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Recruitment technology on your wish list in 2019? Here's how to invest wisely.

Those of us that have worked in recruiting for a while have witnessed an evolution in HR technology that is literally mind blowing.

The Pros and Cons of Using Social Media in the Hiring Process

There’s no question that social media is changing the recruitment landscape and the trend goes well beyond marketing.

Launching a social media strategy? Get your story straight first.

Lately, I’ve had a lot of HR leaders express their interest in launching a social media strategy. They get it—social media isn’t optional anymore. It’s essential to communication with candidates and …

Why do some stories pull you in? How emotion makes for a powerful employment brand story.

Connecting with another person is powerful. Since the dawn of time, human beings have yearned to find ways to relate with one another, to build a tribe. Human beings, as a species, we’ve always …

The high-touch follow-up technique that helps recruiters succeed

As Maya Angelou once said, "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." Do yourself a favor. Google …

What is your Employee Value Proposition? (And why does it matter?)

With all due respect, it seems that few HR organizations have any idea what really attracts top talent to their organization. Or even what keeps their employees engaged throughout the employee …

Three Things Your Candidate Experience Says About Your Company Culture

Everybody knows it’s a tough recruitment market out there—a “buyer’s market” for jobs, so to speak—so I’m often confused by companies that pay so little attention to their candidate experience.

5 Things Dragging Out your Interview Process that are Easy to Fix

For hiring managers, deciding “when and if” to extend the job offer after a series of candidate interviews can be an excruciating exercise. If you’ve ever hired the wrong candidate before, you may …

Debunking the Passive Job Candidate Myth: the Science of Candidate Behavior

A day doesn’t go by without someone touting a new way to attract passive job candidates. In fact, it seems to be the new golden ring that most talent acquisition professionals are clamoring for.

What’s in a name? Why Candidate Care is an important role for HR.

Candidates don’t just “buy” the job you’re offering. There are many factors that weigh into their decision-making process. But the one that has the most direct correlation with your ability to snag …

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