Tag: jobseekers

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Lying and Hiring: It’s More Common Than You Think

The candidate-driven market put jobseekers in the drivers’ seat. They controlled who they wanted to work for, and in many cases, employers were fighting with their competition to land the right fit for the role. Even in a candidate-driven market, however, jobseekers were still lying on their résumés.

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2 Simple Ways to Increase Conversion Rates on Applications

Hiring top talent these days is tough, and if you do it wrong, you could end up breaking the bank. Not only is the cost to onboard and retain talent expensive, but so is the cost of promoting your job ads on the Internet.

U.S. Job Market Remains ‘Strong and Steady’ in Q1 of 2020

Did you know there were 33.2 million job openings in 2019? With this many open positions, and not enough workers to fill them, it’s no wonder employers across the United States are struggling to attract and retain qualified talent.

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How to Write a Job Post in 2020

January is a boon time for recruiters. Following the winter holiday season, many employees embrace the new year to change jobs and embark on a fresh challenge.

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Is the Skills Gap Real?

The “skills gap” has been a hot topic in recent years, with media outlets, HR associations, and consultancies all discussing the plight of companies struggling to find workers with the necessary skills and qualifications to perform key jobs.

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Do Applicant Gimmicks Sway Your Hiring Decisions?

HR Daily Advisor is no stranger to unusual interviews and wacky jobseeker tactics; you can find proof here, here, here, and here. As the war for talent rages on and unemployment continues to be in record lows, jobseekers want to stand out as top candidates and are trying new tricks to get their résumés to […]

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Job Hopping Remains Common, But Do You Know Why?

In a tight labor market, jobseekers have the upper hand and will move from company to company until they find the perfect fit. If you thought it was your job—as a talent acquisition professional—to find candidates who would be the best fit for your company, then think again! In the candidate-driven market, jobseekers are the […]

Better Manage Your Online Reputation to Attract Talent

Employer branding has become a hot topic in the recruiting and HR world. An “employer brand” describes an employer’s reputation as a place to work, and its employee value proposition, as opposed to the more general corporate brand reputation and value proposition it presents to its customers.

‘Alexa, Find That Purple Squirrel’

Artificial intelligence (AI) is great for getting tedious, mundane tasks off your plate, but could voice-activated AI platforms—like Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant—help you find that purple squirrel?

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Tips for Using Social Media in Recruiting

Social media can be a simple and cost-effective way to connect with potential job candidates. Most employers today use social media in some capacity, but not all use it for recruiting. Let’s take a look at some tips for doing just that.