Most companies these days now know Employer Branding is a critical component of engaging and attracting candidates to their companies and jobs. It is commonplace to see Employer Brand social accounts, better branded job descriptions and more robust career sections on company websites. (Want to become a recruiting HERO? Watch this video...) One area, though, that has not seen a real “get with the times” response is Employer Branding Videos.
Whether you work for an SME that’s considering expansion, or a big business thinking about adding a fresh workforce to your company, establishing a graduate jobs scheme could be incredibly value. Related: How To Get A Graduate Job After College More and more companies now are looking to hire a graduate, across a whole range of sectors and roles, in some cases over older, existing members of the workforce.
Samantha was fed up. Her job was frustrating and her supervisor was uninspiring. Then one day, a recruiter called with the job of her dreams. Ten minutes into the conversation, Samantha could see herself in a bigger office, making double her current salary, and working for the boss of her dreams. “I’m very interested!” she told the recruiter. And she began the process of interviewing for her dream job. Related: 8 Reasons Why You Don’t Hear Back From Recruiters Ten interviews and four months later, Samantha was certain this job was hers. She had bonded with the recruiter, who called her regularly and coached her through the long interview process. She had met with multiple people at the hiring company and she thought things went well. But several weeks had gone by since her last meeting and she hadn’t heard any news. When she called the recruiter for an update, he didn’t return her calls. Like most people, Samantha didn’t fully understand some things she should know about working with executive recruiters. Here are the top 10:
The resume is where it all starts. The impression you leave behind begins with the resume. While HR personnel and recruiters comb through hundreds of resumes each day, there are things they see that immediately irk them as well as things that leave them saying “Wow!” Know what these things are so you present the most effective resume to help get the conversation started. Related: How To Create A Resume With Impact: Duties Vs. Results