Monthly Archives: February 2016

7 Aspects About Recruiting That Will Make You Look Differently at the Job Search

This entry was posted in Articles, Employment trends and tagged , on by Lynn.

list_ok HR managers devote merely 6 seconds to CVs as a rule. As part of a case study, the American company TheLadders analysed the decision making of recruiters. The result: HR managers devote merely 6 seconds on average to individual CVs! Specific basic data, such as education and previous jobs, seem to be particularly relevant while reviewing CVs; well-structured CVs are generally rated better than complex CVs. We have already presented the study in a previous blog post.

understanding the recruiting process

list_ok There is no correct answer to interview questions, what matter is your way to answer them. There are interview questions that were already asked countless times and the possible responses are always the same. Here’s where the big opportunities for applicants lie. In the case of annoying interview questions, there is no correct response but what matters is the manner in which you answer the question. If the question unnerves you, the HR manager will most certainly dig deeper. Surprise with an authentic response to a standard question and you will make a lasting positive memory.

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Working for Amazon: Is It a Win-Win Situation?

This entry was posted in Articles, Employment trends, Working life and tagged , on by María Aragón.

working for amazonAmazon  was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle (Washington). In 2015, they opened their doors in Mexico, which means, in the words of Juan Carlos García, director of Amazon Mexico, “Amazon’s biggest international launch to date”. There are those who assure us that its arrival in Mexico is just the start of its international expansion around Latin America.

AMAZON, A POWERFUL EMPLOYMENT GENERATOR

Amazon, with more than 97,000 full-time employees, is a real employment-generating machine. Although the volume of employment vacancies in Mexico is still low-key, due to its recent implementation, forecasts are promising if we take into account the trend in countries where Amazon is already established.

More than 100,000 Christmas jobs in the United States.  Amazon had announced plans to hire more than 100,000 people in the United States over the Christmas period for its 50 customer service centres and 20 logistics centres: 20% more than last year.

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