By Dave Speiran, Toronto Legal Recruiter Employees get fired. They get “let go.” They get laid off. It’s part of how the work world operates. Getting fired can have a huge impact on you, and…
Today, many companies hire internally or they use employee referrals to find candidates to interview. This leaves many qualified candidates in the dark. But don’t worry. We’ll clue you into a number of ways that you can gain access to the hidden job market and open the door to many more career opportunities.
Spotting interview liars can be difficult — (in most cases) you’re meeting the person for the first time, and nervous behaviours can be quite normal in an interview setting. Unfortunately, when candidates lie in interviews, it can really slow down your hiring process, as you spend time and resources on additional interviews, reference checks, and so forth, only to find a red flag close to the end of the process.
Prior to using any social platform, especially LinkedIn, where you are making connections with people who could have an impact on your career, it’s a good idea to make sure you know how to use the site properly, and perhaps more importantly, know the faux pas and big no-no’s for interacting on LinkedIn.
Diversity is a hot button topic today. It has been gaining a lot of mainstream media attention and, in particular, it has become a focal point of companies seeking to improve and refine their recruiting efforts. It’s also something that your company needs to pay attention to if you want to be a destination for top talent in your industry.
Each month we ask one of them the same 10 questions about their lives, the headhunting business, and what you should know as a talent seeker or candidate in the current job market. This month, meet Toronto Legal Recruiter, Dave Speiran.
It’s important for would-be candidates to understand how to use social media as an advantage so they can uncover new opportunities and increase their chances of being recruited.