How to Be the Ripest Candidate of a Great Bunch

The Undercover Recruiter

You’ve watched the bung fruits be weeded out, and you’ve managed to hold on until the end. How to Be the Ripest Candidate of a Great Bunch. Job Search candidate Final round Interview job seekersYou’ve been through round after round of interviews.

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12 Most Effective Communication Channels for Change

Catherines Career Corner

The frequency of change and the lack of success in how organizations implement change can make change management process seem overwhelming [.]. The career site empowering and inspiring ambitious candidates of all ages and professions to thrive and work smarter on their careers. Gladly helping you to explore your career at any stage. Related posts: 21 Vital Questions to Ask Before Change (Presentation).

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How to Identify Top Candidates on LinkedIn

The Undercover Recruiter

According to Forbes, it is in direct competition with traditional recruiting agencies and a lot of people will turn to the platform as their first point of call when seeking a new career opportunity. LinkedIn Recruiting candidates Passive Candidates Recruiter Sourcing talent

How to Cope with Change at Work: 10 Ways

Catherines Career Corner

Explore how to cope with change at work. Don’t get left behind, know how to ride the waves of change. If you work in an organization, it is important that you know how to cope with change at work. Gladly helping you to explore your career at any stage.

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20 Things Employees Value (Infographic)

Catherines Career Corner

Contrary to what most people think, when it comes to job satisfaction, financial reward is lower on the list of what employees value most at work. The career site empowering and inspiring ambitious candidates of all ages and professions to thrive and work smarter on their careers. Gladly helping you to explore your career at any stage. 5 Gifts to Give Employees. Explore 20 things employees value most in all organizations.

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How to Build an Active Candidate Sourcing Strategy [6 Key Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

When it comes to candidate sourcing, the conversation of passive vs active candidates feels like it’s been done to death. Most people, if offered a great job would be open to listening to what you have to say.

How to Become The Perfect Candidate in 3 Steps [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Everyone wants to create a good impression on their future employer. In order to do so, you must be the best candidate you can be. You want to stand out, to be different for all the right reasons and you want that person to have no other choice but to hire you.

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How to Use Social Media As a Candidate Magnet

The Undercover Recruiter

Organisations are increasingly using social media as a recruitment tool to help promote job vacancies, and it can be particularly effective at reaching up-and-coming talent. How to Use Social Media As a Candidate Magnet.

How to Improve the Candidate Experience

The Undercover Recruiter

If talent management and employee engagement are on your radar, then you’ll be aware that employer branding and the candidate experience are crucial to effective recruitment. How to Improve the Candidate Experience. Employer Recruiting candidate experience Employee Engagement Liz Sebag-Montifiore strong leadership

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How Not to Implement Change in Organizations: 20 Ways

Catherines Career Corner

Explore 20 ways of how not to implement change in organizations. Change is demanding and challenging, so knowing how not to implement change in organizations will enable you to plug any change management gaping holes in your organization’s change strategy. Knowing how not to implement change in organizations will save your organization from expensive [.]. Gladly helping you to explore your career at any stage.

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How to Hire the Best of the Long Term Unemployed Candidates

Evil HR Lady

Last week I wrote 5 Things the Long-Term Unemployed Need to Do to Find a Job and it ruffled a few feathers of the long-term unemployed. It’s enormously discouraging to not even be able to get a foot in the door, to even be given the chance to prove yourself. To read more, click here: How to Hire the Best of the Long Term Unemployed Candidates.

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How to Make Candidates Feel Comfortable During a Job Interview

The Undercover Recruiter

As a recruiter used to interviewing lots of candidates every day, you probably realize by now that some interviews go wrong purely because candidates are nervous and this makes you lose some really great hires in the process.

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How to Gain a Rockstar Status at Work (Infographic)

Catherines Career Corner

Want to standout and shine in your workplace? Then, explore how to gain a rock star status at work. Want to shine and win at work while you pursue your career? Then, it’s time to [.]. Gladly helping you to explore your career at any stage.

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4 Telling Traits Of A Maverick Candidate

Career Realism

4 Telling Traits Of A Maverick Candidate. When you think of some of the biggest business names around the world, who immediately comes to mind? RELATED : How Do Employers Find Their Ideal Candidate? 4 Telling Traits Of A Maverick Candidate.

how to reject an internal job candidate

Ask A Manager

I really like one of the candidates and I was ready to hire her. But she is out-competed by the other candidate, who has better technical skills and seems more adept with software. The other candidate is also much more personable and it is a job that involves a great deal of interaction with people; the internal candidate seems brusque until you get to know her. But I think it is the right thing to do.

How to Attract the Right Candidates to Your Job Vacancy

The Undercover Recruiter

The number of job advertisements and applications are continuing to rise in the UK, and are making it more difficult for companies to attract the right candidates to their vacancies. How to Attract the Right Candidates to Your Job Vacancy.

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How to Attract and Engage Candidates with Content [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Most career sites cater to the low-hanging fruit: candidates who were going to apply already. They hope branded searches, job boards and ads are enough to draw in plenty of candidates and engage them, but we know they won’t.

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How to Use Phone Interviews to Screen Candidates


Phone interviews give you an easy way to do a quick assessment of a candidate. They do not require coordinating schedules of an interview panel or arranging time for a candidate to come in, and they can be done wherever you have cell reception. How did you resolve it?

How To Get A Graduate Job After College

Career Realism

University is a great time to get involved in experiences that will help in securing your dream graduate job. It will give you great work experience to talk about in interviews, and enhance your CV. Volunteering abroad is not only a great experience for you, it looks great to employers.

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INFOGRAPHIC: How To Recruit Passive Candidates Online

The Undercover Recruiter

79% of working professionals around the world are considered passive candidates. LinkedIn’s research shows that on balance, passive candidates care disproportionately more or less about certain factors than their actively job-seeking counterparts.

How to Recruit & Source Candidates on Twitter


As part of my mission in training and teaching people on how to leverage social media for their business including human resource professionals, I’m writing several foundation social media topics over time. Twitter allows you to engage super influencers using social media.

How to Build Candidate Engagement [5 Simple Tips]

The Undercover Recruiter

Sourcing has evolved from people who wanted to find more people to an emerging trend, which is how do you fix candidate engagement? Building candidate engagement is where the battle is at. Who is going to say no to that?

How to Run a Candidate-Led Recruitment Service

The Undercover Recruiter

When I set my business up almost 10 yrs ago, my differentiator at that time was to market exclusive recruitment professionals and to genuinely be seen as the “go to” person to be trusted with their own career search. How to Run a Candidate-Led Recruitment Service.

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How to Source the Best Candidates [Infographic]

The Undercover Recruiter

From social recruiting to communication campaigns to the application of real-time sourcing analytics, here are 5 must-have strategies currently dictating the future of sourcing according to our friends at Jobvite. Related: How to Build an Active Candidate Sourcing Strategy.

Candidates are King: How to Maximise Your Most Placeable People

The Undercover Recruiter

If you’ve experienced a candidate-driven market, you’ll know that it means great candidates can pick and choose between employers, which can be difficult for a recruiter to manage. Candidates are King: How to Maximise Your Most Placeable People.

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How To Design a Great Hiring Process: Think Candidate UX!

The Undercover Recruiter

What is Candidate UX? In order to understand Candidate UX, you must first understand what “User Experience” (UX) is. How To Design a Great Hiring Process: Think Candidate UX!

How to Train For Success

Evil HR Lady

This is a common interview question, but a manager plays a huge role in an employee achieving the success that a candidate envisions. If you’re a manager, how can you train your employees for success? You want employees that can learn and grow and here’s how you can help them to do it.

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How to Use Facebook Dark Posts to Recruit Passive Candidates


If you are pushing the envelope as a sourcer or recruiter, in anyway, you are likely getting some negative responses especially if you are relying solely on LinkedIn which last year made some changes to response rates and messaging as part of their LinkedIn Recruiter product offerings.

How to Find an Internship

Career Realism

Job experience matters and recent graduates and entry-level candidates are expected to have some relevant job experience before applying for a full-time position. So, do you how to find an internship ? Use your existing contacts to network, network, network!

20 Compelling Job Interview Questions to Ask Employers

Catherines Career Corner

To snag any job, at the end of your job interview, you will have the opportunity to ask potential employers your prepared questions. Explore this list of 20 compelling job interview questions to ask employers. Video: 11 Ways to Ace Any Job Interview.

How to Use Twitter to Source Candidates by Location

The Undercover Recruiter

Perhaps you are a business developer… or simply a networker… Do you use Twitter to find stuff or do you just bleet?? Do you want to be able to find people to do business with or research what your competitors are up to? find candidates.

How to Ensure Your References Are as Helpful as Possible

Professional Resume Services

It’s standard practice nowadays for employers to check with references before deciding to hire a particular candidate. Now more than ever, it’s important to have credible references on your resume and to ensure they’ll give you a good review.

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Beyond The Resume: What Makes You a Good Candidate

Cube Rules

Step to the head of the line by knowing what catches a recruiter’s ears and eyes. Here’s how to be a standout candidate beyond your written credentials. The post Beyond The Resume: What Makes You a Good Candidate appeared first on Cube Rules.

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How to Hire International Candidates [3 Tech Solutions]

The Undercover Recruiter

You need to find a way to personally connect with a candidate without spending an arm and a leg. You need to be sure that, once hired, the candidate will actually pull up stakes and move to your company. READ MORE: How To Maximize Video Interviews.

How to Create a Template for Reaching Out to Passive Candidates

The Undercover Recruiter

There are so many different ways we can approach passive candidates now-a-days. It’s tough to create an email that both captures the candidates attention while also being informative. Here are a few steps to help with.

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Successful Change Implementation in Organizations: 4 Components (Infographic)

Catherines Career Corner

The career site empowering and inspiring ambitious candidates of all ages and professions to thrive and work smarter on their careers. Gladly helping you to explore your career at any stage.

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How to Hire Amazing People

The Undercover Recruiter

It takes the same time, effort and energy to hire mediocre staff as it does to recruit amazing people, so why not consider these tips to help you find and attract the best people to your organisation. How to Hire Amazing People.

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How to Spot and Contact a Passive Candidate [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

Around 80% of the workforce is considered passive (ie open to talking, always looking or maybe available to talk) – the other 20% is happy with their job. Contact a passive candidate when they are 2-3 years into their current position.

How to Spot a Fantastic Creative Candidate [Top 3 Traits]

The Undercover Recruiter

No matter what field or position a candidate is applying for, they have to supply a resume that covers their background and expertise, however all recruiters know that intuition plays a key factor in selecting the right person for a role. How they respond will reveal a lot.

How To Explain a Short Term Job

Evil HR Lady

Have you ever taken a new job only to find out that it was a disaster? Sometimes the hiring manager lied to you about the job. Surprisingly, hiring managers do this all the time –they’ll play up a job and promise candidates the world, then when the person starts, reality comes out.) If you just can’t stand it anymore how do you explain your three-month stint as a Marketing Director in a job interview?

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