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Elevator Pitches for Job Interviews

Most people dread the question “tell me about yourself.” It can be difficult to articulate who you are in less than a minute. Preparing an elevator pitch can take the awkwardness out of the equation. If you are in the market for a new job, you should be prepared to hear the question “tell me […]

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8 Tips for Better Recruiting

Recruiting can be a frustrating process. Below are eight tips for a better recruiting process, while also enhancing candidate engagement and employer branding. Write and post accurate and unique job descriptions. Lots of companies are recruiting for the same talent. Make your job postings stand out by using attractive images and a variety of posting […]

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Common Recruiting Myths…..and the Truth!

Technology is replacing recruiting. So, you have heard the rumor that technology will replace recruiting. Technology is a tool. The best recruiters know how to leverage technology to work smarter and more efficiently. Technology is not a substitute for people interactions. Recruiting is a people-forward industry and technology can’t replace relationships. So, that myth is […]

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What Makes a Good Recruiter?

I get this question a lot and there are a lot of different thoughts on the “right” answer. Hiring a new recruiter or partnering with a new recruiting agency is a critical business decision. Recruiters are often the first point of contact to represent your company. People are typically a company’s greatest asset, so the […]

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Why Is Employee Engagement So Important?

Most of us HR professionals understand that employees are a company’s most valuable asset. No matter how great your product or service; you can’t succeed if you don’t have the right people to promote, produce, and manage your business. In an economy with low unemployment rates and low employee engagement, it is difficult to retain […]

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Recruiting- Times Are Changing in 2019

With lower unemployment rates, many HR professionals are finding it more than difficult to manage their recruiting processes than in recent years.  This market shift has created a greater challenge than just finding talent. It also means that companies need to really focus on their employee engagement. A common challenge is that their recruiters and HR […]

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4 Tips for Writing an Effective Technical Resume

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5 Must-Haves for Every Resume

Most hiring managers and recruiters will spend 6-8 seconds reviewing a resume, largely due to the volume of resumes they receive. On average, managers and recruiters receive more than 250 resumes per job opening. So how do you craft a resume that stands out from the other 249 applicants and gets the attention of the […]

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Are Poor Candidate Communications Sabotaging Your Recruiting?

Are your recruiting efforts being sabotaged from within your organization because of poor candidate communication? If so, you are not alone! A company’s reputation for hiring and on-boarding is vital to its success, especially when competing for talent in a tight job market. In today’s technologically advanced society, detailed job applicant experiences are readily available on […]

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Wellness Programs Improve Employee Retention, Recruitment, and Morale

With the unemployment rate below 4%, many employers are looking for ways to increase employee retention and improve recruiting efforts. The incorporation of wellness programs is one trend employers are using to achieve these goals. According to a recent study by the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the majority of employers who increased their […]

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