Tag Archives: recruiting

How to Reject Job Candidates Without Burning Bridges

The landscape of human resources is changing rapidly. With the explosion of social media and sites like Glassdoor, people can comment on their experiences with your recruitment and employment process. Try to think of candidates that you interview as customers: if they had a negative experience, would they likely do business with you? Would they reapply? Their opinion will matter. Throughout the whole recruitment process, from the initial phone screen to the interview stage, recruiters should inform candidates of what they should expect next in the recruitment process. Now, it’s time to inform the candidate that they did not get the job. What do you do?

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How to Find Employees Using LinkedIn

LinkedIn is an extensive resource to be used for networking. If you are looking to recruit candidates LinkedIn can be a great way to reach potential new employees. Here are six tips from Wayne Breitbarth, LinkedIn Trainer, Speaker & Consultant, on how to use LinkedIn in your search. (more…)

Developing Your LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a great networking tool but if your page is not professional and up-to-date it can make a bad impression.

Here are some tips that will help you keep more connected with a professional page:

  • Make sure to include a photo and make it a professional one. Not having a photo can raise questions in people who are looking to connect with you.
  • Create a strong headline. Your profile headline will appear in search results next to your name. Use a headline that appeals to a recruiter and makes them want to check out your profile. (more…)

Get In with the LinkedIn Crowd

LinkedIn is an online resume that is easily accessible for recruiters. It can also be a great tool to connect with co-workers and other professionals who post articles and blogs that you are interested in reading. LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network. Here are some of the stats: (more…)