Category: Sourcing

Finding and connecting with the candidates you want is an increasingly difficult challenge. From mining social media sites to posting opportunities, sourcing is where recruiting success begins.

The Pros and Cons of Using a Recruiter

For the HR team, recruiting and hiring can take up a significant amount of time, and it’s easy to wonder, would the company be better off hiring a recruiter to handle the most arduous aspects of finding new hires? Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of taking this route.

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Don’t Scare That Candidate Away! Tips for a Smooth First Contact

So you found the perfect candidate—on paper. Time to reach out, but that’s not as straightforward as it seems. Making the wrong move might cost you more than a filled position—it might even hurt your reputation. Let’s take a look at what you can do to make sure you can seal the deal when you […]

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Overcoming Challenges when Hiring Refugees

Yesterday we published our interview with Gideon Maltz, executive director of Tent—an organization dedicated to aiding the men, women, and children of the world who have been forcibly displaced from their home countries. Today we’ll explore some of the common issues with refugees, and how to address them.

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Hiring Refugees Comes with Many Benefits

Today we are joined by Gideon Maltz, executive director of Tent—an organization dedicated to aiding the men, women, and children of the world who have been forcibly displaced from their home countries. Tent recently released a guide to hiring refugees in the United States.

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Have You Considered Hiring an Ex-Convict?

Many employers are realizing that it’s probably inappropriate and even counter-productive to have a blanket ban on hiring anyone who has ever been convicted of a crime. After all, many crimes have nothing to do with someone’s ability to perform the job at hand. And by default, having a blanket policy will exclude anyone who […]

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