Are You Overlooking These 3 Important Traits in Your Candidates?

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There are numerous characteristics to look for as you evaluate job candidates. The specifics will depend on the job being filled and the hiring company, among other factors. But there are certainly transferable skills that are particularly important as you assess talent, especially in the HR arena. Here are three such critical traits. This is… Read more »

The Problem with Resume Screening – and How You Can Fix It

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Resume screening has long been at the core of candidate recruiting. And why not? The goal is to narrow down huge piles of resumes to help hiring managers shortlist the cream of the crop before moving onto interviews. But … resume screening only works if the process itself is not fundamentally flawed. Get it right,… Read more »

How to Support Your Remote Employees Juggling Work and Summer Break with Their Kids

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Life is returning to normal after the COVID-19 lockdown. But at the same time, it’s summer. So regardless of whether your employees’ children went back to school or not, there’s a good chance they’re home now. And on top of it all, it looks like the new standard will look pretty different – with more… Read more »

Where Gen Z Wants to Work, What They Expect, and How That Impacts Recruiting

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When it comes to the career preferences of Generation Z job seekers, the jury is still out as this newest demographic emerges as a force to be reckoned with in the global workforce.   Stability? Yes, please. Flexible work hours? Probably …?  Born between 1997 and 2012, many Gen Z’ers experienced the economic crash that began in 2008… Read more »

Streamlining Success: 4 Simple Tips to Make Your Company’s Operations Smoother

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Streamlining is the process of simplifying or eliminating unnecessary tasks to improve efficiency. It requires the acceptance, understanding, and use of modernizing techniques, tools, and technology. The benefits of streamlining include better cost control, higher productivity, better communication and time management, reduced risk, enhanced customer service, and more. To successfully streamline, you need to assess… Read more »

Why Search Wizards? 3 Reasons You Should Work With Us

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What makes Search Wizards the right choice for you if you’re a job hunter – or an employer in need of top candidates – in the talent acquisition field? The answer is simple, but it makes all the difference in the world regarding your success: Talent acquisition is all Search Wizard does. The company’s sole… Read more »

Hire for Remote Culture Fit Using These 5 Tactics

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It looks as though remote work will become increasingly common, even as vaccines are rolled out and COVID-19 restrictions ease. And as you hire, whether it’s in person or from a distance, cultural fit cannot be overlooked. In fact, in many ways, it’s more important than ever – as not everyone is conveniently located under… Read more »

5 Simple Steps to Choosing the Right Recruitment Agency

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Choosing the right recruitment agency to work with is no small matter. After all, nothing short of your future success depends on how well it goes. Are you listening now? A great agency and its team will be your new career-best friend, whereas making the wrong decision are akin to a bad hire: it can… Read more »

4 Ways You Can Optimize Your Talent ROI

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How can a company spend less time and money chasing down the perfect job candidate?   When it comes to optimizing talent ROI, that’s where the rubber meets the road. Employers need to consider both internal and external recruiting expenses as they maintain high morale and productivity in the face of business-critical job vacancies, while at… Read more »

How Your Recruiters Can Lead Post-Pandemic Reskilling Initiatives

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By 2030, it is estimated that 107 million workers may need to switch occupations – a trend that was already gaining traction before COVID-19 hit, but has accelerated significantly since the onset of the pandemic. The demand for basic cognitive and manual skills is expected to decrease over the next decade, while the need for technological, social,… Read more »