Give Thanks to Your Employees at the End of a Challenging Year with These Ideas

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2020. What a year. Who knew, last year at this time – or even eight months ago – what it would look like? Nevertheless, here comes the holiday season and then the start of another 365 days. Regardless of where 2020 has taken your business, remember: your employees are your most valuable asset. So this… Read more »

How to Shift Your Recruiting Strategy for an Employer-Driven Market

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In 2020, the tide has turned in the job market as it has in virtually all aspects of life. Just as you never imagined having to wear a mask every time you left home, you probably started the year off thinking, “Hah! Candidates rule when it comes to the recruitment scene!” But all that changed… Read more »

The Importance of Data-Driven Recruiting

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You can rely on luck, intuition, and your gut when recruiting new talent. They’re not bad things. Or … you can get it right.  If you operate on assumption – experience and warm, fuzzy feelings notwithstanding – your results may not be reliable when the value of a good hire is at stake. And that’s… Read more »

Why a Goal-Oriented Mindset Will Help Every Recruiter

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“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” If you’re not familiar with the late American historian and novelist Bill Copeland, reading words like these will help you understand why he was an award-winner and a trailblazer in his time…. Read more »

How the Pandemic Has Shifted the Perspective of Your Candidates

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COVID-19 has rocked everyone’s world in the past seven months. Most people are still reeling from the domino effect of hearing about a pandemic one day and having their lives – and maybe also their livelihoods – shut down the next. In the midst of it all, the coronavirus crisis has profoundly impacted candidate frame… Read more »

Why Would You Work with a Vendor When Looking for Talent?

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Finding great employees can be a considerable challenge, regardless of your company’s size or the nature of your business. It’s never easy to win the talent war against your competitors. You have more than enough to do, keeping your business strong and successful. Plus, HR may not be your bailiwick. What’s the solution? What a… Read more »

Addressing Burnout When You Work from Home

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Are you among the millions worldwide who suddenly found themselves working from home due to the Covid-19 pandemic? Or, maybe finishing up the day’s assignments remotely was already a way of life for you when the crisis hit. Either way, burnout can be just as real and just as difficult to handle. If your initial… Read more »

Set Yourself Up for Success on Your First Day on the Job

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You don’t need an expert to tell you that your feelings on your first day at a new job can run the gamut from mild, adrenaline-induced excitement to all-out terror. Rest assured that wherever you fall on that scale, it’s perfectly normal. After all, this is a major life change, a serious commitment, and the… Read more »

Lessons College Football Can Teach Recruiters

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When autumn rolls around, thoughts naturally turn to football – even in a year like 2020, when sports and virtually everything else in life has been thrown asunder. That’s why sports are categorized into seasons – and it’s right around now that fans’ minds turn to the gridiron. As a recruiter, you can draw many… Read more »