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 »

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 »

How to Ace Rapid Hiring Amid the Current Race for Talent

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The stakes involved in finding and landing qualified talent as 2022 gets underway are higher than ever. It’s never been easy, but the challenges have reached new heights in light of the Great Resignation of 2021 and other fallouts from the Covid-19 pandemic.  Regardless of the circumstances, you don’t have to choose between hiring quickly and finding… Read more »

The Top Skills Employers are Looking for in 2022

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The global pandemic has changed work indelibly. What has not changed – but only increased in importance – is the value of soft skills, aka transferable skills, when it comes to landing your dream job this year. These are the skills that, as their name implies, can add value across virtually any industry or role.    For job… 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 »

5 Skills Your Workforce Needs to Prepare for a Successful 2022

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The world and the way it does business have changed dramatically in recent years. Between a digital transformation and a global pandemic, in-demand professional skillsets have taken on a whole new look.    Employers must make sure their employees have relevant skills for 2022 and beyond as they successfully position their companies for competitive success and future growth…. Read more »

Why Social Media Will Make or Break Your Recruitment Strategy

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Circa 2021, if a recruiter fails to include social media in their overall hiring strategy, they might as well find another career. Social platforms are growing in size and number, and they span all generations and age groups. The Big Three – LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter – have more than 3.5 billion combined users. Plus,… Read more »

3 Things Recruiters Should Do to Boost Diversity and Inclusion

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There are numerous studies out there showing that diversity and inclusion in the workplace drive real progress. Not surprisingly, having different perspectives and backgrounds on a team leads to more and newer ideas to help solve problems and drive innovation.  Along with a spectrum of other compelling statistics, the McKinsey report Diversity Wins: How Inclusion Matters revealed… Read more »

Dust Off the Cobwebs! What Should You Be Leaving Off Your Resume?

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Space is at a premium on your resume – and longer does not equal better. In fact, in most cases, the opposite is true. Every word should matter when it comes to the job you’re applying for.  If you’re not convinced, consider this reality: On average, employers initially scan a candidate’s resume for only six to seven seconds. So, you’d… Read more »