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Getting Your Job Posting Noticed During a Pandemic

Recruiting for your business may seem a little overwhelming during a pandemic. Even though your business may be functioning a little differently, you still have revenue to make, projects to complete, customers to satisfy, and people to hire! Getting your job positing noticed during a pandemic is critical to receiving quality applicants. There are still […]

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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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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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Building Effective Teams that Maximize Collaboration

Jobs are more collaborative and require more teamwork than ever! So how you do build effective and collaborative teams? Many companies just expect teams to work well together, communicate effectively, and be productive. In most cases, wanting effective teams is not enough to actually have effective teams. Like most goals, building effective teams requires planning, […]

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Competing for Talent in 2018

Employers are fighting for talent, increasing salaries, and expecting to grow their staff in 2018. According to CareerBuilder’s Annual Forecast for 2018, 44% of employers plan to add permanent staff this year. Additionally, 51% of employers are planning to add temporary (contract) staff to their teams. With a strong economy, businesses are comfortable investing in additional […]

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How Long Does it Take to Hire for Legal Jobs?

The job market is changing and hiring legal professionals is getting harder. The average position in a professional services firm, such as a law firm, takes 22.1 business days to fill. An additional two weeks is usually required before the candidate starts working. So, most employers are looking at 5+ weeks as the average job […]

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Hiring Trends for 2018

Recruiting and hiring is much easier in a depressed economy with high unemployment rates. So what are the recruiting and hiring trends in 2018, with a better economy and low unemployment rates? With low unemployment rates, employers must get creative to find good talent. Simply posting a job and waiting for the ideal candidate to […]

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