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How Far Will You Go to Make Your Resume Stand Out?

What are you willing to do to make your resume stand apart from the pack? Would you plaster your face on a giant billboard? Drop off your application in costume? In many lines of work, creativity gets you points. However, it’s important not to go overboard. 

To make your resume…


Added by Stacy Carpenter on October 4, 2015 at 12:52am — No Comments

How to Decrease the Cost of Hiring a New Employee

Recruiting new employees can cost a pretty corporate penny. But the price tag of a new hire doesn’t stop after they’ve accepted your job offer. It continues through the onboarding,…


Added by Christine Marino on September 21, 2015 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Want Top Talent? Avoid These Five Mistakes

Continued economic improvement means employers need to work harder to attract, recruit, and hire top talent.  Are you making easily avoidable recruiting mistakes that impact your bottom line?

Recruiting is not what it used to be—and neither are the mistakes that trip up well-intentioned…


Added by Jaime Spuhler on September 10, 2015 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The 7 Types of Candidates: How to Hire Them

Know thy candidate. During job interviews, hiring teams and recruiters often get a feel for what kind of candidate each interviewee is and what kinds of traits that…


Added by Sean Pomeroy on August 25, 2015 at 10:49am — No Comments

Lacking Top Talent? How to Recruit for Those Irreplaceable Positions

Staying on top of the business world is a very challenging thing to do. This is the reason it is so important for corporations and enterprises of all sizes to make smart hiring decisions when they have open positions. If your organization needs fresh talent for temporary positions, temp-to-hire, and direct placement openings, working with a…


Added by Anica Oaks on August 24, 2015 at 3:35pm — No Comments

How a Dissertation Can Boost Your Employability

Only about 0.9% of the population holds a doctoral degree, and because that degree does not come without the completion of a dissertation, it means that everyone with that degree has a very specific skill set:

  1. Top expertise in the topic of their dissertation…

Added by Julie Ellis on August 6, 2015 at 6:34am — No Comments

A blog about my dog (...and recruiting)

Almost exactly one year ago, my husband and I adopted our little fur baby from the local animal shelter. We both grew up with pets, but this was our first (and only child) together as a couple. Our sweet guy, Hurley, immediately became a part of our family and dramatically influenced our official new lifestyle as doggie people.

As his one year adoption anniversary approached, I wanted to come up with a way to celebrate how much love and enjoyment he has brought our…


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 3, 2015 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Algorithms vs. Recruiter – Can an Algorithm Replace a Recruiter?

I posted this on my blog a month ago at because the average time to fill has taken longer. What does the numbers mean for average time to fill? It means costs, candidate attrition, and performance…


Added by Michael Glenn on June 30, 2015 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

5 Mistakes that Managers Commit When Hiring

By Elaine Boylan - June 19, 2015

One of your top missions as a hiring manager is to attract and retain qualified staff. If you've been successful in onboarding personnel who address your company's needs with minimal training - bravo! On the other hand, if you recognize…


Added by Mariana Sarceda on June 19, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Back on British soil: The impact of a stronger UK economy on recruitment in the pharmaceutical industry

At the height of the economic downturn, confidence in the UK’s economy dropped. In a bid to reduce manufacturing costs and stabilise investments, many pharmaceutical companies took these processes abroad. As a consequence, some of our highly skilled, domestic labour…


Added by Austin Fraser Ltd on March 25, 2015 at 2:18pm — No Comments

How To Train A Hiring Manager

Let’s face it. As a recruiter, you’re out there on the front lines, rolling up your sleeves to source, screen and slate the top talent on the market. You’re able to do whatever it takes to find that always elusive purple squirrel, that needle in the proverbial passive haystack, and, against all…


Added by Katrina Kibben on March 17, 2015 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Diversity fail: Why you should never trust CVs and Job Interviews

Companies with a diverse workforce perform better. A 2009 study by McKinsey shows a connection between gender diversity and financial performance of a company: a company in which the management is gender diverse (more than 30% women in top management of the company), for example, had a 53 % better EBIT margin. So far so good.

So how do you get a more diverse workforce? Well, you probably already know it: it all depends on fair personnel selection. Fairness…


Added by Corinna Litera on March 16, 2015 at 5:55am — No Comments

Stop Press: Internal Recruiters and Hiring Managers CAN get along

*** Please note: This post originally appeared on The RecruitLoop Blog ***

Last week I was in Kuala Lumpur running a workshop for a group of predominantly internal recruiters.

Although the workshop was…


Added by Paul Slezak on February 19, 2015 at 4:52pm — No Comments

2015 Industries with the Most Growth

Now that we’re into 2015, we thought we’d compare how demand in the beginning of this year trended compared to the same time last year. We reviewed the top 50 industries with the most demand to see which ones experienced the highest percentage of growth, according to data from WANTED Analytics.



Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 10, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

3 Ways to Shorten Hiring Time in Your Company

Recruiters are consistently pushed to shorten the time it takes to find and recruit new talent. In spite of such pressures, current average time-to-hire is the highest it’s been since 2009, and time-to-hire is only getting longer. The job market is better than it was 5 years ago. Even with more job openings, it still takes too long to bring on a new hire. What is the current …


Added by Raj Sheth on January 23, 2015 at 4:04pm — No Comments

The one interviewing method you all should know!

Asking the right questions in a job interview is not easy. Sure there are numerous lists with interview questions, but how can you be sure they fit the job requirements? You can’t. A wonderful counter example would be the question we all know: "…


Added by Corinna Litera on January 21, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Hello-Goodbye: Cutting An Interview Short

This post was originally published on the CareerPlug Blog



Added by Natalie Morgan on December 31, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

My Candidate!: Hiring Lessons From The Hobbit

This post was originally published on the CareerPlug Blog

This past week the final installment of the Tolkien series hit theaters and millions flocked to cinemas to see the conclusion of Bilbo Baggins’ story.  The Hobbit: The…


Added by Natalie Morgan on December 22, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments

Recruiting Stuff That Made Me SMH This Week

Most likely I’ve shared before that I consume A LOT of content (daily) on various business topics – a hefty chunk of it being HR and recruiting related articles, blogs and social media conversations. Earlier today I came across this post describing …


Added by Kelly Blokdijk on December 18, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Hiring in Smaller Cities Outpaces Largest Metros

As we approach the end of 2014, I wanted to share with you an interesting trend in hiring demand this year. While many times we think that the competition for talent is in populous areas - like New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and the Silicon Valley - we found that hiring grew significantly more in smaller, less…


Added by Abby Lombardi on December 17, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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