Candidates Who Over-Talk May Need To Work Elsewhere

“You talk too much. You never shut up.” – Run DMC To shut a candidate up or not to shut a candidate up? That is the question. A question, as… Get the Rest

Sometimes the Job You Really Want Just Isn’t Obtainable

We've all been told since we started school in pre-school or kindergarten (grade 1 if you're outside the U.S.) that if we worked really, really hard we could

Looking Back at What May Just Be the “Ballsiest” Cover Letter of All Time

Remember the old military concept of "shock and awe"? It got a lot of attention during the Iraq War, and is defined as rapidly dominating an opponent "by the

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Watch Your Body Language in an Interview & Save the Head Bobbing for Bonnarroo…

So... I’ve noticed a new and frightening phenomenon.  And I think I may be a perpetrator (heaven help me). In an attempt to stage a preemptive intervention, I

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Hire the Overqualified to Maximize Talent ROI

Virtually all companies want to hire the very best talent available.  Most have some version of this statement proudly displayed on their careers page. But we all know

New School Podcast: Kerri Mills from Indeed on Getting Candidates to Respond To You

On the latest edition of The New School Podcast: Have trouble getting candidates to respond to you? Maybe it's time to rethink your approach. On this episode of The

Your Candidate Experience Sucks, Fix It With These Changes

Yeah, that's right. If you're a recruiter and your company is part of the chorus of employers that sing the 'our greatest asset is our people' mantra, then

The FOT Primer On How Candidates Can Win In Interviews

That's right. Mostly HR people and recruiting pros read this, but I'm still doing a post on how to make sure your responses in interviews as a candidate

Falling In love With Candidates!

A weird thing happens in most Talent Acquisition shops around the world. There is a love/hate relationship with candidates, and let's face it, that relationship tends to stay

Recruiting: Your Little Brother Is All Grown-Up

Work in big corporations long enough and you start to recognize the caste system inherent in the professional community. R&D is indispensable, Manufacturing has to actually make the ideas come to