Social media tips for job seekers

Do employers check your social media? You better believe it. Doing so is now an accepted, and expected, function of recruiters. Your online presence is now a key reference available to everyone. It can help you get hired, or it can be the reason you don’t get hired. It can even get you fired. To … Read More

Are Glassdoor reviews accurate? How to tell what’s true

Employment references go both ways now. Not only do potential employers check references for job candidates. Going the other direction, Glassdoor can provide helpful insight for candidates who want to know what other people say about working for a particular company. And with that, many people are asking, “Are Glassdoor reviews accurate?” But candidates need … Read More

Employers want to know: How will talent scarcity affect my business?

Business leaders are sounding an alarm about talent scarcity. Finding people with the skills their organizations need has become increasingly challenging. Talent scarcity isn’t a problem of too few people, clarifies Steve White, leader of PwC’s Global Mobility Strategy Consulting team. Rather, “it’s about having enough of the right skills in the right places at … Read More

Candidates ask: “Why does the hiring process take so long?”

“Anticipation… is keeping me waiting…” Carly Simon was singing about heartache, not a job search. But when the hiring process drags out, job candidates can commiserate. So, why does the hiring process take so long? For all types of jobs, the hiring process now takes more than double the time it took in 2010. For … Read More