4 Best Recruitment Methods

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Hire for Attitude and Train for Skills

A valuable employee is one with the right attitude for your organization. Someone with a positive attitude has a tendency to react positively in most situations, whereas someone with a negative attitude has a tendency to react negatively in most situations. Most people will fall somewhere in between positive and negative attitudes. The key is to find someone who is more positive than negative. Smart recruiters look for attitude over skills because most skills can often be gained, while attitude is harder to change.

Thinking Outside the Box

Both companies and recruiters have started getting more innovative with their hiring process. Sites such as LinkedIn and other niche professional networking sites are absolutely teeming with talent just waiting to be approached.

Employee Referral Programs

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7 Tips for Successful Career Planning

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Make Career Planning an Annual Event

Many of us have physicals, visit the eye doctor and dentist, and do a myriad of other things on an annual basis, so why not career planning? Find a day or weekend once a year or more often if you feel the need or if you’re planning a major career change and schedule a retreat for yourself. Try to block out all distractions so that you have the time to truly focus on your career what you really want out of your career.

Map Your Path since Last Career Planning

One of your first activities whenever you take on career planning is spending time mapping out your job and career path since the last time you did any sort of career planning. While you should not dwell on your past, taking the time to review and reflect on the path – whether straight and narrow or one filled with any curves and dead-ends will help you plan for the future.

Reflect on Your Likes and Dislikes, Needs and Wants

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5 Mistakes You Already Make Before Job Interview

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Assuming They’ve Researched You

You’ve worked very hard creating a resume that speaks to your accomplishments and you’ve peppered your cover letter with strategies on how you can add value to the company, but that doesn’t mean your interviewer has read most of it or even part of it.  We’ve heard numerous reports that employers only spend between 6 and 30 seconds looking at resumes so don’t be surprised if your interviewer pulls out your resume, cover letter, blog posts, or anything else attached to your name right there in your interview.

Rehearsing Run-of-the-mill Questions

It’s all well and good to ask what the typical work week is like, but how far will asking common questions really get you?  Show your interest in the company and get down to the nitty-gritty.  Research all the company’s channels including website, social media outlets, what is being said within the industry and in the news, and come up with questions that will really impress your interviewer.

You’ve Set a Time Limit

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5 Rules Of Negotiating Job Offer

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Don’t underestimate the importance of likability

This sounds basic, but it’s crucial: People are going to fight for you only if they like you. Anything you do in a negotiation that makes you less likable reduces the chances that the other side will work to get you a better offer. This is about more than being polite; it’s about managing some inevitable tensions in negotiation, such as asking for what you deserve without seeming greedy, pointing out deficiencies in the offer without seeming petty, and being persistent without being a nuisance.

Help them understand why you deserve what you’re requesting.

It’s not enough for them to like you. They also have to believe you’re worth the offer you want. Never let your proposal speak for itself—always tell the story that goes with it. Don’t just state your desire (a 15% higher salary, say, or permission to work from home one day a week); explain precisely why it’s justified (the reasons you deserve more money than others they may have hired, or that your children come home from school early on Fridays). If you have no justification for a demand, it may be unwise to make it.

Make it clear they can get you.

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7 Cover Letter Tips That Can Catch A Recruiter’s Eye

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Although your resume is definitely important, the cover letter can also be a make-or-break factor. Before you even get an interview, your application will have to impress the recruiter or hiring manager, so perfecting your cover letter is key to earning a face-to-face meet. Here are some tips for a perfect cover letter that will catch any recruiter’s eye:

Tweak your tone for every company

Don’t send generic cover letters that can be used for any job application. You want to make sure that the tone of your letter fits the type of firm you’re applying to. Is the company looking for someone with sass or someone more serious? Figure that out on your own, and tailor your letter to what suits the company.

Make a case

You won’t be able to get to this on your resume, so be sure to make the case for why you’re the right person for the job and why you want to work for the company on your cover letter. A good way to sell yourself is to connect your experiences with the job description. List your skills and experiences that match the type of candidate they are looking to hire.

Be Different

Don’t repeat everything on your resume in your cover letter. The letter is your chance to shine and show a bit of your personality. Repeating what’s already been said just takes up valuable space.

Don’t bring up your weaknesses

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Why Opt For Morpheus Human Consulting ?

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Morpheus Human Consulting is a leading Recruitment Consultancy in India, with more than 18 branches and around 150+ consultants in our recruiting team in India and the Middle East. We serve to a wide range of clients throughout India & across a variety of Industry sectors. It is our mission to provide effective recruitment solutions which enable our Clients to develop and achieve their objectives. We do this by being Innovative, Professional and Honorable in regards to every aspect of our Recruitment practice.
Our Vision is to build ethical recruitment partnerships based on trust, integrity and honesty. We focus on the best people and find them great environments to work in. We are dedicated to ensuring that our skilled and enthusiastic team focus on providing the very best service. That way, we build lasting relationships with our clients and candidates alike. Our recruiters provide bespoke consultancy tailored to your company, not a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach, we understand what many agencies don’t, that quality and understanding matters. Our recruiting strategies help our client companies to meet the staffing and manpower demands of each individual project, and our fresh no-nonsense approach to recruiting means that we will deliver the right person for their vacancy on time and with the minimum disruption to your business.

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5 Ways To Deal With No Back-Up Plan Situation

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Not everyone quits a job with a plan in mind. People either do so because they are frustrated at work or are trying to figure out a direction they want their career to take. It is important that you resist the temptation to jump to the next job that comes your way. Following things can be done when you quit job without a backup plan:

Review Your Finances

The first thing to do when you quit without a backup plan is to review your finances. Do not use up all your savings. It is essential that you have enough savings to cover at least three to six months’ expenses while ensuring there’s more to fall back on if an emergency arises.

Friend Network

More often than not, most established companies have an employee referral programme and it’s good to check back with your friends to see if they know of any job openings in their intranet.

Try College Placement Cells

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6 Tips Of Writing An Effective Resume

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Format Your Resume Wisely

No matter how well written, your resume won’t get a thorough reading the first time through. Generally a resume gets scanned for 25 seconds. Scanning is more difficult if it is hard to read, poorly organized or exceeds two pages.

  • Use a logical format and wide margins, clean type and clear headings
  • Selectively apply bold and italic typeface that help guide the reader’s eye
  • Use bullets to call attention to important points (i.e. accomplishments)

Identify Accomplishments not Just Job Descriptions

Hiring managers, especially in technical fields like engineering, seek candidates that can help them solve a problem or satisfy a need within their company. Consequently, you can’t be a solution to their problems without stating how you solved similar problems in other companies and situations.

  • Focus on what you did in the job, NOT what your job was there’s a difference
  • Include a one or two top line job description first, then list your accomplishments
  • For each point ask yourself, What was the benefit of having done what I did?
  • Accomplishments should be unique to you, not just a list of what someone else did
  • Avoid using the generic descriptions of the jobs you originally applied for or held

Quantify Your Accomplishments

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6 Ways To Improve Your Email Etiquette

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Appropriate Email-id

Use of sobriquet in professional email address can be unethical for your job search. Generate new email address for your job hunt if required. For instance, email addresses like superhero231@gmail.com or jobhunt124@yahoo.com most likely doesn’t send out the best message. It is recommendable to use email address for job search that begins either with the first or last name and shall contain your full name.

Clear Subject Line and pertinent message

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How To Offer Help To Your Co-worker?

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Be consistent reliable

Efforts you can put to help your co-worker is to perform your own duties perfectly and follow through all the duties that you have promised. Helping others and neglecting your own task is also not beneficial as it hinders the overall performance of the team. Working with the person who is irresponsible towards his work is quite infuriating. On the other hand, if you are good performer your colleague can rely on your work and can spend more time in their task.

Provide help with time consuming but simple tasks

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