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The Right Hello Can Mean All the Difference

Making the right first impression is one of the keys to succeeding in recruiting, but did you realize that the very first word you speak, "hello", can often make or break a relationship with a client or a candidate?

Whether on the phone or in person, how you go about…


Added by Dave on November 29, 2015 at 3:42am — No Comments

The Right Recruits Prove a Necessity in the Business World

The recruitment process is oftentimes daunting, especially when it comes to sifting through the competition to find the right candidate.

Fortunately, there are a number of ways your business can find the best recruit the first time around.

With hiring help in mind,…


Added by Dave on November 23, 2015 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Design Your Career and Salary Needs

Virtually everyone wants to make more money and have an enjoyable career, but too few people recognize the true value they bring to the workforce.

There are many reasons that people devalue themselves, including being told that they are less valuable by previous bosses and due to…


Added by Dave on November 22, 2015 at 11:58pm — No Comments

How Much Education Should Recruits Have?

Higher education is increasingly important in today's job market, but just how important is it?

In the past, a bachelor's degree was considered to be more than sufficient to obtain a management position or higher, but today, this same degree level is often considered a…


Added by Dave on November 19, 2015 at 5:35pm — No Comments

Make Yourself a Cut Above Other Job Applicants

If you're on the hunt for a new job, then it's important to set yourself apart from other job applicants.

Standing out among the crowd in a positive way will help put you in the recruitment spotlight.

Here are just a few ways you can stay ahead of the competition when applying…


Added by Dave on November 12, 2015 at 4:01am — No Comments

Salons Finding Recruiting a Beautiful Thing

When you think of companies that recruit for their talent pool, you may think of corporate giants or national chains.

Increasingly, though, hair salons are discovering the benefits of recruiting online for their salon staff. 

Here is how some salons are approaching the…


Added by Dave on November 7, 2015 at 2:32am — No Comments

Finding the Right Job and the Right Salary

Finding the right job is important, but so is finding the right salary. Unfortunately, finding the right job with the right salary can be a difficult task.

Many people end up taking jobs they hate just because of the high salary, while others end up doing what they love…


Added by Dave on November 5, 2015 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Is It Time for Better Wages?

What's more nerve racking than a job interview? Salary negotiations might come to mind.

Do you wait for the employer to mention it? What if their salary is far lower than you're looking for? How do you negotiate without offending them?

There's no doubt about it, salary…


Added by Dave on November 2, 2015 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Take Professional Development to a Whole New Level

Professional Development.

Those words either elicit moans and groans from your employees or sometimes, if you're lucky, excitement.

Too often, employees see professional development as a waste of time when they could be getting their actual work done. They look at is irrelevant and a…


Added by Dave on November 1, 2015 at 7:29pm — 2 Comments

Apps Are Taking Off in the Job Search

There's no question that mobile technology has changed the way people communicate for the better, and this is certainly true for job seekers and employers.

These days,…


Added by Dave on October 28, 2015 at 11:38pm — 3 Comments

Are You Properly Streamlining Your Hiring?

Did you know that hiring and training a new employee costs up to five times more than retaining an employee?

It doesn't need to be so costly, however to add to your talent team. When you streamline your hiring, you not only cut hiring costs dramatically, but you make it easier…


Added by Dave on October 20, 2015 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

Is Franchising the Right Career Move?

So you've had it with your career.

It's mundane, no longer fulfilling and maybe it's time to break up with it. But what can you do instead?

For many people, the idea of a franchise is appealing in many ways, and owning a franchise can be the perfect balance you…


Added by Dave on October 16, 2015 at 12:48am — No Comments

Do Your Help Wanted Ads Truly Resonate with Job Seekers?

As a recruiter, it's your job to attract the most qualified job candidates to the positions you advertise.

Do your help wanted ads truly resonate with job seekers? If not, it may be time to take another look at the way you advertise for jobs.

Keep these tips in mind in…


Added by Dave on October 11, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Where is Salary in Your Recruitment Pitch?

If you're looking to employ graduates in your business, salary is an important part of your recruitment pitch.

No matter how good a job is, or how well suited to their qualifications, applicants are naturally going to want to know how much you'll be paying them.

How does the…


Added by Dave on October 8, 2015 at 12:09pm — 1 Comment

Having the Right Company Culture Plays Key Role in Recruiting the Best

A company's culture can essentially be defined as the thing or things that make it a cohesive unit.

Company culture focuses on what the company not only believes,…


Added by Dave on September 22, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments

Make Your Online Footprint Attractive to Employers

When you apply for a job, your potential employer is going to conduct an online search of you if they're even remotely interested in hiring you.

You won't have any pre-notification that they're going to do the search, so make sure you're prepared ahead of…


Added by Dave on September 21, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Don't Retire on Not Recruiting Senior Citizens

Finding dependable, loyal employees is the key to a successful recruitment process, which is why so many businesses nationwide are hiring senior citizens.

That's right; seniors make great employees for a number of unique reasons.

If your business is hiring, here are some of the…


Added by Dave on September 10, 2015 at 12:45am — No Comments

Go Social with a Better Resume

Sometimes a resume just isn't enough of an attention grabber when it comes to landing the perfect job.

Fortunately, social media can help put your resume and your career hunting endeavors in the social spotlight.

Here are just a few ways social media can help you…


Added by Dave on September 8, 2015 at 4:25pm — No Comments

Design the Right Approach to Career Surfing on the Web

Being able to utilize the internet in one’s career is a necessity in almost every field.

Architects are finding that they too must become adept at surfing the web for the right tools to help their careers.

Whether they are looking for new jobs or new resources for their current…


Added by Dave on September 8, 2015 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Put SMS to Work for Your Recruiting Needs

If you run a recruiting agency, then you already know how important it is to effectively reach out to potential job candidates.

Fortunately, going mobile with SMS marketing can help you do just that.

Here are a handful of ways you can use SMS to your advantage in your…


Added by Dave on August 15, 2015 at 1:30am — No Comments


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