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5 Failsafe Ways to Repel Millennials

Whether you want it to happen or not, Millennials are taking over. No really, this isn’t an opinion, it’s a fact. Currently, they make up…

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Added by Kelly Robinson on August 13, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Are Senior Citizens Solid Recruits?

Could older workers be an asset when recruiting new talent?

Older employees are often overlooked in favor of younger staff that oftentimes proves more tech- savvy, but in fact older workers offer many advantages to your business.

So just why should your business…

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Added by Dave on August 12, 2015 at 3:10pm — No Comments

4 Things to Look for When Selecting Employee Onboarding Software

What makes for a successful employee onboarding software? Is it a slick interface that makes everything look shiny, clean, and simple? That helps people feel better…

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Added by Christine Marino on August 12, 2015 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Tips for Engaging Tech Talent

When I transferred into Georgia Tech during my undergraduate tenure I had a lot of school slang to catch up on.  My fellow students would talk about having the “word” on different professors/classes.  Although I wasn’t initially impressed because I had Microsoft Word on my computer already, I…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on August 11, 2015 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Live chat: an overlooked recruitment tool?

In today’s age of ubiquitous connectivity, we have hundreds of recruitment tools at our disposal. There’s social media, there’s video, there’s a world of clever automation technology… the industry is saturated with options.

But this…

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Added by Roxanne Abercrombie on August 11, 2015 at 4:37am — 7 Comments

How to Align Your Team to Create Engaged Employees

What’s a football team without a…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 11, 2015 at 10:53am — 1 Comment

Using Twitter for Recruitment

Twitter is a great place to attract the attention of potential candidates yet many people are still unconvinced about using it. Once an advert is posted a tweet can then link to the specific job and be made visible to your followers in an instant. Suddenly followers retweet the link and…

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Added by Mark Cook on August 11, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Minimum Requirement for Improving Quality of Hire

Skipping all suspense, I will just say that the minimum requirement for improving quality of hire is that the quality of the hire is measured.

As Peter Drucker said,

If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.

Well, duh (some of you might be thinking).  I know…it seems obvious.  However, do you get any reports on how well your hires are…

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Added by Eric Putkonen on August 11, 2015 at 8:21am — 1 Comment

What Does Your Time-to-Fill Really Say?

What's your company’s current time-to-fill? How does it compare to the 27-day national average? Is it longer? Shorter? What’s your industry? How much money do you lose by not filling that position? How vital is a…

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Added by Erin Engstrom on August 10, 2015 at 11:38am — 2 Comments

How to Recruit with SnapChat?

Scouting for talented individuals has never been simple and so for recruiters to advertise job specs to get the word out for a vacancy to be filled is just as difficult without cost effective methods. While most recruiters prefer traditional methods of recruiting as against modern ones, the efficient and cost…

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Added by Sourcing Adda on August 10, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

MetaSearch the real story!!

So we are going to take a short break on our series on lesser sights to address 2 issues, 1 is meta search engines the other is

starting Searches narrow or broad. First up Meta search engines.

MetaSearch engines are search engines that allow you to search multiple search engines from…

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Added by Dean Da Costa on August 6, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Tips on How to Fix a Resume with Unemployment Gaps

So, you are done with the preparation of your resume but then, you are some major flaws in it. Life is an unpredictable journey. It might just have happened that your previous work didn’t end on good terms or there is a hole in the history of your career. Whatever the situation is, such unemployment gaps will…

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Added by Ann Hoge on August 6, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

The Interview – No Time for a Decision

Everyone – I mean every recruiter, manager, interviewer, interviewee, et al – has an opinion about what should happen in a job interview. Opinions aside, I want to explore one thing that should rarely, if ever, happen. Few exceptions withstanding, I’m going to say that you shouldn’t make a…

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Added by Skip Graham on August 5, 2015 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

Instagram's API: What It Means For Recruiting

Instagram has a new API. Now, I'm confident that most people in the recruiting industry go "oh, ok" and move on because it just doesn't really matter to their recruiting and employee engagement efforts.

Yet.

This API is an indicator that maybe we should start paying attention to how…

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Added by Katrina Kibben on August 5, 2015 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Watch Out, Sharp Turns Ahead in Recruiting

About a decade ago, recruiting was a very different…

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Added by Kelly Robinson on August 5, 2015 at 10:07am — 1 Comment

7 Need-to-Know Facts About Employee Onboarding

Onboarding isn’t a luxury. Successful employees go through comprehensive orientation and socialization and it shows in their successful integration into the company.…

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Added by Christine Marino on August 5, 2015 at 9:43am — No Comments

3 Simple Steps to Better Job Descriptions

Today’s candidate finding your job description on your company careers page is not going to be their first interaction with your brand.  More than likely that candidate has done some research on you long before they ever make it to the apply stage.  Today’s candidate will dig into your social…

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Added by Daniel Fogel on August 4, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Getting Past the Resume

Most resumes suck. And, most job descriptions suck equally or worse. Let's put that stake in the ground. It's a miracle companies ever find candidates for open positions who have any chance of succeeding long-term. Most companies don't know how to articulate what they want and most interviewers…

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Added by Skip Graham on August 3, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

When Start-ups Get AcquiHIRED

You might find yourself living in a beautiful house with a beautiful wife and you may ask yourself…Did I just get Acquihired? Yeah. Welcome to where the players play! Zoom in Google Earth style right smack dab in Silcone Valley. Swish over here. Swish you’re over there. Boom. There is a dude…

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Added by Michael Glenn on August 3, 2015 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

40 Questions You Should Think About Before Working With A New Client

I’ve said it before, and I know I’ll say it many times again. Whether you like it or not,recruiting is sales.

Often it’s hard to describe, but…

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Added by Paul Slezak on August 3, 2015 at 7:30pm — 4 Comments

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