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6 Things to Consider When Texting Job Candidates

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Feb 8, 2019 9:10:00 AM

A few years ago, I went to the SourceCon conference. During the event, one of the speakers asked the crowd how many people texted candidates and quite a few people raised their hand, more than I would have suspected at that time. Since then, I have continued to hear more and more people talk about texting candidates. If you’re not texting candidates, you might be behind the curve in today’s competitive talent market.

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Topics: Job Seekers, texting

4 Predictions For HR And Talent Acquisition In 2019

Posted by iCIMS on Feb 6, 2019 10:00:00 AM

It seems like the recruiting industry was in a constant state of change throughout 2018. In the last 12 months, we faced an historically tight labor market, the initial impacts of Google’s entry into the talent acquisition space, and the gearing up for and the introduction of GDPR. Additionally, new technology disrupted the industry daily with mobile, social, and AI leading the charge. Let’s take a look back at some of the top recruitment news of 2018 and how key trends might transition into 2019.

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Topics: Job Seekers, data, GDPR, AI, Google for Jobs

What 2,700 U.S. Workers Want from Their Work

Posted by Sarah Payne on Dec 8, 2017 4:07:50 PM


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Topics: Performance, Company Culture, Job Seekers, Workplace, Job Hunt, Career

5 Tips for Temps from a Senior Recruiter

Posted by Raquel DeSouza on Jan 16, 2017 1:49:54 PM

For our third blog of “Workplace Reality with Raquel,” I chatted with Gwendolyn Drain, TSC, CSP to find out what advice she has for job seeking temporary workers.

A typical day for Drain is a whirlwind of screening resumes, interviewing candidates and helping people find their next career move. As Temporary Solutions, Inc.’s Senior Staffing Specialist and a recruiter in the D.C.-metro area since 2003, she is tuned in to all things temporary staffing.

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Topics: Recruiting, Blogs, Job Seekers, Original Content, resumes

6 Essential Elements of a Killer Career Page

Posted by Charles Coy on Dec 15, 2016 6:47:00 AM

With national unemployment at its lowest level in six years and employee confidence at a new high, now is the time for employers to get serious about how they're appealing to job seekers - particularly through the career page. Beyond just a list of open positions, a career page is an opportunity to highlight your company's people and culture as well as what sets it apart from other businesses. With that being said, here are six essential elements of a killer company career page:

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Topics: Human Resources, Job Seekers

5 surprising job interview tips

Posted by Raquel DeSouza on Nov 21, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Welcome to our first blog of our series “Workplace Reality with Raquel”! I’ll be sharing my personal experience and also getting insight from a variety of professional and experts, all in the hope that you learn something new about navigating the workplace.

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Topics: Blogs, Job Seekers, Original Content, Interviews

Revising Your Style: Tips for Asking Good Interview Questions

Posted by Stephanie Hammerworld on Oct 27, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Do you ever finish up an interview and feel like you have not learned enough information to make a good hiring decision? If so, it may be time to revise your interview style. An interview not only gives us a chance to ask questions about a candidate’s skills, but it is also a way to determine if someone will fit into our company culture. With a few updates and changes to your approach to interviews, you will be able to hire the best candidates.

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Topics: Performance, Job Seekers

Job Search Tips for Your Facebook News Feed

Posted by Catherine on Oct 14, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Social recruiting is a booming trend that Human Resources teams are bound to invest more time and money into. According to Social Talent, hiring managers and recruiters now make most of their hires with the help of social media and only eleven percent of people applying for jobs aren't active on social media at all. You definitely don't want to be in that minority, so the Facebook job search tips below will help optimize your professional efforts on this powerful social media channel. 

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Topics: Blogs, Job Seekers, Original Content

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