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May 2, 2014

Should You Be Recruiting Continuously?

According to a recent survey by CareerBuilder, only 38 percent of employers recruit on an ongoing basis for positions that may open up in the near future, even while some positions sit unfilled for extended periods of time. And not without reason.  There’s certainly greater cost involved with continual recruiting,…
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April 22, 2014

L’embauche à L’étranger? (Hiring Abroad?)

You may have cracked the code to writing job ads for a certain field, for your company or for your local market.  But if you’ve been tasked with penning an advertisement for an international position, you’ve probably found yourself playing a somewhat different game. As with any variety of writing,…
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April 17, 2014

Simple Steps to Find Great Talent

Making the application process short and sweet, keeping job postings on brand and communicate with candidates.  Your chances of attracting top talent will go way up.  If you're still employing outdated recruiting and hiring practices, it's time for a facelift.  Check out this infographic for several other tips on sourcing…
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April 11, 2014

What Would Barry White Do?

Recruiting is a bit like dating.  You’re after The One, and – if your prospect is really attractive – he or she is probably already being pursued by a half dozen other interested parties. ERE’s Andrew Kinzer recently wrote on this topic, considering how smooth operator Barry White might have…
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April 8, 2014

5 Tips to Avoid a Bad Hire

The costs associated with a bad hire are staggering.  An NBRI study has found that even for low-paying roles – between time and cost associated with training, loss in productivity, interviewing, employment ads and various HR-related activities – a bad hire can mean a loss of $25,000.  The company takes…
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April 1, 2014

What Makes a Stellar Careers Page?

Potential candidates are no longer simply trolling major job boards in search of opportunities.  Savvy searchers are using social media and – catch this – 85 percent of them are turning to companies’ career pages to learn about potential openings.  This is according to Blogging 4 Jobs, a workplace resource…
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March 26, 2014

Look Past Traditional Red Flags

It’s always been the case that certain aspects of a candidate’s resume give off warning signs.  Stretches of time unaccounted for, seemingly sparse skill sets, a work history that appears to be all over the map – these situations have often been the kiss of death for job seekers. But…
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March 19, 2014

Twitter is King in Recruiting and Brand Building

Quka / Shutterstock.com Twitter has been associated most often with the navel-gazing set – celebrities and teenagers foremost.  But this tool has uses far beyond keeping up with the foibles of young heartthrobs and first-world problems of over-financed heiresses. Employers far and wide – including major players such as Disney…
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March 14, 2014

What Does True Confidence Look Like?

If you’ve found yourself drawn to a less-than-qualified candidate or put off by one who seems to match your needs perfectly, you may have been influenced by the applicant’s confidence.  No doubt many of us have been taken in at one point or another by a candidate who was faking…
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February 20, 2014

3 Ways to Read More Resumes

If you are or have been flooded with resumes, you know how tedious and difficult it can be to give all of them the attention they deserve. There are programs out there effective at searching resumes for keywords or points of attention, but ATS solutions make the most sense for…
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