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.



Category: Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
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The quality you should be looking for in new hires but aren’t

Elizabeth Bromstein| Sep 25, 2014 05:02 pm


New research shows what “soft skills” employers value most in new hires. One that’s at the bottom of the list should be moved up.



Category: Human Resources, Industry News & Insights, Management, Recruitment Challenges,
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HR survey uncovers why so many people aren’t getting hired

Peter Harris| Sep 15, 2014 03:29 pm


A new survey of HR professionals and candidates uncovers a significant disconnect between the two groups during the hiring process – and reveals what is keeping many people from getting jobs. Here’s where candidates fall short.



Category: Human Resources, Recruitment Challenges,
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Dear employers: Here’s why nobody wants to work for you

Peter Harris| Aug 25, 2014 01:46 pm


There’s been a lot of talk in the news lately about a ‘skills shortage’ as employers struggle to hire the talent that they need. Maybe there are other reasons why some companies have difficulties recruiting. Workopolis users weigh-in on the employer behaviours that make them walk away.



Category: Recruitment Challenges,
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The 10 hardest jobs for Canadian employers to fill in 2014

Peter Harris| Aug 19, 2014 01:21 pm


There are fewer unemployed people in Canada for every job opening right now, and employers are starting to complain that a shortage of workers is hurting their business. These are the most in-demand positions right now.



Category: Industry News & Insights, Recruitment Challenges,
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The exact resume keywords employers search for by industry

Elizabeth Bromstein| Aug 12, 2014 07:08 pm


Our internal research shows the keywords employers use to find resumes by industry. Make sure your resume contains these words if you want to get noticed.



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