Get your webcam ready – it’s the newest “must have” item in your job search toolkit. Screening prospective hires online saves employers time, distance and money. The Skype interview gives the interviewer a chance to gauge body language, reaction time, communication skills and gain a visual impression for quickly evaluating a candidate and deciding who moves on to the next step and who does not.
It’s a truth in hiring – companies spend a lot of time and expense identifying and recruiting candidates… but they should be giving equal time and expense to doing what it takes to motivate talent so that they say, “WOW, what a company, I want to work here.”
Everyone seems to work with someone who grates on their nerves – at least once in awhile, if not daily. We all have our quirks and idiosyncrasies, but many of the things that irritate are easy to correct by simply being a more thoughtful coworker. It is much easier to earn the respect and support of others when you keep close check on bad habits that you may even realize you are doing.
I’m a native Long Islander. A child of the 60’s who grew up here when Engineering and Defense dominated the local workforce landscape. The lure of jobs in these areas drew people from top universities and helped to define the economics and culture of Long Island.
LLoyd Staffing was recently contacted by Wall Street Journal Columnist, Sue Shellenbarger, to learn how we and other companies accommodate children in our corporate setting. One of the staff members she interviewed was Barbara Cohen Farber, Executive Director of LLoyd Administrative Staffing, with 14 years at LLoyd and nearly 30 years as a recruiter of talent.