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How to Build a Recruitment Strategy?

Let’s say your company is about to go through a huge growth spurt and you are in charge of ramping up the company’s employee base from 500 to 1000 employees in the next year. What do you do to achieve … Continue reading

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Add some Pop to your Corporate Recruitment

Want to make a huge difference to your companies recruiting strategy? It may sound simple but these are the most important steps you can do right now: Identify the most important roles in your company both to staff and for … Continue reading

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Is HR a T-Rex?

I bet most of you on seeing that title, thought of HR as the extinct T-Rex vs. the aggressive, carnivorous beast of action T-Rex! Although there are definitely both kinds of HR out there (sorry to say), I like to … Continue reading

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Why Hiring Based on Social Media Cred is the Way to Go?

  A recent article on Business Insider on Sarah Robb O’Hagan, the President of fitness chain Equinox, spurred my interest in writing this article. In the article Sarah says “she doesn’t care about your credentials. She wants to see your Twitter feed”. She … Continue reading

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The No Job/No Experience Conundrum

There is no easy answer or solution to finding work in this new economy so fixated on hiring talent with previous work experience. But there is an easy approach. If you work harder and are willing to take some risks, … Continue reading

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The Next Talent Battle Field

The war for talent has been a constant theme for years and will continue to be. Some will say that with high unemployment, business failures and faltering economies how can this be? But, in times of high turmoil and in … Continue reading

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Tired of your Spouse? Treat them Like an Employee!

If your tired of your significant other, treat them like most companies treat their employees, they are bound to pack up and leave you. Tell them social media is off-limits in the home. Issue a dress code policy. Schedule a … Continue reading

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Street Smarts and Attitude Beat the MBA and PHD Nerd Almost Every time

Yesterday I read a fantastic post by Chris Fields entitled Dumb it Down which talks about how some employers are threatened by educated people and recruiters suggest that candidates Dumb it Down. Chris is right to say to those employers … Continue reading

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15 Reasons you are Not Getting the Job

I see most of these behaviors every week during interviews. How can it be so! Chew gum during the interview. Slouch in your chair (show some spine). Get to the interview late (really early just in case). Have not researched … Continue reading

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Engagement Wars! – The New Recruiting Battlefield

Some recruiters think they can just post a job and great candidates will flock to it. Others rarely if ever pick up the phone and actually talk to candidates, using electronic media instead. Many hiring managers are too busy to … Continue reading

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