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 »

Is the Candidate Experience Affecting Your Hiring?

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“Walk a mile in my shoes … “ If you know anything about vintage music, you’ll recognize this line from a song by Joe South, which was covered a number of times by Elvis Presley’s likes. Moving beyond musical history, it’s a great mantra for many aspects of life and relationship building – including successful… 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 »

Transferable Skills: Are They the Key to Landing Your Dream Job?

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“You can’t take it with you … “ Or can you? When it comes to transferable job skills, the answer is a hard “yes.” Strengths that are valuable in many different jobs and career paths are a huge selling point as you vie for your next position. They may be hard skills, like proficiency on… 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 »

Evaluating Candidates Outside Their Resume: 3 Things to Consider

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A resume and cover letter are good – often even great – introductions to job candidates. But that’s all they are. To get to know a person before moving them to your shortlist of potential hires, you need an interview process, of course. As you meet with and otherwise assess applicants, here are three tools… 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 »

4 Tips for Finding the Best Candidates While Recruiting Remotely

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Even before COVID-19, 4.7 million Americans were working from home. And after coronavirus was declared a pandemic, 88 percent of organizations worldwide made it mandatory or encouraged remote working.  When you’re recruiting for remote workers, the end goals are the same: to hire the best, most qualified person for the job and to make a spot-on… 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 »