Tips on Working with a Recruiter

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When you first make contact with a candidate, remember: when it comes to working with a recruiter, this may be their first rodeo. Follow the time-tested adage and assume nothing. The experience may not come naturally to them; they may have no idea what questions to ask or what expectations to have. Do your candidate… Read more »

6 Ways to Separate Yourself from Other Job Candidates

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When you interview for a job, you may be asked the question “What sets you apart from all our other candidates?” Or not. Either way, you need to be prepared to answer it. In fact, this is what your entire hiring process boils down to. How can you distinguish yourself from the competition and leave… Read more »

Why You Should Clean Up Your Social Media Before Job Hunting

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Whether it’s life in general or your job search specifically, it’s critically important to make smart social media choices. Laugh all you want about all that insane number of Jell-O shots you downed on your last vacation, but seriously. Think twice, or three times or 73 times, before blasting photos of them into the ether… Read more »

Do You Know What Candidates are Looking For? Set Your Business Apart!

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Since the global pandemic, job seekers have changed the way they perceive work, and life in general. But one thing that hasn’t changed is: employers need to understand and meet candidates’ expectations in order to have a shot at hiring desired talent. In today’s post-Covid world, competition for the best candidates is tougher than ever… Read more »

Feeling Uninspired? Here’s How to Feel Excited About Your Job Again

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It can be tough working as a recruiter in today’s environment. The challenges are significant, with many employers desperate for new hires and candidates on the opposite side of the equation: picking and choosing down to minute details where they want their next job to be. And you’re right in the middle of it all…. Read more »

The Best Time Management Strategies When Starting a New Job

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Time is an irreplaceable asset. Once you lose it, you can never get it back again. During your first days at a new job, one of the best ways to get started on the right foot is to brush up on your time management skills. Time management is a process. It involves planning, prioritizing, and… Read more »

Brush Up on Your Recruiting Skills with These 8 Tips

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It takes the right blend of hard and soft skills to thrive in any career – but especially as a recruiter. Each day, you serve as a coach, a cheerleader, an advocate, a sounding board, an advisor, and more. All this on top of staying abreast of current hiring trends, getting a read on job… Read more »

How to Analyze the Best Keywords for Your Job Descriptions

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As a recruiting pro, you already understand the importance of keywords in job descriptions. Unless you use the right ones, your JDs will plummet to the bottom end of search engine results – and no one wants that to happen, ever. The real question is: How do you determine the best keywords to use and… Read more »

Is Compensation No Longer King? What to Consider While Recruiting Future Talent

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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 »

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 »