Posts Tagged 'recruiter'

You Only Have 6 Seconds to Make a Good Impression

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Employers review hundreds of resumes daily looking for the right candidate to fill their open positions, but here is a secret.  Before the resume gets to the recruiter, it has been screened by an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to see which resumes will even make the first cut.

An Applicant Tracking System is a software program that helps companies organize candidates for recruitment purposes.  These systems allow businesses to collect information, manage prospects based on experience and skill set, and filter ...

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The Number One Reason Why You Probably Did Not Get the Job

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The number one reason why you probably did not get the job is:


As a Recruiter, one of the first few questions I usually ask a potential candidate is:

“What do you know about the position you are applying for?”

“What do you know about the company?”

“Why do you want to work for the company?”

The typical answers that I usually get are generic responses, such as:

“Well, I don’t know a lot about the position. Can you tell me more?”

“I hear that ...

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