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Why MOST Cover Letters SUCK! (Spoiler... It ain't the candidates who write them!)

Most have heard, Recruiters and Hiring Managers will read resumes in 6 to 10 seconds.

I read an article recently espousing the deep dive candidates MUST do while making it "personal" for their cover letters... must have been an English major who wrote the article.

Recruiters may not…

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Added by Nick Lagos on November 21, 2016 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Facebook Takes Aim (and Fires) at The Recruitment Sector

Facebook has announced its new jobs feature. To confirm, this isn’t Facebook for Work/Workplace by Facebook –  it’s Facebook formally entering the jobs market.

Facebook is constantly evolving, and while Facebook builds new features and gives people new ways of using the platform, they can’t change…

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Added by Chris South on November 20, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The Top Five Strongest Interview Questions to Ask and The Importance of Understanding Aspirations

Depending on the hiring manager, recruiter or human resources department - interviewers may not necessarily have as much time to interview as they wish. I've seen interviews that last from thirty minutes to a chain of interviews lasting eight hours. Regardless, interviewers need to make sure to take advantage of the time spent interviewing and more often than not, they ask questions that don't necessarily give a real understanding of the candidate.…

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Added by James Aiken on November 17, 2016 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

Hiring Headache? 4 Tips For Bringing On Production Workers

Finding a great manufacturing employee to fill a position is becoming increasingly more challenging. Part of this has to do with the skills gap found in younger generations. This does not refer to the gap in skills regarding the actual work that your employees must…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on November 16, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

4 Recruiting Trends You Need to Know About

As 2016 ends, experts are trying to predict which recruiting trends from this year will carry into 2017, but there is still some debate. Regardless of which candidate you voted for— and we’re not picking sides here —no one can deny that, with the election of Trump, the dynamics of American practices…

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Added by Pete Jay DuCharme on November 17, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

How to be a Pro-Active Candidate

The Recruiting and Talent Aquisition Industry has its own unique "language", our vernacular is a jumble of idioms, acronyms, abbreviations, hashtags, and secret codes (well not really). It is no secret, however, that the myriad of Recruiting Firms, Headhunters, Corporate HR, and the…

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Added by Neil Elenzweig on November 17, 2016 at 11:39am — No Comments

Sometimes, I hire bad interviewers. And you should too!

One of my favorite things about recruiting in the corporate environment is an invested, long term interest in making quality hires. The collaboration and alignment of the talent acquisition and management organizations is essential to identifying and acquiring great talent. Part of the value talent acquisition can bring to the table is our…

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Added by Brendan Orf on November 15, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

WhatsApp Group Chat - Creating Candidate Personas

Creating Personas is a game that we’ve all played during our childhood and enjoyed it and we’re quite good at it. If we’re being completely honest when we’re creating JDs it requires creativity and skill that needs to be acquired if you don’t have it already.  Don’t you agree?

While we’re creating JDs we need to ensure that we catch the desired applicants with the right calibre. Hence our popular…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on November 16, 2016 at 12:56am — No Comments

INTERVIEW STYLES AND BAD HIRES: WHAT’S THE CONNECTION?

It's no secret that bad hires are costly to organizations. The expenses associated with recruiting, hiring, and training replacement employees are often significant. The expenses aren't only monetary either. Bad hires are also costly in terms of employee morale and productivity. Yet, even the most seasoned hiring managers and HR professionals make bad hires…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on November 16, 2016 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Don't you hate it when a candidate turns down an offer 1 week before their start date?

The dreaded decline of the offer usually comes before accepting the offer, oh no, not on this one. Relocation assistance approved and sign on bonus all in place, even 3 weeks paid in a hotel to help transition.  As a recruiter you have already visualized the check coming in the mail and your off on to your next biggest and most important search.  

Although, instead of being happy and feeling good about all the hard work you did that goes into recruiting the hard-to-fill unicorn all…

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Added by TechHiring.com on November 11, 2016 at 5:48pm — No Comments

How to Bring Military Precision to Your Hiring Process

Veteran’s Day is the perfect time not only to honor our service members, but also to recognize the valuable set of traits that veterans bring to the professional world. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs outlines several …

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Added by Steve Janack on November 10, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Veterans Day 2016 a special and weird day!!

Veterans Day 2016 a special and weird day!!

 

Veterans day 2016 a day that is very special as is all Veterans days. Veterans day is a day where we do honor to those who have fought for the freedoms we all enjoy.

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Added by Dean Da Costa on November 9, 2016 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Rethinking the Role of Recruiters

Recruiters as brand ambassadors – as opposed to salespeople - for your organization

Let’s face it. It’s a candidate-driven marketplace out there. It is more difficult than ever to attract and retain qualified employees. As a recruiter, you’re charged…

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Added by Mark Jackson on November 10, 2016 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Top 8 Effective Ways to Choose the Best Applicant Tracking System

When it comes to posting various job descriptions and candidate requirements on the job portals and social media platforms, the Recruiting Software serves the best under this category. However, every organization, big or small, needs to have a streamlined maintenance of all the applications…

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Added by Sanjay Darji on November 10, 2016 at 7:30am — No Comments

Hurry up and Wait

A chain is only as strong as the weakest link. People who you have tasked to get the job done can only do so much without a team effort, mutual respect and co-operation. Many pieces to the puzzle and one size doesn’t fit all. Are we all “Reading From the Same Page?” or all are agendas conflicting?…

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Added by Maurice Robertson on November 9, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Recruit Salespeople Who Can Deliver Immediate Results

Salespeople are the heart and soul of nearly every enterprise. without the right salespeople, your business will not be able to grow or profit. Even the best customer service will not be helpful if there are no customers to serve. But recruiting the best salespeople can be a…

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Added by Kevin Faber on November 9, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

5 Out-Of-Box Recruiting Tactics You'll Want To Know About

So what are some of the creative, unique tactics companies have used to help them better connect, engage and recruit top talent? Here are 5 effective ‘out-of-box’ recruiting ideas to fire up your inspiration today:

1. Billboards

While this isn't necessarily…

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Added by Will Staney on November 9, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Top Tweets of the #SourcingChat – The Importance of Mobile Recruiting

Digitalisation has paved the way to building new connections and maintaining distant relations; be it professional, family or otherwise; it’s possible in a digital world such as the one we live in. There has been a long standing debate revolving around the importance of Mobile Recruiting and…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on November 9, 2016 at 1:30am — No Comments

Tips for Writing a Compelling Job Advertisement

Steve Jobs has left us with this influential and stirring quote about the secret to success. He has said that it’s all about going to great lengths just to hire the best people for the job. To achieve this, it all starts with getting the right candidates or doing your best in recruitment.

What is…

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Added by Ashley Mills on November 8, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

How to Use Data to Demonstrate Your Value as a Recruiter

Collecting and analyzing recruiting data not only allows you to be more strategic about how you allocate human and financial resources within recruiting, but it also allows you to better market your services as a recruiter. “Everyone knows that corporations are measurement crazy, so I have found that by not measuring something (in this case recruiters), you are inadvertently sending a message to executives and employees that whatever you are doing is not strategic or even important…

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Added by Steven Duque on November 8, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

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