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JustinK

Name:

Justin

Website/Blog:

http://www.tekshak.com

Bio:

Recruiter for a staffing firm in Plymouth, MI.

Recent Forum Topics & Comments (56)
Forum Discussion Posted
Company > Deloitte & Touche

Drug test policy at Deloitte

[QUOTE who="Brown noser in Essex, Maryland"]Were you the dork in school that never got to hang out with the cool kids or the equally hated guy who snitched on everyone ...

7 years ago
Company > Home Depot

background check

[QUOTE who="Ryan"]I just recently got accepted for employment at an HD store. I have a felony drug conviction in my background. I am applying in Chicago. When I was ...

7 years ago
Company > Deloitte & Touche

Drug test policy at Deloitte

[QUOTE who="DTS in Winter Park, Florida"]I don't appreciate it when an employer tries to restrict what you do in your personal life. Nobody makes you take an alcohol test ...

7 years ago
Job > Technical Recruiter

Selling a Resume Database (populated)?

That's what I was wondering, if his candidates were active on the job boards or passively searching. I can see the value in a database like that. How large of a database is it ...

7 years ago
Job > Technical Recruiter

Selling a Resume Database (populated)?

I'm not sure of the legality of selling a database like that, but from a recruiters perspective, why would a company be willing to pay 150 - 200k for a database that your friend ...

7 years ago
Company > Cybertech

Cybertech News and Happenings.

I'm sorry that you had a bad experience with the company. What type of position were you in. Maybe I can give you some feedback as to what happened.

7 years ago
Company > Employment 1

employment one

Yes, NEVER pay a firm to find you a job. There are plenty of companies that would be happy to help you for free (the company I work for being one of them :). I hope you didn't ...

7 years ago
General > Job Interviews

I cant picture you doing that job!

Sounds like you may have an EEO case under Title VII.

7 years ago
Company > Deloitte & Touche

Drug test policy at Deloitte

Most of the time it is a urine test. It's cheaper for the employer.

7 years ago
Company > Deloitte & Touche

Drug test policy at Deloitte

Also 100% positive you will not be screened during the interview process. It is illegal for companies to issue a drug screen before an offer of employment has been extended.

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Legal

finding a job?

Still Strong,

It sounds like he was extending an offer to you, and if you wanted to accept it he was giving you the start date. Absolutely nothing wrong with that. You ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Legal

finding a job?

[QUOTE who="Displaced Legal Professional"]
Of course Justin will pump up candidates. That's salesmanship. That's his job if he hopes to collect a commission.

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Legal

finding a job?

Hello HR,

To answer your posts in order. Most employers do not automatically disqualify a person, most do what you described there. I do know of a few companies that do ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Legal

finding a job?

[QUOTE who="Displaced Legal Professional"]
"Thank you. This woman was a supposedly reputable and professional headhunter.
Other headhunters I've spoken ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Legal

finding a job?

You are completely correct. Thats no reason for her to be rude. Also, that would not make her look bad to a company. The only way she would look bad is if she submitted you ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Legal

finding a job?

[QUOTE who="Displaced Legal Professional"]Hello: "'Why not? It doesn't cost you anything. You don't have to accept the offer,' etc.
I guess my honest answer ...

7 years ago
Company > Siemens

How to get a job at Siemens.

Hi everyone,

My suggestion on the keyword search is tailor your resume for every job posted. Use as many keywords from the job posting that you can. Those are usually the ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Legal

finding a job?

[QUOTE who="Displaced Legal Professional"]The headhunters have taken over the job boards. Compare the number of jobs you see from real, direct-higher employers to those ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Legal

finding a job?

[QUOTE who="Sheri"]Why are all these "staffing" services still in business? I am signed up to work for 4 different places and haven't worked a day yet! And ...

7 years ago
Company > Westaff

Fake JOB

[QUOTE who="Small Town near Big Town"]
Hard lesson learned: When I follow up on a position, the following questions are usually asked:
1) FIRST - Has this ...

7 years ago
Company > Westaff

Fake JOB

[QUOTE who="me"]Yep! Some also say that "there is a job, we will hold it. Just come in..." When you get there and ask about it "well, the company called ...

7 years ago
Company > Cybertech

Cybertech News and Happenings.

[QUOTE who="Robert"]Hello Justin,
I'll chime in. I wish we could sue every company named Cybertech for trademark infringment since we have been Cyber-Tech, Inc. for ...

7 years ago
Company > Cybertech

Cybertech News and Happenings.

Come on people, someone come and post. We have had some people register but no one posting. Do not be afraid, just drop in and say hi.

www.tekshak.com

7 years ago
Company > Westaff

Fake JOB

Hello Oh?,

I would not give the person interviewing you anything. If they tried to make you, I might put a complaint in with the EEOC. These companies will not learn ...

7 years ago
Company > Quest Diagnostics

Credential evaluation

One word of caution with picking one at random. Some employers require the evaluation from a specific agency. Just an FYI before you go and spend money on an evaluation.

7 years ago
Company > Aerotek CE

How to get a job at Aerotek CE.

[QUOTE who="The man"]What about my comments???? Hey, I'm not like Justin the "professional HR" so I'm not as good at sugar coating my answers.[/QUOTE]

I ...

7 years ago
Company > Aerotek CE

How to get a job at Aerotek CE.

Why thank you. It is sad to that everyone is having such a bad time with staffing companies. I know it is a lot different in the large staffing companies like Aerotek for example ...

7 years ago
Company > Aerotek CE

How to get a job at Aerotek CE.

[QUOTE who="Wouldn't like to identify but..."]
I do not believe that anybody owes me anything. I would however question what criteria is used to judge who makes the ...

7 years ago
Company > Home Depot

background check

First off let me say that I do not and have never worked for HD so I do not know their hiring practices first hand. But being in HR and a recruiter myself, you probably have a 50 ...

7 years ago
Company > Robert Half Technology

general employment comment

[QUOTE who="dennis from des moines"]after reading these comments, it's amazing how many people are looking for work..... to listen to the government, you'd think that ...

7 years ago
Company > Bank Of America

No Answer

[QUOTE who="Jeff"]A negitive answer is better that no answer, they send an E-mail confirming receipt, why can't the reviewer after reading answer maybe or just plain NO ...

7 years ago
Company > Bank Of America

No Answer

[QUOTE who="sara"]hi ,Any one can give reply on email ,writing one mail with simple explaination and sending it on the available ID does not call for any confrontation ...

7 years ago
Job > Psychologist

My boyfriends mom

[QUOTE who="Monica"]Okay hopefully I can get some insight on this. Last night my live in boyfriend and our children go out to dinner. His mom joins us and through out ...

7 years ago
Company > Cybertech

Cybertech News and Happenings.

Hello everyone, my name is Justin and I am the main recruiter at Cybertech. Some of you may have seen me around these forums but for those of you that have not, let me give you a ...

7 years ago
Company > Bank Of America

No Answer

First off let me state that I have no affiliation with Bank of America. That being said, you have to understand companies receive so many application that they can not possibly ...

7 years ago
Company > Westaff

Fake JOB

Hey, not a problem I love to help out potential job seekers. If anyone wants any information on staffing companies or employment stuff in general, you can also visit our forums ...

7 years ago
Company > Westaff

Fake JOB

[QUOTE who="sally"]
This is not on behalf of the agency listed, but with the agency I am associated with. The reasonthe information is required up front, is for ...

7 years ago
Job > Cage Cashier

Cage Cashier Background Check

[QUOTE who="Minny"]What are they looking for when they do a background check? I was asked to bring a money order for $75. Is this for a license? I did something stupid ...

7 years ago
Company > Aerotek CE

How to get a job at Aerotek CE.

[QUOTE who="ken"]I just traveled 10 hours because a recruiter told me he had several interviews lined up for me. LOL what a joke I had no interviews lined up.pay is not ...

7 years ago
Company > Westaff

Fake JOB

[QUOTE who="Josey Nelson"]For all you out there reading this..it is very legitimate to request SS and D.L doc's without hiring!!! And I guess if you have time to sit on ...

7 years ago
Job > Medical Assistant

certified medical assistant

[QUOTE who="Terri"]
I never see too many opening for CHP, but everytime I do I put an application/resume in. I called them one time and they say they prefer people ...

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

Placement/Employment Agencies

[QUOTE who="Finally, A Real Job At Home !"]
Many excellent work-at-home opportunities are available. you can start your own business and enjoy the many benefits it ...

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

Placement/Employment Agencies

Looking for real solutions, to answer your questions age should not be a consideration when looking at people for a job. I was just pointing out that it is illegal for companies ...

7 years ago
Company > JPMorgan Chase

Interview today 1/24

[QUOTE who="JC in Tampa"]I applied for a Process Analyst for JP Morgan about three weeks ago and am going in for an interview today.
I was laid off right after ...

7 years ago
Company > Aerotek CE

How to get a job at Aerotek CE.

If these companies keep contacting you, you have to have a resume out there somewhere. Think of anywhere that you may have one (online, and at a college career services are the ...

7 years ago
Company > Aerotek CE

How to get a job at Aerotek CE.

[QUOTE who="Brian in New Jersey"]Think for yourself. What company wants to pay a staffing firm 25% of first year salary for an entry level candidate that they can get free ...

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

Placement/Employment Agencies

Oh for the agency part, no not all staffing companies are franchises. There are many smaller family owned companies. That is what I work for, it is myself, a marketer and 2 other ...

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

Placement/Employment Agencies

Yes it is correct that companies that hire low income families receive a tax break. Its a government program to help people on welfare receive work. It gives an incentive to ...

7 years ago
Company > OfficeTeam

Placement/Employment Agencies

First for the legality of this information. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits the discrimination on the basis of several different factors (race, ethnicity ...

7 years ago
Company > Westaff

Fake JOB

[QUOTE who="JK"]There is no legitimate reason that an agency will require your SS#, DL# etc. If the end client requires that info it should be with a job offer pending ...

7 years ago

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