What HR and Recruiters Wish You Knew

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Have you ever had a job interview that went so well you thought you had the job bagged before you left the building? But then, weeks later, you received a dreaded rejection letter. An experience like this can be very frustrating, even if you have a thick skin from all the jobs you’ve been turned down for […]

Improve Your Google Ranking to Attract the Right Candidates

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When you’re a business that’s actively recruiting job candidates, it’s more important than ever to have a high ranking in Google’s search results. Unfortunately, that, in and of itself can be a challenge. You’re not in the business of SEO (Search Engine Optimization). But, it can seem like you need to be an expert in […]

10 Best Interview Questions to Ask

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Hiring managers face many challenges when interviewing candidates. From finding the right skills and qualifications to actually do the necessary tasks to discovering a talent that will also be a good fit within the company “culture.” With so many businesses struggling today, there is more pressure than ever to find the right person for the […]

Six Job Skills to Recruit for in New Hires

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The old ways of scanning resumes in search of the perfect job candidate are producing fewer real results in today’s ever-evolving work force. It’s not enough to simply seek out signs of intelligence or “book smarts” by way of GPA, affiliations, and honors program memberships. In fact, the companies that are making the grades these […]

What Workers Want from Bosses this Summer

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Summertime is often the time when HR departments are actively searching for new candidates to fill temporary and permanent assignments. Additionally, as current employees are more frequently dreaming about taking vacations at the beach, supervisors are trying to maintain staffing numbers by boosting employee morale. Knowing what workers want from their employer this summer can […]

Advice on Attracting and Retaining Generation Y Employees

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If your organization is striving to attract one of the most technology-savvy groups of candidates in the job market, then making a plan to recruit Generation Y employees should be a part of your strategy. Generation Y, also known as the “Millennials” is the group of mid-20 to 30-something candidates who were born around the […]

Online Brand Management: Protect Your Company’s Identity

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In the world of business, your reputation is everything—especially the way today’s business market moves. The problem is that rumors, whispers, grunts, and grumbles today move at the lightning fast speed of the World Wide Web. In other words, bad news spreads fast on the Internet. Protecting your corporate brand can be a full-time job […]

Value Attitude Over Job Skills

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Knowing what type of questions to ask a potential job candidate is often the most frustrating part of the recruitment process. While many employers continue to ask the same types of interview questions, the answers given don’t provide you enough information about the employee’s attitude. According to Mark Murphy, as written in his book, Hiring […]

What You Should Know About the NLRB

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Any government agency that uses a set of initials in place of its name makes most ordinary citizens a bit nervous. They can spell bad news for people who don’t tow the line and follow the rules they set forth. The same holds true with the National Labor Relations Board, otherwise known as the NLRB. […]

Employers Using Temps to Vet New Hires

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Temporary workers are those who come in, do the job at hand and leave. They go from one position to the next, from one company to the next, filling in where there is a need. What you may not realize is that many employers are turning to these individuals and hiring them on instead of […]