10 Articles Recruiters Shared The Most This Week

August 15, 2014

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you.

We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below.

This week the news is that 60% of hiring managers say they have caught candidates embellishing and lying on their resumes. Most often people exaggerate their skill sets and responsibilities, but often they also tweak their dates of employment and job titles. Some of the more memorable distortions of the truth include claims that candidates have won Olympic medals, babysat the kids of celebrities like Madonna, or assisted the prime minister of a country that it turns out does not have a prime minister. For more read Matthew Tukaki’s post.

Here are the rest of the top posts for this week:

  1. Hire Someone with no Experience! Wait, What? – by Robbie Waeschenfelder

  2. The Lies People Tell on a Resume – by Matthew Tukaki

  3. 5 Myths about Recruiting & Staffing Agencies – by Ingrid Moore

  4. A Note to All Hiring Managers: Five Tips for Hiring Better People – by Kevin Wheeler

  5. UK Hiring Plans at 16-year High, According to BDO Report

  6. Employers: Talent is Interviewing You – by David C Brudenell

  7. 10 Newbie Job Seeker Fails – by Hannah Morgan

  8. 9 Questions The Best Candidates Will Ask You – by Lou Adler

  9. 10 More Reasons Not to Use Behavioral Interviews – by Lou Adler

  10. 5 'Interview Prep' Insights You Need – by J.T. O'Donnell

What article stood out for you this week?

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