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The Black Hole of Recruiting, part II

I previously wrote about the black hole of submitting job applications electronically. The Wall Street Journal explains how that phenomenon occurs. To cut through the clutter, many large and midsize companies have turned to [automatic] applicant-tracking systems to search résumés for the right skills and experience. The systems, … Continue reading »

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Job Postings are so 1990s

So says ongig.com regarding online job postings and online job applications. I agree. Especially with this part: Candidates often feel that there is a “black hole” in the application process. I’ve electronically submitted applications to several larger companies; the experience has been pretty uniformly non-transparent.  Unsatisfying to say the … Continue reading »

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