To better understand how hiring managers vet job candidates, Lee Hecht Harrison surveyed 277 human resource managers responsible for sourcing or hiring talent. Learn the different interviewing techniques they're using to learn more about candidates.
Unhappy with your current job? It's difficult to find a better job until you know more about where you are right now. Using the Career Positioning Model, you will gain insight into your future state by seeing in which of five possible stages of career positioning you fall.
Lee Hecht Harrison's recent survey on recruiting and hiring practices confirmed that personal contact—referrals, networks, face-to-face meetings—are enduring tools in an increasingly digital world.
Consider alternative career paths and keep an open mind about how to take your skills and education and apply them outside the typical or traditional channels.
The E+R→O model is a powerful but simple truth: to resolve many of the issues you have with other people, you need to stop focusing what they are doing and start looking at how you might change the way you are responding to produce a better outcome.
When it comes to challenging moments in your career, are you seen as an invaluable member of the team and a solid producer, or an employee who tends to get dragged down by every little setback?
Our latest research revealed that the biggest overall recruiting challenge facing hiring managers today is “identifying talent for cultural fit.” In fact, when asked about the importance of specific characteristics when assessing candidates, cultural fit was in second place behind only attitude.
A career management plan is about coming up with a plan to ensure that all the hours you spend at work leave you completely satisfied and fulfilled. It’s about making sure that you look forward to going in to work each day, and that when you leave, you feel that you have made a difference.
Hiring managers we surveyed agreed that job candidates who had access to personal coaching to improve their interview performance were much more likely to avoid the common mistakes. They produced much better resumés and were more likely to nail their interviews.
Don't be tempted to put your job search on hold during the holiday season. It's a great time to network and participate in the festive activities of the season, including family, social, and community events, as well as functions of religious organizations, and professional and trade associations.