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RANT: Can we please retire “Tell me about yourself…”?
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I hopped on a panel yesterday with the fine folks over at Recruiting Blogs and Lever where we covered the ‘ins and outs’ of improving interviewing internally through training, resource development and measuring the candidate experience. One of the topics the team covered was good vs. bad interview questions, where I had a bone to […]

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Embracing Controversy: How This Bikini Startup Went Viral On LinkedIn In All …
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Every startup wants to “go viral” at some point. After all, who wouldn't want free widespread publicity? The problem, however, is that viral marketing is easier said than done. Viral marketing is a finicky beast and one that hinges on the perfect …

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Study Deems Unstructured Job Interviews Completely Worthless
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According to a new study, if the interviews you run lack structure, you’re actually better off selecting candidates based on resumes alone.

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Killer bagels and Yankee tickets: Why hyper-personalized recruiting works
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A new barrier has emerged in outbound recruiting. It’s a virtual version of the “No Solicitations” sign that effectively says “No Recruiters.” This adverse situation is making outbound sourcing efforts more challenging.

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Want more applies? Get Better at Social & Search
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Jibe, the ATS vendor has a fantastic post on their blog about which online channels convert more applications to their employers jobs. The 2 best sources are

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My Insanity: The Job Board Resume Database
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We use job boards at the retained search firm I work for—they’re necessary for broadcasting opportunities. I think that’s standard, whether you’re a corporate or agency search firm. Once or twice a year, one of the job boards we use will invite us to demo their fee-based resume database. And my team will humor our […]

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Unconventional employee rewards more cheerful than check
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The $500 holiday shopping spree offered to Dynamic Ceramics employees is an example of the creative ways employers are finding to reward their workers.

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CareerCloud Launches Premium Job Leads to Help Employers Publicize Future Hiring Needs
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Tell the world how many you need to hire this year and why.

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Director of Employer Insights at Indeed on “The Science of Talent Attraction”
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Kevin Walker, Director of Employer Insights at Indeed, discussed the truth about active and passive job candidates and the best way to recruit talent.

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What Should You Include In Your Online Portfolio?
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Job seekers know that in order to be considered for an open position, they need to have a résumé and cover letter ready to go. Unfortunately, that coveted position is only going to be given to one applicant, so what more can you do to set yourself apart from everyone else? If you really want […]

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Playing Games With Candidates Might Help You Hire
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Gamification has been a hot topic for a while, and with the advent of games disguised as personality tests, it’s now making its way into the recruitment process. Is using games for hiring considered brilliant, or just downright creepy?

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And The Winner Is: Mobile
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Recruitment marketing can utilize mobile to give candidates the kind of real-time attention that a consumer brand might, and give them a reason to interact.

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5 HR Trends To Look Out For Over The Next 3 to€“ 5 Years
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The modern workplace is fluid, dynamic and ever-changing. On the one hand, this is exciting because it presents a number of opportunities. Click to read more. Please share!

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9 Social Media Job Search Success Stories
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Jobseekers all over the world are getting increasingly creative in everything from building their personal brand to the way they conduct their job search, and with today’s social media, anything is possible.

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