Tag: candidate experience

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Bad Romance: Why We Need To Stop Treating Candidates Like Crap.

We’ve all had them. Those breakups that leave you hurt, confused, frustrated and angry. What you once thought was a beautiful...

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Wish You Were Here: The Fishbowl Approach to Candidate Sourcing.

“There’s a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot.” – Steven Wright   I’m at that...

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Go Your Own Way: The Only Career Advice That Matters in Recruiting and HR.

Early into my tenure in what I finally considered a “real” job, I decided for personal kicks and grins to take one of those...

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Smoke on the Water: How To Really Fight Recruiter Spam.

I don’t think it’s unfair to call spam “the fossil fuel of recruiting” – it’s cheap, it’s easy...

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Beautiful Struggle: Why Social Recruiting Shouldn’t Be Easy.

For years now in the world of social recruiting, there’s been a litany of subjective stories, anecdotal evidence and “thought...

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Melancholy and the Interview Sadness: The 10 Weirdest Interview Questions Ever.

I hate interviews. And I know I’m not the only one. Hell, I’m pretty sure I’ve never met anyone who actually claims to...

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Consumer Marketing for Recruiting: How To Win Applicants and Influence Candidates.

A business doesn’t grow by accident. Long-term success is planned, and a big part of that plan is knowing what data affects your company,...

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Death to Purple Squirrels.

“Ah! well a-day! what evil looks;  Had I from old and young! Instead of the cross, the Albatross, About my neck was hung.”...

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Star People: How To Build A World Class Employee Referral Program.

They say there’s no silver bullet when it comes to recruiting, no one size fits all approach or magic cure-all for what ails the...

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Serendipity & Me: What Being A Passive Candidate Taught Me About Recruiting.

I’ve worked for a staffing agency for the last fourteen years, so I suppose you could consider me something of a lifer in this...

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