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The Best Way to Prepare for a Job Search and Interviews

Everything you do is a form of preparation for your job interviews, as you are always under some form of scrutiny. The best employees can always spot other good employees, and you cannot “fake it”;... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Interviews, Careers, Employment, Job Market, High School, Job Search, Job Interviews, Career Advice, Law School, Law Firms, Employee, Job Search Guru, Legal Recruiter, Potential Employer, Finding a Job


Avoid Sophisticated and Saturated Markets

One of the biggest mistakes people make in their job searches is going after jobs in sophisticated markets. A sophisticated and saturated market is one that’s populated by a lot of people like... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Job Market, How to Succeed, Finding a Job, Sophisticated, Saturated


Choose Your Negotiations Wisely

Everything is negotiable, and thus it is important that you choose your negotiations wisely. First, judge your negotiating environment and determine when you can and cannot negotiate; in many... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Job Market, Career Advice, Job Search Guru, The Role of Jobs in Today’s World, Negotiations Wisely, Process Of Negotiation


HCM Talent Technology Roundup – November 20, 2020

HCM Talent Technology Roundup – November 20, 2020 Press play to listen to this article! iCIMS Adds Interview Tools, Assessments with Acquisition iCIMS tripled its global footprint overseas and expanded its capabilities in video interviews and digital assessments by acquiring EASYRECRUE, a Paris-based from with some 100 EMEA employees and 450 customers. EASYRECRUE’s platform helps […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Paris, Candidates, Ai, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, EMEA, ATS, Blog Posts, Hr Technology


Why is it a recruiter’s fault when a client makes a bad hire?

Why is it a recruiter’s fault when a client makes a bad hire? You and your team have scoured through your contacts, your network, your social feeds, and all of your other resources. You’ve sent your client a few select job candidates because they check off all of the company’s wants for the position.  Your […]
Tags: Featured, News, Communication, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Candidates, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Talent Acquisition


Changing Your Career During COVID-19: Steps You Can Take

Changing Your Career During COVID-19: Steps You Can Take The plausibility of switching jobs in the middle of a pandemic is stirring conversation. Although we are now seeing a slow recovery in the business world, according to an economic news release by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment is still at 12.6 million. With […]
Tags: Featured, News, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Candidates, Branding, U S Bureau of Labor Statistics, Blog Posts, COVID-19


The Irrationality of Rational Recruiting

The Irrationality of Rational Recruiting As the pandemic took hold, many people thought that higher unemployment rates would lead to a deluge of candidates vying for only a few openings. Others recalled the Great Recession when there were hundreds of applicants for every job posted, expecting that 2020 would look and feel almost the same. […]
Tags: Featured, News, Employment, Trends, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Recruiting Industry, COVID-19


Recruiters Weigh In: Are We Ready for In-person Hiring Events?

Recruiters Weigh In: Are We Ready for In-person Hiring Events? As businesses attempt to return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, one question that continues to be asked in nearly every industry is whether we’re ready to resume in-person gatherings.  During the initial full shutdown period of Covid-19, it was much easier to decide whether […]
Tags: Featured, News, Employment, Events, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Candidates, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Candidate Experience, Talent Acquisition, COVID-19


Fireside chat with William Tincup & Dimitri Boylan of Avature

Fireside chat with William Tincup & Dimitri Boylan of Avature What I love about Dimitri Boylan is that out of the hundreds of times that I’ve talked to him over the years of covering TA technology and Avature in particular, he’s never once tried to impress me by boasting about new features or innovations that […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Fireside Chat, Branding, Blog Posts, Recruitment Marketing, Hr Technology, William Tincup, Dimitri Boylan, William Tincup Dimitri Boylan, Avature


The Use Case Podcast – Storytelling about Real Links with Sam Davies

Storytelling about Real Links with Sam Davies Welcome to the Use Case Podcast, episode 22. This week we have storytelling about Real Links with Sam Davies. During this episode, Sam and I talk about how practitioners make the business case or the use case for purchasing Real Links. Sam is an expert in creating successful employee […]
Tags: Featured, News, Podcasts, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Sam, Hiring, Branding, Sam Davies, Blog Posts, The Use Case Podcast


US stocks slide in tech-driven sell-off as Trump's positive COVID-19 test spurs volatile trading

Michael Nagle/Getty Images US stocks sank on Friday after President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump said they both tested positive for COVID-19.The diagnosis adds more uncertainties to the final month of a presidential race already expected to fuel outsize market volatility.While some sectors pared losses and swung higher, falling tech stocks dragged on major indexes and led the Nasdaq composite to underperform its peers.Investors also faced off against weakening economic data. U...
Tags: Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Job Market, Markets, Bloomberg, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Jobs Report, House, Treasury, Deutsche Bank, Mitch McConnell, Oil Price, Nancy Pelosi


Getting Candidate Experience Right in the Post-COVID World

Chivalry Might be Dead, But Candidate Experience is Not. Here is How to Get it Right in the Post-COVID World After months of interviewing, a few weeks ago Jim Perry finally received an offer for his dream job. Jim, who asked to not disclose his real name, was asked to lead the risk management department […]
Tags: Featured, News, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, HR, Guest Post, Hiring, Branding, Jim, Jim Perry, Blog Posts, Candidate Experience, COVID-19


The Use Case Podcast – Storytelling about Optimal with Daniel Fellows

Storytelling about Optimal with Daniel Fellows Welcome to the Use Case Podcast, episode 19. This week we have storytelling about Optimal with Daniel Fellows. During this episode, Dan and I talk about how practitioners make the business case or the use case for purchasing Optimal. Dan is an expert (1% in world expert) in driving […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Branding, Dan, Blog Posts, Recruitment Marketing, Hr Technology, The Use Case Podcast, Daniel Fellows


Infosys commits to 1,000 tech jobs in Rhode Island, adding to the state's $45 million plan to retrain and reskill workers in partnership with Salesforce, Microsoft, and others

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo. Steven Senne/AP Rhode Island has a plan to use CARES Act funding to bring jobs back to the state.  A private-public partnership called "Back to Work RI" will support displaced workers with critical training to help them navigate a job market upended by the coronavirus.  The state is partnering on the $45 million plan with companies including Bank of America, Microsoft, Salesforce, and Twitter, as well as major unions and nonprofits. The state's most recent ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, New York, Microsoft, Boston, Employment, Trends, Strategy, Job Market, Unemployment, Governance, Rhode Island, Private sector, Marc Benioff, Business Insider, Infosys


Why You Need Digital Assessments Now More Than Ever

Why You Need Digital Assessments Now More Than Ever The times are changing. The USA has never seen an increase in jobless claims like it’s seeing now. In Europe, the situation is a little less grim for now, as governments react differently to the crisis, and labor laws are much different. But there too, the […]
Tags: Europe, Usa, Featured, News, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, Talent Acquisition, Diversity and Inclusion, Candidate Screening


The Use Case Podcast – Storytelling about Circa with Bill Fanning

Storytelling about Circa with Bill Fanning Welcome to the Use Case Podcast, episode X. This week we have storytelling about Circa with Bill Fanning. During this episode, Bill and I talk about how practitioners make the business case or the use case for purchasing Circa (formerly LocalJobNetwork). Bill is an expert in all things job […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Bill, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Blog Posts, Hr Technology, The Use Case Podcast, Bill Fanning, LocalJobNetwork Bill


Adapting the Job Description in the Post-COVID-19 Business Environment

Adapting the Job Description in the Post-COVID-19 Business Environment Anyone familiar with hiring is also very familiar with the typical job description. Reporting structure, high-level purpose, key skills, and attributes for the ideal candidate. This is something of a historical standard. However, leaders in a post-COVID world need to reassess how they develop job descriptions […]
Tags: Featured, News, Tech, Remote Work, Recruiting, Employee Engagement, Job Market, Guest Post, Hiring, Branding, Blog Posts, COVID-19


US job openings beat forecasts, rise for a 3rd straight month amid continued labor-market recovery

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Job openings in the US gained for the third month in a row in July as the labor market continued its steady climb from pandemic-induced lows. US job openings gained by 617,000 to 6.6 million through the month, according to Job Openings and Labor Turnover, or JOLTS, survey data. The reading beat all estimates from economists surveyed by Bloomberg. On a less encouraging note, the pace of hires fell to 4.1% from 5.1% in July. The reading brings the US hiring rate...
Tags: US, Trends, Job Market, Markets, Bloomberg, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Economic recovery, Economic Policy Institute, Justin Sullivan Getty, Labor Department, Economic Data, Jobless, Job Openings, Labor Market, Elise Gould


Resources for Recruiters Looking for a Job

Resources for Recruiters Looking for a Job As recruiters, we understand the hiring process better than anyone. But when it comes time to bring our own search, we can feel lost at where to start. It is one thing to search for people for our open jobs, but it is something else entirely to search […]
Tags: Featured, Resources, News, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Branding, Blog Posts, Recruiting Industry, Resume Advice


6 Steps to Help Recruiters Manage an Increase in Job Applications

6 Steps to Help Recruiters Manage an Increase in Job Applications The job market has changed dramatically as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. There has been a surge in the number of job applications, making it a prime time to advertise vacancies. However, even though this is a positive change for employers, it doesn’t […]
Tags: Featured, News, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Branding, Blog Posts, Candidate Experience, Candidate Screening, COVID-19


US consumer confidence drops for 2nd straight month as virus cuts deeper into spending and hiring

Jason Kempin/Getty Images The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index has fallen for the second straight month, to 84.8 from 91.7, according to a Tuesday release.The group's Present Situation Index — which tracks Americans' views of current business and job-market conditions — sank to 84.2 from 95.9.Data was gathered until August 14, soon after daily new COVID-19 cases began falling from their late-July peak.The gloomy report "does not bode well for Q4 consumption, if Congress does no...
Tags: Jobs, Congress, US, Trends, Job Market, Markets, Economy, Consumer Spending, Goldman, Conference Board, Ian Shepherdson, David Ryan, Lynn Franco, Labor Market, Jason Kempin Getty, Consumer Confidence


Why is Online Presence Necessary During a Job Search?

Why is Online Presence Necessary During a Job Search? The world we knew once has come a long way. From commuting to work every morning to getting the same done literally from anywhere. It is now dominated by an interconnected system where information is readily available in a structured way. This has now allowed organizations […]
Tags: Featured, News, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Candidates, Branding, Blog Posts


Socrates and Your Job Search

In your job search you must question assumptions, find new ways of doing things, and consistently find new ways to search. You will be better off the more you seek out and adopt new job search... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Featured, Careers, Job Market, Life Lessons, Job Search, Law Schools, Job Seekers, Socrates, Career Blog, Job Search Guru, New Job Opportunities, Finding a Job, Get A Job, Looking For Jobs, Method Of Socrates, Resume Site


HCM Talent Technology Roundup – June 26, 2020

HCM Talent Technology Roundup – June 26, 2020 Conventional wisdom says the debate over remote work is over. With people keeping a distance from one another and hesitant to jump onto buses or subways to commute, setting up employees to sign in from home has proved to be a cost-effective way to keep many businesses […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Trends, Job Market, Guest Post, Human Resources, Staffing, Branding, Industry News, Blog Posts, Candidate Sourcing, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, COVID-19, HCM technology


How To Survive In A Poor Job Market

If you have been a casualty of the mass unemployment that has been making its way throughout the globe, knowing that you are not alone is unlikely to be much consolation. When companies have to furlough or lay-off employees to keep afloat, it puts those who have suffered from being let go in a difficult position. When the job market contracts like it has done in response to the recent pandemic, those who have been affected have to adapt in order to survive. If you have lost a job or if you have...
Tags: Startups, Job Market, Career Advice, Personal Growth, Advice For The Young At Heart


The Unemployment Error

The Unemployment Error   If you are like me, you keep close tabs on the employment market. For years the BLS unemployment data is something I have taken into intake meetings with my hiring managers. In fact, I’m on record as recently as November as saying this was a best practice.  When I saw March’s […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Trends, Job Market, Unemployment, Guest Post, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, BLS, Blog Posts, Mike Wolford, COVID-19, BLS data


Recruiting Automation Technology Poised to Grow Post-Covid

Recruiting Automation Technology Poised to Grow Post-COVID As employers in the country start to shift their thoughts to a return to work, a new way of recruiting is poised to gain momentum. I am speaking about the adoption of more recruiting automation technology into the recruiting and hiring process. Thousands of recruiters were laid off. […]
Tags: Technology, Featured, News, Trends, Recruiting, Job Market, Guest Post, Human Resources, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Blog Posts, Sourcing, Talent Acquisition, HR Tech, High Volume Recruiting


The Sun Does Not Always Shine Forever

Since the sun does not always shine forever, you must take a pragmatic approach towards your life and career; remember that good fortunes are never permanent. Do not take your job for granted, but... By Harrison Barnes
Tags: Layoffs, Featured, Careers, Chief executive officer, Customer Service, Job Market, Financial Industry, Career Advice, Market Watch, Law Firms, Business Development, Getting Ahead, Job Search Guru, Job Security, How to Succeed, Employmentcrossing


Making sense of the headlines: How will COVID-19 impact real estate long term?

Looking for a little clarity on this week's news? Windermere Chief Economist Matthew Gardner looks at the long-term effects of COVID-19 on residential real estate and how consumer behavior might change.
Tags: Video, Opinion, Job Market, Data, Service, Analysis, Radio, Unemployment, Teams, Job losses, Columns, Markets & Economy, Select, Matthew Gardner, COVID-19, Making sense of the headlines


[PODCAST] Harver – The New World of Work with Barend Raaff

Harver – The New World of Work with Barend Raaff   A wonderful guest and a wonderful topic. The topic today is the new world of work, as we all deal with work from home and other work-related issues.  We are going to be talking with Barend Raaff of Harver. Introduction Barend is the founder and […]
Tags: Podcast, Technology, Featured, News, Podcasts, Trends, Job Market, Retail, Hiring, Staffing, Branding, Barend, Blog Posts, Talent Acquisition, Restaurant Industry, Pandemic