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When one door closes, another door opens

When one door closes, another door opens. Sometimes a candidate is a great fit for the company but not the team with which they interviewed. Take the time to speak with the candidate to let them know they were not selected for the job. Open your mind and listen to what they are looking for

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The Art of Conversation: On what platforms will potential candidates respond.

How often do you say to yourself, “Why can’t I get this candidate on the phone? They are perfect for this position!”  Well, let me ask this question. Apart from your friends or relatives, when was the last time you had a meaningful conversation on the phone with a stranger?  If you are anything like

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New Year, New Recruitment Techniques

We have now entered 2020, but how do you stay current in the recruitment pool for hiring managers? Focus on candidates who not only have the hard skills hiring managers are looking for with their open positions but the soft skills as well. Look for candidates who not only list the qualities on their resume

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New Year, New You: Setting Goals and Sticking to Them

It is important to set goals, and in a New Year, many of us have set resolutions for the year. Whether it was being more healthy, changing spending habits, making changes in the workplace, or starting a new career, it is important to stick to these goals. In a recent study done by Fox News,

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How to develop and maintain the most successful relationships with your hiring managers.

  While there are many aspects of the recruiting process that factor into how successful you and your company will be at hiring, one of the most important factors is the relationship built between the recruiters and the hiring managers. Hiring managers can sometimes be viewed as the “gatekeepers” in recruiting because all candidates and

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The Race to Recruitment Before the Holiday’s

The holidays are quickly approaching, which means hiring managers, recruiters and candidates are taking paid time off to spend with family. Calendars are busy and holiday parties are happening. But how do you make sure interviews and hires are made before vacation is taken? Make a plan for yourself, as a recruiter in order to

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Clear communication with candidates and clients will lead to a successful holiday season.

With the holidays approaching, straight forward communication with prospective clients and candidates is crucial. As we all know time frames can become a bit vaguer during the holiday season. What should normally be a two day turn around may turn in to a week while a two-week process may turn in to a month or

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The Initial Pre-Screen

When it comes to sourcing candidates for open positions, the “pre-screen” will help determine whether the candidate is going to be a good fit for the open position off paper, that the hiring manager is looking to fill. But how do you get passed the initial pre-screen to make it to the next round of

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Mental health in the workplace

As the talk of mental health in the news and society blossoms and evolves it makes sense that these discussions are entering the workplace. American workers log long hours and are constantly connected to work via phones and mobile devices. Eventually, this takes a toll on a person resulting in stress, anxiety, and depression. In

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Time Management: How to Keep Up with Recruiting Priorities

In any profession, especially recruiting, it is important to keep up with priorities and tasks. It is all too easy to get overwhelmed and forget important tasks. Here are some tips to keeping up with time management while recruiting: Use your applicant tracking system. A tool like HireGate is a great way to set reminders

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