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Who is responsible for the lack of good workers?
timsackett.com

It’s parents. First and foremost I blame parents. Parents are the number one reason you can’t find good workers because parents want their kids reach higher than they did. Thus, if Mom or Dad worked in a blue collar profession, they want their kids to look down on that work. It’s subtle. Most parents don’t come […]

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5 Employer Branding Tools
recruitingheadlines.com

Employer branding is gaining steam among employers as the job market tightens and they struggle to attract the right talent. As an industry anyone in HR/recruiter should start to look at employer branding as an important talent acquisition strategy. You should all know your EVP…employer value proposition…and be able to communicate that in your recruitment marketing […]

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The First Rule of Recruiting
timsackett.com

Sometimes we go so far into the weeds in recruiting we forget what is really important. We have to have a brand! We have to have an ATS! Or a new ATS! We have to have a CRM! What the hell is a CRM! Our job descriptions need to be better! Our career site sucks! […]

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These Are The Highest Paying Jobs in America
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Doctors on average earn the biggest paychecks in the US, according a report. With a median base salary of $180,000, doctors out-earn the next top earners – lawyers ($144,500) – by a huge margin, according to data compiled by jobs website Glassdoor.

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CareerCloud Radio Hits New Highs
blog.careercloud.com

Boom! We passed 2,700 downloads this week our career advice podcast. A big thanks to all your listeners!

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How This Tinder-Like App Aims To Eliminate Unconscious Bias In Recruiting
www.fastcompany.com

Blendoor hides applicants’ names, ages, gender, and ethnicity so that their qualifications and skills can take center stage.

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The 70-30 Job Hunt Podcast
www.careercloud.com

Most people, especially millennials in their 20s and 30s go about job hunting the wrong way. They spend most of their time cruising job boards and filling out online applications. They should be spending 70% of their time on marketing and networking activities and 30% of their time filling out online apps. 

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LinkedIn's Special Sauce May Be Losing Its Kick
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In addition to lowering its rating on LinkedIn, MKM cut its sales and earnings estimates for 2016 and 2017. MKM now anticipates the company will generate $3.6 billion and $4.2 billion in sales this year and next. That's down from its earlier forecasts …

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Study Finds Half of Workers Would Not Recommend Their Company
recruitingheadlines.com

PHILADELPHIA, April 6, 2016 — Be forewarned employers: about half of your workers wouldn’t recommend your organization to a friend or family member searching for a job. That’s according to new research from MARS DRINKS™ – a division of Mars, Incorporated – and LinkedIn. The Workforce VoicePowered by LinkedIn surveyed 1,015 LinkedIn users and sought insights into […]

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The proper way to tweet a job posting
blog.careercloud.com

When it comes to tweeting your jobs there are a few dos and donts to making it optimized for the twittersphere. Check out this tweet we saw;  New Job: HR Generalist in Toronto, ON Canada…

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5 Trucking Companies That Have Great Career Sites
www.truckercountry.com

This week we’re featuring truck driving career websites that really give you a glimpse of what to expect during their training process, and how life will be when you’re working for them. These companies also offer programs for experienced drivers and owner-operators, but we’re focusing on their unlicensed prospective drivers programs. Some companies have multiple training facilities, while many have just […]

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The Big List of Mobile Recruiting Apps
www.sourcecon.com

As someone who is obsessed with mobile and how it can help recruiters and sourcers find & connect with more candidates, I ask you, why aren’t there more apps for recruiters?

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De-scaling Employee Engagement?
feedproxy.google.com

Scale. The holy grail of technology. Scale. What VCs look for in any new application, service, technology. Scale. The thing in the bathroom I avoid like the plague because I can’t avoid Twinkies. Scale. Does it scale? That’s the question everyone wants to know. It’s almost a religion today. Everything needs to scale. What do […]

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Strange and Funny Skype Interview Stories
www.careercloud.com

We asked our recruiter network what sort of strange and funny things they have seen during a Skype job interview. Here are some of their best submissions for your reading pleasure. Count these as things NOT to do in your next Skype interview. 🙂

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