Weekly Roundup: Top Headlines in Talent Acquisition, April 20, 2018

Posted by The ConveyIQ Team

Your ConveyIQ Weekly Roundup is a collection of the most popular articles on recruiting, hiring, talent acquisition, candidate experience and HR tech.
Graduation season is quickly approaching, so this is an important time for job seekers. Whether you're a soon-to-be college graduate or just want a career change, get your job search going and keep this advice in mind!


6 Things to Never Say to a Recruiter
During the search for your next job, it's important to sound confident, express your skills effectively and share your expectations as a potential new employee. If you want to know what not to say, give this article a read! These are the phrases that really peeve recruiters, and for good reason. They show a lack of confidence, skills, enthusiasm and research.


The 5 biggest mistakes people make when looking for a new job
Looking for a new job can be extremely stressful. Especially for students, seeking employment comes with a lot of time and peer pressure. Even with all of these unideal factors, job seekers should play it cool and focus plenty of time and attention on their applications and interviews. Read why limited job searches and four other mistakes won't land you a job.


4 reasons why failure can lead to spectacular success
Let's be really honest for a moment. While looking for a new job, you're probably going to hear "no" quite often. It's the annoying and hurtful fact of the process. But, not landing your dream job - or any job for that matter - is not the end of the world. Failure can be a great learning opportunity and lead to your greatest accomplishments! If you need a little inspiration or encouragement, give this a read.


TL;DR Grad Salaries, Blind Hiring & The War For Skills
News flash: not all college majors will result in the same pay straight out of school. Okay, that's pretty obvious. But, the not-so-obvious lesson that comes from this is often overlooked. The lesson being, research about your major and where it ranks in average salaries can help you to negotiate and ask for a fair salary. If you majored in Psychology but are up against Business Administration students for a Sales job, know the worth of your major and where that might rank against others, for example!
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