Well, if it were only ads. The whole process of recruiting seems sometimes to be walking on its head. Job descriptions are written by managers who are often very risk-averse or who will not manage directly the hire. It means that they have little incentive to hire people who seem to no be a good […]
Good read from Careerealism about competency based questions in interviews. It gives pointers on how to react and deal with it in a professional and competent way (Source Careerealism.com – Margaret Buj).
[…]Perhaps the most common mistake that I see a technical founder make when building her sales organization is that she applies strategies to the sales-hiring process that work when building the engineering team. This may sound shocking, but sales people are different from engineers, and treating them like engineers does not work well at all.[…] […]
It doesn’t come as a surprise but cover letters are a bit let down in our industry (speaking about personal experience as a recruiter, I rarely read those). This article gives a few hints on how to make yours stand out and shine. (Source Careerealism.com – Jessica Holbrook Hernandez)
“The internet browser you are using to read this blog post could help a potential employer decide whether or not you would do well at a job. How might your choice of browser affect your job prospects?” (Source Economist.com – E.H.)