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How To Find (And Hire) New College Grads

College graduation season is just around the corner, which means that there are hundreds of thousands of college students across the country all focused on one goal — finding a job. But, competition for this group is fierce, with unemployment for college graduates hovering around 2 percent. Having some young talent in your organization is

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What Are Discriminatory Hiring Practices? And How Can You Avoid Them?

In the era of #metoo and social media, it’s easier than ever for your organization to get called out for discrimination. Not only can you lose great candidates, but you damage your reputation in the process, which can make it more difficult for future hiring. On top of all that, you could face some hefty

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Employer Branding

How to Work With the Gig Economy When Hiring New Employees

Over the past few years, the media has been flooded with stories about the gig economy and how it’s changing the future of work. That’s a pretty bold statement and one that makes for a catchy headline, but how much of an impact is it really having? Once you understand how the gig economy shapes

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Candidate Experience

3 Ways to Avoid Candidate Ghosting in Your Hiring Process

Have you heard about ghosting? Ghosting is when one person in a two-way communication stops responding to the other. It’s increasingly common among relationships whose primary form of communication is through texting and online dating apps. Although the phenomenon started primarily with relationships and online dating, it has now spread to the workplace and happens

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3 Ways a Positive Employer Brand Helps You Fill Jobs

Employer branding is important when you want to establish some rapport with your candidates. The same as with customers and clients, a strong brand helps establish you as a key player in your niche or market. It compels people to want to do business with you, and similarly, compels candidates to want to work for

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5 Hot Recruiting and Hiring Trends for 2019

In some ways, the hiring process seems out of sync with the way we live the rest of our lives. You can order something on Amazon with a few taps of your phone, but you need to log onto a computer to submit a cover letter and resume to most job sites. 2019 might just

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4 Ways to Win at Passive Recruiting

Passive recruiting is the act of targeting individuals who aren’t in the job market or currently looking for employment. To find the talent you need, you may want to engage in this type of recruitment, but it takes some skill. Because these candidates aren’t actively seeking work, they are harder to find and more difficult

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Closing the Deal with Candidates

Is Your Candidate is a Team Player?

Assessing teamwork ability in potential employees can be tricky. Without the chance to truly witness your candidates interacting with others in the workplace, you must rely on interview questions, references, and assessment tests. The first two should focus on candidates’ past performance in previous jobs. Getting the applicant and, if possible, their past supervisors to

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The Holidays Don’t Have to Stop Your Candidate Search

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year, and conventional wisdom suggests that people are too busy to look for a new job. This is enough to deter some organizations from posting new positions, which means there’s an opening for others to step in. Hiring follows a slightly different rhythm during

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

How to Spot Talented Managers

The process of hiring managers can be more difficult than hiring other employees. Both the process and the selection have an extra weight to them, thanks to the nature of the position. You will be working more closely with these individuals and it is essential they are capable of teaching and directing others. Discovering which

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