How to Find the Right Person for the Job

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If you have a job opening, you want to fill it with someone who will be able to do the job well. You want someone who will meet the expectations for performance and who will contribute to the growth of the company. Here are some tips on how to find the right person for the… Read more »

When a Job Offer is Rejected

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You have a job opening then needs to be filled. You have put together a job description, advertised for the job, sifted through many resumes, interviewed the top candidates, and made an offer. But unexpectedly, your top pick turned you down. What is your next step? In this situation, the dilemma you’re faced with is… Read more »

How to do Reference Checks

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Should you check references? Some hiring managers are reluctant to get involved with checking references because of the legal implications associated with it. And it’s certainly true that some employers are reluctant to give out much information about former employees because of legal considerations. But this should not deter anyone from checking references because there… Read more »

Boomerang Workers as a Source of Talent

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If your company is struggling to find the people you need, there is one source of talent often overlooked where you may find qualified people — boomerang employees. These are people who worked at a company, left the company and worked for another employer, and then at some point returned to their original company. How… Read more »

How to Improve Your Recruiting

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Finding talent has never been more challenging. There are many more job openings now than people to fill them. As a result, competition among companies to find the best people is great. Here are a few tips to improve your recruiting and stand out among the competition. 1. Improve your brand Your brand is what… Read more »

Why You’re Overlooking Talent at Your Company

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When companies are looking to fill openings, they often begin by looking for job candidates outside the business. But, by doing this, they’re overlooking a great well of talent that is right under their nose, namely, their own employees. Employees are often overlooked because company leaders have a bias toward people outside the company. And… Read more »

How Hiring Managers Can Prepare for a Job Interview

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Often hiring managers spend a scant amount of time preparing for a job interview. It’s understandable in light of the many responsibilities they have to handle in their job. But failing to prepare is preparing to fail, to use the words of the great UCLA basketball coach John Wooden. Without proper preparation, the hiring manager… Read more »

How to Improve the Hiring Process

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Are you having problems with your hiring process? Taking too long? Candidates dropping out? Trouble choosing the right person? If this sounds like your company, here are a few tips to improve things. 1. Make a timely response to candidates who submit applications. You may have recruiters combing through online sources and elsewhere to find… Read more »

Essential Guidelines for Hiring

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Going through a hiring process to fill an open position can be as anxiety producing for the employer as for the job candidate. The employer is under time constraints, and needs to find someone who can do the job and work with other members of a team. A bad hire can cost a company a… Read more »

Cutting Edge Recruiting Practices

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As companies scramble for top talent, and the recruiting process becomes more vigorous and intense, company recruiters looking to excel in this new environment are expanding their role in the process, leveraging their expertise to provide companies with new strategies to find the people they need. Here are a few of the practices that recruiters… Read more »