There are a number of reasons a company decides to incorporate an external recruiter in their hiring process.  Sometimes a role has remained open for an extended period of time, yielding few quality leads. In  …
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There’s no question that the job market has taken a wide swing in favor of “job seekers.” At the height of the recession, employers “were large and in charge”, freezing salaries, thinning the herds, and  …
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Your personal “look” sends a distinct message about who you are- your values and what makes you unique. The same is true about your company’s “look.” No one wants to be told their style is  …
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Growing up, no one wanted to be the teacher’s pet. Not only were you subjected to relentless teasing from your friends, being the “favorite” typically included extra work such as passing out papers, delivering notes  …
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Congratulations! After a tireless search, you finally hired a key employee. But did you know that four months later, about half of all hourly employees will quit and the same number of newly placed executives  …
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If you ask any job seeker on the hunt why they are leaving their current position they’re likely to list one of the following four reasons: noncompetitive compensation, poor leadership, a lack of growth opportunities,  …
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Waiting by the telephone for a call about a job interview feels a lot like waiting by the mailbox for a college acceptance to be delivered. There are many similarities between applying to college and  …
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Some companies are quick to identify a lack of talent as the reason for a poor candidate pool. Others blame the slow-moving post-recession job market or job seekers with unreasonable expectations for their longstanding open  …
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Congratulations, you’ve landed an interview. You’ve read the company’s latest press release and you are prepared for any question they throw your way: Workplace conflict? You’re an expert. Professional strengths and weaknesses? You’ve got an  …
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Most people assume the most difficult part of a recruiter’s job is finding the best candidates. However, any recruiter worth her weight has an extensive network of active and passive job seekers to contact, a  …
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