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Maintaining a Professional Demeanor in a Difficult Recruitment Environment

2019-08-12T16:09:29-04:00August 12th, 2019|Blog|

In today’s job market, the unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest level of the 21st Century with a rate of 3.8%.  Recruiters in all industries are facing a challenge to attract qualified candidates across the board. Especially now, working as a team in Talent Acquisition can be beneficial to your organization. Someone who you [...]

Helpful tips for extending a verbal offer

2019-08-07T16:57:23-04:00August 7th, 2019|Blog|

While a verbal offer is not as final as a written offer letter, it is still important that you be prepared to discuss, with the prospective candidate, what is being offered and to do so in a professional and positive manner. Explain all of the details of the offer so that the candidate can, ideally, [...]

Giving Back to your Candidates

2019-07-31T09:37:48-04:00July 31st, 2019|Blog|

The job market can be tough to sell, but the most important part of picking the right candidate for your job opening as a recruiter is building a relationship with the applicants, with constant communication and feedback. If you conduct a phone screen, take notice of the conversations you had, review the notes written down [...]

A recruiter’s job doesn’t end with the phone screen

2019-07-26T11:09:19-04:00July 26th, 2019|Blog|

As a recruiter, we are well versed in screening candidates. We ask all the right questions, determine if the candidate will be a good fit for the position and pass them off to the hiring manager to begin the interview process. But our job doesn’t end there. Prior to the candidate speaking with the hiring [...]

Automating a pre-employment assessment process will benefit organizations from the ground floor.

2019-07-11T09:23:38-04:00July 11th, 2019|Blog|

The U.S. unemployment rate continues to sit steady around 3.8% and as we move to a more automated or AI driven workforce, companies have become increasingly focused on candidates’ soft skills in order to determine whether to make a hire. The ability to evaluate a candidate’s soft skills can really make or break a hire [...]

Did we forget about ADA?

2019-07-10T09:25:00-04:00July 10th, 2019|Blog|

  Everyone is pushing diversity.  Companies look at the numbers around race, gender, and age broken down by each department, and level.  They host events for hiring minorities.  Many even hire diversity specialists to focus on and increase these metrics.  So why isn’t anyone looking at their disability hiring? According to the CDC, in America [...]

Ways to Improve Your Hiring Process

2019-07-02T09:59:52-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Blog|

Bringing in new employees is a very important part of the business cycle. When companies expand, it enables growth. It also affects a person’s life to have the chance to join a great company that they were striving towards. Right now, with the unemployment rate low, it is critical to pay attention to how your [...]

Mistakes, I’ve made a few…

2019-06-18T10:26:38-04:00June 18th, 2019|Blog|

We all have. Personally, socially and professionally. It’s what you learn from your mistakes that makes you a better person, a better friend, and a better employee. Work setbacks are simply a learning opportunity that can ultimately help you grow both personally and professionally. Failure makes you innovative, and missteps should force employees to [...]

Benefits of a Successful Work/Life Balance

2019-06-12T09:35:16-04:00June 12th, 2019|Blog|

Work/Life Balance is important for all members of the organization from your CEO to first-year interns. It can be as simple as encouraging a walk at lunch to disconnect OR encouraging full-time associates to leave their company laptop at the office! Some possible suggestions: 1. Encourage downtime to relax 2. Encourage exercise, yoga or [...]