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Working With External Recruiters

Job seekers should proactively reach out to recruiters. Understanding how to work with recruiters effective will help with your job search significantly.

Recruiter FAQs

Tweet The key to working with recruiters is respect. But beyond that, you need to know the details of how the relationship works.  Based on my experience as a recruiter, here are answers to the most frequently asked questions about working with external recruiters.

Video Friday – Building Your Online Presence

Tweet Increasingly, recruiters are sourcing candidates online.  This means your online presence is the first impression you make with potential employers.  In this video, we talk about what you can do to establish a positive professional image and make your expertise evident online. 

Getting an Engineering Job at Google – The Interview Process

Tweet Google frequently tops “Best Companies to Work For” lists.  We recently talked to a technical recruiter at Google (Seattle/Kirkland) and learned some details about their interview process for software engineers. The Work – Public and Non-public Projects Google has about 1,200 people in their Seattle area offices, with more than 85 on-going projects.  About [...]

Job Search: Why Referrals Work

Tweet Job seekers know that networking is an important part of a job search. But just how important is it? The Salary Reporter and Jobvite, published this month, clearly demonstrates that networking is vital to your job search – and highlights some interesting networking possibilities you might not be fully taking advantage of.

Video Friday: Working with Job Recruiters

Tips for working with recruiters during your job search, in this week’s Video Friday blog.

Working with Employment Agencies

Tweet Many job seekers work with placement agencies or temp agencies to increase the reach and effectiveness of their job search. There are some advantages to this, but also reasons to be cautious. News coverage of poor treatment and even scams by agencies has some job seekers wary. Here are some good reasons to work [...]

Video Friday: Working with Recruiters

Tweet How can you tell if a recruiter is good? Video Friday offers quick tips for finding and working with the best recruiters.

Why Social Media Matters

Tweet Job boards may soon become a thing of the past. According to a recent report published by The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), only a third of companies used social media to locate passive candidates in 2008, compared to 56% in 2011. In addition, 63% recruiters have successfully hired candidates via social media. [...]

Twitter and Your Next Job

Tweet Twitter is very hot these days, and it can be a very powerful tool in your job search.  Last week we shared the mysteries of Twitter hashtags. This week, we go in depth on what Twitter can do for you. For the uninitiated, Twitter is a social networking service for people to stay connected.  [...]

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