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2014-08-21 23:13:32

Head over to booth #631 for an in-depth look at Spark Hire’s video interviewing platform! Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Title: Spark Hire to Showcase Its Robust Video Interviewing Solutions at the California HR Conference Description: Head over to booth #631 for an in-depth look at Spark Hire’s video interviewing platform! Spark Hire (http://www.sparkhire.com), the world’s fastest growing video interviewing company, will display its cost-effective platform at the California HR...

Do Women Need To ‘Man Up’ For Male-dominated Fields?
2014-08-11 03:20:54

Michigan State University Women applying for a job in male-dominated fields should consider playing up their masculine qualities, indicates new research by Michigan State University scholars that’s part of a series of studies on bias in the hiring process. In a laboratory experiment, women who described themselves using masculine-like traits (assertive, independent, achievement oriented) were evaluated as more fitting for the job than those who emphasized female-like traits (warmth,...

2014-08-04 23:05:06

Harris Allied offers five tips for landing your first ‘real’ job. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Recent college graduates entering the job market after spending the summer backpacking through Europe or taking some downtime face a tight labor market according to a recent report by the Economic Policy Institute. Experts at Harris Allied, a New York City-based executive search firm, have some words of wisdom for landing that first “real” job. “The truth is that it is just...

2014-07-15 23:09:19

Is it possible to predict success and hire the right candidate for the job the first time? A new survey of Human Resource Managers says yes, but not using traditional methods. (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 When it comes to business, it’s all about people – having the right people in the right place is the difference between success and failure. A good hire will stimulate positive growth, increase productivity, and boost morale. A bad hire can throw the entire organization off track, costing...

2014-07-01 08:27:28

SAN DIEGO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Job seekers need to take control of every job interview, according to the author of a new book for those starting out or starting over in a career. "Job seekers make the common wrong assumption that an interview is an opportunity for an employer to grill an applicant and try to catch them off guard with trick questions," says Phil Blair. "If you leave an interview thinking that you did not get a chance to mention one of your strong points, then...

2014-06-19 23:18:31

Spark Hire launches a free 5-day course about best practices in cultural hiring for business owners, recruiters, and staffing professionals everywhere. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Spark Hire (http://www.sparkhire.com), the leading online video interviewing solution, announced today the launch of its new e-Course, Best Practices in Cultural Hiring. It aims to help recruitment teams thoroughly understand the proper strategies for hiring candidates based on their company culture fit....

2014-06-18 23:16:36

Visit booth #1683 for a close look at Spark Hire’s video interviewing platform and an iPad Mini raffle. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Spark Hire (http://www.sparkhire.com), the world’s fastest growing video interviewing company, will display its cost-effective platform at the SHRM 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition in Orlando, FL on June 22-25. “We’re working with thousands of companies right now and helping them to streamline their hiring process with our video...

2014-06-09 23:09:03

Visit tabletop #32 for an in-depth look at Spark Hire’s powerful video interviewing solutions! Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Spark Hire (http://www.sparkhire.com), the world’s fastest growing video interviewing company, will prepare companies for top talent acquisition with video interviews at the 2014 HCI Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference in Boston Seaport, MA on June 11-13. “The attendees of this event are like the thousands of others that use Spark Hire as a platform to...

2014-05-07 23:13:23

By their very nature, job interviews are stressful experiences and for most people, typically conjure up feelings of dread and doubt rather than excitement and enthusiasm. However, there’s a line between a tough question and an illegal one, and according to Per Wickstrom in his latest blog post, it’s a line that a number of employers are crossing each day. (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 By their very nature, job interviews are stressful experiences and for most people, typically conjure up...

2014-04-24 23:07:56

Manhattan-based executive search firm Harris Allied offers guidance for job seekers who stand a good chance of having to be interviewed remotely. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 With nearly half of all interviews for technology-related jobs being conducted remotely, job seekers should prepare for them just as they would for an in-person interview at the company’s own offices, say experts at Harris Allied, a New York City-based executive search firm. “More and more companies are...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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