Tag: hiring managers

Recruiting on a Snap Judgment

A recent survey finds nearly half of employers, 49 percent, know within the first five minutes of an interview if a candidate is a good or bad fit for a position, and only 8 percent take 30 minutes or longer to make up their mind.

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New Study Shows Remote Worker Trend on the Rise

Trends towards remote work are rising, with no end in sight. That’s according to a recent survey by Upwork. Today we will look at highlights of the survey, as well as get some answers about the topic from Upwork’s Zoe Harte, Senior Vice President of HR and Talent Innovation.

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First Impressions: Nearly Half of Employers Know if a Candidate Is a Good Fit within the First 5 Minutes

Acing an interview is an important step in landing a job, but it’s no easy feat, and your time to show yourself off is limited. According to a new CareerBuilder survey conducted by The Harris Poll, around half of employers (49%) know within the first 5 minutes of an interview if a candidate is a […]

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It’s Time to Kill the Job Description

Most companies consider job descriptions to be a necessary evil. No one likes writing them, sure, and it takes a lot of time and energy to put an informative one together. But if you’ve got an open role, you need to have a job description—right?

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6 Key Talent Acquisition Practices That Contribute to Organizations’ High Performance, According to Bersin

According to a new study by Bersin, Deloitte Consulting LLP’s digital destination for the Human Resources (HR) professional, the acquisition and development of talent at all levels of high performing organizations is no accident—it’s the result of specific and surprisingly consistent characteristics that can be learned and implemented.

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Open Positions and Hiring Plans Expected to Increase in Q1 2018

Brilliant™—a staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance, and information technology (IT)—has released its Q1 2018 Hiring Forecast. The data indicates an increase in open accounting, finance, and IT positions heading into the first quarter of 2018. Further, businesses are planning to increase their overall hiring plans in the next 12 months, especially […]

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Strong HR-hiring manager team keeps applicants out of quicksand

Frustrated job applicants often tell similar tales: They research the potential employer, tailor the resume to the job, and follow exactly the directions for applying. In short, they work hard to show why they should be hired. Employers also work hard to recruit and hire the best. They develop job postings taking care to communicate […]

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