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September, the beautiful month that marks the beginning of autumn. As temperatures start to drop, leaves change, and begin to fall, the month of September, also known as “self-improvement month”, encourages us to take advice from the trees and shed things in our own lives that no longer serve us. It is time to reflect,… Read more »

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When you first make contact with a candidate, remember: when it comes to working with a recruiter, this may be their first rodeo. Follow the time-tested adage and assume nothing. The experience may not come naturally to them; they may have no idea what questions to ask or what expectations to have. Do your candidate… Read more »

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When you interview for a job, you may be asked the question “What sets you apart from all our other candidates?” Or not. Either way, you need to be prepared to answer it. In fact, this is what your entire hiring process boils down to. How can you distinguish yourself from the competition and leave… Read more »

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Whether it’s life in general or your job search specifically, it’s critically important to make smart social media choices. Laugh all you want about all that insane number of Jell-O shots you downed on your last vacation, but seriously. Think twice, or three times or 73 times, before blasting photos of them into the ether… Read more »

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Since the global pandemic, job seekers have changed the way they perceive work, and life in general. But one thing that hasn’t changed is: employers need to understand and meet candidates’ expectations in order to have a shot at hiring desired talent. In today’s post-Covid world, competition for the best candidates is tougher than ever… Read more »

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It can be tough working as a recruiter in today’s environment. The challenges are significant, with many employers desperate for new hires and candidates on the opposite side of the equation: picking and choosing down to minute details where they want their next job to be. And you’re right in the middle of it all…. Read more »

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Time is an irreplaceable asset. Once you lose it, you can never get it back again. During your first days at a new job, one of the best ways to get started on the right foot is to brush up on your time management skills. Time management is a process. It involves planning, prioritizing, and… Read more »

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It takes the right blend of hard and soft skills to thrive in any career – but especially as a recruiter. Each day, you serve as a coach, a cheerleader, an advocate, a sounding board, an advisor, and more. All this on top of staying abreast of current hiring trends, getting a read on job… Read more »

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As a recruiting pro, you already understand the importance of keywords in job descriptions. Unless you use the right ones, your JDs will plummet to the bottom end of search engine results – and no one wants that to happen, ever. The real question is: How do you determine the best keywords to use and… Read more »