Why Do Recruiters Ask for Personal Information?

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard a lot about the threat of identity theft. But were you aware of the startling statistics around its frequency? Approximately a third of all U.S. adults have experienced this devastating form of cybercrime. In 2019, there were 14.4 million victims. So, it’s natural to be concerned… Read more »

5 Key Steps to Attracting a Diverse Workforce

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When you’re hiring, you want to get it right for a number of important reasons, but if you had to pick just one, diversity should be at or near the top of the list. It’s not only the right thing to do (which is reason enough on its own), but it also has been proven… Read more »

Eliminating Unconscious Bias in Your Hiring Process

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The human brain is amazing, but it has its limits. As reported recently by Forbes, the average person’s brain takes in 11 million bits of information every day. But it can consciously process only 40 bits, so 99.9 percent of that data is processed at an unconscious level. Whirling around in all that processing stuff… Read more »

Why Would You Work with a Vendor During Your Job Search?

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Job hunting has never been easy – and this crazy, unpredictable year is certainly no exception. But that doesn’t mean you have to put your career advancement plans on hold.  Now more than ever, a professional recruiter who specializes only in finding the right jobs for the right people could be the answer you’re looking… Read more »

How to Adapt to the Hybrid Workforce

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Artificial intelligence is here to stay. It helps companies streamline operations, modernize their workforces, and eliminate monotonous, unappealing job functions. But with its growth comes trepidation, primarily driven by people’s misconceptions about AI and its impact.   The most common concern among human employees is that automation will replace them and render their jobs obsolete. In reality,… Read more »

Best Practices for High-Volume Recruiting Like a Rockstar

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As a recruiter, what do you do to be successful in a high volume role – yesterday?! The last thing on your list is letting your client down, even if the task gets your adrenaline pumping and raises your heart rate. You can minimize the stress and, even better, gain rockstar status (of course, you… Read more »

5 Recruiting Podcasts and 1 SeriusXM Show You Don’t Want to Miss

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Have you become a podcast fan yet? If not, it’s time to hop on board – especially as you build your career in the recruitment and HR industry. The number of podcast followers continues to grow. While about 15 percent of individuals reported that they listened to at least one podcast a month in 2014,… Read more »

Highlight These Recruitment Skills on Your Resume

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Employers are looking for the best of the best when they review candidates for their open recruiting positions. After all, these are the people who will be responsible for bringing other people into their company. So, the bar is naturally set very high – and with good reason.  As you craft or update your resume,… Read more »

Why Passion and Drive Will Take Your Career to the Next Level

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Passion is defined as “a strong and barely controllable emotion” or “an intense, driving or overmastering feeling or conviction.” Drive – and yes, the word “drive” is contained in the definition of passion – can be “a sustained offensive” (as in football, when a successful drive ends in a winning touchdown) or “an impelling, culturally… Read more »

How You Can Become Successful in High-Growth Hiring

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As your company anticipates upcoming growth, you need to hire people with the future in mind. In other words, recruit and build your team based on where you want to be, not where you are – and be sure to put the right people in the right places within your organization.   The secret to high-growth hiring success is… Read more »