Could Your Job Descriptions Turn Away Top Talent?

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When it comes to recruiting the best, hiring managers often turn to job descriptions to attract the best talent out there. Job descriptions are basic requirements and traits of a job, written in a format that explains the general expectations of any given assignment. However, it’s these same job descriptions that could possibly be repelling,… Read more »

Making Great Hires with Great Job Descriptions

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Last week, we shared some important factors that will improve candidate engagement through great job descriptions. Now we will be discussing how carefully crafted job descriptions can also improve the quality of new hires. This is an area that few companies consider until they struggle to find great candidates, or encounter an overabundance of resumes… Read more »

Improve Candidate Engagement with Great Job Descriptions

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A job description is so much more important than you may think. At first glance, it’s just a brief explanation to potential candidates, to give them an idea of what the job is all about. Yet, the way in which a job description is worded can be an indicator of what the candidate can expect… Read more »

Focusing on the Candidate Experience for Improved Recruitment

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Despite the influx of job seekers in the market currently, there are still several expectations coming from talent that companies should take heed of. In fact, the overall candidate experience during the application, interview, and onboarding process is key to successful placement and long term employment. Why? This is the very first impression that each… Read more »

The Top Job Skills to Recruit For

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Recruiting in today’s marketplace can be quite a challenge. It’s difficult to find a few standout candidates in what seems to be a never-ending sea of candidates. Many of these candidates appear perfectly qualified for the position on paper. So, how do you mow through the giant stacks of applicants in order to find the… Read more »

Checklist Before Working with Staffing Agency

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At some point in every human resource manager’s life, a time comes when there are not enough employees available to manage a time sensitive project or a new role. This is when most HR pros turn to a local staffing agency for support. Yet, far too many hiring managers take for granted what services the… Read more »

Marketing Tactics for Facebook – For Recruiting Top Talent

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There’s no doubt that Facebook is a powerful tool in the world of marketing. But, were you aware that Facebook is also a potent weapon to wield when it comes to recruiting top talent into the folds of your business? Of course, you’re in the business you’re in and not in the field of social… Read more »

Tips for Conducting Background Checks in the Digital Age

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Background checks for employment and a wide range of other reasons have taken on a whole new meaning in the “Digital Age.” Along with a wide range of technological advances that would make the background investigations much easier, have come a host of issues relating to privacy. In fact, some states have passed laws in… Read more »

Compensating Outside the Box to Attract Top Candidates

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Believe it or not, you don’t have to spend a lot of money, as a business, in order to offer perks that will net you a great deal of good will with current and prospective employees. In fact, some people will give up higher pay in a job in order to receive a select set… Read more »

Blogging for Your Business- Is it Worth it?

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As a business leader, you may be wondering if it’s worth the time to blog for your business purposes? Blogging is part of a strategy that many businesses use to get the word out about offerings and updates, as part of a sound marketing campaign. However, blogs can also be used for connecting with both… Read more »