Questions tagged [recruitment]

The process of finding potential new employees.

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What is the process that companies do to hire graduates? [closed]

Say for example 1000 people apply for 1 graduate position on a companies website. I find it unlikely that they are going to read everyone's resumes or am I wrong? What steps do they do to filter out ...
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Formula for computing the hourly rate for a software developer contractor? [duplicate]

I am new to the IT contracting field of employment and I am currently looking for a new role as a Software Developer or Software Development Engineer in Test in the Seattle WA area. I Googled this ...
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What to write in Expected Salary column during a recruitment process? [duplicate]

I am undergoing a recruitment process for a position in AECOM. In first telephonic interview the recruiter asked me my salary expectations. Since I had no idea about their budget for the particular ...
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There is one recruiter who handles my whole industry and I am blacklisted - help!

In my industry, there is only one recruiter who connects top employers with top candidates. Last year I was placed by said recruiter with a very tough employer, but both she (recruiter) and I agreed ...
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Can I ask HR to let me skip two more interviews and offer me a job directly?

I had 2 job interviews lately (one in late July and one in mid August). After the 2nd interview I got a rejection email but the HR (technical recruiter) told me the team (team A) I had interviews with ...
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How to maintain a candidate blacklist as a recruiter [closed]

I have a small recruitment agency and I want to improve the way of hiring the candidates at my office. I don't have enough budget now to for specific tools that manage the recruitment process - I am ...
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Declare interest after declining recruiter

I have previously respectfully declined a recruiter who was interested on scheduling an interview with me for a team lead position. My reason is that I am currently happy with my job. What would be ...
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Am I entitled to the salary in the job advert [closed]

I have been offered a job but the contract shows a different (lower) salary to the advert for the role. What rights do I have to recieve the advertised salary? If I question it, does the employer ...
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Company hasn't paid invoice for deposit on candidate I placed - can I cease and desist to have her stop working for them until they pay? [closed]

I placed a revenue generating candidate with an international franchise company. Initially I based the fee on her previous years compensation, but to help them out, I required a deposit then payments ...
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Unethical approach by agencies [closed]

Can a recruitment agency continue to approach candidates that they have recently placed with an employer and charged a placement fee for?
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How can a new graduate find work when applications require experience? [duplicate]

I have 3 more weeks until my final exams in undergraduate school. It is the best feeling ever. Basically I'm in an electrical engineering program, and most of the time I spend in school is just ...
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Job role transitioned into that of a Team Manager from a Quality Manager. Basic Job Market research does not show avenues [closed]

Part of a re-org that happened in our company, several Dev and QA Managers have had to transition into a Team Manager role (I moved from QA manager to this role). In terms of responsibilities, it is: ...
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How can we draft better profile for CV? [closed]

I have very poor in English and I don't have idea how to write professional content for my CV so please help. I am mentioning my profile with dirty English. Company: Sooryen Active participant in ...
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How to assess candidate's learning aptitude for red team in Cybersecurity? [closed]

Our company has grown to the size that we are looking to specialize in the roles within the cybersecurity function. At a high level, we are diving into offensive security employees- colloquially also ...
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What is the most efficient way of finding software development jobs online in Europe for someone currently residing in Asia? [closed]

I am a web developer based in the Philippines. I have explored several job sites online and found some that I'm confidently qualified for, mostly in the UK, Germany and Austria. The problem is I am ...
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Does it matter whether to give a sooner or later date when asked to suggest an interview time? [closed]

I received an email on Thursday 5:30 PM from someone in the recruitment team of a company I applied for, she asked me whether I'll be available for a phone interview the next day or next week, I ...
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Responding smart to expected salary question (foreign place) before interview invitation [duplicate]

I applied for a job about 10 days ago and today I got a mail response asking about my salary expectations. They did not say they are interested nor anything else about my application, nor did they ...
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How long do I have to wait to hear back? [duplicate]

I had two interviews for a director role and met : HR + Head Director + Brand Director. Then the recruited did not get any feedback from the company as they were very busy before the xmas holidays. ...
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Typo in a resume? [closed]

I am a graduating student in college and I recently started hunting for internship jobs as part of our university's academic requirements. I am currently looking for Internships related with IT ...
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Is it unprofessional to have a headhunter come to my current place of employment to talk with me? [closed]

I had a headhunter find me on LinkedIn, where I "build" my professional network, but he offered to come by my current place of employment to introduce himself and give me his spiel. Is this ...
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Vendor's employee joining the contracting company [closed]

I once worked at a small company that was a vendor for a big company. My supervisor knew that the contract with the vendor would be ending some time that year but she proceeded to hire me without ...
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Lied in interview [closed]

I had an interview for an HR position and I lied in the interview by saying that I had worked in 2 big companies in the same position. The truth is that I did work for those companies but not in the ...
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Should I slow down the counter at the online psychometric test in order to get more time and give more correct answers? [closed]

As part of a selection before an interview for a position in a bank, I need to undergo a psychometric test. Of course, the aim of the company is to select a single candidate which will fit the best ...
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How to deal with potential employer forgetting about my resume?

I recently applied for a job, providing resume and a written recommendation. When planning the time for interview, i am being asked once again to provide my resume. After asking humbly, i discover ...
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What's the best way to go around HR? [closed]

If, for instance, you find (and contact) a senior office (the president/ CEO, VP, CFO, CMO, etc) of a company, and send them a networking query, is this a legitimate way of seeking if there are ...
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What to do if I mistakenly accept two incompatible offers

I got offers from two companies and mistakenly accepted both offers. Can I now choose whichever job of those two that I want? Are there any legal issues regarding this situation?
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Looking for help to make a decision about an offer from a company that seems a bit fishy [closed]

Recently, I got an offer from a company, I managed to pass all the interviews. It was not that hard nor too easy. I also checked glassdoor and the reviews about the company are pretty bad... there ...
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Is it possible to point out to a recruiter his problematic manners?

Once I had an interview at a company for a job with the boss. Everything was great but there was only one thing that made me choose an other company for a nearly identical offer : the man kept ...
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How can I accommodate an uncertain budget when planning for new hiring in cybersecurity? [closed]

I was recently promoted to team lead role on the Security Operations team where I work, and will be qualified to have direct reports. Today, I was meeting with my manager to review / discuss the ...
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Can a recruiter release your reference name and number to their client

I was approached by a recruiter regarding a job. I sent my resume and had first interview with regional nurse. A second interview was scheduled for Monday with CNO/CFO. The recruiter then called back ...
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what to ask the interviewer in a software engineering hiring interview [duplicate]

I have an interview with Amazon, I passed the first exam and about to have the second assessment. I think it is a good idea to ask them some questions to show them that I'm interested in their ...
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Personal notes to an intermediate report/performance review from a member of the management [closed]

As part of a project that I have managed (in the role of an entrepreneur), I have worked closely with a member of the management (N + 3) within the large enterprise I work for. He agreed to add a ...
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What is the format of resumes from conferences/fairs? [closed]

I wanted to know if conferences and career fairs gave out resumes in zipfiles? It would make processing ALOT easier. What is the format? We can't afford an ATS just yet so I wanted to know because I ...
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Which events give stacks of resumes? [closed]

just new to the recruiting job (tech industry in silicon valley). I'm tasked to find quality new grads, masters students etc for software engineering. What are the different places (preferably free) ...
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How to stop recruiters from telling me about their company? [closed]

Every single recruiter that is contacting me is sending me word document/pdf of 1-2 pages and additional copy-pasting essay on linkedin/email "why our company is the best" and then again reciting it ...
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Recruiting agencies vs direct applications [closed]

I have always applied for my past and current job in companies with a direct application. For reference, I am currently based in EU. Recently I've got couple of interesting contacts from a couple of ...
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Can HR in company B tell HR in company A about me? [closed]

I have accepted a job offer at company A, then went to interview at company B and informed them about my acceptance of the offer at company A. Company B said they can't continue with the application ...
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“Reply to this email with 3 available times in the next week” what does it mean in angel list [closed]

I have applied to a job in angel.co, and I got a match with a response stating that Reply to this email with 3 available times in the next week What does it mean and where can I find the 3 available ...
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Why do IT companies sometimes use contracting firms? [closed]

So I have been in the job market from the past month & I have learned a major process flaw and big-time corruption in recruitment layers. I do receive mail/calls from many fake companies ...
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How do I poach a Manager, after I step into their store?

I own a fashion store in Hong Kong. In my experience, I need just 2 other employees if they have (Assistant) Manager experience. 1 year ago, they quit and decided to leave HK. Now only I'm left. I'm ...
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Supplying fictitious experience on resume [closed]

I am a middle-aged (40+) male and have never worked anything but retail jobs in the distant past. I have been on government benefits for the past 15 years with no work history, but I desperately want ...