008 interview with the Ladies Home Journal, Barack Obama stated that “The best judge of whether or not a country is going to develop is how it treats its women.” If that's true, then it's time to think seriously about how HR departments and corporate hiring managers treat pregnancy discrimination in the workplace.

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Inc. 500 Companies Find Talent Using The Resumator

Posted by The Resumator under Press

In total, Inc. 500 companies employ 46,600 people – an average of 36 employees per company. According to the survey, once companies grow beyond 5-10 employees, hiring gets more difficult and becomes a top concern for the CEO. That's right, even the biggest companies in the world need help to find talent.

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Ditch the Panel Interview: Why Companies Say Farewell To The Firing Squad

Posted by The Resumator under Interview

If there’s one truly divisive aspect of the hiring process, it’s the panel interview. Some companies swear by it, claiming that this stressful test is a good way to test a candidate’s mettle. Other companies decry it as nothing more than an ineffective and off-putting leftover from the HR manuals in your grandfather’s attic. Where does the truth lie?

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Are StartUps Hiring College Grads? Why They Can Do It.

Posted by The Resumator under Current Events

Something odd is happening in the job market. For the first time in recent memory, college graduates appear to be shunning big-time corporate jobs with hopes of American startups hiring them instead. So what’s all the fuss about?

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“The Business Advice I Should Have Ignored”

Posted by The Resumator under Current Events

It seems like everyone has business advice for owners these days. Frequently, this advice is helpful. But sometimes following these friendly words of wisdom can actually put a company on the fast track to disaster. Here are a few stories from business owners who decided to follow the advice they were given – and ended up regretting it a few months later.

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Hire Better by Increasing Applicant Quality with Jobnosis™

Posted by The Resumator under Current Events, Source

Admit, you can hire better. Developing job descriptions is a task that many employers dread. It’s easy to take short cuts and develop descriptions that are too general or chock full of jargon. The first step to attracting the right talent is having a description that follows best practices.

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Video Games: The Coolest New Hiring Tools

Posted by The Resumator under Press

Today, more and more companies are using video games as hiring tools. An impressive résumé, a well-written cover letter and a stack of glowing recommendations can tell you a lot about a candidate, but knowing in advance how someone will really perform on the job is as hard as it's ever been.

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10 Secrets To Better Hiring From Famous Coaches

Posted by The Resumator under Press

Tried-and-true recruiting and interviewing tactics are great, as long as they keep on working. But would you know, really, if they weren't? How can we imagine the team we didn't build, or gauge the hypothetical performance of the passed-over candidate who seemed too anxious?

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