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Is There a Dark Side of Social Recruiting?

Social Recruiting. More than a buzzword, this practice has become a norm in recruiting employees of all levels. However, as with every other great trend that is “changing the face of the human resources industry (or any other industry, for that matter),” new information shows that companies may be failing at social recruiting.

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Why Working with Recruiters is Common Sense

A boom in the economy means that hiring continues to increase, more and more jobs are created, and competition for top talent becomes more intense. This means that companies are trying to keep their talent or find the right talent even more aggressively. Business is evolving, and you need to be hiring on all cylinders in order to adapt or die.

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The Highs and Lows of the Most Recent Employment Report

We are pleased to report that the unemployment rate is finally dropping, hiring is increasing across the board, and employers are making strides to hire strategically. However, just as every cloud has a silver lining, this growth is now putting additional stresses on internal hiring managers—Reports say that filling open positions is harder than ever. How is this happening, and how can you make the most from this?

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Using Executive Assessments To Predict Employment Success

As all leaders know, the process of hiring a new executive or key manager is difficult and complex. It involves trying to determine if candidates’ qualifications meet the needs of the organization; if they have potential to be successful in the role and can continue to grow over time; how they “fit” with the culture; and how to best ensure they can come up to speed quickly.

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4 Essential Steps for Hiring Senior Executives

Although every hiring decision is important, the hiring of a senior executive is one of the most critical to successfully reaching your organization’s goals. It will be these top-level executives that ultimately make the key decisions that drive company growth, including hiring and/or approving additional hires.

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Recruiting: 6 Tips for Employers to Develop a Sales Pitch

A key part of your strategy for attracting, recruiting, and retaining talent is to first determine why a candidate will want this position and also why he’ll want to work for your company. You need to be able to sell both the job opportunity, and your company.

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How to Maintain an Ongoing Recruiting Process

Keeping a long-term strategy in mind while recruiting and developing new talent is one of the most important concepts that some recruiters fail to grasp. By considering the positional recruitment a one-and-done idea, companies are falling behind competitors. How can you avoid this one-time mentality, and develop an efficient and organized talent management team?

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Recruiting Tips: 4 Personality Types You’ll Have to Close

A large part of how successful your recruiting efforts will be is based on how well you can read a candidate. This includes understanding more than just what they’re looking for, but what motivates and drives a particular candidate to take action.

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Using Social Media in Your Recruiting Efforts

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Why HR Should Focus on Talent Management in 2014

Following a year of economic pressure on companies’ recruitment and talent management divisions, 2014 is prediction to bring the much needed winds of change. But what should HR leaders be focusing on in this upcoming year?

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