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 »

Interview Process – Keep Your Candidates Comfortable Before, During, and After

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During the interview process, many times candidates feel tense and overwhelmed. This is often exasperated unintentionally by HR managers who are pushed for time and resources, trying to find a suitable candidate. However the case may be, it’s very important that all candidates are made to feel comfortable before, during and after an interview. This… Read more »

How to Attract and Retain Generation Y Employees

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Companies today are required to do a little “outside the box” thinking when working to attract young employees who represent Generation Y, or the Millennials as they are often referred to. It’s a task that many businesses compensation and benefit plans aren’t set up for, at this point in time. The good news is that… Read more »

The Overqualified Candidate: Do not fear!

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The economy’s slow growth, along with the nation’s unemployment rate, is showing some small glimpses of improvement. What this means is that managers are starting to gear up for hiring again. But with the unemployment rate recently soaring to record levels, more than likely you’ll see your share of overqualified candidates walk through your door…. Read more »

Social Media 101: Make Friends, Not Fans in Recruiting Efforts

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For recruiting and HR managers today, social media has become a necessary resource. However, not everyone uses it in the right manner. In terms of what recruiting is all about, consider just how social it is – prior to the advent of sites like LinkedIn and Facebook, social activities included talking to others in person,… Read more »

Factors to Consider When Looking to Fill an Executive Position

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You are ready to attract that top executive; the candidate who is going to help take your business to the next level. As you enter the world of hiring an executive, you will need to get serious. It is possible to lure in applicants that are seasoned and proven, if you provide those individuals with… Read more »

Don’t Let Your Desire for the Perfect Candidate Destroy Your Hiring Process

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As you hire candidates or interview them, do you find yourself wishing you could somehow put together the good qualities of two or more people into one ideal candidate? Unfortunately, there is no way to piece together the ideal employee – a little enthusiasm from one, a bit more experience from the other. Rather, many… Read more »