Why You Should Be Monitoring These 5 Candidate Sourcing Metrics

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No matter how seasoned you are as a recruiter, you can’t rely solely only on your intuition or experience to optimize hiring success. The playing field is leveled when data is leveraged as a basis for effective planning and decision making.    While specific hiring KPIs may vary from company to company, there are some metrics… Read more »

Tips for Recruiting Top Candidates When They’re Already Employed

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Is the job candidate you’re looking for not really a candidate at all?  It’s not a trick question but rather part of reality in the recruitment world. Often, the best talent is the talent that’s not actively on the market at the moment. They’re called passive job seekers – as opposed to being active candidates.   To… Read more »

Make Video Meetings More Inclusive Using These 4 Strategies

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In any meeting, in person or virtual, everyone should – and deserves to be – heard. Otherwise, why are they even there? Unless they have a contribution to make and are equitably allowed to do so, then why waste anyone’s time on a meeting in the first place?  Yup. If a meeting is an opportunity for everyone present… Read more »

How to Utilize Social Media to Find the Right Talent 3 Times Faster

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With Millennials and Generation Z members rapidly emerging as the driving force in the global workplace – and job seekers of all ages and demographics increasingly tapping into it – social media needs to be a significant piece of any recruitment strategy pie.  Social media recruiting differs from other methods. It allows a recruiter to… Read more »

7 Browser Extensions that Can Make Every Recruiter’s Job Easier

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Everyone hearts browsers – and more and more, browser extensions as well. These life-saving plug-ins perform various filters and controls to customize your browsing experience and functionality. There are a lot of extensions to choose from, but here are seven that can prove uber-effective for those in the recruiting and talent management industry:    1…. Read more »

6 Soft Skills that will Make You Stand Out to Employers

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You’ve probably heard of both hard and soft skills in relation to your job search. But if you need a refresher, think of hard skills as those that are teachable and easier to identify. Think of degrees, certificates, or proficiency in a second language. Needless to say, they’re really important.  But soft skills are right there with… Read more »

How to Diversify Your Professional Network

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Even though many traditional means of connecting with your fellow professionals – like having lunch, attending a big conference, or meeting for Happy Hour – have been rendered impossible by ongoing pandemic restrictions, you can still network effectively as you continue to grow your career. It’s all about relationship building – and this doesn’t have… Read more »

Still Working from Home? How to Keep Work Separate from Your Personal Life

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Has your home become your workplace since the onset of the global pandemic? And who would have thought this scenario would still be in place after more than ten months? Keeping work separate from personal life has always been a challenge for many people, but this takes it to a whole new level. The perks… Read more »

How You Can Take Control of Your Time Management in 2021

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Who doesn’t like to see themselves as constantly, happily, productively busy? Maybe at first glance. But when you hop off that hamster wheel for a few seconds and take a breath, it probably dawns on you that, no, you don’t want to be running 24/7 or even 12/7 or 10/7. But, how do you manage… Read more »

Take These 2020 Lessons to Enhance Your Career in 2021

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Besides the quickest way to change your outfit from the waist up for your next Zoom meeting, what lessons have you learned in 2020 to build your career in the New Year? Your first reaction to this question might be, “Say what, now?” Is there anything from 2020 that you want to keep? But when… Read more »