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Recruiters: What can you do to make candidate placement a reality?

If you have been in the recruiting business long enough, you most likely have experienced it too. I am talking about rejections made by candidates at the end of the recruiting process; after you have been through all the screening, interviews and negotiations leading to employer’s job offer.  This can be very upsetting to all parties involved.  The fact is that the way you handle the recruiting process up-front will definitely affect the end results.  Here are a few tips to help reduce the possibility of this happening to you!

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10 Reasons why you should use an employment recruiter in your next job search:

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Working with good employment recruiters can give your career or job search a much needed boost, and here are 10 reasons why…

1.       Get Access to Un-advertised Jobs:

Most individuals know by now that a good number of companies do not advertise all open job opportunities.  This means that if you are searching the major job-boards and applying to only positions you find there; you are missing out on approximately 80% of available jobs, as estimated by Howard Poplinger of Epic Development and Evaluation.

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Overqualified, over-experienced or over-educated?

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At some point or the other most people encounter rejection labels in their search for jobs.  Commonly we expect “not enthusiastic enough”, “job-hopper”, “rookie”, and even “no experience” to be on the list, but should “over-experienced” count as a rejection label?  The answer is yes! It doesn’t matter what you and I think, employers will use one of the labels, overqualified, over-experienced or even over-educated, when they want to reject your candidacy, albeit they cannot fault your qualifications and experience. It may not pose too much of an issue if you encounter such rejections once or twice, however, if you are experiencing this at every single interview you go to, then there has to be a problem with your application, resume or interviewing style, which must be addressed immediately. Read more of this post

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