12 Jan '11, 10am

How to Convince a Manager to Hire You - Yahoo! Singapore Finance

Tim Tyrell-Smith , On Wednesday 12 January 2011, 0:43 SGT Hiring managers are in a tough spot. With smaller budgets and fewer hiring opportunities, every job offer counts. And the pressure builds when several people have their hands in a hiring decision and department executives focus heavily on significant ROI for new hires. A poor hiring decision is felt for months or even years. That means hiring managers are cautious. And if they cross the line to indecisive, the interview and offer process can drag out for you, the job candidate. So how do you help a hiring manager get past any reservations and choose you? Reduce their risk. Make sure you're not a risky hire. Do a Google search on your name to learn what a hiring manager will see when she does the same. Review your profiles and shared content on social media sites like LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. The Internet mak...

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