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Millennials Ready to Change the Workforce - Is Your Firm Ready for Them?

It appears that Millennials (or Generation Y if you prefer) aren't just a part of the workforce, they are poised to take it over and make fundamental changes.

The most common age in the current workforce is now 22, followed by 23 and 21, according to …

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on August 27, 2014 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

10 Job Interview Questions for an SEO Expert

Hiring an SEO expert is hard because SEO is changing all the time.. Most business owners know nothing about SEO, and even if they do, it’s probably outdated. The candidate who stays up to date is who you need to…

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Added by Paul Andre De Vera on August 27, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Optimizing Blog Posts: 11 Essential Considerations

Optimizing blog posts requires a fair bit of both art and science. Over the past four+ years, and particularly after working in the WordPress.org platform since the spring of 2013, I've learned a lot both about what TO do and what NOT to do. I've also learned a great deal from regularly curating content created by others.

I recently published the third edition of …

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Added by Courtney Hunt on August 27, 2014 at 9:28am — 2 Comments

Five of the Worst Hires of the 21st Century

We’ve written a lot about great hires who turned fledgling organizations around with their talent and will. Our point was to show the impact a single hire can make, as one visionary can transform a company on the verge of bankruptcy into a massive success.

However,…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 27, 2014 at 9:22am — No Comments

Lessons from the Wolf Pack #12 Dealing With Receptionists

Picture of a wolf pack which represents recruiters

Lessons from the Wolf Pack is an ongoing series of recruitment advice articles taken from, or inspired by, situations and events observed during our phone coaching sessions with recruitment consultants making real, live calls to win business and find candidates. This is advice directly…

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Added by Stephen Hart on August 27, 2014 at 6:41am — No Comments

What Type of Recruiters Are Most In-Demand?

Among Human Resources related positions, Recruiter was the second most in-demand, ranking behind HR Manager. Job listings for Recruiters increased 4.5% over the past 30 days when compared to the same time last year, according to data from WANTED Analytics. If companies are hiring Recruiters, it can signal that the industry or…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 26, 2014 at 9:59am — No Comments

No Recruiting Budget? No Problem.

  If you’re like most recruiters, chances are that doing more with less is a part of your job description. But just because you’re not a big spender or big brand doesn’t mean you can’t recruit like one.

So today,…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on August 26, 2014 at 11:16am — No Comments

Who REALLY Sucks? Scientific Study

This is a fairly frivolous research project, but I have heard so many people complaining in the past year about how 'recruiters suck', that I was motivated to go do some research, using the Google Chrome Search Engine to obtain data about what, or who, or which professions, vegetables, computer languages,…

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Added by Nicholas Meyler on August 26, 2014 at 2:30am — 3 Comments

Liars, Cheaters, and Thieves

Global Recruitment Buying In the past eight days of travel in Australia and New Zealand, I’ve asked over 100 people, chosen at random, the first word that comes to mind when they think of recruiters. In the past three months, I’ve asked this same question while in London and also about the staffing industry in several cities in the United States. I need only one hand to tick off the number of positive responses I heard, which included “helpful,” “partner,” and “beneficial.”

On the other hand, and…

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Added by Scott Wintrip on August 25, 2014 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

5 Steps To Building The Perfect Job Interview

Hiring well is crucial to any organization’s success, and an important part of that is the interview. After all, the resume can give you some basics, but the interview is your primary chance to uncover real insight about your applicant pool.

But how does that happen? Can…

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Added by Paul Petrone on August 25, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Why Recruiters Definitively Don't Suck

It's time to take an aggressive position against this prevalent and disappointing trend of demeaning recruiters.  It's almost become a fad for recruiters to write blogs about how recruiters suck, so that they can distinguish themselves against the others... their main 'selling point' being that they 'suck…

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Added by Nicholas Meyler on August 24, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Habits of the Most Skilled Recruiters: Part One – The Good

Most candidates are not fortunate enough to have a good recruitment process, considering only 5% of them rank their experience as “good.” So, where have we lost touch? It’s a clear indicator that some recruiters need a reassessment of their tech knowledge and people skills. However, a combination of both of these attributes results in an alignment with company goals. This vision is the…

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Added by Raj Sheth on August 23, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

PLEASE Put it in Your Resume!

You've done all the research, studied the “Top 15 Interview Questions You Should Know How to Answer”* or delved into “6 Reasons Why You Didn't Get the Job”*, you're primed and ready and totally confident in your abilities to begin your job search.

You've posted your resume on…

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Added by Pam Sisson on August 22, 2014 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Hi Ho, Hi Ho, We’re Off to Work at Home

Video interviews have a direct impact on contingency and teleworking. There, I said it. They create a culture of teleworking by allowing candidates to interview from home, no matter how far their living room is from your office. 50 million Americans have jobs that enable them to …

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Added by Julie Salerno on August 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Tech Tools for the Economical Entrepreneur - Part 4

Low and No Cost Resources for Small (HR/Recruiting) Businesses on a Budget

Part 4

Hopefully, that graphic to the right isn't making your head spin. The resources below are here to have the opposite effect, and help you…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on August 22, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Recruiting the Right Creative Minds

If you really want to give your business the best chance for success, then you need to hire the most talented, creative candidates available. Creative employees breathe new life into tired ideas and inspire other employees to push the envelope as well.

When it comes to the recruiting process, here are just a…

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Added by Dave on August 22, 2014 at 12:14am — No Comments

Protecting Your Firm and Client From Co-Employment

If you outsource the contract staffing back-office tasks or are considering doing so, it's probably because you are trying to avoid the liability associated with having contractors.

But without a properly established relationship between you, your back-office, your client, and your candidate, you could…

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Added by Debbie Fledderjohann on August 21, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

What to Do When There's a Shrinking Candidate Supply

With the economy recovering, the labor marketplace has shifted from employer-driven to candidate-driven, according to a MRI…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on August 21, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

What You Need To Know About Image Copyright Laws

Using an image from a Google search is harmless… until $70,000 (or more) is awarded against you in statutory damages. That could be on the low end. Potential damages like that spark a lot of questions in a marketer’s minds. Am I breaking the law? How do permissions really work on…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on August 21, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments

Tech Tools for the Economical Entrepreneur - Part 3

We dedicated Part 1 to resources used to streamline accounting practices for small HR/Recruiting businesses (money matters).Part 2 highlighted advertising, communication and…

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Added by Maisha Cannon on August 22, 2014 at 8:40pm — No Comments

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