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Problems Surrounding Internal Candidate Referrals

In order to fill vacant roles, employers are resorting to new methods to recruit new talent. However, one strategy that has been around for years, is the use of internal referrals. Essentially, existing employees are given a bonus if they refer a candidate who is hired and stays with the company for a set period […]

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More Tips for Hiring and Recruiting Veterans

We’ve covered the benefits of hiring veterans in part one of this article series, as well as information about how to better recruit veterans. Today we’ll provide more information about how to hire and retain veterans.

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Diverse Hiring: Cultural Fit Could Backfire

Birds of a feather flock together, which means that people who are similar to each other, or share similar interests, tend to spend time with each other. In the business world, this could be likened to “cultural fit.” While many companies want to hire based on cultural fit, this could end up backfiring. A diverse and inclusive workplace […]

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Recruiting and Hiring Veterans Is Great for Business

While the unemployment rate continues to remain at its lowest levels in decades, veterans are still extremely underemployed, meaning that they’re not applying for or acquiring jobs that truly meet their experiences, strengths, skill sets, and capabilities. As a result, around 44% of returning vets find themselves leaving their first civilian jobs within a year. And many employers remain […]

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Watch Out for These 4 Common Mistakes When Hiring a Marketing Director

Your marketing initiatives and team have grown. Your company’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) needs to focus more on executive-level tasks and less on day-to-day management. It’s a common point in an organization’s trajectory and an exciting moment to grow your team. Hiring a marketing director can free up your executive team and offer more guidance and […]

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Strong Employer Brands Help Attract Desirable Candidates

In order to attract top talent, companies need to improve their overall brand. Although 60% of CEOs think that their employer brand lies solely with them, research also indicates that 69% of job applicants are more likely to apply to a job for employers that actively manage their employer brands. So, recruiters should be heavily involved with […]