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The continuing trend toward increased remote work has many benefits, for both employees and employers. But it has emboldened some workers – including those in recruitment – to disengage from their primary companies, and that’s not okay.  Duplicity Doesn’t Look Good on You  Having a side hustle to earn more money is a necessity for… Read more »

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A recruiter’s work is never done, right?   And sometimes, it feels nearly impossible to juggle all the tasks, projects and challenges on your to do list without dropping at least one of them and resulting in an epic fail.  The key is learning how to align your priorities to your workday – and your life.  … Read more »

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Time flies! it’s well into the second quarter of 2022 already. How’s your company doing at this point in terms of recruiting top talent?   The world may be emerging at long last from the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic, but the collateral damage on businesses will take a while to subside. And among the leading… Read more »

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A career as a recruiter offers a unique set of challenges – and rewards. Every day on the job is different, as situations and the clients and candidates you work with change. And, you truly get to make a difference. You help job seekers find work that not only provides for themselves and their families,… Read more »

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Today’s job candidates aren’t just looking to work for pay. They’re also looking to work for a purpose.  This is not to say money isn’t essential, but in today’s market, job seekers are calling the shots – and among their top priorities is aligning themselves with an organization that shares their values. The global pandemic… Read more »

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With February coming to an end we wanted to take a moment to show appreciation for Carter G. Woodson who was an incredibly influential historian, scholar, educator, and publisher commonly referred to as the “Father of Black History.” Dr. Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) dedicated his life to educating African Americans about the achievements and contributions… Read more »

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It’s time to write or update a job description for your company or client. Ho hum, you may think. Just another task to check off today’s to-do list …  Hold it right there.   JDs need to be much more than just a standard list of job-related tasks, duties, responsibilities, and educational and work experience. You… Read more »

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Being a recruiter has never been more challenging – or rewarding. Finding the ideal candidate in today’s talent climate is no small task. But once you master the significant factors driving job seekers’ choices, you’re well on your way. Labor shortages continue, with millions of jobs open. The Great Resignation, which began midway through last… Read more »

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First impressions count—big time. There’s no doubt that an initially negative experience with a person or organization can leave a lasting mark – and not the good kind. When it comes to recruiting and hiring, the candidate experience is the equivalent of your company’s first impression of top talent. It’s the series of interactions a… Read more »

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Research studies have repeatedly shown that bias exists in virtually every business and industry. Much of it is unconscious – the type of bias hidden behind a blind spot in someone’s brain. Also known as hidden or implicit bias, it guides people’s behavior without them even being aware of their role.  Conscious or otherwise, bias… Read more »