Hiring Advice

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Who’s Big Data and how can he help with your recruiting?

Simon Cohen| Mar 24, 2015 06:42 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,
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Five red flags that make candidates skip your job posting

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 23, 2015 07:17 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.



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Mark Zuckerberg’s one rule for hiring people at Facebook

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 6, 2015 09:10 pm


If only there was some hiring secret that would give us all the insight into making the perfect hire every time, right? I’m not going to offer it. But I have got something to add to your arsenal in the meantime – insight from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Industry News & Insights,
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The one thing you should be hiring for but probably aren’t

Elizabeth Bromstein| Mar 4, 2015 09:08 pm


We think of hiring for reach when it comes to salespeople, but every network is an untapped resource. Given two equally qualified candidates, hire the one with more social influence.



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How to ruin your brand reputation without doing a thing

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 19, 2015 06:09 pm


This one simple fix can change your candidate experience and enhance your brand reputation. So why do so few do it?



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources,
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Not sure what you’re looking for? Let candidates create their own job postings

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 11, 2015 09:14 pm


We’re always picking on you for inflating your required skills and qualifications in job postings. Here’s another option to the job posting.



Category: Hiring Advice, Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
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Hiring for fit is dumb

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 5, 2015 09:18 pm


Company culture is a big part of any workplace experience. This is why there are so many advice articles out there about why you should hire for “fit.” But is this really the best idea?



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

Peter Harris| Jan 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.



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The three words you want applicants to say during the interview

Elizabeth Bromstein| Jan 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.



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How to write job ads that attract top candidates

Kevin Makra| Jan 22, 2015 09:13 pm


Hiring a new employee? Taking the time to write a well-crafted job posting and carefully choosing how and when to post it, can make all the difference. Here are six sure fire ways to perfect the job ad.



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