Posts Tagged ‘applicant’

Job Candidates That Stand Out—The Wrong Way

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Job Candidates That Stand Out—The Wrong Way A recent survey illustrates just how far some job candidates go to get noticed. As recruiters, we understand the sometimes delicate dance between job candidates and client companies.  Before ATS software, some of the best advice to give a potential candidate was to follow up personally after an…

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Applicant Tracking Basics – Why Your ATS May Be Failing You

*Be sure to check out the 2 previous articles in this series Why You Need an ATS & What To Consider When Selecting an ATS Applicant tracking systems have become one of the most important tools to recruiters and HR professionals. Automated processes, improved workflow, ease of communication – the list of perks goes on. Longtime recruiter Liz Ryan…

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Defining Independent Contractors

Independent contractors can play a critical role in organizational staffing when hired and handled correctly. The lackluster rise in economic conditions has left in its wake a unique need for contractors.

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Eliminating Work From Home Options Becomes A Trend

What does this mean for future companies, employees, and essentially HR and recruitment? Big change is coming. While some are upset about this step back in the progression of work-life balance, others are wholeheartedly on board with the move “forward” toward a more traditional work environment.

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From Trash to Treasure: How to Get Recruiters to Actually Read Your Resume

The most important advice I can give to jobseekers is to use keywords from the job description on their resume. This seems like a no-brainer, but many people use the same resume for every job that they apply for, even though every company and position is different. Not only does this show laziness on the candidate’s part, but it also shows their lack of qualification. Recruiters don’t have time to waste; make it easy for them to see upfront that you are clearly qualified.

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Happy New You

Many people will promise themselves a healthier diet, more cardiovascular exercise, better financial management, but many others will strive to find new employment as well.

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