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With Employee Recognition Day coming up on Friday, we’d like to recommend this great article posted at WorldatWork.org‘s Workspan Weekly on how to maintain a meaningful recognition program even in these trying economic times: “Revving Up Your Recognition Program During a Recession” by By Tyler Gentry, and Linda Vossen We whole-heartedly believe in employee recognition…Read More
Check out hireVision’s own Tina Hamilton in this video clip from of a December 4, 2009, round table discussion on regional job creation hosted by Congressman Charlie Dent (Pa-15), courtesy of WFMZ. Tina was invited to the forum as a local expert on job creation. Prepare to be astounded by Tina’s amazing water drinking skills…Read More
“The first thing I learned when I started going over the responses I received to my query about resumes is that there is a consensus of what is acceptable and what isn’t. Of course, there are exceptions to every rule, but don’t count on finding one of them during your job search. If you…Read More
Here are some secret tricks that real recruiters and hiring managers use to weed out candidates:
They inspect your car.
Tina Hamilton, of hireVision Group, knows a corporate president who would find out which car belonged to the candidate he was interviewing. “The receptionist … would then go outside and look in the candidate’s car to see how neat and clean the car was, if there were food wrappers … how well maintained the car was,” says Hamilton. “The owner considered this a definition of the candidate’s character.”Read More
INTERVIEWING SUCCESSFULLY IN 2009 A Modern &Â Progressive Â Interviewing Process CHOOSE YOUR DATEÂ Aug. 3Â or Aug. 19, 2009 8:30 AM- Noon 1275 Glenlivet Drive; Suite 100 Allentown, PA 18106 $135.00 per person – Continental Breakfast Included Presenter:Â TINA HAMILTON, PHR, President and Founder of hireVision The learner is taken from identifying the need to strategic interviewing and…Read More
“What’s your biggest weakness?”
If your resume is good enough to get you an interview, you probably won’t escape this question. Hiring managers inevitably ask it, and job candidates invariably loathe it.
Some uninformed job seekers, however, do a complete face plant in response, giving answers like these real-life ones supplied by top hiring professionals:Read More
Tina Hamilton, founder & CEO of hireVision (an HR and hiring management firm) and a colleague of mine, asked the question, “Does the ‘human’ in Human Resources still exist?” She’s worried about “the emotional element of HR. The empathetic approach to dealing with employees as living people versus machines that we control and maneuver to…Read More
Find your place Part of establishing your role on a team comes with understanding what you can learn from others and what you can offer them. “While it is important to be knowledgeable, it is more important to understand your status,” advises Tina Hamilton, president and CEO. If you show a willingness to learn more…Read More
Tina Hamilton, president and CEO of HR company myHR Partner, offers some tips for job seekers still trying to find their direction. Look for jobs that align with your education. While you don’t want to limit yourself too much during the job hunt, don’t apply for a job as an investment banker if you’re about…Read More
Hamilton contributes to this NY Daily News Article about the importance of interviewing the interviewer http://www.nydailynews.com/money/2008/10/07/2008-10-07_ask_the_interviewer_a_tough_question__or.html?page=1Read More