Virtual Onboarding Might Be Here to Stay: 4 Ways You Can Get it Right

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COVID-19 forced employers to change a lot of things – including their methods for onboarding new hires. And, also like so much that shifted as a result of the pandemic, the end result may be a new normal, where businesses never go back to “the way it was before.”  According to one study, two-thirds of HR leaders plan… Read more »

5 Simple Steps to Choosing the Right Recruitment Agency

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Choosing the right recruitment agency to work with is no small matter. After all, nothing short of your future success depends on how well it goes. Are you listening now? A great agency and its team will be your new career-best friend, whereas making the wrong decision are akin to a bad hire: it can… Read more »

5 Effective Recruitment Methods to Find Your Next Best Hire

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There are lots of great recruitment methods out there. The secret to success is finding the combination that works best for the specific role you need to fill. There’s no one-size-fits-all formula.  But whichever tactics you employ, there are some general rules to follow to increase your chances of hitting a hiring home run:  Know… Read more »

The Importance of Data-Driven Recruiting

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You can rely on luck, intuition, and your gut when recruiting new talent. They’re not bad things. Or … you can get it right.  If you operate on assumption – experience and warm, fuzzy feelings notwithstanding – your results may not be reliable when the value of a good hire is at stake. And that’s… Read more »

Why a Goal-Oriented Mindset Will Help Every Recruiter

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“The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.” If you’re not familiar with the late American historian and novelist Bill Copeland, reading words like these will help you understand why he was an award-winner and a trailblazer in his time…. Read more »

How the Pandemic Has Shifted the Perspective of Your Candidates

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COVID-19 has rocked everyone’s world in the past seven months. Most people are still reeling from the domino effect of hearing about a pandemic one day and having their lives – and maybe also their livelihoods – shut down the next. In the midst of it all, the coronavirus crisis has profoundly impacted candidate frame… Read more »

Set Yourself Up for Success on Your First Day on the Job

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You don’t need an expert to tell you that your feelings on your first day at a new job can run the gamut from mild, adrenaline-induced excitement to all-out terror. Rest assured that wherever you fall on that scale, it’s perfectly normal. After all, this is a major life change, a serious commitment, and the… Read more »