Tag: Job Seeker

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If I Only Had A Brain: Why It’s Time To Rethink College Recruiting.

 “One of the greatest obstacles to escaping poverty is the staggering cost of higher education.” – Chris Van Hollen OK,...

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Reflection: Why Recruiters Who Live in Glassdoor Shouldn’t Throw Stones.

Sometimes, reading the reviews on Glassdoor feels a little bit like watching a bad breakup – it’s uncomfortable, it’s...

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Lies, Damned Lies and Millennials: Defending the Gen Y Worker.

As the graduates of 2016 are launched into the world of work, this annual rite of passage will most certainly be underscored by yet another...

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How To Make Sure Your Recruiting Content Doesn’t Suck.

Your job descriptions, as you likely already know, are all but worthless. They are poorly-written technical specs built by lawyers who...

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Without Bias: Pride and Prejudice and Recruiting.

“Someone has said that it requires less mental effort to condemn than to think.”  ― Emma Goldman We all have stories. And if...

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Can’t Tell Me Nothing: Why The Job Interview Needs To Die.

There are moments you realize you just need to shut up and stop talking. Whether it’s a heavy sigh or a not so subtle eye roll, that...

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Recruiters Aren’t Lazy. They’re Just Inefficient.

Last year, the average cost per hire in the United States rose an estimated 7% from the previous year to almost $4,000 a pop; the Bureau of...

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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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LivingSocial: When Networks And Culture Actually Work.

The terms “network” and “networking” have a rather nebulous definition, depending on who you ask; of course, for so...

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