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Ditching Old School Recruitment Practices

As Bob Dylan sang, “Oh the times they are a changin”… The question is, are we changing with them? Depending on the size of your business, interviews, and skills evaluation are not something that is often trained. Because of this
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Hiring Wisdom: Easy, Low Cost Ways to Improve Your Hiring

As you know, employee referrals are one of the least expensive, most efficient ways to recruit job applicants. Better than that, referrals who are hired are more likely to be above-average performers and stay on board longer because they
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Turn the Tables and Interview Your Recruiting Firms

Three weeks ago, I was invited to pitch to a group of investors on behalf of a potential client: a Series B Silicon Valley startup. Our job, as the client’s recruiting partner, was to convey to the investor that hiring...
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Examining the Interview Process to Improve Candidate Experience and Employer Brand

I came across an old SHRM article yesterday titled, “Why Hiring Is Taking So Long—and What HR Can Do About It?”, As I made my way through the article, I almost cried tears of validation. As the SHRM article points out,...
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Instant Pay: A Trend That’s Helping with Recruitment, Retention

A startling 78% of full-time workers say they live paycheck to paycheck. It’s this trend that sets in motion a spiral into financial stress that includes overdraft fees, late bill fees, high-interest debt, and more. Which is why the ability...
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How to Effectively Measure Recruitment Success Without Metrics

I believe it was Peter Drucker that is attributed with sharing the nugget of wisdom “what gets measured gets managed.” It’s a great quote, and in many situations, it makes a lot of sense, especially business. How do you know...
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Microsoft Now Owns the World’s Two Most Important Recruiting Platforms

Love ’em or hate ’em, recruiters and vendors need to get used to the reality that Microsoft now owns the two most popular professional networking sites on the net. And as a result, it owns the two most important sourcing...
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The Psychology of Color in Recruitment

You might have already learned about how typography influences readers and how people could be influenced through different content formats. But did it ever occur to you that there is a connection between colors and the reactions you can obtain...
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1 Metric to Rule Them All

Let’s stop with the madness, folks. With the influx of available data now available to your average (or even amazing) recruiter, it doesn’t take long to feel overwhelmed with it all. So your natural inclination is to ask “what
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Poor Recruiting Is Killing Retail — the Top 12 Tips for Stopping the Pain

The biggest threat to retail isn’t Amazon. It’s poor recruiting! Skeptical? Well, look no further than the recent announcement that the famous and profitable Napa Valley restaurant Terra is closing because “we can’t get staff

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