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Lack of Experience? No Problem!

Do you know what the most heartbreaking words in a job description are for a recent grad? “Three to five years of experience required.” It’s rare in today’s market that you find a job posting that is specifically noted as… Read more »

How to Avoid a Regrettable Hire

Have you ever looked at your recent hire and immediately wanted to face plant into your desk? Yes, sometimes, that promising hire turns out to be a complete dud. They seemingly refuse to communicate properly, reflect on the company poorly… Read more »

Employees vs. Summer: How Can You Keep Employees Engaged?

Remember when summer meant time to relax and do nothing? Or play and enjoy life? Even as adults, it can be hard to shake that attitude, and summer is often the least productive time of the year. Your employees may… Read more »

Clean Up Your Profile!

The Internet has completely changed the way we socialize, with Facebook and Twitter leading the way. It has also changed the way companies hire. Whether you’re looking for a job or already in the workforce, it pays to remember that… Read more »

Want a highly effective job posting? Follow these tips.

Three seconds. That’s how long the average job seeker spends scanning a job posting. What does that mean for you? It means you must be clear, concise and cool. Yes, cool. Be clear. Titles. – Job titles should be less… Read more »

Things Job Seekers Want Most — Are You Offering Them?

It is safe to assume that most job seekers’ top priority is to make money. But what else are these potential employees looking for? While compensation may be the ultimate goal, it certainly is not the only important factor. According… Read more »

How to Compete for Summer Hires

Whether it’s the weather or memories of struggling in past years, employers are starting their summer hiring earlier than before. Nearly half of hiring managers said they will complete their summer hiring in April. 79% of all summer jobs will… Read more »

Keywords Are the Key to Making your Job Posting Searchable

Here’s another way to attract great job candidates: help them find your job posting more easily. How? Keywords and concise job descriptions. There are over 100 million job-related searches being conducted each month on Google alone. You need to make… Read more »

Why (and How) to Use Mobile Recruiting to Attract Job Seekers

Stated simply, mobile recruiting is the ability to market to prospective talent with or on a mobile device. More in depth, mobile recruiting is about keeping up with new and emerging recruitment trends and a terrifically effective way to connect… Read more »

The Best Way To Approach Different Interview Styles

If you’ve spent time preparing for job interviews, you’ve probably discovered that there are different types of interviews – informal, structural, behavioral, panel. What you may not have considered is that there are different types of interviewers. Your interviewer’s personality… Read more »