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Across the world there are thousands of college campuses full of soon-to-graduate students eager to enter the workforce. Recruiters can enrich their candidate pipeline by forging relations with this demographic. University or campus recruiting refers to the strategies for sourcing, connecting with and hiring college students and recent graduates for internships and entry-level positions. While
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A well-crafted career page has the power to win over and convert qualified candidates. However, in order for that to be the case, it requires careful oversight and to be recognized for what it truly is—a valuable tool in the recruiting tool belt. Today there’s no shortage of creative and engaging ways for companies to
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Looking to hire top talent at scale? With the right tactics and technology in place, the process can be streamlined without compromising quality. High-volume recruiting refers to the process of hiring large numbers of candidates in a short amount of time. The job of a high-volume recruiter, in other words, is to identify high-quality candidates
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The job market is governed by one constant—change. Sometimes that change can be anticipated, like seasonal recruitment cycles. Other times, it’s the result of unforeseen circumstances, such as the recent global health crisis and the corresponding economic downturn.  In many countries across the world, lockdown restrictions are slowly being relaxed and economies are beginning to
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What Is Employer Branding? Employer branding is the act of cultivating an employer brand, which is essentially an identity or persona cultivated by an organization that is presented to the public. Typically, an employer brand embodies an organization’s mission, values, and culture. A positive employer brand signals to prospective job candidates that the company is
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Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous companies handled some elements of their recruitment process virtually. The lockdown of many states forced just about every business to shift its recruiting online. Even as the economy begins to reopen, many organizations  are interested in shifting a larger share of their recruiting remotely and assessing how to do
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So you’re the head of your organization’s talent acquisition team and your CEO just implemented a hiring freeze. What’s next? First, don’t panic. While companies typically implement a hiring freeze in response to a downturn, this doesn’t mean that a freeze doesn’t present opportunities to improve. They enable the best organizations to streamline their corporate
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With an unemployment rate in excess of 13%, the overwhelming majority of industries find themselves unable to maintain their pre-COVID employment numbers. Yet, while many companies have experienced a considerable contraction in their workforce over the past few months, a number of large corporations–Amazon, CVS, Albertsons, and others–actually expanded their hiring efforts in order to
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Hiring quality candidates requires a highly effective interview process. External circumstances can force companies to move their interviews online, creating new obstacles to best practices. In this article we cover how to best conduct an interview, focusing particularly on how to do so virtually.  The Purpose of a Job Interview A job interview is when
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Right now you’d be hard pressed to find any business whose strategy and budget isn’t governed by cost reduction, lean operations, and fastidious efficiency. Pennies are being pinched, belts tightened, and rainy day savings called up for active duty. Understandably, financial prudence has become the ongoing order of the day.  To that end, it’s now
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When it comes to cost savings, few software applications can compete with a modern, sophisticated applicant tracking system. Demonstrating those savings in the form of a sound business case is half the battle. Economic downturns pose unique challenges to Talent Acquisition. Recent research from the Fosway Group, Europe’s pre-eminent HR Analyst Group, makes clear that
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Retaining highly skilled tech workers is a huge challenge for recruiters in this tech-driven ultra-competitive era of recruiting. In order to do so, there are a few key insights recruiters should be aware of. Attracting and hiring STEM workers is anything but easy in today’s recruiting climate. And with employers constantly battling each other for
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In today’s global economy, more and more employers are turning to remote or distributed workforces as part of their hiring strategy. This requires a certain level of trust in remote employees to be organized and productive self-starters. To screen for these soft skills, recruiters should tailor their questions accordingly. There are many advantages to using
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Recruiting today’s best and brightest is becoming a more convoluted and difficult process than ever before. These strategies will help recruiters find the right candidates when and where they are in today’s competitive marketplace.  The recruitment industry constantly races forward. Pre-1950s, recruitment was largely limited to friends and family, or people who wandered into a
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