Tara Talbot

One red flag to watch for in candidate interviews

Workopolis | June 25, 2015 2:35 pm

Here’s one sign the person you’re interviewing is not the right person for the role, according to Workopolis VP of HR Tara Talbot


Category: Hiring Advice

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How to fix your job postings to attract higher quality candidates

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 9, 2015 6:06 pm


The results of a new study suggest that focusing on what you can offer the candidate, rather than what is required of them will significantly increase both the number and quality of applicants.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges
Woman screaming at a computer

Five things you do on social media that make people super hate you

Elizabeth Bromstein| April 8, 2015 6:59 pm


These are the behaviours that drive people crazy on social media. If you’re doing these things, just stop it right now.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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Ten career paths that can make you a millionaire

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 30, 2015 3:28 pm


A million dollars doesn’t go as far as it once did, but it’s still nice to have. Here are ten careers that that can put you on the path to your million. There’s good news and bad news.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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Who’s Big Data and how can he help with your recruiting?

Simon Cohen| March 24, 2015 6:42 pm


Hiring the right people matters more than almost anything else when it comes to the long-term success of a company, which is why today’s recruiters aren’t leaving it to chance.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges, Uncategorised
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20 ways to reward employees for free [Infographic]

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 24, 2015 5:51 pm


Happy employees are engaged employees and engaged employees are productive employees. Reward your employees and make them happy.



Category: Human Resources, Management
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Five red flags that make candidates skip your job posting

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 23, 2015 7:17 pm


There are myriad ways in which a company can turn off employees – a complicated hiring process, an unprofessional interviewer, a badly written job posting. Let’s focus on that last one today.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges
Nick D'Aloisio

8 CEOs who made millions before they turned 30

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 19, 2015 8:43 pm


How old are you? What’s that you say? You’re over 30 and you don’t have millions of dollars yet? What’s wrong with you? Get with the program.



Category: Industry News & Insights
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The most costly tech skills to hire for

Elizabeth Bromstein| March 19, 2015 3:46 pm


We all know that programming skills are in demand right now, and will continue to be in the future. They dramatically increase job market value. What are companies paying their tech employees?



Category: Industry News & Insights
Melissa Allen and Elizabeth Bromstein

Bad answers to common job interview questions (and how to fix them) [Video]

Workopolis| March 17, 2015 5:49 pm


Two candidates answer some common job interview questions. One has polished, professional responses that win over employers. The other is more of a case-study in what not to do.



Category: Recruitment Challenges