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Recruiting

6 Key Recruiting Metrics You Need to Know By Heart

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In amidst today’s digital disruption many companies are forced to completely change their recruiting strategy in order to find ideal candidates. Historically, companies had the privilege of throwing a job ad somewhere and a huge flock of candidates would apply. However, with technology getting into the mix, numerous job opportunities have become visually abundant which…

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5 Things You Should Do Before Hiring A Recruiting Firm

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How much is the ideal candidate worth to you? $3,000? $5,000? $20,000? According to Top Echelon Network, placement of a mid-level manager can cost over $20,000, and possibly much more depending how senior the candidate is. A recruiter can cost companies starting out at $40k and get close to the six-figure range, depending on their…

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8 Amazing Recruiting Videos in 2019 (And Why They Are Awesome)

“The culture of a workplace – an organization’s values, norms, and practices – has a huge impact on our happiness and success.” Adam Grant Attracting employees has never been easier, at the same time, more difficult. No longer can companies just post a job ad in the newspaper and wait for hundreds of resumes to…

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6 Benefits That Millennials Desperately Want in the Workplace – And That You Should Add If You Want to Attract Them [Data included]

  Why make the workplace Millennial friendly? The concept of Millennial-izing the workplace has aggravated a lot of employers. Many questions arise such as, ‘why should we change if it already works?’ or ‘why are people just not content with a job anymore?’. Just like technology in the consumer market, the needs and demands in…

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Why Millennials or You Should Not Be Afraid to Switch Jobs

Gallup Research refers to the Millennial generation as the Job-Hopping Generation for good reason. In their recent research, Gallup found that 60% of Millennials are currently open for a new job opportunity, 15% higher than any other generation. In addition, only 29% of Millennials are engaged in their current line of work. These stats paint…

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How to Recruit Millennials and Gen Y – 3 Groundbreaking Mindset Shifts

Read an article or two on recruiting Millennials (born 1981-1996) and you will find a lot of the same advice: build relationships, provide career growth opportunities, focusing on a mission, etc. Unfortunately, a lot of this advice applies to many generations. Ask a generation that wouldn’t prefer an authentic hiring manager, or a recruiter that…

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How to Structure Interviews to Limit Bias

“Be Engaged!”   That was the exact advice that a bias company provided in order to eliminate interview discrimination. With all the talk about interview bias, there are numerous companies and experts springing up for business opportunities preaching what they consider best practices. While most of them have good intention, many of them preach methods…

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How to Determine How Selective You Should Be In Hiring

Ten great candidates which one do you choose?   One of the biggest struggles with companies right now is finding the right talent. Some industries have large talent pools to choose from but others have dry wells with only a handful of candidates. How many rounds of interviews should there be and how much resources…

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Should Companies Give Up On the Quest for Rockstar Talent?

“I just hire some smart people and get out of the way” – IDEO, chairman and founder.   You have probably heard of this quote numerous times from Silicon Valley companies that believe as long as you hire smart people, get out of their way, and get a few ping pong tables, the company will…

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