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10 Things a Recruiter Does Not Want to Hear

A recruiter is looking to be on your side. Whenever you’re sitting down with a recruiter, you’re being presented with an opportunity for a better career future. While it’s always best to be honest in these situations, it isn’t always best to volunteer a little more than your recruiter wants to hear. Don’t let a […]

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Criminal Background Checks: Save the Reputation of Your Company

Have you been considering conducting criminal background checks as part of your recruiting and hiring process for potential employees, but you’re not quite sure how to go about it? If you’re a recruiter or manager who is responsible for assessing and/or hiring employees, it’s on your shoulders to ensure that anyone you bring in is […]

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Time off? Go Ahead—Take the Month

Summertime—a great time to kick back, read a book, and relax.  How about some time off?  How about an entire month? Sound fun—or crazy?  While taking a month off may seem like the next big perk, it could actually put your company ahead in innovation, problem-solving, and retention. In 2016, Glassdoor offered survey results for […]

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Personality Characteristics of Your Workforce Impact Success

What’s Your Sign? Introvert or Extrovert? The personality characteristics of your workforce have an impact on the success of your company. The dynamics of any enterprise or small team are influenced by the personality features at play.  Many productivity gurus have their own rating systems and vocabularies to categorize the leader, the helpers, the visionaries, […]

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Five-Year Plan — Who Has It? A Focus on the Future

In theory, HR units and employees have a five-year plan.  But how important is a five-year plan and what does it mean in a chronically unstable marketplace? The answer is very. Planning is a great thing.  Having a blueprint for life or business is a fine idea.  As a tabletop exercise, employment planning cannot be […]

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Middle-Skill Workers: The Backbone of Company Work Teams

Hire Education:  What Do Your Candidates Really Need?  Is it possible that the right candidate for your company or your client might not have a college degree? We all know that a college degree equates to a higher income later in life, right?  For years, the media has reported the benefits of higher education, which […]

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Flash Teams — Recruiting for Pop Up Companies

Flash Drive—Recruiting for Pop Up Companies Pop up stores, mobs, and restaurants—they’re all momentarily here and gone. The current economy favors projects that can scale up fast, get the job done, and dissolve with a profit.  The same now applies for so-called “temporary organizations.” A recent New York Times piece describes pop-up organizations as an […]

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Build Your Talent Acquisition Strategy to Improve Performance

How to Build Your Talent Acquisition Strategy to improve your HR Performance? “With great workforce comes great business”, however cliché this phrase may sound, it doesn’t change the fact that employees are the soul of any corporation or business. Investing in the top talents of the industry not just gives businesses a competitive edge over […]

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What to Do If A Candidate Has a Misdemeanor Conviction

What to Do If You Discover That an Employee or Candidate Has a Misdemeanor Conviction Description: A recent pre-employment background screening pulled up a misdemeanor conviction on a candidate’s record. How should you react? Picture this scenario: After weeks of sifting through resumes and conducting job interviews, you find a candidate who you think is […]

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Getting The Most From Text Messaging As A Recruiter

Text Messaging When You’re a Recruiter When you want to find ways to improve your recruitment process, it’s time to look at how you communicate with potential job recruits. When you use text messaging to reach out to potential candidates, you are going to reach a wider audience. While most text messages are going to […]

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