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Roundup: This Week’s Top Recruiting Stories From Around The Web

Recruiting Roundup: This week six things you need to include in every job description, resume red flags, Zappos costly hiring mistakes and more… this week’s top recruiting stories from around the web.

Six Things You Need in Every Job Description
Your job description is a sales pitch for your company and the position.  Writing an effective job description is essential to attract the right applicants, and can cut your time to hire by attracting more qualified applicants to the position. Here are six things we’ve learned about developing effective job descriptions.

Tony Hsieh: ‘Hiring Mistakes Cost Zappos $100 Million’ (Video)
Tony Hsieh describes exactly how he set up Zappos.com’s hiring process to avoid bad hiring decisions.

Bounce Back From a Bad Hire: 10 Tips
Once you realize you’ve made a bad hire, don’t get mired in regret. Instead, focus on what to do next.

10 Companies With Fantastic Career Sites and What You Can Learn From Them
Following up our recent article about the 12 things you could do to improve your careers pages, we’ve listed 10 companies with great looking careers sites and one in particular that we really like. We’ll also give a few details on why we like them so much.

Recruiting/HR Lessons Learned in the Superstorm’s Aftermath
Three weeks after Sandy, life is getting back to normal … or is it? Walking the dog this weekend morning around a relatively unscathed block of homes in central New Jersey (miles from the shore) today, reminders are everywhere.

6 Resume Red Flags for the Modern Age
As we all know times are changing and the recruitment and candidate market place is changing with it. Candidates no longer submit hand-written, hard copy resumes; they don’t always interview face-to-face. No-one expects a job for life these days; candidates have a wealth of job search information resources available to them on the Internet and they can apply for jobs at the click of a button.

Looking for more? Check out last week’s Roundup: This Week’s Top Recruiting Stories From Around The Web, or follow @cmsirecruit on Twitter for regular updates. 

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