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June 19th is Juneteenth. In honor of this day, we would like to share a little history of the day and why it is important. Juneteenth. America’s second Independence Day. A day of remembrance, a celebration of liberation. Juneteenth commemorates the day that all enslaved people were officially proclaimed free in the United States. This… Read more »

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You may do it for the most  innocent, valid and or even noble reason. Maybe you’re feeling a bit anxious about missing a message from your Mom about her doctor’s appointment or you just want to quickly check Instagram to see what a friend is up to. Regardless, once you interrupt your work for “just… Read more »

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Does the perfect resume mean someone is the perfect hire?  Maybe. Or maybe not.  If a candidate is even worth considering for a job, it means they’ve done their homework and preparation, which also means they’ve practiced telling you just what you want to hear when you question them. So, how can you single out… Read more »

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As a recruiter, you have targets to hit, candidates to woo, and clients to onboard. At least, these are the tasks you should be focusing your time on. But, your to do list feels endless and there are only so many hours in a day. Those mundane, non-value added administrative activities still need to get… Read more »

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As a recruiter, you’re  well aware of the ins and outs of resumes. But, excellence begins at home – and it’s always good to refresh your knowledge of the best resume tips out there. So, for your own use as well as helpful tools as you advise candidates, here are seven tips to keep on… Read more »

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When you hear the words “inclusive workplace,” you naturally think “diversity.” And that’s good. However, D & I are not the same thing.   Diversity is the characteristics, experiences and other distinctions that make one person different from another. A diverse workplace is one that hires and promotes people from a variety of backgrounds, with each… Read more »

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If you’re not a regular texter, it probably means you’ve been living under a rock somewhere for the past several years. Recent research shows that 85 percent of Americans own a smartphone, and the average person spends more than five hours a day using it. And, text messages are more likely to be viewed and… Read more »

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Even in the best of times, hiring an employee who doesn’t work out is painfully costly. The financial hit to an employer varies from position to position and industry to industry, but the U.S. Department of Labor reports that this cost is, at a minimum, about 30 percent of an individual’s first-year earnings.  Since the… Read more »

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Successful people don’t make excuses. They make progress, they make plans, they make deadlines, they make positive marks on their lives, companies, coworkers and loved ones … but not excuses.  So as you build your career as a recruiter, you can have it one way or the other: you can make excuses – or you… Read more »