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How to Recruit and Hire Through Coronavirus

Even though the market has changed on a dime, a lot of organizations are still hiring. However, we can’t rely on the same approaches we used even two months ago. Recruiters and businesses must be mindful of the current situation and adapt accordingly. If you’re...

The One Thing That Every Leader Needs to Succeed…

What’s the secret of success?  What makes a leader effective?  What can every leader do today to make a greater impact?  There’s one thing that every leader needs to succeed. Without this one element, even the best leader’s talents will be wasted. But with it, they...

It’s Time to Stop the Insanity of Bad Hires

Hiring the right people for your team is never easy. But it’s even harder when unemployment is at record lows and we’re facing a skills shortage. There’s a reason why talent attraction and retention are now some of the most commonly cited concerns for CEOs.  If we had...

Leaders: How Many Candidates Do You Really Need?

Finding the perfect candidate for your open position can feel like pulling teeth – especially during a record-breaking labor shortage.  As a business leader or manager, you don’t want to settle for anything less than the best. You know that a bad hire can drag down...

Job Targets: A New Way to Select Candidates

If you’ve ever had to decide about a new hire, you know how difficult these choices can be. Picking the right candidate from a short-list can feel like reading tea leaves or trying to predict the future.  And odds are, the situation is even worse than you think....

Resumes Are Dying – And That’s Okay

Resumes are dying Did you know that the average recruiter spends about six seconds reviewing each resume? Yikes. If you’ve worked in recruiting or talent acquisition, this should come as no surprise. The average job opening receives as many as 250 applicants, so it...

5 Quick Questions to Determine a Candidate’s Fit

From the get-go, it’s easy for recruiters to overlook qualified candidates. While resumes are a great starting point, recruiters have to pinpoint specific job seekers who meet the requirements of a role but aren’t a solid fit for the client. Ask these questions...

5 Common Interview Biases & How to Avoid Them

When humans engage in any type of social interaction, it’s easy to inject unconscious biases into the equation. And since an interview is most definitely a social exchange, it paves the way for an interviewer bias to negatively influence the outcome of a...