3 Things You Better Think About Before an Interview

3 Things You Better Think About Before an Interview

Preparing for an interview is nerve wracking for the candidates and the recruiters alike. It can be off-putting for both parties, when one or both come unprepared for the interview. Out of a focus group of 200 individuals, 80% agreed that if an interviewer showed up 10 minutes late, it would leave a negative impression of the organization. Likewise, employers don’t approve of many new candidates’ communication skills. 60% of fresh graduates don’t have the interpersonal communication skills to be able to successfully complete an interview. So what should candidates and recruiters think about before the interview?   For the Candidate… 1. Research the company. How can you prepare or rehearse for an interview if you don’t really understand the organization you want to work for? 2. Prepare questions. You’ve done all of the research you can. You know the employer brand inside and out, and the company history is […]

Read More

How Staffing Firms Can Use Video Interviewing

How Staffing Firms Can Use Video Interviewing

It’s not just about the cool new piece of technology anymore. Video interviews make sense because they are efficient, cost effective, and they are simply convenient. Not to mention 60% of candidates actually prefer video interviews. The popularity of mobile devices such as smart phones and tablets has increased the flexibility of job applicants and recruiters alike. Corporate HR departments aren’t the only ones who can benefit from video interviews over the traditional face-to-face. Staffing firms can use video interviews to their benefit as well, saving on overhead, time, and energy. Money, Convenience, and Overhead Corporations who don’t necessarily have the resources for an extensive hiring program pay staffing firms. With video interviews, these staffing firms can decrease the talent pool sooner, so they can send the most qualified candidates onward to the hiring managers at the company who employs them. The capability to go mobile will affect businesses more than the internet […]

Read More

Don’t Let the Browser Hit You on the Way Out

Don’t Let the Browser Hit You on the Way Out

No one is pushing you out the recruitment door, but if you don’t stay up-to-date on updates… your browser will. Not all browsers were created equal and with that said, it’s time to catch up to modern web development standards. Everything from the desktop browser capability to career page mobile responsiveness has an impact on the quantity and quality of the candidates who apply for job openings. Your recruiting game is at stake. Will your recruitment page run on Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, or Opera? Why not make it available to all 5 of the top browsers? With the way the internet has been integrated through mobile phones, tablets, and all of the apps that come with them, it’s important to acknowledge how effectively your career site and recruitment efforts align with the major browsers. There are mobile applications through Android and iOS devices, and then there are the […]

Read More

Employer Branding for the Future of Your Workforce

Employer Branding for the Future of Your Workforce

When it comes to the corporate career page, it’s clear who stands out from the rest. Those who are responsive and branded specifically to their employer brand are the ones that stand out to candidates – and quite frankly – are the rivals of their competitors. According to a recent study by LinkedIn, companies who have a strong employer brand have a 28% lower turnover rate compared to those with less than stellar branding practices. It is important not only for recruiting the ideal candidates, but also for keeping them with your organization. Here are some stats to pay attention to when examining the effectiveness of your employer brand. 2 out of 3 candidates will accept a lower salary if the company has a good employer brand (Click to Tweet) In recruiting, there is almost no better tool than a positive employer brand. If candidates believe they will be happy […]

Read More

The Keys to Perfecting Your Employer Brand

The Keys to Perfecting Your Employer Brand

Innovative corporate leaders may wonder why their Talent Acquisition professionals seem darn good at their jobs. When we ask them, many say it’s because they found the key to perfecting the company’s employer brand. Take a look at the anatomy of a lock. It seems rather simple, but all of the pieces work so cohesively that a key can be inserted into the lock and it opens the gate, door, window, car, etc. So what’s the key? For our clients, it’s finding a video interviewing platform that suits the organizational hiring needs. Employer branding and the recruitment process can work better together. Integrating video technologies into the hiring and recruiting process can enhance employer branding to work as well as a lock and key. Here’s how to find that perfect process. Springs The tiny metal springs in a lock are a lot like the hiring managers and recruiters who define and write the job descriptions. […]

Read More
  • 2014 Go Green with Fiat Sweepstakes Official Rules

    SPONSOR: The sponsor of the Sweepstakes is GreenJobInterview.com, LLC (“Sponsor”).

    ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States (excluding any jurisdictions where such Sweepstakes are prohibited by law) who are 18 years of age or older and are registered to attend the HR Technology Conference & Exposition (“Tech Conference”) to be held October 7-10, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Employees of GreenJobInterview.com, LLC (“Sponsor”), the Mandalay Bay Hotel, Fiat USA, LRP Publications and Human Resources Executive®, and all exhibitors and sponsors of the Tech Conference and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, dealers and advertising and promotion agencies involved in this Sweepstakes, and their respective parent companies and any of their immediate family members, are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

    SWEEPSTAKES: Sweepstakes begins on September 19, 2014 at 10:00:01 a.m. Pacific Standard Time and ends October 9, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

    FREE ACCESS TO ALL ENTRANTS: All Sweepstakes entrants will receive forty-five (45) days of free unlimited access to the GreenJobInterview Platform (one account per entrant/company).

    HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes log onto http://www.winafiat.com and follow the steps to register for a GreenJob One-WayTM recorded interview (“GreenJob One-Way Interview”). Entrants can register at any time during the Sweepstakes Period, at any location, including at the Sponsor booth or the floor of the Expo Hall. Entrants will be assigned a Sweepstakes Number upon registration. Entrants must complete the GreenJob One-Wayand must register on the GreenJobInterview website using a valid business email address or an email address of the company they represent. Only one registration per individual is allowed. Setting up multiple registration accounts, submission of more than one (1) registration, using a personal email address or utilizing the email address of others or a company for whom the entrant does not represent is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes.

    DRAWING: A random Drawing will be held on October 9, 2014 at or about 2:00 p.m. PST at the GreenJobInterview booth on the floor of the Expo Hall of the Tech Conference. The drawing will be conducted by a representative of the Sponsor at which the winning Sweepstakes Number will be drawn. The Sponsor reserves the right to change the date, place, and time of the Drawing provided such change is published in advance of the Drawing on the GreenJobInterview website. Immediately after the Drawing, the Winner will be announced at the GreenJobInterview booth and on the GreenJobInterview website. The Winner does not need to be present at the Drawing. Sponsor will notify the Winner by email at the address used to register for the GreenJobInterview One-Way Interview.

    ODDS: Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entrants.

    PRIZE: The Sponsor will pay the lease payments in a one-time lump-sum payment to the lessor for a three (3) year lease of a 2015 Fiat 500 base model vehicle or, if the Winner is a permanent resident of the State of California, a 2015 Fiat 500e electric base model vehicle. The Winner must qualify for and lease the vehicle directly through an authorized Fiat dealership chosen by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, located in Orange County, CA, using Chrysler Capital as lessor and have all lease and lease required documents executed and/or provided in his/her name, including but not limited to vehicle insurance, car registration, and any other documents required to consummate the lease transaction. Sponsor will not participate in or be a party to the lease qualification process or lease related documents; Sponsor’s sole involvement will be to facilitate the presentation of the lease to the Winner by the Fiat dealership. The vehicle shall be delivered to the Winner at the location of the Fiat dealership in Orange County, CA. The Winner will be solely responsible for any additional costs or charges related to the lease, delivery of the vehicle, additional options for the vehicle other than those included in the base model of the vehicle, or use of the vehicle. The lease may subject the Winner to additional charges associated with mileage, damage to the vehicle, and the condition of the vehicle upon return to the dealership at the end of the 36 month lease, all of which shall be the sole responsibility of the Winner.

    PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: No substitutions or cash equivalents are permitted. The Prize is non-transferrable. Federal, State, and local taxes on the Prize, if any and any expenses related to acceptance and taking delivery of the Prize and to the use of the Prize, other than the lease payments, are the responsibility of Winner. Winner must present to Sponsor or its representative suitable proof that Winner was registered for the Tech Conference to or at the time of claiming the Prize. Prize Winner is responsible for license, registration, title fees, documentation fee and insurance costs. Winner must take delivery of the Prize in Orange County, California within thirty (30) days of notification of availability or Prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate Winner. The Fiat will come with car wrap advertising that contains digital graphics advertising GreenJobInterview (“GJI Wrap”), made of adhesive vinyl similar to that depicted on the landing page used by entrant to register for the Sweepstakes. If, at any time, the Winner removes, obscures, defaces or damages the GJI Wrap the Winner shall be required to, at his/her sole cost and within seven (7) days have the GJI Wrap restored to its original condition or else reimburse the Sponsor for all costs associated with the Prize including the lease payments and the promotional costs incurred by the Sponsor.

    NOTIFICATION OF WINNER: Prize Winner will be notified by a traceable form of delivery and will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release, and where legal, a Publicity Release, and a Federal form W-9 within fourteen (14) days of Prize notification. Failure to timely return required documents, or if Prize notification by email is returned as undeliverable, Prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.

    ADDITIONAL TERMS: By participating, entrants agree (a) to the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which shall be final in all respects; (b) to release, discharge, and hold harmless and indemnify the Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies involved in this Sweepstakes, and their respective parent companies (collectively “Releasees”), from all liability, claims or damages arising out of their participation in the Sweepstakes and the Winner’s acceptance, use or misuse of Prize, and (c) by acceptance and use of the Prize, entrants agree to the use of their names, voice, and/or likenesses for advertising and publicity purposes by Sponsor and its agents in all media without compensation except where prohibited by law.

    LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Releasees are not responsible, and shall not be liable for any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, or communications line failure regardless of cause with regard to any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Sweepstakes at any time with or without notice to entrants if fraud or technical failures compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Releasees shall assume no responsibility to entrants in such case. In the event that the Sponsor deems it necessary to cancel the Sweepstakes, the Prize, will be awarded in a random drawing from all eligible entries received as of the time of cancellation.

    WINNER’S NAME REQUESTS: For the name of the Prize Winner, mail a self-addressed, stamped returned envelope to: GreenJobInterview, 3050 Pullman Street, Suite D

    Costa Mesa, CA 92626. Winner Name Requests must be received by October 31, 2014.

     

    Trademark TM 2014 All rights reserved.