Taking a Seat at the Table: A Grad’s Guide to Stepping Into *sigh* the Workforce

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First, take a slow, deep breath and try to hold on to the positive memories you’ve had over the last 4 to 7 years. Remember the early mornings, late nights, last-minute assignments, group projects, grilled cheese sandwiches, and ramen noodles? Well, I’ve got some good news and bad news: The bad news, those dog days […]

7 Approaches to Boost Candidate Experience

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Want to be an effective leader in recruiting? Being at the front of the recruiting race starts with what you bring to the candidate experience. The personal touches and style you put into the process are what will make you stand out to candidates, clients, and your fellow recruiters. Here’s how to boost your candidate […]

Recruitment Texting: How To Ride The New Wave

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What’s the first thing you do when you wake up and get out of bed every day? Look at your phone, right? How many notifications or text messages do you wake up to in the morning? It’s safe to say that, every morning, most people are rolling over and checking their phones even before they […]

Adaptability: It’s a Requirement, NOT a Bonus.

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As a recruiter, your job has a lot of moving pieces and action items that you are tasked with daily. I get it, with the constant evolution of recruiting tech and employer branding trends, it’s not always easy to stand out to the best candidates. A successful recruiter, however, has a skill that allows them […]

No Video Content for Your Talent? You’re Already Losing!

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Any marketing film pro understands that the goal of a shoot is to produce and promote “valuable & consistent video content to your target audience with the aim of attracting, engaging, and converting qualified leads.” How does that apply to you in talent acquisition? Recruitment 101: Your strategy should always aim to engage anyone who […]

Flipping the Code Switch: 4 Reasons Why We Change Our Communications

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First, as a disclaimer, this is a generalization of why code-switching in the workplace happens. Second, not all code-switching is the same; code-switching varies throughout cultures, ethnicities, genders, generations, and classes. Everyone, at one time or another, has pulled the code-switch–the reasons why it happens are what makes this process so trying and draining on […]

What to Do After a Bad Interview

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As a recruiter, you know that getting your applicant to an interview is only half the battle. The rest of the fight comes after the in-person conversation. If the interview went well that’s great, pats on the back for you! But if it didn’t go as well as you dreamed, then that leaves you in […]

Why Top Companies Recruit From Within

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Let’s address the big pink elephant in the room, internal recruiting. Why is it that even in this day and age it’s not a concrete first step for recruiters!? Honestly, internal recruiting not only yields better results for the position but for the company as well. Ok now hold on, before you jump on me […]

Using Benefits to Make Gen Y Bite

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Let’s face it, sometime between 1980 and 1994 something incredible happened…   The majority of your workforce was born. Often, we are referred to as Generation Y (and depending on who you ask, unfortunately, Millennials). This is also the population of employees that have different wants and needs when it comes to benefits in the […]

Are the Work From Home Warriors Actually Winning?

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In the modern workplace, there seems to be a pretty considerable barrier preventing attractive work from home opportunities for employees. That barrier typically comes from managers of people, who wonder: Are employees working better in the office or remotely? It comes down to one major factor – productivity. And from a hiring standpoint, we all […]