Human Resources

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Canadian job seeker survey: what candidates are looking for in an employer

Peter Harris| January 30, 2015 07:56 pm


Many companies are beginning to re-examine their talent acquisition strategies as the competition for skilled workers heats back up.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges
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The three words you want applicants to say during the interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| January 26, 2015 07:28 pm


Plenty of career advice recommends that one never say this phrase in a job interview. But others say it’s exactly what you should be listening for.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources
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Three things hiring managers do that drive candidates crazy

Elizabeth Bromstein| December 9, 2014 09:09 pm


Job hunting is stressful enough for candidates without hiring managers making it worse. If you’re doing these things, cut it out. You’re not helping your brand.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges
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Worst interview ever: tales of hiring managers behaving badly

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 28, 2014 04:49 pm


We’ve talked a lot about terrible job interviews from the hiring manager’s point of view. This time
we asked how interviewers have blown their chances with the candidate. Here are their stories of the worst interviews ever.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Uncategorised
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The top recruitment trends for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 13, 2014 10:00 pm


LinkedIn has released its fourth annual Global Recruiting Trends report. See what the recruiting world holds for 2015.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges
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Job posting analysis: The twelve skills that Canadian employers are having the most difficulty hiring right now

Peter Harris| November 6, 2014 04:51 pm


With all the talk in the news lately about a ‘skills shortage’ in Canada, do you ever wonder exactly what abilities companies are struggling to find? Here are the top skills hiring managers are looking for but not finding.



Category: Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges
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How to be a better interviewer

Elizabeth Bromstein| November 5, 2014 05:54 pm


We often talk about candidates blowing interviews, but hiring managers also make their share of mistakes. Here are some tips on being a better interviewer.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges
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Research: hiring managers reveal how tattoos affect a candidate's chances

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 28, 2014 04:52 pm


We surveyed hiring managers on whether or not tattoos affect their hiring decisions. Here’s what you said. The responses might surprise you.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management
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Recruiters share their true job interview horror stories

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 26, 2014 09:15 am


We’ve all experienced the terror of the job interview. The sweaty palms, the pounding heart, the paralyzing fear! But have you stopped to think about what it’s like from the other side of the desk? Recruiters share their candidate horror stories.



Category: Human Resources
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Hiring managers share their tips & tricks for spotting the perfect candidate

Elizabeth Bromstein| October 10, 2014 06:31 pm


There will never be one magic way to spot the perfect hire, but maybe one of these tricks or tips shared by hiring managers will make it easier.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Uncategorised