Category: Recruiting

Recruiting is changing at a rapid pace. Some organizations are abandoning traditional methods for social media; some think software can do a better job than people.

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‘KISS’ Flashy Résumé Fonts and Graphics Goodbye!

If the headline has you singing “Rock and Roll All Nite,” our apologies! We aren’t talking about the 70’s rock legends Kiss; we’re talking about the old adage “Keep It Simple, Stupid (KISS).” And again, our apologies if we offended you—we were just trying to drive the point home that sometimes, simplicity is more than […]

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Downsides to Candidates Using Recruiting Apps

In the ever-changing mobile technology landscape, mobile recruiting options keep growing. More and more organizations are finding they need to ensure their job posts are accessible on the apps jobseekers use to get enough applicants. Of course, there are pros and cons with jobseekers’ utilizing the most common recruiting apps. Let’s take a look at […]

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Effectively Using Your ‘Digital Real Estate’ to Attract Talent

Constant communication is a great way to create a memorable candidate experience—and what better way than through e-mail? But are you going about your e-mail communications successfully? There’s a ton of real estate in the e-mail space, and if you aren’t using that space effectively, you could be losing candidates’ interest before they’ve even read […]

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LinkedIn Now Offers the Ability to Interview Candidates

As recruiters, sourcing and recruiting talent can be difficult, yet many are turning to social media site, LinkedIn, to simplify their hiring needs—and a recent partnership is about to make your talent acquisition process a lot easier!

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4 Hints Your Interview Approach Is Pushing Candidates Away

An overwhelming 73% of jobseekers revealed the job search process is one of the most stressful things in life, according to CareerBuilder’s 2017 “Candidate Experience From End-to-End” report.

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Generational Hiring: Wants, Needs, and Everything in Between

Gen Zs, Millennials, Gen Xers, and Boomers—these are the generations that make up the modern workplace. Each generation is unique in its own way, and because of this, you must make sure your recruiting strategies are designed to attract the talent you need to get the job done.

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What’s the Difference Between Talent Acquisition and Recruiting?

Does your organization use the terms “recruiting” and “talent acquisition” interchangeably? Some do. But these terms actually refer to different components of the process of bringing new people into an organization. Let’s take a close look at each.

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Sourcing Scorecard: What Metrics and Skills Should You Be Looking For?

Hiring talent for specific roles within the company may be an easy task for some; you simply work with the manager to find the skills and traits that would best fill the job. But what about hiring sourcers and recruiters? What skills and traits should you be looking for in candidates who will be responsible […]