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Why Relying on Free Background Checks Is A Bad Idea
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Many websites now offer free background checks. At no cost at all, they promise to check public records, criminal records, court records, and so on. Read why it is always a bad idea to use them.

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HR Creepiness – Don’t Be That Guy (Gal)
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Clowns. It’s probably been a long time since you gave clowns a second thought. But now, with the Presidential election and headlines like this from my neck of the woods – “Creepy details released in South Carolina clown sightings”– you probably are thinking about clowns more often. BTW – best line from the clown article link […]

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American Express fires recruiting scam merchant
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When victims crowd-sourced evidence of a huge SevenFigureCareers scam (aka 7F), AmEx shut it down. Kudos to all who provided e-mails, docs, caller-IDs, voice mails, contracts — and to AmEx.

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7F: Anatomy of A Recruiting Scam
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There’s something that job candidates recruited by Tony and Art French at SevenFigureCareers don’t know. The “leading private equity firms” they recruit for don’t exist. Any of them.

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Recruitment Agency Getting Heat Over Job Ads for Models
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If you’d heard about and are surprised by job advertisements out of a UK recruitment agency, at least rest assured you’re not alone.

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ZipRecruiter Testing an Interesting ‘Check Salary’ Feature on Job Ads, Including Its Own
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ZipRecruiter is testing a new feature on its site that it hopes will get more employers to provide salary information about a job.

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There’s Something Missing in Some of the Recruiting/HR Assessments and Technology
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Each year I attend the HR Technology Conference, I brace myself for abundant change that resides on the exhibit floor. I am constantly amazed at how each trend is represented by so many vendors’ interpretation of how to “do it right.” 

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The Tipping Point: Don’t Automate Your Way to Apathy
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We need to approach the “when” and the “what” of communication as a form of relationship management with care, thought, intent, and efficiency. And whatever you do, don’t simply automate your way to apathy.

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Enhance Your Google Search Experience
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I am a huge fan of sourcing with Google. Who isn’t? But there are ways to make Google look even better.  Adding three tools and using them in tandem can make your Google experience feel a little more like an ATS.

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Women in HR Technology Summit #HRTechConf
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Last week I was at the HR Technology Conference in Chicago and when I arrived on Tuesday afternoon there was this buzz in the air and folks talking about this great pre-conference event called “Women in HR Technology“. Steve Boese, Co-Chair of the HR Technology Conference, was behind the creation and had this to say […]

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Key Component To Talent Strategy: A Proper Goodbye
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The HR space talks about Talent Acquisition a lot. How to attract candidates, how to source candidates, how make the candidate experience exceptional. Just venturing a guess, but perhaps 70%, maybe 80% of HR technology focuses on these very things. Here is a great post from my friend Neil Morrison supporting this. As an HR […]

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One Man’s Journey Through the HR Tech Conference
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Last week I took my annual trek to the place where HR techies unite: the 2016 HR Technology Conference & Expo. This year that place was Chicago. Leaving O’Hare I was greeted by unusually warm weather as I sat in traffic inside my Uber on the way downtown. (I love Chi-town but that airport ride is killer). Heading […]

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How to Create a Strong Profile Statement for Your Resume
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A strongly worded resume can bring you a good job and a high salary. The difficult part of creating your resume is actually graduating, volunteering and working in order to fill it in with experience. However, none of this matters if you create a bad resume.

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Stop Shooting Your Defense Lawyer in the Foot
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It might be hard to believe this, but employment defense lawyers are not as amazing as they would like you to believe. Trust me, I would know. I’m an employee rights lawyer in California and I battle employer-side attorneys all day long. While I don’t feel bad for them when they screw up, I do […]

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