When I first came into recruitment, one of the things that interested me was why successful job seekers were successful. On initial analysis they were no better qualified, skilled or capable than any other human beings that they were applying against, and yet they got employed quicker, and in doing so applied for fewer jobs.
My research also led me to asking the question why we – recruitment and human resources – as an industry rejected good job applicants? Were there better techniques and tactics that these people were not applying, that conversely the successful job seekers were?
The answer to both question was yes, and here are the top ten issues that successful job seekers apply to get employed quicker. Read more