Secrets Of Hr Recruiter

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Secrets Of Hr Recruiter

  1. 1. Secrets of an HR Recruiter……<br />…or what your mother never told you!<br />Tina Romano-Allen<br />Human Resource & Career Consultant<br />2011<br />
  2. 2. Your Resume<br />The Hiring Manager’s main objective is not to SELECT candidates but to ELIMINATE candidates!<br />Given 500 Resumes:<br />Scan through; majority are put into the “no” pile<br />Put “maybe’s” aside<br />Go through “maybe’s” again – select top 10-12<br />HOW MUCH TIME DO YOU THINK IS REALLY SPENT READING EACH RESUME. . . . ?<br />2<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  3. 3. Your Resume<br />. . . 15 – 25 seconds AT MOST!<br />Therefore, ensure the most relevant information is near the top and easyto read<br />3<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  4. 4. Your Resume<br />Applicant tracking systems based on key words – use those to your advantage<br />Goes without saying: spelling, grammar, appearance<br />Minimum of 2 pages<br />What about that cute email address? <br />Cover Letter – to do or not to do<br />4<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  5. 5. Resumes – When to Submit<br />Right away - too anxious?<br />Toward posting deadline – perceived as procrastinator?<br />Repeat submissions – desperate?<br />TRUTH IS: IT DOESN’T MATTER!<br />5<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  6. 6. In the Interview<br />Your interview starts from the time you get into your car<br />You are not safe in the parking lot!<br />On site “detectives” – receptionist? Professional administrator? <br />6<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  7. 7. In the Interview<br />Items that make a Recruiter’s skin crawl:<br />Unprofessional dress – first impressions do count<br />Telling your life story, especially personal information<br />Interrupting <br />No eye contact<br />No relevant questions for interviewer<br />Cell phones ringing or vibrating – turn off!<br />And the #1 annoyance – <br />NOT DOING YOUR HOMEWORK!!<br />7<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  8. 8. Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />8<br />Be Honest and Realistic!<br />Used by Permission of Universal Uclick. Not to be sold reproduced without a Uclick website account<br />
  9. 9. In the Interview<br />In a 2009 study by SHRM*, interviewers were asked after the first 15 minutes if they thought they would hire the candidate.<br />They were then asked again at the conclusion of an hour long interview. <br />What percentage do you think stayed with their original assessment?<br />*SHRM = Society of Human Resource Management<br />9<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  10. 10. In the Interview<br />84%<br />10<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  11. 11. What Goes On BehindClosed Doors?<br />You are being Googled! (and /or “Facebooked” and “Twittered”)<br />Have a professional presence on your LinkedIn Profile – if you don’t have one, set one up<br />Comments on Blogs<br />HR people network with other HR colleagues – never burn bridges<br />11<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  12. 12. Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />12<br />HR Recruiters have mysterious ways!?<br />Used by Permission of Universal Uclick. Not to be sold reproduced without a Uclick website account<br />
  13. 13. Follow Up<br />Clarify expected timeframe of the process within the interview – use accordingly<br />Fine line between persistence and annoyance<br />Simple thank you email or note <br />13<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  14. 14. Follow Up<br />SIMPLE MATHEMATICAL EQUATION <br />FOR <br />HIRING MANAGER VS. APPLICANT:<br />1 Day to Hiring Manager ≥<br />1 Week to Candidate!!<br />14<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  15. 15. Remember:<br />Don’t give up<br />Believe in yourself<br />Follow your plan<br />15<br />Copyright Tina Romano-Allen HR Consulting<br />
  16. 16. Secrets of an HR Recruiter……<br />…or what your mother never told you!<br />Tina Romano-Allen<br />Human Resource & Career Consultant<br />2011<br />

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