The Importance of Job Postings and Their Content

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What does your job posting say about you? Today’s recruiters have more challenges than ever. It is critical to create job postings that attract the right type of candidates. Sometimes the goal is to lure away that top-notch performer from another company. In other cases, you are willing to take on someone with little experience…. Read more »

What Will Employers Find If They “Google” You? How Can You Control This?

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If you did a Google search of yourself right now, what would you find? You might find photos of yourself on your MySpace page from your rebellious teen years. You may find comments you made to friends about the party you went to or your latest crush. On the other hand, you may find posts… Read more »

2012 Employer Recruitment SuccessTips

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While the unemployment rate, as of the beginning of 2012, hovers somewhere around 8.5 percent in the USA, there are many excellent candidates available to fill upcoming assignments. However, this doesn’t mean that recruiters won’t face challenges finding the right candidates for jobs, especially those that require specialized skills and backgrounds to help businesses recover… Read more »

Mobile Recruiting Apps: Use the Increasing Number of Smartphone Users to Your Advantage

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The world of business is going mobile. At least it is when it comes to the job search of today. The problem is that many businesses are not evolving quickly enough to take advantage of the technology that is available to them by creating apps that make mobile recruiting a reality of today rather than… Read more »

10 Pros and Cons of Using Temps

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The use of temporary workers or “temps” as they are commonly called, has grown over the last several years. As the economy has tanked in many areas, the increase in augmenting permanent staff with a contingent workforce has gone up. A research study Contingent Labor Management  conducted by Aberdeen Group early in 2011, indicated that… Read more »

Controlling IT Personnel Costs with Temporary Employees

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Any IT project has the potential for going over budget, even the best managed one. Things can quickly change, necessitating the need for more resources to get the job done on time to meet client demands. The cost of recruiting, screening and bringing on specialized IT staff can be astronomical, especially with the availability of… Read more »

Harnessing the Power of LinkedIn Recruiting

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LinkedIn is “the world’s largest professional network”. That fact along with the resources the popular social media site offers really can enhance the abilities of any HR professional to find the talent their business needs. For those in the business of hiring others, there is no doubt that using this outstanding feature can change virtually… Read more »

Increasing Numbers of Employers Using E-Verify According to a Recent Study

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E-Verify is a widely used voluntary Internet verification system operated by the US Department of Homeland Security in partnership with the Social Security Administration, allowing employers to check for the validity of personal identification information furnished by applicants. Current US law requires that all employers only employ individuals who are legally authorized to work in… Read more »

Are Employers Still Screening Candidates On Facebook? The Pros and Cons of Social Media Candidate Screening

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Facebook is a popular form of social media that has transformed many aspects of our daily lives. People interact through this medium on a personal level with family and friends. Businesses and companies use it to reach out to their markets. Nearly every type of hobby, interest, and pastime has a presence and a following… Read more »

Why Top IT Companies Use Executive Recruiters

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If your organization is trying to grow in a highly competitive information technology market, the use of executive recruiters to find quality people can be your best bet. Just consider that many of the world’s biggest IT companies, such as Google, Microsoft and more, actively pursue candidates through smart staffing initiatives and the use of… Read more »