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7 Employer Branding Strategy Tips

Employer branding is an important aspect of any talent acquisition team's efforts to attract candidates and drive inbound recruiting.  However, many companies still struggle to develop a strategy for their talent brand that is robust, but still executable.  This is especially true given lack of budgeting for many companies.

With that in mind, we put together 7 tips to consider when thinking through your employer brand strategy:

  1. Review Sites Matter: It's…
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Added by Phil Strazzulla on February 5, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Diversity in 2018: 3 Things Recruiting and HR Pros Need To Know

Many of us in the talent space have been poring over LinkedIn’s 2018 Global Recruiting Trends report in recent weeks, and with good reason: It’s packed with…

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Added by Jay Hinman on February 6, 2018 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Conclusion!!

Over the last several weeks we have covered all the parts of the “Sourcing Methodology”. We went over a boat load of tools, all of which can help you do your jobs. Tools such as; Owler, SEC, Bloomberg, Talismatic, Insightly, rethinlabs, paysa, LInkedin, Crowded for research. Hiretual, Bool, CSEs, Social…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on February 5, 2018 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Avoiding Candidate Illusions

For an awfully long time now, I’ve been a proponent of the idea that obtaining clarity regarding a job prospect’s core motivators is one of the most important aspects of an effective recruiting process. As recruiters, we must have the ability to quickly acquire and triage exactly what is motivating a…

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Added by Advanced Recruiting Trends on February 2, 2018 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Cringe-worthy Interview Stories

With so many tips out there on how to have a great interview, it may be surprising that people mess up in big ways. We here at Prime Financial Recruiting have heard a lot of horror stories. Here are some of the worst:…

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Added by Sara Gerardo on February 2, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Prioritize And Hire For EQ Over IQ



As Irving Berlin once said, “Talent is the starting point.” In this day and age of boundless knowledge educational tools on the internet, most anyone can learn coding languages, sales tactics and other trades of various industries. What, then, sets apart…

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Added by Rick Girard on February 1, 2018 at 3:15pm — No Comments

Differences in Professional Expectations Across Generations

A few weeks ago, we co-hosted a great event with Universum around their recent Generations research which dives deep into what professionals and students of various generations hope, fear, and expect about their careers.  With all the talk of millennials, and now Gen Z, it was great to have a trove of data to better understand what is really happening, and if these groups of people are so different.

We did two events to talk through…

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Added by Phil Strazzulla on February 1, 2018 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Cybersecurity Consciousness for Human Capital Management

The more the access points are there for a device, the more is the vulnerability potential. It’s shocking how 71% of cyberattacks around the world are targeted on small and mid-sized companies because of the low allocation of the budgets for cyber protection.…

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Added by Pradip mohapatra on February 1, 2018 at 4:19am — No Comments

Best Skills To Look For in a New Recruit

Today, young college graduates are seeing that a degree does not always equate with a job. Underemployment is a very real thing. Understanding the most in demand skills recruiters are looking for helps people develop professionally. And of course, recruiters…

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Added by Devin Caldwell on January 31, 2018 at 7:08pm — No Comments

Recruitment Trends We Can Expect To See In 2018

Over the last decade, technology has greatly advanced traditional recruitment practices and with the use of AI and VR amongst both candidates and recruiters increasing, we are expecting 2018 to bring a plethora of new…

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Added by ISL Recruitment on January 31, 2018 at 9:17am — No Comments

A CEO, 10 Directors and a Mop!

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Does that sound like the hierarchy in your organization?  I hope not- because it certainly is the case with a few.

Organizations today have parted ways with the never ending hierarchical structure of executives climbing the ladder to reach the top.  Most millennial companies…

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Added by Susan Varghese on January 30, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Sourcing Methodology Part 5 – Outreach!!

Sourcing Methodology Part 5 – Outreach!!

This is part 5 of the Methodology, Outreach. In part 4 we talked about Enhancement, now that we have that done, and of course uploaded our list to our ATS or CRM, it’s time to reach out.

So this has 2 parts;…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on January 29, 2018 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Impact of Salary History Laws on All States

What do the following cities and states all have in common?

  • California
  • Delaware
  • Massachusetts
  • Oregon
  • New Orleans
  • New York City
  • Philadelphia
  • Pittsburgh
  • Puerto Rico
  • San Francisco

They all have, or will soon have, laws on the books preventing employers from asking about job candidate’s salary history. The laws state that companies are prohibited from questioning…

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Added by Angie Barnes on January 29, 2018 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Easy Sourcing with NO Boolean

Lots has been said about using the natural language to search for potential candidates. Examples would be "I am a Software Engineer at Microsoft" or …

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Added by Irina Shamaeva on January 29, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION- NOT IN MY BACKYARD!

Diversity and Inclusion is a buzz term that is being heard across all sectors of society including that of employment.

As a result of this, there has been a particular focus on the development of…

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Added by Joanne McDonagh on January 26, 2018 at 8:52am — No Comments

3 Situations When Social Media Can Cause You Harm In Your Job Search

You lost your job or you were not hired because of your activities on social media is a phrase that is both laughable and taunting. Truth is everybody loves social media. It is a free world! It would be a stretch of the truth to say otherwise. For starters, using social media brings to mind the old saying that internet technology has reduced the world to a global village. You can become friends with anyone and from any part of the globe. Think about Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, My…

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Added by Julia Baron on January 25, 2018 at 4:48am — No Comments

Building Culture: 8 things to lookout for

Barely a day goes by without the word 'culture' featuring heavily in my conversations. It’s become a sort of catch-all phrase and having a ‘great’ one is something lots of agencies can be fiercely proud and protective of - and rightly so. It's also a great get-out-jail-free card when it comes to delivering negative interview feedback; "they're good but we don't feel like they fit our…

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Added by Darren Scotland on January 25, 2018 at 4:26am — No Comments

10 Habits of Highly Incompetent People

We’ve all read of the best habits of highly successful people.  However what bothers me the most is the incompetence that we experience on a day to-day basis.  Many like to blame it on a generation and attribute it to a case of entitlement.  I on the contrary believe otherwise.  In my everyday work I come across several of those regardless of the generation.  Here are the 10 most annoying habits.…

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Added by Susan Varghese on January 24, 2018 at 11:11pm — No Comments

HR Tools: The List of Best HR Software by Type

This ultimate list of best HR software by type offers an overview of various HR software available on the market. It will help you comprehend all the different…

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Added by Kristina Martic on January 24, 2018 at 9:11am — No Comments

Re-Setting The Bar

The other day I heard about a friend of a friend who had been out of work. This was a company move and layoff because of the move. No fault of the employee, and by all indications a pretty talented guy.

Regardless of the talent, he’s been looking and hasn’t found anything for about six months. He is an experienced candidate and he interviewed recently for an entry level role. Not the right fit. The company is interested in him and willing to hire him at the entry level or near entry…

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Added by Todd Kmiec on January 24, 2018 at 9:43am — No Comments

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