Career Tips

Social Media Recruitment-why you may NOT get the Job

Here is why : Digital Reputations and Networks and their use in what is known as " Social Media Recruitment " Interviewing has ALWAYS been a Two Way Street ! While before, this " Street "had manageable traffic, now it is exploding exponentially. The Social Media Networking we are doing as a matter of routine ( including while we are supposedly " on the job " ! ) , egged on by all the major Sites and the Media is responsible for the "Digital Dirt " we are spreading all over the Digital Highways. And this is the dirt being…
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Jeff Weiner ( LinkedIn CEO’s ) ideal World

Jeff Weiner - CEO Linked in says " Imagine a world in which every job opportunity, full-time and temporary, was digitally searchable and linked to the appropriate company and skills required to obtain the position. Now imagine if the 153 million people in the workforce -- or billion people in the global workforce -- had a digital profile, highlighting their experiences, skills and, most importantly, their ambitions. Each of those individuals would be empowered to develop their professional identities, networks and knowledge and subsequently not just find jobs, but also map and fulfill their ideal career paths. Qualified candidates could…
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Career Tips

Refer to your Referees !

Just off the phone from the  Managing Director of a Company . Interesting lesson learnt, so thought of sharing ! Hope it helps your Career along Right References Count ! We are working at a Senior Level position. Today was the second round of interview for one candidate of ours. Candidate knew someone ( say Mr. " X" )  in a Company ( say ABC Ltd. ) the MD had previously worked for. And in passing, ( to enhance his credibility, perhaps ? ) mentioned this to the MD. And reconfirmed  that he knows Mr. "X"  very well who is…
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Career Tips

Keep a Career Diary !

In the very fast paced time we seem to be living in, I wonder if any one keeps a Diary anymore ? We seem to be doing all our sharing immediately on  “ Social “ networks rather than within us in a more reflective mode. Yet, I think keeping a " Career Diary " only for yourself can help one in life as well as career. Here is how ! a) Venting  A Career Diary Bad day at work ? Boss snarled at you ?Juniors stinking you up ? Your journal can take your response to all this – and…
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Human Resources Head, 18 years experience, Rs. 30 lacs per annum

Senior Human Resources Head  with 18 years experience across some of the best Industrial Companies in India Strong skills in all aspects of HR. Candidate Reference :  NR 6701 Present Salary : Rs. 30 lacs per annum Present Location : Punjab Locational Constraints : None, would depend upon the opportunity Outstanding Career Achievements : •    Implementation of Balanced Scorecard. •    Revitalising Performance Management, •    Succession Planning, •    Coaching & Mentoring Initiatives. •    Long Term Settlement •    Implementation of Productivity Incentives. •    IT enablement of workflows, •    Performance Management System, •    Implementation of Business Excellence and end to end employee life…
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Try not to bounce much :-)

" A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss " Thoughts after just getting off the phone from a candidate - GOOD fit to what I have BUT changed jobs only 4 months ago - pity !.... If you are in a Sector where jobs are arolling - or you have some skills in rather high demand you maybe able to pull off frequent job changes . BUT when the tide turns - as it WILL- those same changes will come back to haunt you ! As a recruiter it is amazing to me how many people are still applying within a…
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