Articles about Recruiters

Job search

Is it true that recruiters reject a resume in six seconds?

Recruiters actually reject resumes very quickly for reasons beyond being unqualified. Here are 5 things recruiters make snap decisions on that you may not realize.

Technology At Work

A.I. is redefining the meaning of ‘human’ in human resources

Artificial intelligence is transforming the modern human resource department by providing a variety of new data-driven tools.

Job search

4 reasons why your job offer disappeared into thin air

Scoring a job — only to hear that the offer is no longer on the table — can be pretty painful. But while taking back a job offer might have legal ramifications for the employer, here are some potential reasons it could happen to you.

Job search

6 things recruiters are looking for in 2018

In the sometimes dog-eat-dog world of job hunting, you have to create a version of yourself that both highlights your skills and jumps off the screen of recruiters. These are some of the skills recruiters will be actively seeking in potential candidates.

News

Johnson & Johnson’s new hiring platform promises not to leave job applicants in the dark

Johnson & Johnson's job application platform Shine hopes to bring candidates transparency by letting them see where their applications are in the process.

Job Search

Working with a recruiter? Watch out for these 5 red flags

The best protection against working with a bad recruiter is being able to identify them and knowing when to move on.

News

Facebook wants to help you find your next job

Facebook is muscling into the online job-search marketplace. Now if only you could keep their bosses from seeing your embarrassing photos, too.

News

Employers having a tough time finding qualified candidates, survey says

Good news for good candidates. A recent Glassdoor survey found that a whopping 76% of recruiters say the struggle to find qualified candidates is their No. 1 complaint.

Job Search

7 reasons from recruiters why you didn’t get the job

Here's why you didn't get the position, according to recruiters and experts.

interview

4 ways to take the initiative after a terrible job interview

Reflect on it — just not for too long.

Age in the Workplace

How to be a powerful young person at work

Youth can be a big advantage.

Resume

12 tips for your best resume ever

Here's how to create a resume that will stand out for every kind of job.

Levelling Up

A great coach explains why you’re not getting recruited for the best jobs

In the world of college basketball, Geno Auriemma is a legend.

Spaces

Office seating can change your life, and one company is doing something about it

One startup is creating a whole job devoted to getting office seating right.

Gender at Work

Your company’s job descriptions are driving women away

Many of us are unwittingly writing job descriptions that turn off a large percentage of our candidate pool — namely women.

How To

7 secrets to success you can learn from the 7-year-old girl who impressed Google

A precocious kid can teach you a lot about finding a job.

Patriots win in overtime, you win in February

Tom Brady won his fifth ring in overtime in a Super Bowl for the ages.

The 8-minute resume

We’ve had over a year of experience now with our powerful, free Resume Reviewer, which does a terrific job at helping you understand what’s wrong and what’s right with your resume.

Interview

Job interview preparation: How to prepare for an interview in 3 steps

Knowing what is expected of you before, during, and after an interview will put you in the best position to prove you’re the best candidate for any job.

What Gets Your Resume to the Hiring Manager?

Beat the ATS by tweaking your resume with these simple tips.

8 Essential Tips for Writing Your Resume

Sell your hard skills effectively with these resume writing tips.

Why Employers Use Executive Recruiters

One employer explains why he retains recruiters to find candidates.

Don’t Ignore the December Recruiter

Turn the holiday rush to your advantage to supercharge your job search and land a job in the New Year.

Marc's Newsletter

200,000 People Who Would Like to Hire You

Last month, we announced that we’d crossed 200,000 recruiters and HR professionals using Ladders for their high-end professional hiring.

Seasoned is For Steaks, Not Your Resume

Leave the “seasoned” for the steaks, and choose more powerful, effective words when crafting your resume.