From a Recruiter’s Viewpoint – Vol. 36

HOW TO OPTIMIZE YOUR LINKEDIN PROFILE Power has shifted from the resume to LinkedIn in terms of its effectiveness as a job searching tool. People with completed profiles are 40 times more likely to receive opportunities through LinkedIn. To be found more often, consider these actions: Check your score and if it is below 100%, … More From a Recruiter’s Viewpoint – Vol. 36

From a Recruiter’s Viewpoint Vol. 35

In this Issue: Employment Contracts/Severance Agreements In the manufacturing world that we live in, an employment contract actually means a severance agreement because there is no such thing as guaranteed employment. This is a very delicate topic. With some companies, this topic is an insult implying that you are already thinking of leaving before you … More From a Recruiter’s Viewpoint Vol. 35

From a Recruiter’s Viewpoint Vol. 34

In this Issue: How to Conduct an Internet Search for Passive Candidates LinkedIn, Facebook, MySpace, etc. can be used to identify potential candidates for any job search. LinkedIn is most commonly used for business purposes because it has over 135MM professional profiles accessible to anyone for free. This represents a large passive candidate pool for … More From a Recruiter’s Viewpoint Vol. 34

From a Recruiter’s Viewpoint Vol. 33

In this Issue: Illegal Interview Questions Most illegal interview questions are asked in true ignorance of the law, in ignorance of what questions are proper, and in ignorance of how the information could be used by others in a discriminatory way. It’s important to understand the difference between an illegal question and a criminally-liable question. … More From a Recruiter’s Viewpoint Vol. 33

From a Recruiter’s Viewpoint Vol. 30

In this Issue: Franchising as a Career Alternative Franchising is a dominant economic force representing $839B in revenue employing 9.8MM people in 865K businesses. Did you know that the success rate for franchise start-ups is 92%? Did you know that you can rollover your 401K funds (tax free) to fund a franchise start-up? Individual job … More From a Recruiter’s Viewpoint Vol. 30