Fri.Aug 07, 2020

Recruitment is Weird Right Now: a Focus on the Positive

Evil HR Lady

Unemployment is through the roof, and there are absolutely no jobs available right now. Or, is it: Companies are desperate to hire and cannot get enough qualified applicants? It’s both. And it’s peculiar.

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6 Ways to Own Your Virtual Interview

Catherines Career Corner

These are 6 ways to own your virtual interview. Finding from a recent Gartner survey confirms that the majority of organizations (86%) are conducting virtual interviews to hire candidates during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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weekend open thread – August 8-9, 2020

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This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are the rules for the weekend posts. Book recommendation of the week: The Comeback , by Ella Berman.

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it’s your Friday good news

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It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. I have been job searching since January after a move. COVID made things much more difficult. I was in a new city without connections.

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open thread – August 7-8, 2020

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It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on anything work-related that you want to talk about. If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to talk to other readers. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please do not repost it here, as it may be in my queue to answer. You may also like: how do I ask the CEO if I can "borrow" his assistant for my projects?

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