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Salary Negotiations: An Employer’s Perspective

At the end of a hiring process, the final step is sending an offer letter to the potential candidate with the hope of them accepting it. Unfortunately, some hiring managers end up receiving a different answer, a counter offer.

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Recruiting Under-Utilized Talent Pools: Military Spouse

May 10 is National Military Spouse Appreciation Day and what better way to show your appreciation by giving this special candidate pool a job! Military spouses are a valuable asset to any company, yet they are consistently being overlooked for a variety of reasons. We’ll discuss some of these reasons and how you can overcome […]

marketing

Why the Best Recruitment Marketers Don’t Stop at ‘Apply Here

Never before have recruiters focused so much of their energy on keeping good candidates engaged in the hiring process. In a time when top talent is only on the market for 10 days, and ghosting happens with frequency, recruiters have no choice but to pour on the engagement efforts in order to get results.

Pro Tip: Act Fast or Miss Out on Top Talent

One of the many complaints from jobseekers is that the hiring process is too slow, which is why many of them are interviewing and applying with numerous companies at the same time. In order to land that purple squirrel, you need to act fast, so you don’t drive these candidates to the competition. Companies shouldn’t […]

culture

Will Cultural Fit Land a Job Over Skill Set?

In any tight labor market, talent spotting and the hunt for the perfect employee are always challenging. Companies must go above and beyond to not only find the right fit from a cultural and skills standpoint, but they must also ensure that the checks and balances are in place to retain top-performing employees. We must […]

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4 Best Practices for Onboarding Freelancers

In a previous post, we discussed the trend of many businesses looking to freelancers to fill various needs, which can be short or long term and involve a variety of projects in a variety of industries.