Employee Selection: Techniques

  • Internet Recruiting and Job Search Techniques

    This clip focuses on internet recruiting and its importance in finding candidates. The speaker explains that the internet is a valuable and cost-effective tool to find sum, market your business, and carry out routine tasks involved in recruiting. He explains that you must understand the different ways that the internet can help you recruit via the internet. His top 10…

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  • NBR | Now Hiring? | PBS

    This PBS clip reports that, although the economy is struggling, there are many open job positions that have been difficult to fill. Aon, an insurance/risk management firm, is having difficulty finding candidates for 500 positions. They search social networking sites for candidates who work at Aon competitors and their VP says they prefer hiring working candidates. Cision, a PR company,…

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  • How to Get a Job: How to Conduct an Interview

    In this eHow clip, Pat Goodwin gives a how to on conducting a job interview. Goodwin encourages organization representatives to be prepared for the interview by being on their best behavior, dressed professionally, and exhibiting positive body language and overall behavior. Examine the interviewees rsum, body language, and interaction. Ask yourself whether or not they represent themselves well and are…

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  • How to Hire a New Employee: Checking References

    Tina Buechler explains the ins and outs of hiring a new employee, including how to ensure you made the right decision by checking references. Buechler mentions that employers often do not verify the applicants information with a reference. She has, in the past, discovered falsehoods from the interviewee and their reference and this candidate became disqualified for the position. Buechler…

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  • How to Hire a New Employee: Placing a Job Ad

    Tina Buechler outlines how to place a job ad. Often, it is a list of items or tasks the employee will be responsible for rather than a marketing ad that will entice interviewees to seek employment with your company. Buechler explains that you should not only overview skills, knowledge, and attitudes but also promote your company. Look at traditional and…

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  • How to Hire a New Employee: The Job Description

    In this Expert Village clip, Tina Buechler offers advice to craft a successful job description. She advises employers to assess whether or not existing employees can efficiently absorb the open positions responsibilities and where skill shortages exist. Create a job description that answer the questions: 1. What are the skills, education, work experience, and qualifications you need?; 2. How many…

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  • Best Careers 2009: Occupational Therapist Job Description

    Occupational therapists help people with physical issues return to their occupation. Occupational therapy jobs include working in hospitals, homes, and schools. Christine Harmon explains how rewarding her role as an occupational therapist for children. Harmon gives some examples of what she does with children and also explains what roles occupational therapists play in other environments. What are some of the…

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  • Best Careers 2009: Firefighter Job Description

    Firefighters have a heroic, exciting, and dangerous job to do, but it’s a very rewarding career. Christopher Ouellette explains the adrenaline rush of being a firefighter. Ouellette describes work experience, how he became a firefighter, and what the pros and cons have been so far. Is this a successful job description? What key points would you want to know before…

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  • NY Job Fair Packed in Tough Economy

    In this AP clip, unemployed people line up outside of a New York job fair. More than 700 people arrived within the first two hours of this job fair. Job seekers explain what kinds of jobs they are looking for and how difficult it is to locate a satisfactory position. What kinds of job fairs exist? How should you prepare…

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  • How to Prepare for an Interview

    In this eHow clip, Shannon Terry explains how to prepare for an interview by researching the company, doing a test drive of the job site, reviewing the qualifications, and practicing with a friend. In your research, check the companys website. Arrive prepared (drive to the job site, bring extra copies of your rsum, and practice your interview). Although Terry doesnt…

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