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 »

The Hiring Trifecta: The Answer to Building a Top Team

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Being a recruiter has never been more challenging – or rewarding. Finding the ideal candidate in today’s talent climate is no small task. But once you master the significant factors driving job seekers’ choices, you’re well on your way. Labor shortages continue, with millions of jobs open. The Great Resignation, which began midway through last… Read more »

Candidate Experience: How Your Business Can Get it Right

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First impressions count—big time. There’s no doubt that an initially negative experience with a person or organization can leave a lasting mark – and not the good kind. When it comes to recruiting and hiring, the candidate experience is the equivalent of your company’s first impression of top talent. It’s the series of interactions a… Read more »

5 Ways to Reduce Bias While Recruiting

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Research studies have repeatedly shown that bias exists in virtually every business and industry. Much of it is unconscious – the type of bias hidden behind a blind spot in someone’s brain. Also known as hidden or implicit bias, it guides people’s behavior without them even being aware of their role.  Conscious or otherwise, bias… Read more »

End-to-End Recruiting and How Getting it Right Can Benefit Your Business

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Hiring a new employee involves more than posting a job description and interviewing anyone who applies. Hiring a new employee has a series of decision points that make up the entire process. Thus the term “end-to-end recruiting.” It represents a comprehensive approach to talent acquisition that covers every stage of the hiring process, from an… Read more »

The 6 Daily Habits of an Effective Recruiter

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As a recruiter, your job is to get the best talent through your company or client’s door. It’s about constantly working with people, assessing their skills, strengths, and character, and determining whether they’d be the right fit for an open position. You’re a marketer and a matchmaker – and at various times, a problem solver,… Read more »

How to Stand Out as a Recruiter and Find the Best Talent

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There are countless ways to define success in your career as a recruiter, but at the end of the day, it all comes down to one thing: providing your company or clients with candidates that fit their company and will make a positive impact on its success.  It’s a tall order, for sure, especially in today’s job… Read more »

Outsmart Procrastination Using These 5 Simple Brain Tips

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“Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.”   Do you recognize this adage from none other than American founding father, Ben Franklin?  Author Mark Twain put a different spin on it: “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.”  But Franklin had the final say: “You may delay,… Read more »

Follow These 3 Tips for Hiring Tech Talent Faster

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In so many industries, the ongoing pandemic has accelerated and intensified the tech talent shortage worldwide. Even before COVID, a 2018 study predicted a tech talent deficit in the U.S. alone of more than 625,000 by 2030. And now?! The aftereffects of the Great Resignation of 2021 may feel like the final nail in the tech hiring coffin. But,… Read more »

Recruiting in 2022: 3 Trends to Prepare For

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If the mere idea of accurately predicting what recruiting trends to expect in 2022 makes you break out in hives, you’re not alone. If you’ve been in the business longer than five minutes, you know that it’s never been easy. But given the past two years! Yikes.  So. Like most of the world, the job market, its occupants,… Read more »