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 »

Why Would You Work with a Vendor When Looking for Talent?

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Finding great employees can be a considerable challenge, regardless of your company’s size or the nature of your business. It’s never easy to win the talent war against your competitors. You have more than enough to do, keeping your business strong and successful. Plus, HR may not be your bailiwick. What’s the solution? What a… Read more »

Addressing Burnout When You Work from Home

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Are you among the millions worldwide who suddenly found themselves working from home due to the Covid-19 pandemic? Or, maybe finishing up the day’s assignments remotely was already a way of life for you when the crisis hit. Either way, burnout can be just as real and just as difficult to handle. If your initial… 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 »

Lessons College Football Can Teach Recruiters

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When autumn rolls around, thoughts naturally turn to football – even in a year like 2020, when sports and virtually everything else in life has been thrown asunder. That’s why sports are categorized into seasons – and it’s right around now that fans’ minds turn to the gridiron. As a recruiter, you can draw many… Read more »

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 »

Staying Motivated this Summer with Your Work

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This is a summer like no other, to put it mildly. The entire world is emerging from being shut in and shut down since March – and this makes everyone even more antsy than normal to break out the shorts, sandals, and sunscreen and get outside. Read that: get away from work for a while!   … Read more »