Recruiting in 2022: 3 Trends to Prepare For

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If the mere idea of accurately predicting what recruiting trends to expect in 2022 makes you break out in hives, you’re not alone. If you’ve been in the business longer than five minutes, you know that it’s never been easy. But given the past two years! Yikes.  So. Like most of the world, the job market, its occupants,… Read more »

5 Skills Your Workforce Needs to Prepare for a Successful 2022

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The world and the way it does business have changed dramatically in recent years. Between a digital transformation and a global pandemic, in-demand professional skillsets have taken on a whole new look.    Employers must make sure their employees have relevant skills for 2022 and beyond as they successfully position their companies for competitive success and future growth…. Read more »

Don’t Lose Your Drive: 4 Ways to Stay Productive in Your Job Search During the Holiday Season

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‘Tis the season to be … pounding the pavement looking for a job?!  “Bah humbug!” you may say. Especially if you’ve been at it for a while, it can be very tempting to throw a log on the fire, pour a hot toddy, and shelve your job search plans until after the New Year.  And maybe you… Read more »

4 Career Secrets That Will Help You Climb the Recruiting Ladder

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It isn’t easy being a recruiter. But if you have a true passion for the role, there’s nothing better. Making the right match between a qualified job seeker and an awesome employer is more than worth all the work. And in the process, you continuously build your own network of professional connections, colleagues, and friends. … Read more »

Why Social Media Will Make or Break Your Recruitment Strategy

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Circa 2021, if a recruiter fails to include social media in their overall hiring strategy, they might as well find another career. Social platforms are growing in size and number, and they span all generations and age groups. The Big Three – LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter – have more than 3.5 billion combined users. Plus,… Read more »

3 Things Recruiters Should Do to Boost Diversity and Inclusion

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There are numerous studies out there showing that diversity and inclusion in the workplace drive real progress. Not surprisingly, having different perspectives and backgrounds on a team leads to more and newer ideas to help solve problems and drive innovation.  Along with a spectrum of other compelling statistics, the McKinsey report Diversity Wins: How Inclusion Matters revealed… Read more »

Dust Off the Cobwebs! What Should You Be Leaving Off Your Resume?

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Space is at a premium on your resume – and longer does not equal better. In fact, in most cases, the opposite is true. Every word should matter when it comes to the job you’re applying for.  If you’re not convinced, consider this reality: On average, employers initially scan a candidate’s resume for only six to seven seconds. So, you’d… Read more »

Stand Out in the Recruiting Industry by Mastering These 3 Skills

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As a recruiter, you’re always looking for strong skillsets in the candidates you work with. But what are the top skills you need, to stay at the top of your game and be most effective in your own job? Like all positions, being a great recruiter requires the best possible combination of hard and soft… Read more »

Use These Minor Tweaks to Make Your Resume Stand Out

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Ever heard that old saying, “Good enough, isn’t it?” Well, it’s not a solid rule to follow when it comes to your resume. What you’re going for is “outstanding.” Because, literally, you want your resume – and your entire presentation as a candidate – to stand out positively from the rest of the competition.  So, how can… Read more »

Where is Recruiting Headed in a Post-Pandemic World?

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What a strange, strange time it’s been … and still is, as businesses around the world crawl out from under the dark, 18-month-long cloud that has been COVID-19 and its subsequent recovery period. There’s no playbook for how to bounce back, including what to expect when you’re a recruiter circa mid to late 2021.  What… Read more »