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Political Stance Screening Questions?

Recently the big news story was Brendan Eich and his stepping down as the CEO of Mozilla under pressure from his board due to the calls for his firing by OKCupid and their followers. Six years earlier, Mr. Eich wrote a personal check to a cause that he supported aimed at defeating a gay marriage law in…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on April 11, 2014 at 4:41pm — 3 Comments

The Easy and Quick $3 Million Fix

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Did you know that there is a glaring hole within many companies that contributes to their overall turnover? This hole can cost your company big bucks too, but people seem content to just let it occur. Did you know that it can also be fixed pretty quickly, easily, and cost effectively?

Walk down this journey with me - and I promise - I'll make it quick. Employee Bill works for your…

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Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on March 19, 2014 at 11:20am — 3 Comments

Can We Be Friends?

During the pursuit of great candidates, ask yourself these questions:

Do candidates know you? Do they like you? Do you stay in regular contact with your candidates even if they don’t get the job? Do they come to you and a knowledgeable resource when it comes to employment?  …

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Added by Jackye on January 25, 2014 at 1:12pm — No Comments

Why Candidates Decline Job Offers (And What To Do About It)

Every recruiter has had, or will have, the experience of a candidate declining a job offer, contrary to everything the candidate has said or done up until that point. 

This is a very expensive failure of your recruitment process because at the time of the offer you have completed around 95% of the necessary…

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Added by Ross Clennett on January 13, 2014 at 8:00pm — 10 Comments

Do Candidates want ‘Dear John’ rejections to applications?

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We have written recently that the market is showing signs of recovery and that job flow is increasing. Indeed, I have personally seen a marked increase over the summer when I had been warning candidates earlier in the year that things would slow down…you live and learn! It is all…

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Added by AdMore Recruitment on September 12, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

Top Tips for Recruiters Trying to Place Out-of-Town Candidates

One of the most difficult situations a recruiter can encounter is finding the perfect candidate for the perfect job - with an un-commutable distance between them.

A recent study shows that more than three-quarters of candidates have a problem with relocating - even for a great job. Moving is never easy, especially if…

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Added by Andrew LIsa on September 3, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Your Internship Job Listings Stink: 6 Ways To Turn Them Around

Attracting the best and brightest intern candidates to your internship program isn’t an easy task. In fact, the search for talented interns often leaves us overlooking some of the most valuable pieces of the recruiting and hiring puzzle -- namely,…

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Added by Ashley Mosley on August 30, 2013 at 9:52am — No Comments

Why Mobile Technology Will Revive Your Employee Referral Program

Mobile recruiting is a hot topic in HR circles. And while the primary focus has been geared towards job-seekers, it’s time to expand it to include another crucial aspect of the recruitment process – employee referral programs.

Referral programs are a strong sourcing method steeped in social activity…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on August 20, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Time-To-Fill is Going Down the Tubes

The world of job searching is getting tougher for candidates. It is taking employers longer and longer to pull the trigger on new hires. Even great candidates with all the right skills and values are left wondering and waiting by the phone. According to research done by economists Steven J. Davis, Jason Faberman and John Haltiwanger, vacancies are staying open far…

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Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 16, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

5 Recruitment Marketing Articles of the Week 7.27.13 to 8.2.13

Here is our weekly feature in which we share the top articles we enjoyed from the past week about recruitment marketing, social recruiting and anything else in the recruiting space. In this article, we’ll be talking about lost dogs, recruitment’s evolution, social recruiting, passive candidates and sourcing certification.

Now on to the articles.  Here are the articles that interested us this week (in no particular order),…

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Added by Chris Brablc on August 2, 2013 at 4:03pm — No Comments

3 Reasons Why You Should Hire Employee Referrals

HR practitioners and researchers alike agree that employee referral programs are an excellent source-of-hire. Cost-effective, yet sporting a significant ROI, referral programs enable corporate recruiters to leverage their employees’ networks to reach quality talent pools. With a faster time-to-hire than average, referred applicants are recognized as more productive additions to the workforce.

Employee Referrals Make for Better Employees

1. For…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on April 17, 2013 at 8:18am — No Comments

How Twitter Built My Brand

Oh, c’mon! Go ahead! Take a crack at it! It’s really not that intimidating. A couple tweets here, a couple tweets there; a 



few RT’s sprinkled in, several hundred #’s here, and……BAM!!! You’re a Tweetin’ machine! The first time I set up my first Twitter account, @MikeChuidian, I really didn’t know what to…

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Added by Mike Chuidian on March 13, 2013 at 9:30am — 51 Comments

Just Walk Away...

I know we have all felt it, and I know we have all ignored it. I am referring to the feeling of a candidate we should just walk away from.  We have put in all the work, and put ourselves in a point of no return. …

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Added by Ryan Harding on February 11, 2013 at 11:30pm — 6 Comments

4 Tips to Perfect the Millennial Candidate Experience

The time to start attracting top Millennials, a.ka. Gen-Y, to your organization starts with the candidate experience. Developing a standard process aimed towards keeping Gen-Y candidates informed and aware of your jobs and employer brand cements a positive reputation vis-à-vis the company. Understanding…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 29, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

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Each month we like to send free tools to the RecruitingBlogs community so that everyone has the opportunity to search like a pro. If you haven't heard, TheLadders now has a completely free way to source candidates at any level. …

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Added by Noel Cocca on January 11, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Leading the Way to a Winning Employee Referral Program

Leads present an excellent opportunity for corporate recruiters to garner more qualified candidates via their employee referral programs. Permitting employees to do their own initial qualifications and refer names and contact details without resumes opens the door to a wider group of top talent who don’t necessarily have updated CV’s ready and available to submit.

However, many corporate recruiters are hesitant to dive in and forego resumes at the referral stage. Reasons range from…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on January 3, 2013 at 9:17am — No Comments

Why Quality Wins Over Quantity When It Comes To Job Searching

Let’s face it, when you’re looking for a job, you want it as fast and as easy as you can get it. It can be overwhelming and time-consuming searching for a job. It’s true that you likely won’t land an interview, or job for that matter, without actually applying for job openings (unless they come through…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on January 1, 2013 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Google Can Be Your Best Friend Or Your Worst Enemy When It Comes To Job Searching

I recently “googled” my name and found an assortment of results come up that I didn’t even realize were out there and visible to the public. Social media sites, registries I created, and websites that I’ve registered on and long forgotten about. When it comes to job…

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Added by Gavin Redelman on December 29, 2012 at 7:43pm — No Comments

3 ways to stop other companies taking your candidate

Sometimes, the client experience can feel a bit like buying a house. I put forward a great candidate, they do a perfect interview and are offered the job. Client and candidate are happy. At least until someone else comes along with a better offer and lo and behold – that client has been ‘gazumped’ by the lure of a higher salary.

This happened to one of my clients recently, with the candidate turning down a role (despite already having accepted it) for the sake of a few thousand pounds…

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Added by Kay Chouhan - KINNECT PERSONNEL on December 2, 2012 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Enhance The Candidate Experience By Improving Your Careers Website

The relationship between corporate recruiters and candidates has witnessed a shift in the information available to the two parties. The widening use of the Internet, particularly social media, has opened up access to data on both sides, ushering in an age of transparency and a heightened potential of mutual communication. In other words, candidates are now in a better position to take the initiative and interact with organizations. This means that corporate recruiters have to step up…

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Added by Assaf Eisenstein on November 27, 2012 at 9:12am — No Comments

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