Tips for Recruiting Top Candidates When They’re Already Employed

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Is the job candidate you’re looking for not really a candidate at all?  It’s not a trick question but rather part of reality in the recruitment world. Often, the best talent is the talent that’s not actively on the market at the moment. They’re called passive job seekers – as opposed to being active candidates.   To… Read more »

Make Video Meetings More Inclusive Using These 4 Strategies

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In any meeting, in person or virtual, everyone should – and deserves to be – heard. Otherwise, why are they even there? Unless they have a contribution to make and are equitably allowed to do so, then why waste anyone’s time on a meeting in the first place?  Yup. If a meeting is an opportunity for everyone present… Read more »

How to Utilize Social Media to Find the Right Talent 3 Times Faster

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With Millennials and Generation Z members rapidly emerging as the driving force in the global workplace – and job seekers of all ages and demographics increasingly tapping into it – social media needs to be a significant piece of any recruitment strategy pie.  Social media recruiting differs from other methods. It allows a recruiter to… Read more »

Talent Acquisition Data: Why It’s Essential to Recruiting

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As you advance your talent acquisition career, you’ll quickly fall behind unless you understand the importance of data-driven recruiting and how it enables the right decision-making. The recruitment process is a treasure trove of data. When mined carefully, it reveals critical information on how to hire, when to hire, how much to spend on hiring,… Read more »

7 Browser Extensions that Can Make Every Recruiter’s Job Easier

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Everyone hearts browsers – and more and more, browser extensions as well. These life-saving plug-ins perform various filters and controls to customize your browsing experience and functionality. There are a lot of extensions to choose from, but here are seven that can prove uber-effective for those in the recruiting and talent management industry:    1…. Read more »

Is the Candidate Experience Affecting Your Hiring?

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“Walk a mile in my shoes … “ If you know anything about vintage music, you’ll recognize this line from a song by Joe South, which was covered a number of times by Elvis Presley’s likes. Moving beyond musical history, it’s a great mantra for many aspects of life and relationship building – including successful… Read more »

Evaluating Candidates Outside Their Resume: 3 Things to Consider

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A resume and cover letter are good – often even great – introductions to job candidates. But that’s all they are. To get to know a person before moving them to your shortlist of potential hires, you need an interview process, of course. As you meet with and otherwise assess applicants, here are three tools… Read more »

How You Can Take Control of Your Time Management in 2021

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Who doesn’t like to see themselves as constantly, happily, productively busy? Maybe at first glance. But when you hop off that hamster wheel for a few seconds and take a breath, it probably dawns on you that, no, you don’t want to be running 24/7 or even 12/7 or 10/7. But, how do you manage… Read more »

4 Tips for Finding the Best Candidates While Recruiting Remotely

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Even before COVID-19, 4.7 million Americans were working from home. And after coronavirus was declared a pandemic, 88 percent of organizations worldwide made it mandatory or encouraged remote working.  When you’re recruiting for remote workers, the end goals are the same: to hire the best, most qualified person for the job and to make a spot-on… Read more »

Take These 2020 Lessons to Enhance Your Career in 2021

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Besides the quickest way to change your outfit from the waist up for your next Zoom meeting, what lessons have you learned in 2020 to build your career in the New Year? Your first reaction to this question might be, “Say what, now?” Is there anything from 2020 that you want to keep? But when… Read more »