FIFA Interview: David Grant
David Grant, a Man-United fan, is a producer for Data Collection Group at Electronic Arts Canada. Let see how he introduces himself and answers FIFPlay.com’s questions ... FAFPlay.com (www.fifplay.com)
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Year of the New Online Job Search
"In order to keep up with the growth and to best serve all parties involved, a new type of online job search is needed; one that best allows candidates and companies to communicate, one that enables quiet working professionals to conduct truly anonymous searches, and one that creates a clear picture of the job market for candidates and gives companies a true sense of the talent pool.”
Number of Job Haters on the Rise
"A recent survey conducted by Conference Board’s Consumer Research Center revealed that more Americans are fed up with their jobs than perhaps ever before, as less than 39% of those surveyed were satisfied with their current employment. Determining factors for “job-hate” include everything from age (workers under 25 are the least satisfied right now), location (sorry New Yorkers and New Jerseyites or Jerseyians), and income (it seems that large salaries can keep the hate away at least for a while.)”
Breaking Down the Recruiter Bill of Rights (Part 10)
"There’s no question that much of that tirade is justified. There are recruiters that simply don’t do their jobs well, just as in any industry. However, a skilled recruiter can make a candidate’s search faster, easier, and more effective. Candidates have the right to demand respect when respect is warranted, and talented recruiters should have the same right.”
Assessing Your Skills to Stay Ahead
"So, how do you remain competitive when the field continues to grow? The same Marketwatch article highlights several steps that American workers can take to better secure their current positions or to land in a job they want. One of the most interesting points they make is that you must constantly ask questions.”
Beauty Pageant Secrets Revealed
A beauty queen reveals secrets and tips the judges don’t want you to know. Learn how to win you next beauty pageant. Don’t spend thousands of dollars on books, tapes, and coaches. You’ll also find 1,115 actual interview questions used in pageants.
The Adventures of Job Boy (Part V: Information Underload)
"His personal belongings in a small cardboard box, Job Boy walked out of the office for the last time. He was worried, but optimistic. He’d landed an interview with a company that just might be the right match. At least he thought it sounded that way. After all, his Plan B search on the Big Boards had led to a variety of posts that weren’t quite clear on the companies or positions involved.”
Job Hoppers Unite!
"While it might be nice to walk into a potential employer and demonstrate your undying loyalty and your ability to work at one place for decades, it’s simply not an option for many of us anymore. While some (we said some) recruiters deride the job hopping candidates of the world, it’s important to realize that the corporate landscape and the corporation itself isn’t what it used to be.”
Hook, Line, and Sinker: Job Candidates Targeted for Phishing Scams
"Phishing is no longer relegated to fake credit card offers and emails from phony bankers. We’re now forced to deal with scam postings that look pretty much like the other listings on the big boards. While these opportunities may appear legitimate, it’s important to remember that there’s certain information you should never give to a “potential employer:”