How to Flesh Out Your Resume Without Making it Longer

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When it comes to your resume, you want it to be rock solid and cover all pertinent information that will influence a recruiter’s hiring decision. At the same time, you don’t want to go overboard with extraneous information that’s only going to subtract from your qualifications. Here are some tips on how to flesh out… Read more »

Hiring Problems? Take These Steps to Solve Them Today

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Post-interview team review

Hiring may sound fairly easy on paper. But in reality, there can be a lot of obstacles involved with the process. In fact, “46 percent of talent leaders say finding candidates in high demand talent pools is a major barrier, and 77 percent of hiring managers say that recruiters’ screening processes are inadequate.” Here are… Read more »

2016 is Half Way Over! Time to Evaluate Your Hiring Needs

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2016 is already half way over, and it’s the perfect time to analyze various aspects of your business to determine what’s going right and what needs tweaking. June is typically a time where mid-year reviews are given and is an opportune time to evaluate your hiring needs. Consulting your staff with surveys regarding the following… Read more »

Did Someone Quit? Here’s How to Handle It

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It’s an employer’s worst nightmare – a key employee quits with little-to-no notice. All of a sudden you’re understaffed and left scrambling try to fill a vacant position while at the same time trying to keep your business on track. Although a curveball such as this can be disheartening and stressful, it’s important to remain… Read more »

3 Signs You Need a New Job

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Regardless of how much zest and zeal you may have had for your job in the past, there’s a good chance that your enthusiasm will wane at some point. In fact, studies say “the majority of Americans – 52.3 percent are unhappy at work.” Although a slight sense of dissatisfaction doesn’t necessarily mean that you… Read more »

Reducing Cost-Per-Hire

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Lower unemployment rates and higher candidate demand are making it more difficult to find truly skilled candidates.  This decrease in supply and increase in demand is also driving recruitment costs much higher. While costs continue to rise, there are several things that employers can do to help try to contain total cost-per-hire.  Here are some… Read more »

Recruiting in a Tight Labor Market

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Rewind to 2009. We were in the middle of a recession and many highly skilled professionals were searching for employment. For companies that were hiring at that time, they had their pick of the litter and could be very particular in who they finally decided to bring on board.  Not to mention, recruitment costs were… Read more »