Recruitment Challenges

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What candidates most commonly lie about

Elizabeth Bromstein| Feb 24, 2015 09:00 pm


We tell candidates not to lie during the job search all the time, but people do it anyway. Here are the most common lies people tell and more fun facts about fibbing during the job search.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
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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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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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How to write job ads that attract top candidates

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.



Category: Hiring Advice, Recruitment Challenges, Small Business,
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Three things hiring managers do that drive candidates crazy

Elizabeth Bromstein| Dec 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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The top recruitment trends for 2015

Elizabeth Bromstein| Nov 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| Nov 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| Nov 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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13 stories of candidates spectacularly tanking their job interviews

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 14, 2014 08:48 pm


We asked hiring managers to share stories of the worst things candidates have ever done in job interviews. Anyone who has been on either side of the desk can rejoice if they’ve never been in any of these situations.



Category: Recruitment Challenges,
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Do Virgos make bad hires?

Elizabeth Bromstein| Oct 1, 2014 03:09 pm


In China, employers reportedly are making hiring decisions based on astrological signs. And Virgos get the short end of the stick.



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