Questions tagged [recruitment]

The process of finding potential new employees.

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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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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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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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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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Are there any published studies showing performance differences between overweight people and average weight employees? [closed]

Let me caveat the question first and say that I absolutely do not want to get into fat-shaming and also discrimination based on weight is not allowed in my organization and I would never consider ...
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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 ...