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Interview Questions To Get Candidates Excited & Engaged

Interviews are a two-way street. You want to find the right candidate for the job. However, you also want to engage the candidate and get them excited about working for your company. Especially, if you think they are the perfect fit. One good way to engage a candidate is to ask them some thought-provoking, non-work […]

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How to Attract Top Talent

The current job market is fiercely competitive. There are more jobs than people to fill them and exceptional candidates are being snatched up in an instant. Here are four useful strategies for how you can attract top talent for your business edging out the competition. Speed Up Your Hiring Process Speed is becoming an essential […]

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What to Do When You Don’t Get the Job

You didn’t get the job you wanted. It’s frustrating, upsetting and confidence shaking. Before you throw yourself a pity party, here are some things to think about and do to keep yourself on track. Realize Some Things are Out of Your Control You never know what is going on inside the company. Maybe they decided […]

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How to Ace Your Phone Interview

These days, every job interview process begins with a phone interview. Let’s face it, they can be awkward. It can be hard to have a solid, smart conversation with someone over the phone who you’ve never met before and can’t see their facial expressions to know if you’re hitting it out of the park or […]

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Don’t Be Scared to Speak Up in the Office

Although speaking up in the office can feel scary, expressing your opinions can be very beneficial. Consider these benefits: Shows You’re Engaged There is no better way to show you’re enthusiastic about your job and working hard than by talking about what you’re doing, sharing your thoughts and offering ideas. Leaders take notice of people who are active […]

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How to Avoid Being “Ghosted” by Potential Hires

James “Ghost” St. Patrick, the main character in the tv show Power, has a point when dealing with situations you can’t control. However, when it comes to hiring this is the worst frame of mind to have. If you’re a recruiter or hiring manager, you’ve probably gotten “ghosted” by candidates. They suddenly stop all communication with you. It’s […]

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The Answer Is In The Clouds

If it feels like everyone has their head in the clouds lately, they do. Cloud and  IT Infrastructure jobs are the hottest positions in the marketplace. Candidates are eager to work for companies that will expose them to new technology. They want to be on the forefront of emerging capabilities to learn new skills and […]

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How to Combat the Talent Shortage

Employers are struggling to fill jobs because the unemployment rate is so low. Hiring managers, human resources managers and recruiters are starting to take a more aggressive approach to filling their open jobs. Here are 4 tips to help you hire more effectively: If your job ad is not working for you, think about changing the […]

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When to Let a Candidate Go

In the staffing industry, Recruiters and Account Managers often have a different perspective on a candidate’s commitment to a given open job they are trying to fill.  Understandably the Recruiter who has a lot of time invested with a candidate will be sympathetic to their candidate’s desires, requests and schedules.  Account Managers tend to be […]

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