Tag: RecruitCon

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5 Recruiting Trends You Need to Know About

As you are probably well aware, recruiting talent these days is tough! There’s a skills gap, record-low unemployment, and an increased number of workers turning to the gig economy to become their own bosses. Because of these challenges, recruiters must be more creative in the ways they source top talent. To overcome these challenges, there […]

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Do Your Business a Favor: Hire People with Disabilities!

Hiring people with disabilities is the right thing to do, but is it really right for your business? Given the right circumstances, many employers are willing to give a helping hand to a person “in need,” right? What if I were to tell you that the right circumstances are in place and that instead of […]

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Why Speed of Hire Is So Important in a Candidate-Driven Market

In a candidate-driven market, jobseekers rule the hiring process and if yours is taking too long, top talent will turn to the competition to get employed faster. John Sullivan—PhD and Professor of Management at San Francisco State University—recently discussed why a speedy hiring process is so important for recruiting high-quality candidates.

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Finding the Best ‘Sorting Hat’ for Your Screening Process

In the movie, Harry Potter, an enchanted hat is used to sort the children into specific Hogwarts’ houses, this gadget is called the “Sorting Hat.” Wouldn’t it be nice to have your very own sorting hat to sift through all the different candidates you’re interviewing, to find the best fit for your company?

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Take Your Job Videos from ‘Meh’ to ‘Mamma Mia’

Job videos are supposed to tell a story about the role you’re hiring for and what it’s like to work at your company. However, if your videos are an absolute snooze-fest, then obviously jobseekers will pass over your company. Sure, video is great at showing what can’t be easily communicated to candidates, but they’re only […]

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8 Modern Personality Assessment Tools for Your Team

Today’s recruiters, hiring managers, and Human Resources (HR) professionals know it’s not enough to hire people based only on the skills they have; these potential candidates also need personalities that align with the company culture and the nature of the work. Keeping that in mind, although there are thousands of assessments to choose from—some significantly […]

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Looking to Hire Veterans? Knock Down Barriers Hiding in Recruiting Practices

With Memorial Day coming up at the end of May, thoughts turn to honoring those who sacrificed their lives in military service. But it’s also a time to recognize the value former military servicemembers can bring to the civilian workforce. That starts with making sure traditional recruiting practices don’t present barriers to jobseekers coming from […]

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6 Chrome Extensions Every Recruiter Needs to Use Right Now

Recruiters spend a majority of their time sourcing talent. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a magic button you could hit that would make talent suddenly appear? While there isn’t such a thing just yet, there are certain tools you can use to make your lives easier, starting today!