How to Create Highly Effective Job Descriptions to Find Top Talent

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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 »

End-to-End Recruiting and How Getting it Right Can Benefit Your Business

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Hiring a new employee involves more than posting a job description and interviewing anyone who applies. Hiring a new employee has a series of decision points that make up the entire process. Thus the term “end-to-end recruiting.” It represents a comprehensive approach to talent acquisition that covers every stage of the hiring process, from an… Read more »

How to Stand Out as a Recruiter and Find the Best Talent

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There are countless ways to define success in your career as a recruiter, but at the end of the day, it all comes down to one thing: providing your company or clients with candidates that fit their company and will make a positive impact on its success.  It’s a tall order, for sure, especially in today’s job… Read more »

Outsmart Procrastination Using These 5 Simple Brain Tips

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“Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.”   Do you recognize this adage from none other than American founding father, Ben Franklin?  Author Mark Twain put a different spin on it: “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”  But Franklin had the final say: “You may delay,… Read more »

Follow These 3 Tips for Hiring Tech Talent Faster

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In so many industries, the ongoing pandemic has accelerated and intensified the tech talent shortage worldwide. Even before COVID, a 2018 study predicted a tech talent deficit in the U.S. alone of more than 625,000 by 2030. And now?! The aftereffects of the Great Resignation of 2021 may feel like the final nail in the tech hiring coffin. But,… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »