Mark Cates to Discuss Recruiting Systems Technology

Raleigh, NC, July 26, 2009 --( Career Transformations has announced that Mark Cates, a research and development director of information technology, will be the speaker at the group’s next meeting on Wednesday, July 29 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. in the fellowship hall of Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church, located at 7506 Falls of Neuse Road. Cates will discuss “Everything You Need to Know About Recruiting Systems Technology to Land a Job, But Didn’t Know to Ask.” He will focus on how Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies often use complex Internet software-based recruiting systems to handle recruiting and hiring. In his presentation, Cates will describe how Internet recruiting systems work so that the job seeker can optimize their job search to be invited for an interview. Topics covered will include Internet job postings, optimal use of company career sites, and job search engines, and how to get to the top of the candidate pool by using referrals. Cates with also highlight job boards, resume parsing and LinkedIn.

A community outreach program formerly known as CareerNet, Career Transformations’ mission is to provide Christian-based support, encouragement and relationship building opportunities to the people who are in career transition. Meetings are held every Wednesday at Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church. For more information about the program, please contact team leader Linda Leake at (919) 787-7861 or call the church office at (919) 847-1913.

“Mark’s knowledge of recruiting systems technology will certainly benefit members of our group,” said Leake. “This information will give us insight into how companies recruit online and how to stand out as a candidate.”

About Career Transformations:
Career Transformations is community outreach program providing networking opportunities to those in the Christian community. Through support and encouragement, Career Transformations helps to create the necessary connections to those seeking employment and/or a career transition. Meetings typically include speakers on hot employment topics along with e-group communications.

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